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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Clover Park Technical College Commencement Set for Saturday

Pierce County Auditor Julie Anderson and ASG President Jonathon Russell to address record number of Clover Park Technical College graduates

Clover Park Technical College’s Class of 2012 will walk on Saturday morning – obtaining a degree, certificate, or diploma.

A record 1,244 students are graduating. More than 400 will walk. 66 percent of our graduates are female. The average age is 30.5 years. The oldest graduate is 72 years old; the youngest is 17. The average graduating class GPA is 3.43.

Degrees and certificates are being earned in nearly all of our programs from Accounting to Welding with 51 percent earned in healthcare-related fields.

Most of our graduates live in the greater Lakewood, Tacoma, University Place, and Puyallup area. Some come from as far North as Bellingham; as far Southwest as Winlock; as far Southeast as Richland, and as far West as Bremerton.

Facts about the 2012 Commencement:

·        1,244 students are graduating in June. More than 400 will walk
·        Pierce County Auditor Julie Anderson will address the graduates
·        Jonathon Russell is the student speaker
·        The ceremony begins at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 16 at the Tacoma Dome
·        No ticket is needed to attend
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