Lorain County Community College graduates celebrated life discoveries and academic success at the college’s 54th annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 12. The graduating class made history as the largest class with 2,018 students earning 2,179 two-year degrees and certificates, including 277 students who earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees through the University Partnership.
LCCC was named the top community college in the country for Excellence in Student Success by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). The American Association of Community Colleges is the primary advocacy organization for the nation’s community colleges, representing nearly 1,200 two-year, associate degree-granting institutions and more than 12 million students.
Phillip Miranda, a sophomore cross country runner at Lorain County Community College, has officially been accepted at West Point (Army). Miranda has a 4.0 grade-point-average and received Academic All-America honors this fall from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). West Point receives an annual average of approximately 11,000 male applicants and 2,000 female applicants. About 8.5% (1100) are admitted.