You're invited to join us as we salute Ohio University-Chillicothe students who have earned their college degrees during the 2013-14 academic year.
Aaron Chaney, a Navy veteran who is earning his associate degree in human services technology, will deliver the Pledge of Allegiance.
Jennifer Montgomery, who is earning a bachelor's degree in applied management, will share her thoughts as the student reflection speaker. Montgomery began her college career as a 44-year-old with children and a great deal of trepidation.
Faculty marshals for the graduation event include Barbara Mahaffey, associate degree; Dywayne Nicely, bachelor's degree; and Barbara Trube, master's degree.
Music will be provided by the Great Seal of Ohio Band.
Matt Barnes, sports anchor and reporter for NBC4 in Columbus, will deliver the keynote address. Barnes is a 2008 alumnus of Ohio University, graduating cum laude with a bachelor's degree in journalism, with a focus on broadcast journalism.
Julia Lyddon Gourley will receive the Rich Bebee Leadership Award.
Approximately 450 students earned their associate, bachelor's and master's degrees from Ohio University while attending the Chillicothe Campus this academic year, and more than 200 students are expected to participate in Friday's event.
Location: Shoemaker Center, Chillicothe Campus