PHENIX CITY, AL— Chattahoochee Valley Community College’s (CVCC) 2022 Commencement Ceremony was held on Friday, May 6, at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center, Columbus, Georgia, at 10:00 AM EST.
“The College is excited to be able to host an in-person graduation, again this year,” said Dr. Sherri Taylor, Dean of Campus and Student Services. “We are very proud of our graduates! Many of them started at CVCC just months after the pandemic began, and due to their determination and perseverance, they are now headed into the workforce or transferring to four-year institutions to complete their degrees.”
President Jackie Screws welcomed everyone and expressed words of pride and encouragement. “I want to emphasize that you have the skills to enter your chosen field in today’s world and succeed. You are ready for whatever this world has to offer,” she said.
Screws also empathized that in today’s rapidly changing world, students should continue to “learn, to grow, and to develop. Remember, if you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it. Go out there and realize your dreams. Congratulations, and best wishes on your continued success.”
Dr. Tom Daniel, Music Instructor with the Humanities and Social Sciences Division and Dr. Beth Mullin, Associate Dean of Workforce Development and Technical Education served as Faculty Marshals. Jimaal Crump and Mary Elizabeth Wagnon were chosen as Student Marshalls in recognition of their outstanding achievements while enrolled at CVCC. Jimaal Crump welcomed the graduates, their families and friends, and the CVCC administration, faculty, and staff. Mary Elizabeth Wagnon received the prestigious President’s Award, and Brody Perdue was awarded the Christopher Clarke Patterson Award for excelling in community and college services as well as in scholarship. Approximately 240 students met graduation requirements.