CMC graduates turn tassels at Vilar Center

By Randy Wyrick

BEAVER CREEK — Colorado Mountain College’s 2016 theme is “Pursue Your Excellence,” and on Friday night a record number of graduates kicked off commencement season when they turned their tassels from right to left and strode confidently in that pursuit.Many CMC graduates do not take the freeway to their college degrees, i.e. four years on someone else’s dime. Most juggle jobs and lives with their studies.For example, Emily Martinez, student graduation speaker, earned a 4.0 grade point average on her way to a bachelor’s degree in business administration.She juggled two jobs and a family with school.“I still wonder how I …

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