Dear City Colleges Community,

As we shared earlier, the 2020 Commencement ceremony for associate degree earners will be held virtually on June 27th, and anyone in our City Colleges community can join us to cheer on our graduates from home at

As part of those celebrations, a valedictorian and salutatorian are selected from each of the seven City Colleges. These students exemplify academic excellence and have shown determination, overcoming challenges both in and out of the classroom, to reach their goal.

Please join us in recognizing the 2020 valedictorians and salutatorians:

Harold Washington College

Valedictorian: Daryna Doroshenko

Salutatorian: Yocelyn Cabanas

Truman College

Valedictorian: Luis Matos

Salutatorian: Khoa Nguyen

Kennedy-King College

Valedictorian: Lauren Richards

Salutatorian: Beth Eicher

 Malcolm X College

Valedictorian: Adeseeko Ayegoro

Salutatorian: Christopher Sisson

Olive-Harvey College

Valedictorian: Suzzette Anderson

Salutatorian: Talena Robinson

Daley College

Valedictorian: Elizabeth Kaminski

Salutatorian: Michael Beauford

Wright College

Valedictorian: Hidaya Hassan

Salutatorian: Zoe Both


Congratulations to these outstanding scholars!

Chancellor Juan Salgado

Provost Mark Potter