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College will award 122 degrees in Saturday ceremony

This article was published in the Steamboat Pilot. By Teresa Ristow.

Photo of CMC graduate and CMC Steamboat Springs commencement speaker Sean Kerrick Sullivan releasing a Cuttthroat trout

Sean Kerrick Sullivan, a CMC alumnus, releases a Bonneville Cutthroat trout, caught fly fishing, into Pyramid Lake in Nevada. Sullivan graduated from CMC in 2006 with an associate’s degree, later earned a bachelor of fine arts from the University of Utah and went on to become a professional outdoor photographer. He is the commencement speaker for CMC’s graduation Saturday. Photo Courtesy: Kyle Beckman.

— Avid outdoor photographer Sean Kerrick Sullivan remembers fondly the time he spent in Steamboat Springs more than a decade ago earning his associate’s degree from Colorado Mountain College.

And he recalls the first photograph he ever sold commercially, a shot of a friend jumping off King Solomon Falls, which was picked up by Big Agnes.

The company thanked Sullivan for the photo he sent them by giving him some money and a Big Agnes tent, and “something kind of clicked right then and there,” he said. Click for full article