The College of the Florida Keys will hold its sixty-third Commencement Exercises for the fall class of 2021 on Tuesday, December 14 at 4:30 p.m. in the Tennessee Williams Theatre on the Key West Campus. Thirty-two graduates will don 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. 

The graduation ceremony will be streamed live to reach a broader audience on the College’s Facebook page at 

Captain Adam Chamie, the Commander of Coast Guard Sector Key West, will deliver the Keynote Address to the class. Graduate Laurana “Ronneh” Danet, who earned a Bachelor in Applied Science in Supervision and Management, will present the Student Address to her fellow graduates.  

Leading up to Commencement, the College will hold 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. New student applications are due December 12. Information about academic programs, steps to become a student, and ways to pay for college can be viewed on the College’s website at