NORWALK -- California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon will deliver the commencement address when Cerritos College holds its 59th annual graduation ceremony Friday, May 20, at 6 p.m. in Falcon Stadium.
The college will present associate degrees and skills certificates earned during the 2015-2016 academic year.
Students graduating and transferring will be transitioning to some of the nation’s top colleges and universities, including UCLA, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara, California State Universities Northridge, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Fullerton, among others.
Rendon was elected to office in 2012, representing the 63rd District, and was elected the 70th Speaker of the Assembly and assumed the position on March 7. Rendon attended Cerritos College before earning his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from California State University, Fullerton.
As a recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, he earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, Riverside and completed his post-doctoral work at Boston University.
The ceremony is free. The entrance gates are located on both the northeast and northwest sides of Falcon Stadium and will open at 4:30 p.m. No strollers will be admitted into the stadium for the ceremony.