Northwest-Shoals Commencement May 10

FLORENCE - Northwest-Shoals Community College will hold the 2017-2018 commencement ceremonies Thursday, May 10, for the Phil Campbell and Shoals campuses at the Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum.

Ceremonies will be held Thursday, May 10, 2018, in the following order:

  • Nurse Pinning Ceremony (ADN) begins at  4 p.m. at Highland Park Baptist Church in Muscle Shoals.
  • NW-SCC Commencement begins at 7 p.m. at Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum in Florence.


Lisa C. Patterson, partner of Patterson, Prince and Associates, P.C., will serve as the keynote speaker.

According to the NW-SCC Advising Center, approximately 675 students have completed requirements for graduation during the 2017 summer, 2017 fall and 2018 spring semesters. Approximately 200 students plan to participate in graduation ceremonies Thursday.