Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

May 17, 2019

Humboldt State University celebrated the graduation of more than 1,800 students in three ceremonies in Redwood Bowl on Saturday.

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Special recognition went to Mary Elise Conzelmann, one of Humboldt State’s Outstanding Students of the Year. A senior majoring in Recreation Administration, she has engaged in the community through volunteering, leading the Recreation Administration club, and enacting a cultural diversity workshop.

Conzelmann shared the honor with Tanya Garcia, a senior double majoring in Environmental Resources Engineering and Math, who has been an active supporter of her peers’ academic success and participated in a service trip to Nicaragua where she worked to install a water well for a rural hospital.

Charmaine Lawson also accepted a posthumous degree in honor of her son, David Josiah Lawson, a Criminology and Justice Studies major who was killed in 2017.

This year’s graduates join HSU’s 70,000 living alumni. Alumni can sign up for a free membership with Forever Humboldt, the official association of Humboldt State University.