Commencement 2012
On June 21, 2012, Clark College celebrated the achievements of more than 1,700 men and women who earned degrees and certificates at the college during the 2011-2012 academic year.
Nearly 670 graduates participated in the ceremony. It is the largest graduating class in the college's history. Clark College is the second largest community college in Washington state.
U.S. Army veteran, actor and motivational speaker J.R. Martinez was the keynote speaker.
During the ceremony, Clark College President Robert K. Knight announced the generous donation from the Firstenburg Foundation of $1.5 million.
Tami Eldridge was the recipient of the Community College President's Award. The annual scholarship is given to a Clark College graduate who is transferring to WSU Vancouver and who has demonstrated leadership potential, is community service-oriented, and who has a strong academic record.
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