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Lamar sees largest Spring Graduation ever

Lamar State College Orange announced Friday that it had its largest graduating class ever for a Spring Semester. The College graduated 240 students and conferred 345 degrees and certificates.

“We couldn’t be prouder of these students for achieving their goal of graduating. More and more, students are finding that Lamar State College Orange provides a path for them to achieve a brighter future. We celebrate this largest Spring graduating class and can’t wait to see them continue to succeed,” said President Tom Johnson of Lamar State College Orange.

The event also saw the first Court Reporting cohort and the first June Registered Nursing cohort graduate. The previous record for a Spring Semester graduation was 170 students in 2011.

Lamar State College Orange is part of the Texas State University System. The System, founded in 1911, is Texas’s first university system. TSUS member institutions serve more than 87,000 students on 13 campuses from far West Texas to the Gulf Coast.


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