Shaun Hammond of Iron Gate served as the Student Speaker during Dabney S. Lancaster Community College's commencement exercises Friday night. He encouraged his fellow graduates by saying that knowledge is one thing that "can't be taken away." He will attend Roanoke College in the fall.
Robin Sullenberger, Chair of the State Board for Virginia's Community Colleges, was guest speaker for Dabney S. Lancaster Community College's Commencement Exercises Friday night. Sullenberger, who lives in Highland County, spoke about the challenges of rural community college, and also encouraged the graduates by saying "Every one of you can make a difference."