Parents, family, friends, and members of the community fill the Koblerville gymnasium on for the Northern Marianas College’s commencement exercise. A record-breaking number of 204 students graduated on Saturday, including the first batch of students with their bachelor’s degree in business management.
Graduates cheer and smile as they turn their tassels, marking their transition from student to alumni of the island’s only college.
Members of the graduating class applaud as they and their peers officials become alumni of the Northern Marianas College.
Island politicians, business leaders, and other dignitaries look on as graduates receive their diplomas during last Saturday’s commencement exercise.
Professors, faculty, and staff of the Northern Marianas College witness the graduation of 204 NMC students, the largest in history.
Nicole Ichihara Sablan is one of two recipients of the prestigious Academic Excellence award.
Riya Rajkumar Nathrani was awarded the Student Leadership Award and was one of two recipients of the prestigious Academic Excellence award
Carey Nishizuki Demapan, graduating with her Associate of Science in natural resource management, is this year’s recipient of the Excellence in Service award as well as 2nd honor.
NMC External Relations director Frankie Eliptico delivers the keynote address at the Northern Marianas College’s commencement exercise Saturday.
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