Students from 19 states and 3 international countries are set to graduate
North Dakota State College of Science will be holding commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 15 at 3 p.m. in the Ed Werre Arena located in the Clair T. Blikre Activities Center in Wahpeton, N.D. Seven hundred and twenty students from the Wahpeton campus, NDSCS-Fargo location and online are scheduled to graduate.
Students from 19 states and three international countries, Azerbaijan, Canada and Ghana, will be graduating with Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.) and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees, as well as Certificates and Diplomas in 34 areas of discipline. One hundred and ninety two of these graduates will be recognized with a Scholastic Achievement Award for earning a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above.
Max Reinke, mathematics and science associate professor, will serve as the Grand Marshal, Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs Harvey Link will preside as the Master of Ceremonies and NDSCS President John Richman will give the Remarks and Recognitions as well as the Presentation of Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates. Honorary Associate Degree recipients, Clark Williams and the late John Wall, will also be honored. Student Ashlie Challner will lead the Invocation and Nikolas Kukert, Student Senate President, will share his remarks. The Wildcat Singers and Stage Band will also perform.