Mayor: SSOT grads source of 'pride and joy' for city

July 29, 2011 • Local News

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Special Services Occupational Training program graduates let off some last-minute steam before commencement ceremonies, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo)

More than 70 Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell students with disabilities graduated Thursday afternoon with their forest green graduation caps in the air and certificates of Occupational Training in hand.

“We did it,” Cassandra Davis, one of three student speakers, told her classmates during the ceremony at the Performing Arts Center. “Today is not a goodbye to our  friends, but hello to another chapter in our lives.”

The ceremony marked the 25th graduating class of the Special Services Occupational Training program at ENMU-R that teaches students who are disabled skills necessary in the work force and helps them be able to Login to read more

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