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College Holding Its Commencement


BREVARD, N.C. Brevard College’s 2012 commencement activities will take place this Friday and Saturday.

Approximately 122 seniors are expected to graduate during the college’s 159th commencement exercise.

Special events for families and friends will begin at 3 p.m. on Friday, with a creek side reception beside the college’s Porter Center for Performing Arts.

The college’s “Baccalaureate and Hooding Ceremony” will begin at 4:30 p.m. inside the Porter Center’s Concert Hall. A special picnic for graduates and their families will follow the service at 6 p.m. along the creek and lawn outside of the Porter Center.

Commencement day activities will begin Saturday morning with a class photo of graduates on the steps of the J.A. Jones Library at 8:30 a.m.

The 2012 Commencement Exercises will begin at 10 a.m. in the college’s Betty Neale Academic Quadrangle. As is a tradition at Brevard College, the ceremony will feature two speakers from the graduating class: Danielle Marie Burch of Boiling Springs, and Jarred Fisher of Johannesburg, South Africa.

A reception will follow on the lawn of Taylor and Green halls.


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