Commencement Ceremony Highlight of Academic Year

A record 744 students graduated from LSC-Tomball during the 2011-2012 academic year. On May 12, 171 of these graduates walked the stage at the 2012 Commencement Ceremony held at Fellowship of The Woodlands.

Student Government Association President Collin Parr led the Pledge of Allegiance, and Dr. Donetta Goodall, LSCS Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs and Student Success, delivered the keynote address encouraging students to live lives of service as well as to persevere in times of hardship. President Dr. Susan Karr then announced a memorial scholarship in honor of Dr. Goodall’s mother, Opal Gene Beverly.

Excited and supportive friends, family members, and guests attended the ceremony and cheered on the graduates. Among the distinguished guests were LSCS Board of Trustees Secretary Priscilla Kelly, LSCS Board of Trustees member Linda Good, and Mr. Ray Laughter, LSCS Vice Chancellor of External Affairs.

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With 75,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.