Delaware Technical Community College held its 48th annual commencement ceremonies throughout the month of May.

Delaware Technical Community College held its 48th annual commencement ceremonies throughout the month of May.

The college has now awarded degrees, diplomas and certificates to more than 48,040 individuals in its 50-year history.

This year’s graduating class was 60 percent female and 35 percent minorities. The graduates ranged in age from 18 to 69.

Over 97 percent of the graduates are Delawareans. The largest number of 2016 associate degrees were awarded in nursing, criminal justice and human services. Sixty one graduates were military veterans.

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