Lynnette Leash graduates from Fort Lewis College

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DURANGO, Colo. – Lynnette Leash of Anza graduated from Fort Lewis College in May 2020 with a degree in history.

About 450 students participated in the virtual commencement ceremony. Erik Weihenmayer, adventurer and author, gave the commencement address.

The ceremony premiered online, featuring videos of graduates moving their tassels as their names were read by faculty from their departments. From every department, students were lauded for their resilience and courage, many faculty expressing how proud they were of their students’ accomplishments.

As the Four Corners’ stronghold of academic excellence, Fort Lewis College blends small class sizes, engaged faculty and unparalleled research opportunities to help students earn college degrees and chase dreams. Guided by real-world experiences and a bountiful landscape, students develop critical thinking and communication skills to fuel further studies or rewarding careers. A broad range of subjects and diverse student body weave cross-cultural knowledge throughout signature programs focused on environmental studies, education, the health sciences, creative arts and business administration.

Submitted by Fort Lewis College.