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Belmont College Holds Summer Commencement Ceremony

Summer 2013 class salutatorian, Jennifer DeMeter of Cadiz and Valedictorian, Sherri Kramer of Tippecanoe.
Attached Photo (pictured left to right): Summer 2013 class salutatorian, Jennifer DeMeter of Cadiz and Valedictorian, Sherri Kramer of Tippecanoe.

St. Clairsville, OH (August 8, 2013) – Officials at Belmont College conferred degrees upon a multitude of graduates as part of the College’s 2013 summer graduation ceremony.

Hundreds of parents, extended family, faculty, and staff were present to congratulate the Summer Class of 2013 during the August 6 commencement ceremony. This ceremony marked Belmont College’s 43rd commencement exercise held at the Main Campus location in St. Clairsville, Ohio.

President Dr. Joseph E. Bukowski welcomed the graduates, “Tonight you become proud alumni of Belmont College and will be going out to make your mark in the world just like those who have preceded you. I wish you nothing but success and prosperity as you begin a new chapter in your lives. You have worked hard and I wish you tremendous success.”

Dr. Bukowski went on to say, “I encourage you to never stop learning. Whether this means earning an advanced degree, obtaining certifications in your field, or taking continuing education courses, it is imperative that you stay on the cutting edge of your profession. Dedicate yourself to a lifetime of learning. You will never regret it.”

Dr. Rebecca J. Kurtz, Vice President of Learning and Student Success presented achievement recognition awards to the top students in the graduating class.

The Summer Class of 2013 valedictorian, Sherri Kramer of Tippecanoe, Ohio received her degree in Mental Health. Kramer earned a grade-point-average of 4.0, graduating with honors and as a member Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges. She was also honored at the spring 2013 Belmont College student awards banquet as the academic excellence award winner in the Mental Health program.

The class salutatorian, Jennifer DeMeter of Cadiz, Ohio earned her degree in Registered Nursing. She achieved a grade-point-average of 3.98 and graduated with honors.

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