Athens State prepares graduation for 300 students


ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — About 300 students are getting ready to collect their diplomas from Athens State University. reports ( ) Spring commencement ceremonies at the university will be held next Saturday at the campus' Carter Gymnasium. Three different graduation ceremonies are planned.

School officials say Jon Prusmack, chief executive of DHS Technologies, will be the featured graduation speaker for students in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Business school graduates will hear an address from Huntsville attorney and TVA board member Joe H. Ritch. And students graduating with education degrees will get a commencement speech from state Rep. Jay Love, chairman of the Alabama House Ways and Means Education Committee.

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