The Brainerd campus commencement event was held Thursday, May 16, in the Brainerd High School gymnasium where 300 graduates were honored.
Approximately 2,200 family and friends of the graduates attended. The CLC Community Band, conducted by Steve Anderson, performed music.
Central Lakes College-Brainerd received 1,037 applications to graduate from eligible students for the academic year 2012-13 at both the Brainerd and Staples campuses.
In Staples, 140 students participated in commencement Wednesday, May 15, in the Staples-Motley High School gym.