(June 6, 2022) – Alamance Community College held its first in-person commencement exercises in two years on June 3, providing 818 graduates of curriculum and GED/Adult High School programs the opportunity to celebrate with family and friends at the ceremony held on the Elon University campus.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, commencement was held virtually in 2020 and 2021 as graduates watched from the comfort of their own homes. With health safety protocols relaxed nationwide, the Class of 2022 returned to a more traditional event.
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NC Senator Amy Galey, District 24, delivered the commencement address. The Alamance County native graduated from Western Alamance High School in 1985. After earning a Bachelor of Arts in History from UNC-Chapel Hill, and a law degree from the UNC School of Law, she worked as a public defender in Charleston, SC. She served on the Alamance County Board of Commissioners from 2016-2020, acting as Chair for the last three years. In 2020, Galey was elected to the NC State Senate where she currently represents District 24 constituents who reside in Alamance and Guilford counties. In the General Assembly, Senator Galey holds seats on the Appropriations Committee on Justice and Public Safety; the Education/Higher Education Committee; the Judiciary Committee; and the State and Local Government Committee.