Commencement 2011 Recapped in Photos

Potomac State College of West Virginia University held its 108th Commencement on May 7, 2011, in the Church-McKee Arts Center. To follow are photos from the event:
To see more go to the Potomac State Flickr page.

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Platform guests included from left: Jennings Stickley, Board of Visitors Chairman; Willilam Letrent, Dearn of Student Affairs;
PSC Campus Provost Kerry Odell; Drew Brubaker, Student Government Association President; Rachel Whitehair, 2011
Outstanding Student Award Recipient; WVU Provost Michele Wheatly; Douglas Wilmes, Dean for Curriculum and Instruction;
Gary Parish, Alumni Association President. Not pictured are John Hawkins, Professor of Music; and Phillip Douthitt, Faculty

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Kimberly Borror adjusts the tassel on Brenton Ebert’s mortarboard
minutes before the processional into the Church-McKee Arts Center
for the 108th Potomac State College commencement on Saturday
morning.  Borror received an Associate of Applied Science degree in
Business Management Technology, while Ebert earned his Associate
of Arts degree in Agricultural Education.

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Lining up before the event were faculty members Terry Falkowski, Ruth
Schneider, Joan Vogtman, and Sheri Chisholm.

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Randy Barnes of Keyser gives the thumbs up sign that all is a go just
minutes before marching in to the Church-McKee Arts Center auditorium
to receive his Associate of Arts Degree in Business Administration. Also
awaiting the processional is Alexandra Becker of Belington, WV.

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PSC Campus Provost Kerry Odell checks his watch as the 108th
Commencement is just minutes away from taking place.


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Rachel Whitehair, 2011 Outstanding Student, chats with WVU Provost
Michele Wheatly prior to Commencement.


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The processional into the auditorium begins. A total of 234 students
were approved to participate in Commencement.


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Jessica Ann Embrey walks across the stage to accept her Associate of
Arts degree diploma in Pre-Social Work from PSC Provost Kerry Odell.
Announcing graduates from the podium is Douglas Wilmes, Dean for
Curriculum & Instruction, while William Letrent, Dean of Student Affairs,
assists with the diplomas.


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A reception for graduates and guests was held on the new Church-McKee Plaza following
the event.