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Hundreds walk across stage to receive diploma from MVCC

Hundreds of happy Mohawk Valley Community College students walked across the stage at the Adirondack Bank Center Friday afternoon to get their associates degrees.

Posted: May 11, 2018 10:13 PM

Hundreds of happy Mohawk Valley Community College students walked across the stage at the Adirondack Bank Center Friday afternoon to get their associates degrees.

The AUD was packed with friends and family.

The ceremony started off with the singing of the national anthem.

And the commencement speaker was Executive Director of "On point for college" Samuel Rowser.

Some of the graduates said their family is more than proud.

"I can say my older brother and sister didn't finish their first semester of college, I love them but college just wasn't for them," said graduate Amea Hammonds. "So seeing my mom, my dad and my siblings looking up to me like wow I actually did it. Honestly, just fills my heart with joy and I can see them, they're so excited. >

After the ceremony, people were invited to the Alumni College Center for a reception.

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