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Community College Graduates to be Honored at Ceremonies in May

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Tuesday, May 9, 2006

CONTACTS: Alice Kirkpatrick at (207) 767-0116 x 3
(207) 767-0116 x 4; akirkpatrick@mccs.me.edu

AUGUSTA, Maine – A total of 2,056 college students will graduate from Maine's seven Community Colleges at commencement ceremonies around the state this month. Speakers at this year's commencement exercises, as well as the times, dates and locations, are as follows:

Friday, May 12

Central Maine Community College, Auburn, 6 pm (313 graduates)
Speaker: Rick Anstey, President/CEO, Oxford Networks
Location: The Colisee, Lewiston

Washington County Community College, Calais, 11 am (175 graduates)
Speaker: Dianne Tilton, Executive Director, Sunrise Economic Council
Location: Calais High School

Saturday, May 13

Eastern Maine Community College, Bangor, 1:30 pm (300 graduates)
Speaker: Congressman Michael H. Michaud
Location: Bangor Auditorium

Northern Maine Community College, Presque Isle, 10 am (215 graduates)
Speaker: Brian N. Hamel,Hamel Enterprises, LLC
Location: NMCC Gymnasium

York County Community College, Wells, 10 am (80 graduates)
Speaker: Dr. Joseph Donnelly, Jr., President, Harbor Foundation
Location: YCCC Cafeteria

Saturday, May 20

Kennebec Valley Community College, Fairfield, 10 am (373 graduates)
Speaker: Scott Bullock, CEO, MaineGeneral Health
Location: Augusta Civic Center

Southern Maine Community College, South Portland, 12 pm (600 graduates)
Speaker: Judy Sullivan, former SMCC English Department Faculty Member
Location: Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland

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