Turnout was good for commencement ceremonies at North Platte Community College on Friday.
More than 120 graduates were recognized in the McDonald-Belton Gymnasium in an event that was pushed back from May to August as a result of COVID-19.
Associate Degree Nursing and Licensed Practical Nursing students graduated during a pinning ceremony prior to the regular commencement to allow for social distancing. Guests were encouraged to wear masks and had their temperatures taken prior to entering the gym.
This year's student speaker was Haiden Kreber, of Sutherland.
The President's Award was presented to the family of Tom Gorman, former area dean of economic development and training.