College of Western Idaho to Celebrate Graduates on May 9

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May 1, 2015

On Saturday, May 9, the College of Western Idaho (CWI) will celebrate its 2015 class of graduates in a commencement ceremony hosted at Taco Bell Arena in Boise. The ceremony is scheduled for 7 p.m. and will recognize degree and certificate graduates, as well as GED completers.

For the second consecutive year, CWI will honor a record number of degree and certificate candidates as well as the most ever graduates with honors. Some of the highlights of this year’s commencement include:

  • 1170 Degree and Certificate Candidates
  • 328 Graduates with Honors
  • 199 Graduates with Multiple Degrees
  • 132 Veteran Graduates
  • Average Graduate GPA 3.21
  • Youngest Graduate - 17 Years Old
  • Oldest Graduate - 62 Years Old

For more commencement details visit Family and friends of graduates that cannot attend in person can watch a live stream of the event at Community members are also encouraged to share messages with graduates using #cwigraduation on Twitter and Instagram. Messages will be streamed on screens for graduates to see while preparing for the ceremony.