KEY WEST, FL, December 14, 2023— The College of the Florida Keys held its sixty-seventh Commencement Exercises for the fall class of 2023 on Tuesday, December 12 in the Tennessee Williams Theatre on the Key West Campus. Forty-four graduates donned blue and orange graduation attire to receive their diplomas. The College expects to award a combined total of approximately 72 credentials, including bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, and college credit certificates, to fall graduates.
Sara Squire, who earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, opened the ceremony with the Student Address that encouraged her fellow graduates to say “yes” to opportunities. Retired radio news journalist Bill Becker delivered the Keynote Address to the class, sharing advice and life perspective in his speech. The full ceremony can be viewed on the College’s Facebook page at facebook.com/TheCollegeoftheFloridaKeys.
Following Commencement, the College held a nursing ceremony for students who completed their Associate of Science in Nursing this fall semester. Upon passing the national NCLEX-RN licensure exam, each will become a registered nurse.
CFK’s spring semester begins January 5. The College will be closed for the holidays December 16 through January 1. Information about academic programs, steps to become a student, and ways to pay for college can be viewed on the College’s website at CFK.edu/FutureStudents.
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