Shelton State students celebrate winter graduation - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Shelton State students celebrate winter graduation

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It's graduation week for hundreds of students at Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa.

Tuesday's event is the second of four for people receiving degrees. Monday, nursing and respiratory therapy students had pinning ceremonies.

FOX6 News spoke to one of the happy graduates before she was handed her diploma.

"It means a lot. It means I have an opportunity to get by bachelors and more forward to new opportunities and get a new job," Alisa James said.

Interim Shelton State President Joan Davis handed out certificates and diplomas to 280 graduates Tuesday.

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