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Westminster College to graduate largest class in school history

Published May 30, 2014 10:13 pm

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The 977 students graduating from Westminster College Saturday at 1:45 p.m. in the Maverik Center in West Valley City will be the largest class in the school's history.

The speaker is Javier Palomarez, president and CEO of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, who will also receive an honorary degree.

Professor emeritus Fred Fogo, author of three books on the 1960s counterculture, and trustee Robert Frankenberg, former CEO of Novell, will also receive honorary degrees.

Clara Jane Hallar, a sociology major, is the student speaker.

Business professor Melissa Koerner will receive the Manford A. and June Shaw Faculty Publication Prize and honors program director Richard Badenhausen will receive the Gore Excellence in Teaching Award. Graduate Lisa Curless won the Neisen R. Bank Memorial Award. Two other student awards will be announced at Saturday's ceremony.

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Source: Westminster public relations