Kilgore College held two spring graduation ceremonies Friday, May 6, with 543 degrees and certificates awarded.
The 2 p.m. ceremony included students receiving Associate of Applied Science and Certificates of Completion.
At 6 p.m. Associate of Arts, Associate of Arts in Teaching and Associate of Science degrees were awarded.
Jeanne Johnson, who is retiring in August after working at KC for 40 years, was the graduation speaker.
Johnson began working in 1976 at KC where she has taught private voice lessons, voice classes, music theory classes, music fundamentals and music appreciation.
She serves as the chair of KC’s Music and Dance Department, a position she has held for 21 years.