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It's Diploma Time for Otero College Students

The following is a news release from Otero College

Otero College to Graduate 322 Students on April 30

LA JUNTA — Otero College will graduate 322 students on April 30, 2022, at 10 a.m. in the McDivitt Center Gym on the Otero College campus. For those unable to attend in person, the event will be streamed live on the website.

Giving the welcome for this event is Dr. Karen McNeil-Miller, member of the State Board of Community Colleges and Occupational Education. Karen is also the president and CEO of The Colorado Health Foundation. Otero President, Tim Alvarez will also speak and a member from the Otero College Advisory Council will lead the Pledge of Allegiance.

Special music during the ceremony will be provided by organist Mrs. Clara Stafford who has provided the music for our graduations for approximately 40 years. Leading graduates and guests in the national anthem on trumpet will be Dr. James Lind, Otero music faculty.

Degrees and certificates will be awarded to the following students:

Listed by Hometown:

Alamosa: Kimberly Pooler

Anton: Danielle Jones

Antonito: Monica Dominguez

Arvada: Owen Snyder, Bethany Tiscareno

Ault: David King

Aurora: Ebenezer Benyam, Solome Buba, Etana Denta, Ruth Dubale, Karen Hayes, Zipporah Obiero, Adan Santos Bautista, Birhanu Taye, Kyrie Thomas, Suseth Zamora Gonzalez

Avondale: Douglas Bohrer, Audra Johnson, Morgan Madril, Dranon Wright

Boone: Rance Marsh, Emily Nameth, Joy Soltani

Boulder: Brian Ordaz