College holds its 162nd commencement ceremony

Two hundred seventy-three students graduated from Lycoming College during its 162nd commencement ceremony held Sunday, May 9, on the College's Quad. The Rev. Dr. L. Gregory Jones, dean and professor of theology at Duke University Divinity School, served as the keynote speaker. Sean McGrath of Littlestown, Pa., gave the greetings from the senior class. His speech was chosen by a committee of faculty, staff and seniors.

The speaker for baccalaureate, held Saturday, May 8, in the Recreation Center, was Lycoming alumnus the Rev. Dr. David L. Reed. He is the executive director of the United Methodist Home for Children, Inc., in Mechanicsburg, Pa. Reed earned a bachelor's degree from Lycoming in 1971.

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