Brevard College Announces Members of 2015 Graduating Class


On Saturday, May 2, Brevard College held its 162nd Commencement Ceremony. The hour-long ceremony, held on the Betty Neale Academic Quadrangle, recognized the hard work of the graduating class.

“Each of you becomes an esteemed graduate of Brevard College, and we will proudly claim you all as BC alumni,” said Brevard College President David Joyce to the graduates in an opening welcome speech.

The Class of 2015 collectively performed 9,700 hours of community service, obtained high achievements in both scholastics and athletics and was highly influential in helping the College become the first academic institution to commit to divesting from fossil fuels in the Southeast.

Brevard College was founded in 1853 and is the longest ongoing private academic

institution in Brevard, North Carolina. The College offers a range of distinctive baccalaureate degree programs on its beautiful residential campus. Curriculum combines small-classroom instruction with creative internships and immersion experiences, provides a strong core in the liberal arts and offers great strength in fine arts as well as in interdisciplinary programs that educate for leadership and service and draw on the natural resources of the College’s mountain setting.

Brevard College is committed to an experiential liberal arts education that encourages personal growth and inspires artistic, intellectual, and social action.

Walnut Cove-Christin Hope Johnston, BA, Exercise Science

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