Students overjoyed to receive centennial diploma

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Aaron Montes

Over 2,800 students from the class of 2014 receive their diploma in the centennial commencement.

On May 17, about 2,800 students walked down the stage to receive their graduation diploma.

UTEP combined the graduating collages for spring commencement, in order to commemorate and honor the college’s centennial.

The commencement ceremony was held for the second time at the Sun Bowl stadium, its first was in 1998.

Family and friends gathered and congratulated the students’ success after the ceremony ended which was followed by special fireworks.