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Edmonton residents Coleman and Pedigo earn degrees from LWC
Edmonton residents Coleman and Pedigo earn LWC degrees
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By Mariah Stearns
Two Metcalfe County residents recently graduated from Lindsey Wilson College. they were among 340 students who received undergraduate or graduate degrees at the college's 106th commencement ceremony, held December 9th in Biggers Sports Center in Columbia, KY.
The 2 area residents who received degrees from Lindsey Wilson were:
- Heidi Coleman of Edmonton earned a Master of Education Degree in Counseling and Human Development
- Sarah Pedigo of Edmonton earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology
Members of the first half of the Lindsey Wilson College Class of 2017-18 were told Saturday morning to go forward with a "glass half-full" attitude because a positive perspective will shape the way they lead and adapt to change.
Those were the words 45-year automotive industry veteran and LWC trustee James J. Pike delivered at the college's 106th commencement ceremony, held Saturday morning in Biggers Sports Center.
"We were always looking for people in my companies with a "glass half-full" outlook," said Pike. "It was the people with a positive perspective that made the best leaders."
"Everyone has leadership qualities. You may not be using it yet but it is within you. Expand, grow and nurture your leadership potential because you will use it forever - in your family, business, community and faith. And you have taken the first step today by becoming a college graduate."
LWC awarded an honorary doctorate to Pike and posthumously, to local businessman and LWC trustee Robert Lewis Garrison who passed away suddenly in November.
Lindsey Wilson awarded 340 degrees at this year's winter commencement - 196 undergraduate degrees and 144 graduate degrees.
This story was posted on 2017-12-19 18:15:39
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