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GRIMES, ARNETT KEYNOTE SPEAKERS AT BSCTC COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes and Jared Arnett, executive director of Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) served as keynote speakers for Big Sandy Community and Technical Colleges (BSCTC) commencement ceremonies on May 6-7 at the Mountain Arts Center.

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes addressed graduates during Big Sandy Community and Technical Colleges commencement ceremony on Friday, May 6 at the Mountain Arts Center. Jared Arnett, left, executive director of SOAR, was the keynote speaker during Big Sandy Community and Technical Colleges commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7 at the Mountain Arts Center. He is shown with Dr. Devin Stephenson, president of BSCTC, who presented him with artwork by retired professor Tom Whitaker.