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SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – The University of Utah congratulates the incredibly resilient 8,442 graduates who make up the Class of 2021 during a virtual commencement ceremony on May 6, 2021.

MetroWest students who graduated included:

  • Tori Meyer of Marlborough whose degree is listed as:
    • Degree: Honors Bachelor of Fine Arts
    • Major: Modern Dance
  • Cameron Yeomans of Framingham whose degree is listed as:
    • Degree: B S in Computer Science

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The remarkably resilient Class of 2021 includes students who graduated summer 2020, fall 2020 and spring 2021-completing their degrees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Our graduates distinguished themselves by completing their degrees in incredibly difficult circumstances,” said Michael L. Good, interim president. “We celebrate their achievements and are excited to see what they accomplish in the next phase of their lives. We are confident they have the skills, expertise and knowledge to excel and contribute to making our world a better place.”

Students in the Class of 2021 ranged in age from 18 to 86 and earned 9,035 degrees. Graduates represented 53 U.S. states and territories, and 66 foreign countries.

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The University of Utah, located in Salt Lake City in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, is the flagship institution of higher learning in Utah. Founded in 1850, it serves over 32,000 students from across the U.S. and the world. With over 100 major subjects at the undergraduate level and more than 90 major fields of study at the graduate level, including law and medicine, the university prepares students to live and compete in the global workplace.

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