Commencement 2023

This year, we are looking forward to celebrating Commencement in person on our campus once again.

Commencement represents an exciting, celebratory conclusion to a successful academic career at Woodland Community College. The educational success that the award of an Associate degree represents demonstrates considerable sacrifice, hard work, and commitment.

Mark your calendars

Date Description
Saturday, April 15th Deadline to apply for Spring 2023 Graduation
Wednesday, May 10th 3:00 pm Grad Swag Pick-Up (Woodland Campus)
Wednesday, May 10th  Grad Picture Day & Swag Day (Lake Campus)
Friday, May 19th 6:00 pm Si Se Puede Graduation (Woodland Campus)
Friday, May 26th 6:00 pm

Woodland Community College 15th Annual Commencement Ceremony
Lake County Campus 39th Annual Commencement Ceremony



We are excited to announce that this year, we will be holding an individual Ceremony designated for our Certificate recipients. More information to come...

Lavender graduation 

Woodland Community College is excited to announce that in our efforts to continue supporting our LGBTQ+ students and allies, we will provide graduating students who identify with this community and who register by May 5th with a certificate and Lavender cord to wear at Graduation.

Please Note: this is not a separate ceremony, students who identify with this community are still encouraged to attend the regular graduation ceremony. 

WCC Class of 2023 Student Speakers

2023 ASWCC President, Henna Sandhu 

Henna Sandhu ASWCC President

Henna Sandhu is a 20-year old graduating from Woodland Community College with an Associates in Social & Behavioral Science. She attended Davis Senior High School and graduated in Spring 2020. 

Henna quickly found her place on campus after running for office and joining The Associated Students of Woodland Community College. Henna was also hired as a student worker in the admissions and records department on campus. Through both of these roles Henna was able to work with students directly and help make her college a better place. 

Henna will be transferring to Sac State University in the fall to continue her academic journey and get her bachelors in computer science. 

2023 Valedictorian, David Mandujano

David Mandujano 2023 Valedictorian

David Mandujano is a 19-year old graduating student at Woodland Community College. He attended South Sutter Charter as a high school student and graduated at the beginning of 2021. At WCC David found his spark for learning and took classes such as Critical Thinking, Sociology, Political Science, History, and Public Speaking, which ignited his passion for pursuing Sociology.

He has been a part of the Woodland community through 4-H, Boy Scouts, a volunteer for the RISE Inc. program, and as a swimmer and Assistant Coach for the Woodland Swim Team. Additionally, David's passion for swimming led him to become a lifeguard, swim instructor, and an Aquatic Manager for the City of Woodland. Throughout these many clubs and programs David has held many leadership roles that served his community.

David is graduating from WCC with a 4.0 grade point average, and Associates in Social & Behavioral Sciences, and an Associates in Sociology. David was accepted to UC Davis, UC San Diego, UC Berkeley, and UC Los Angeles. He has decided to attend UCLA in the Fall where he will be pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology. His future goal is to attend graduate school to complete his Master's and continue his work in the community.

2023 Student Trustee, Melissa Miller

2023 Student trustee Melissa Miller holding her dog

Melissa Miller has been a student at WCC for three years now. She has worked on campus for one and a half years, served as student trustee for one year, and just got reelected to serve for her second term. 

She is pursuing an Associates degree for transfer in Biology and plans to transfer to UC Davis to go into biomedical engineering and try her hand at medical school. 

In her free time she likes to take her dog on walks, spend time with her dog, play with her dog, and watch tv with her dog. 

WCC Graduation Information 

Woodland Community College 2023 Commencement Program 

Coming soon...