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2024 Valedictorians and Honor Students Announced

Students will be honored during 2024 Commencement exercises

May 1, 2024–EPHRAIM, UT – Snow College is pleased to announce its 2024 valedictorians and honor students. The following students will be recognized at their respective ceremonies:

Joseph Bliss - Overall Valedictorian: Hailing from Oak City, Utah, Joseph Bliss was selected to represent the class of 2024 as the valedictorian. Graduating with certificates in manual machining, CNC machining, composites, and beginning welding in addition to Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology and Associate of Science degrees, Joseph’s Snow College experience blended technical education and traditional academics. Joseph will speak at both the Ephraim and Richfield Commencement exercises.

Bridger Thompson - Valedictorian, Bachelor’s Degree: Lifelong Sanpete County resident Bridger Thompson has been selected as the valedictorian of the four-year programs. Bridger will be graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering. Having spent the past two years as a software development intern in Snow’s information technology department, Bridger has already proven himself an invaluable asset to the field. Bridger will speak at the four-year Convocation, held in Ephraim.

Kazunari Inamoto - Academic Honor Student, Bachelor’s Degree: Born and raised in Kyoto, Japan, Kazunari will be graduating with a Bachelor of Music with an emphasis in Commercial Music. Kazunari has primarily studied production at Snow College and looks forward to a career in the music industry. Kazunari will be recognized during the four-year Convocation, held in Ephraim.

Corrie Williams - Academic Honor Student, Richfield Campus: A native of Enterprise, Utah, Corrie Williams will be recognized for her outstanding academic achievements. In addition to her academic success, Corrie’s hard work and determination have earned her accolades on the wrestling mat as well. Corrie will be recognized during the Richfield Commencement exercises.

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About Snow College

Snow College, founded in 1888 by Utah pioneers, is a two-year college with campuses located in Ephraim and Richfield, Utah, and a learning center in Nephi, Utah. Serving more than 5,000 students, the college is committed to helping students graduate debt-free, gain resume-worthy experience, and develop a plan for the future. The affordable price and personalized environment full of opportunities allow students who find Snow College to find themselves. Learn more about all Snow College has to offer online at