Butte College graduated 34 cadets at the 124th Law Enforcement Academy Commencement ceremony on Thursday, December 10 at the Paradise Performing Arts Center. Keynote speaker for the ceremony was Jerry Smith, Sheriff, Butte County Sheriff’s Office.
Cadets were honored with awards during the ceremony including: Top Performance in Crime Scene Scenarios: Earnest Ross; Top report writer; Brandon Joseph; Top Academic Award: Brandon Joseph; Outstanding Achievement Award: Michael Enyart; William C. Bean, Jr. Memorial Foundation Award for the most inspirational recruit: Earnest Ross; Top Athlete: Michael Enyart; Top Driver: Michael Enyart; Top Gun: Kevin Sorrels; and Top Performance in Crime Scene Scenarios: Earnest Ross.
Scholarships were presented to several cadets:
Butte County Deputy Sheriff Randy Jennings Memorial Scholarship: Jaclyn Loftin; David Mobilio Award: Michael Enyart; Lance Utterback Award: Brandon Joseph; and the Randy Jennings Rotary Club Award: Alan Gilbert.