On Saturday, May 7, the College of Western Idaho (CWI) will celebrate its 2016 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.
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:
- 1293 Degree and Certificate Candidates
- 508 Graduates with Honors
- 244 Graduates with Multiple Degrees
- 129 Veteran Graduates
- Average Graduate GPA 3.27
- Youngest Graduate - 17 Years Old
- Oldest Graduate - 68 Years Old
For more commencement details visit www.cwidaho.cc/graduation. Family and friends of graduates that cannot attend in person can watch a live stream of the event at www.cwidaho.cc. 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.