Two Lawrence County residents recently graduated from Lindsey Wilson College.
The two area residents were among 407 students who received undergraduate or graduate degrees at the college’s 104th commencement ceremony, held Dec. 10 in Biggers Sports Center.
The Lawrence Co. residents who received degrees from Lindsey Wilson were:
Ashley Debord of Louisa earned a master of education degree in counseling and human development; Tiffany Salisbury of Lowmansville earned a master of education degree in counseling and human development;
Somerset Community College (Ky.) President Jo Marshall delivered the winter commencement address.
Dr. Jo Marshall has served the Kentucky Community & Technical College System for 16 years. Under her leadership, Somerset Community College has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education and ten times named one of the “Best Places to Work in Kentucky.” Dr. Marshall was named 2011 Business Woman of the Year by the Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce. She serves a number of community organizations promoting the arts, health and community development. An advocate for leadership development, Dr. Marshall spends time teaching and developing programs with an emphasis on leadership. In 2013, the Marshall Leadership award was established in her honor by the Phi Theta Kappa organization.
Marshall received an honorary doctorate from Lindsey Wilson. The college also bestowed a posthumous honorary doctorate to Nancy Sinclair of Summersville, Ky., who served LWC for nearly 30 years.
Founded in 1903, Lindsey Wilson is a distinctive liberal arts college affiliated with the Kentucky Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. Lindsey Wilson offers a bachelor of arts degree in 23 career areas, a bachelor of science degree in two areas, and master’s degrees in three career areas.