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Choffin Career and Technical Center graduates 61

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Sixty-one full-time students graduated from the Choffin Career and Technical Center in Youngstown Friday evening. 

The students graduated from the three adult education programs offered at Choffin.

There were 11 dental assisting students, 35 practical nursing students, and 15 surgical technology students.

Madonna Chism Pinkard, WFMJ/WBCB Television Director of Community Relations, served as this year's commencement speaker.

"And I encourage you, and everybody, I encourage all of you, you gotta be you, you gotta be who you are," Chism Pinkard said. 

The reception was held in the Ford Family Recital Hall located in the DeYor Performing Arts Center.

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