Derek Tjeerdema graduated from UC Davis on Dec. 16 with a B.S. in statistics with an emphasis in wildlife, fish and conservation biology and a music minor.
The commencement ceremony was held at UC Davis, during which he was congratulated by his father, Ron Tjeerdema, associate dean of environmental sciences.
Having been a member of the Cal Aggie Marching Band-Uh, Derek wore the CAMB graduation stole for the ceremony. Derek is employed as a data analyst with an environmental consulting firm in Davis.
He is a 2012 graduate of Napa High School.