QUINCY, Ill, (WGEM) -- There was plenty of excitement in the air at John Wood Community College tonight.
Graduates and their families packed the Student Activity Center for the 38th annual commencement ceremony at John Wood.
Many students say they're ready and excited for the next step in the their education.
"It's definitely a step saying in terms of a bachelor degree I'm halfway there," says James Hinkamper, a John Wood graduate.
"Graduation means three more semesters and I'll have my bachelor degree," says Brittany Postle, a John Wood graduate.
John wood awarded 393 associate degrees and 138 certificates.
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