Patriot Ledger // Published May 17, 2017// Patriot Ledger Staff
QUINCY – A former Quincy schools administrator will serve as the keynote speaker at Quincy College’s graduation next week.
The commencement ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. next Friday, May 26, at the South Shore Music Circus
at 130 Sohier St. in Cohasset, according to the college.
Dr. Carmen Mariano, a former Quincy Public Schools superintendent, will be the main speaker at the ceremony.
Mariano, 70, is a Quincy native, was the assistant superintendent from 2001 to 2007. Before that, he served as a mathematics teacher, wrestling coach, assistant principal and director of personnel, all for Quincy schools.
Mariano also held leadership roles at Quincy College, founding the Plymouth campus in 1991 and serving as its campus director and associate dean for ten years. He most recently was the principal and president of Archbishop Williams High School before retiring.
Between both the Quincy and Plymouth campuses of Quincy College, 800 students will graduate with associate’s degrees or certificates next week. That’s the most in the community college’s history.