The College of the Florida Keys held its sixty-third Commencement Exercises for the fall class of 2021 on Tuesday, December 14 in the Tennessee Williams Theatre on the Key West Campus. Thirty-three graduates donned new blue and orange graduation attire to receive their diplomas. The College expects to award a combined total of 79 credentials, including bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, and certificates, to the fall class of 2021.  

Captain Adam Chamie, the Commander of Coast Guard Sector Key West, delivered the Keynote Address to the class. Graduate Laurana “Ronneh” Danet, who earned a Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management, presented the Student Address to her fellow graduates. The full ceremony can be viewed on the College’s Facebook page at 

Leading up to Commencement, the College held a nursing ceremony on December 13 at its Upper Keys Center for 17 students who completed their Associate of Science in Nursing this fall semester. Upon passing the national NCLEX-RN licensure exam, each will become a registered nurse.  

CFK’s spring semester begins January 7. The College will be closed for the holidays December 18 through January 3. Information about academic programs, steps to become a student, and ways to pay for college can be viewed on the College’s website at