After the presentation of an honorary degree to SNI CEO Ken Lowe and his commencement address, UTK Chancellor Beverly Davenport conferred degrees on 331 CCI spring and summer graduates.
A number of student athletes were among those receiving degrees including Diamond DeShields, Mercedes Russell and Jamie Nared from the UT Lady Vols Basketball team.
Jasmine Manning received her officer commission into the United States Air Force during the ceremony. Honor students and Chancellor’s Honors recipients were also recognized.
After the ceremony a graduation reception was held on the CCI Patio. The beautiful weather and great location provided graduates and their families with the perfect setting to create lasting memories of the day by taking pictures and socializing.