2018 Commencement Ceremony

Friday, June 29 at 6 p.m.

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Here's a special commemorative video from De Anza's 2017 Graduation Ceremony, held on Friday, June 30, at De Anza Stadium.

Commencement Speaker Diego Gomez

Diego Gomez smilingThis year’s commencement speaker was Diego Gómez, a philosophy major and 2017 graduate, who said that being a student mentor and teaching assistant at De Anza showed him the importance of community and the potential for change. 

Gómez is one of the two President's Award winners for 2017. He will be transferring to San Francisco State University this fall. During his time at De Anza, he worked as a mentor for the Men of Color Community program and as a teacher's aide for Chicano Studies. 

Read more about Diego Gómez.

2017 Student Awards and Scholarship Winners

Stephanie Dittrich 

Stephanie Dittrich

President's Award

 Jorge Guitron 

Jorge “Georgie” Güitrón

DeHart Scholarship

Suleima Ochoa

Suleima Ochoa

Pister Scholarship

Read more about this year's award winners

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Photography and videography will take place prior to, during and after the graduation ceremony. If you prefer not to have your image recorded or used by De Anza College in informational and promotional materials, please notify the photographer or videographer.



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Last Updated: 4/9/18