A pair of graduating students delivered the primary addresses Saturday (Dec. 15) as WCU held commencement exercises to recognize the academic accomplishments of its fall class and a group of alumni who completed requirements to receive their degrees last summer.
James Driver Blythe, a criminal justice major from Cherokee, will deliver remarks for the morning ceremony and Emma Mahala Mooney, a Dobson native and business administration and law major, will address the audience for the afternoon event.
Western Carolina University recently graduated its largest class in its 129-year history, a class featuring more than 1,600 graduates. Below is a link to pictures of the three graduation ceremonies of the Class of 2018.
Recognition of graduating students with perfect GPAs, the presentation of an honorary doctorate to an aerospace engineer, and speeches from one of the University of North Carolina System’s top teachers and one of Western Carolina University’s stellar graduate students were among the highlights Friday and Saturday (May 11-12) as WCU held a trio of commencement exercises.
Graduating students who comprise what is expected to be Western Carolina University’s seventh straight record spring class will don caps and gowns for a trio of commencement ceremonies Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12.