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May 6, 2013

Cowley College conducts 90th Commencement exercises


CommencementA total of 335 students participated in Cowley College’s 90th Commencement exercises Saturday inside W.S. Scott Auditorium.

Along with the conferring of degrees, college alumnus Jack King was presented with this year’s Outstanding Tiger Alumni Award. King is a 1953 graduate of Arkansas City Junior College.

Melinda Neal, who is Cowley College’s Endowed Chair and an instructor in the Natural Science Department, addressed the graduating students and provided them with words of wisdom as they prepare to move on. While, Student Senate president Katey Hubler, and Student Senate vice president Brittany Swopes, also addressed the class.

The students included summer 2012 graduates through summer 2013 graduates. Students who graduated last summer and last December have received their diplomas. Saturday’s graduates will receive their diplomas in June. A total of 709 students were candidates for graduation.

A reception for graduates, family members and friends was held immediately following the ceremony in the Earle N. Wright Community Room inside the Brown Center.

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