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NNU celebrated 2014 and 1964 grads at Commencement

May 19, 2014, 1:24 pm
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On Saturday, May 10, NNU awarded 528 degrees—260 undergraduate and 268 graduate. Students from 18 foreign countries—Australia, Barbados, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Philippines, Romania, South Africa and Zamia—were represented at the Baccalaureate and Commencement exercises as well as those from all across the United States.

Golden Grad pinningGraduates enjoyed the remarks of President David Alexander as the featured speaker at Baccalaureate and Rev. Gene Schandorff, retiring chaplain and honorary degree recipient, as the Commencement keynote speaker.

In addition, 44 members of NNU’s class of 1964 were inducted into the university’s “Golden Grad” club. Thirty-five of those members participated in Commencement exercises. They donned caps and gowns and formed an honor guard for the class of 2014. The Golden Graduates were recognized in the ceremony with the presentation of a pin by a 2014 graduate.

Participating Golden Graduates included the following: Sherill Huggins Beail, Beverly Beem, Gaymond Bennett, Mark Beymer, Wanda Nesmith Bloomquist, David Bomar, Maytie Rimbey Cherry, John Clark, Nancy Bergstrom Elder, Junella Findbeiner Hagood, Richard Hagood, Fred Hill, Jerry Kinney, Judy Lyons Kinney, Floyd Kinzler, Barb Keel Lindley, Ray Lindley, Gary Locke, Mary Roland London, Jerry Love, Patricia Wesche Lubiens, Ron Lush, Noreen Halley Marten, Raymond McKenzie, Alan Mortimer, Leon Powers, LaDonna Tillotson Readmond, Don Renschler, Lois Brockmueller Roberts, Hoyt Roberts, Janet Kraft Snider, Rusty Taylor, Harriet Sharp VanDeursen, Kenneth Watson and Jim Willis.

 


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