The commencement event will celebrate the accomplishments of the 615 graduating students in the class of 2018 from Craven CC, Craven Early College and Early College EAST, as well as the adult high school programs.
The ceremony will feature a welcome by Dr. Ray Staats, Craven CC president, and Mr. Bill Taylor, board of trustees chair, with a commencement address delivered by Sergeant Major Paul McElearney of MCAS Cherry Point.
Graduates are required to assemble in the Student Center no later than 8:15 a.m. for robing and line-up. After the ceremony, there will be a reception for graduates and their guests in the Student Center. In the event of inclement weather, the commencement may be delayed or postponed. Please check the college’s website for an announcement by 6 a.m. on the morning of the ceremony, or call 252-638-7200 to hear a recorded announcement.