Congratulations to our Viking graduates!
Class of 2018

Long Beach City College celebrates the success of more than 2,100 graduating students.

A black, college student cheering at his graduation.

Nearly 750 Long Beach City College students participated in the annual Commencement Ceremony at Long Beach City College’s Veterans Stadium on June 7.

A few highlights from today’s ceremony and re-cap of this academic year:

  • 1,925 graduates earned Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degrees.
  • 316 students earned Certificates of Achievement.
  • 230 LBCC students achieved Honors by earning a 3.500 – 3.749 cumulative grade point average.
  • 149 students graduated with High Honors (3.75 – 3.99 cumulative grade point average); and 44 students graduated with Highest Honors, a perfect 4.00 cumulative grade point average. 
  • Professor and author Dr. J. Luke Wood served as the keynote speaker.
  • LBCC student Mackenzie Howard, a product of the Long Beach College Promise, was selected as the 2018 Valedictorian.
  • LBCC recognized its transfer students during a May 31 ceremony. Approximately 1,300 LBCC students transfer every year to four-year universities and colleges.
  • More than $1 million in scholarship funds was awarded to LBCC students at a ceremony June 6.