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Rep. John Barrow to address BPC Commencement   May 15


By Kelley M. Arnold

Director of News & Public Information

Rep. John Barrow
Rep. John Barrow

MOUNT VERNON – Brewton-Parker College will hold commencement exercises for students qualifying to obtain degrees during in the Fall 2009, Spring 2010 and Summer 2010 semesters, Saturday, May 15 on the Mount Vernon campus.


The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. and will be held in the Gillis Gym inside the Snooks Student Activities Center. Doors will open at 9 a.m.


Commencement speaker for the 2010 ceremony is Rep. John Barrow (D-GA). Rep. Barrow is currently serving his third term as a Congressman from Georgia’s 12th Congressional District. He serves on the Energy & Commerce Committee in the House of Representatives. He lives in Savannah.


“Having Representative Barrow as commencement speaker this year is a truly historic event,” said Dr. David R. Smith, BPC President.  “Mr. Barrow is participating in one of the most active Congresses in recent history and has capably represented the interests of higher education during his years of national service for our region.”


Brewton-Parker College is the only accredited four-year Christian college in south Georgia. Affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Convention, the college holds classes on its main campus in Mount Vernon and at its external sites in Liberty County, Newnan and Norman Park.




Guests are asked to please be seated by 9:30 a.m. in the Gillis Gym.

- Graduation Practice is

Friday, May 14 at 2 p.m. in the Gillis Gym.


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Brewton-Parker College | Located on U.S. 280 at 201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle, P. O. Box 197, Mount Vernon, GA 30445
with a site in Newnan
912-583-2241, 1-800-342-1087
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The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.
Brewton-Parker College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brewton-Parker College.
Updated on: May 7, 2010 3:26 PM