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160 Students Walk In ACC’s 70th Commencement Ceremony With Record Breaking Crowd Attendance

Alpena Community College held its 70th commencement ceremony Thursday, May 9th in Park Arena.

“We had a record crowd, and park arena was absolutely packed. And the overflow room, Granum theater was packed as well, where we live streamed. We had it was just a wonderful night. We had a jumbotron so people could see, the sound was good. Ethusiasm, it’s just, it’s just a great night, you know?” said Don MacMaster, President of Alpena Community College.

In total, 299 students graduated from Alpena Community College this year and 160 of them participated in the ceremony.

“Remember your experience here. I hope that it’s been productive. Remember it fondly. The friends and instructors and relationships you made here. They’ll last a lifetime. And we’re proud of you” said MacMaster.

MacMaster says as a college, they work as a team to help students succeed and the commencement ceremony was a culmination of that.