The ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 8, 10 a.m. at The Orpheum Theater, College Names Three Valedictorians
Memphis, Tenn. – After hosting virtual a commencement ceremony for Spring 2020 graduates due to COVID-19 restrictions, LeMoyne-Owen College will host its 151st Commencement in person at The Orpheum on Saturday, May 8 at 10 a.m.
Erik Moses, the first Black president of a NASCAR track, Nashville Superspeedway, will give the keynote address to the more than 100 graduates, faculty, staff, family, friends, and virtual attendees.
Additionally, for the first time in LeMoyne-Owen College history, three students will be named class valedictorian, all earning 4.0 GPAs. Sainna Christian, Student Government Association president; Aura Lopez, and Avianne Robinson, Miss LOC will also address their fellow graduates.
The ticketed event will follow strict COVID protocols per the venue and seat a limited number of attendees. Livestreaming will be available via the College’s Youtube and Facebook channels at 10 am Saturday.