The honor guard from American Legion Post 497 will lead the procession into the Montana State University- Northern gymnasium at 10 a.m. Saturday. The legion members will be followed by members of Northern's Class of 1960, who are visiting the campus for a reunion. Following the alums will be the members of the Class of 2010. A total of 309 people will receive diplomas as Chancellor Frank Trocki presides over his first commencement exercises at Northern. Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer will b e t h e ma i n speaker at the ceremonies. The graduation will highlight a busy weekend on the campus that includes paying tribute to the winners of this year's Founders awards. A total of 171 women and 138 men will receive diplomas. Trocki will hand out 100 associate degrees, 185 bachelor's degrees, 34 master's degrees and 13 certificates.
Schweitzer to address Northern’s graduation
Published: Friday, May 7th, 2010
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