The Mountain Messenger

Feather River College Graduates Class of 2022!


On Friday, May 20th, Feather River College in Quincy celebrated its 54th commencement ceremony outdoors in Brennan Stadium, graduating the Class of 2022. Despite the wind that day, the stands were packed with family and friends celebrating the 203 graduating loved ones.

The ceremony began with a welcome speech from Guy McNett, president of the Board of Trustees. McNett described the challenges faced by students in the last year, from the COVID-19 pandemic to the Dixie Fire ravaging Plumas County. Despite this, he says the college survived and thrived because everyone cooperated enough to make it through.

College President Kevin Trutna then delivered his annual gradution address and commended the school for its monumental accomplishments this year - Feather River saw its first undefeated football season, hosted a bowl game for the first time, came in third statewide in volleyball and second in beach volleyball, and conducted its first-ever Good Fire Underburn event on campus to...