Visiting National College will give you an opportunity to experience the college, learn about our programs and areas of study. Complete the information request form or call
888-980-9156 today to schedule your campus tour. >> Schedule now

Tennessee Senator Inspires Graduates of the Class of 2014

May 27, 2014

The Nashville and Madison Campuses celebrated the Class of 2014 with Senator Bill Ketron on Saturday, May 10th during a commencement ceremony.  Approximately 100 graduates from the Madison and Nashville Campuses were in attendance to accept their diplomas in front of an audience of family and friends.

Senator Ketron, who represents District 13 in the Tennessee General Assembly, inspired the new graduates with the keynote address.  He talked about how businesses are in need of well-trained and career-focused individuals such as graduates from National College.  After the commencement address, awards were distributed to many deserving graduates.

Graduates Robert Wood and Sherry Blakemore received the Achievement Award for overcoming obstacles through extraordinary effort to reach their academic goals.  Nichole Massey and Kimberly Hickman received the Leadership Award, which is presented to a graduate who personifies the highest level of leadership among the graduates.  Cathy Mullins and Vontella Harb received the E.M. Coulter Award for high academic achievement in the medical field.  LaShanna Beasley received the Mary P. McGurn Award for high academic achievement in the office programs.  David Rigney received the M.A. Smythe Award for high academic achievement in the computer technology programs.  Orfa Recinos and Sonya Angus received the Joseph E. Hurn Award for high academic achievement in the business programs.

A-Tennessee Senator Bill Ketron is pictured addressing graduates at the 2014 commencement ceremony.

B-Madison graduate Allyson Overton is pictured accepting the Alumni Hall of Achievement Award from Madison Campus Director Rich Blankenship.

Written by


tags: TN-Madison TN-Nashville