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Western Iowa Tech to hold in-person graduation this spring

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SIOUX CITY (KTIV) - Officials for Western Iowa Tech Community college have announced that their graduation ceremony this spring will be held live and in-person.

According to the college, the event will be held on May 13 at the Tyson Events Center with the first ceremony beginning at 2 p.m.

The graduation will consist of three smaller ceremonies. The Health Sciences programs will be at 2 p.m., the Career and Technical programs will be at 4 p.m. and the Arts and Sciences, HSED and Gateway to College programs will be at 6 p.m.

“We are very excited to be able to celebrate the accomplishments of our students together with our college community,” said WITCC President Terry Murrell. “Our students have worked incredibly hard and maintained their commitment to their education during the health pandemic. We are looking forward to giving them the traditional ceremony they deserve.”

Leaders with WITCC say they have has put several safety precautions in place to maintain the health and safety of the graduates and their families.

In addition to controlling the crowd size with three smaller ceremonies, masks will be required at the event, families are encouraged to sit together and distance themselves from other groups, and ample time has been allotted

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