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Photos: MCCC Graduates Largest Class In School History

A total of 1,563 students received their degrees and certificates from Montgomery County Community College on Thursday evening.

graduated their largest class in school history on Thursday evening, as family and friends packed the Blue Bell campus to see the1,563 students receive their degrees and certificates.

The graduating class represents an which also includes the highest amount of west-campus graduates in a given year at 293. This year's class also boasted 11 Honors Program participants, 44 students with a 3.9 GPA or higher, and 49 foreign students from 23 countries.

Keynote speaker William Truehart, who serves as president and CEO for "Achieving the Dream", spoke to students regarding the importance of a college education in our society, and encouraged the graduates to utilize their new-found skills locally.

For those who couldn't attend the commencement, the school also broadcast a .

Check out our photo gallery from the commencement, and see if we caught you in our lens. If you're the proud parent or friend of one of this year's graduates, feel free to add your own photos to our gallery as well!

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