Central Piedmont Community College hosted the first of two graduation ceremonies for the class of 2017 at BoJangle’s Coliseum. The early morning ceremony was for those completing Adult High School, GED, HiSet, and Pathways programs. CPCC President Dr. Kandi Deitemeyer delivered the keynote speech as well as handed out diplomas to each graduate as they walked the stage. Family and friends cheered for their respective loved ones as their names were read aloud. After the ceremonies, those attending gathered in front of BoJangle’s Coliseum for hugs and photos. Ceremonies for Associate level programs will proceed today at 4pm.