CHEC student at Vol State graduation

The fall commencement ceremony at Volunteer State Community College brought hundreds of students, family and well-wishers to the Pickel Field House on the campus in Gallatin on Saturday.

There were 705 students eligible to graduate this year. They represent fourteen different countries of birth. Twenty-seven of the graduates are military veterans.

Eric Quick, CHEC student and the Cookeville Regent for the Student Government Association (SGA), took part in the ceremony as a graduate. He is shown here with SGA president Sandra Hunt of Cedar Hill.