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5 Russell Countians among December 2012 LWC graduates

Samuel Gosser. Tonya Hadley. Brittney Robinson. Cindy Whitehead

By Travis Smith
News from Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - Five Russell County residents recently graduated from Lindsey Wilson College. The 5 area residents were among 381 students who received undergraduate or graduate degrees at the college's 92nd commencement ceremony, held December 11, 2012 in Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY.

The 5 area residents who received degrees from Lindsey Wilson were:
  • Michelle Copley, Russell County, KY, earned a bachelor of arts degree in mathematics with secondary education
  • Samuel Gosser of Russell Springs earned a bachelor of arts degree in business administration
  • Tonya Hadley of Jamestown earned a bachelor of arts degree in human services and counseling
  • Brittney Robinson of Russell Springs earned a bachelor of arts degree in education
  • Cindy Whitehead of Russell Springs earned a bachelor of arts degree in human services and counseling.
The ceremony was LWC's eighth winter commencement, and it was the largest winter commencement ceremony held at the college.
In his commencement address, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway said "We are counting each and every one of you to find what you love and make Kentucky all it can be," Conway said in his commencement address.

Conway received an honorary doctorate from the college's faculty and board of trustees. Also receiving an honorary doctorate was former LWC professor and vice president George Kolbenschlag. - TRAVIS SMITH

Founded in 1903, Lindsey Wilson is a distinctive liberal arts college affiliated with the Kentucky Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. Lindsey Wilson offers a bachelor of arts degree in 23 career areas, a bachelor of science degree in two areas, and master's degrees in three career areas. The college's 2010-11 enrollment is a record 2,554 students.

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