2014 Commencement Ceremony is May 15

Leslie SykesEl Camino College Compton Center will hold its 2014 Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, May 15 at 5:30 p.m. in the Tartar Stadium.

The guest speaker for the ceremony is Leslie Sykes, co-anchor of ABC7 Eyewitness News. Sykes was born in San Diego, California, and grew up in the City of Compton. She graduated from Saint Joseph High School in Lakewood, and was subsequently accepted to ¬†Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English.

After college, Sykes first job was as a general assignment reporter for the Los Angeles Examiner. She completed an internship at KCOP and served as a desk assistant at KTTV before landing her first on-air assignment at WDAM in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. While at WDAM, she was a reporter, anchored three shows a day and produced newscasts. Sykes went on to work at WVUE in New Orleans, Louisiana. She joined ABC7 in 1994.

For more information on commencement, please contact the ECC Compton Center Office of Student Life at 310-900-1600, extension 2800, or visit www.compton.edu.

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