Warmth and sunshine greeted the Defiance College class of 2011 on Sunday as more than 250 diplomas were awarded during commencement ceremonies held on the Colonnade Green. Pilgrim Medals were awarded to graduating senior Rebecca Zebrowski and former board of trustee member Lynn “Zac” Isaac. Professor Steve Smith was awarded the title Professor Emeritus. Commencement speaker was Adam Braun, founder and executive director of Pencils of Promise. Rev. Barbara Essex of the United Church of Christ gave the baccalaureate address.
Bruce Heflin Photography took additional photos during the Defiance College Commencement Ceremony. Proofs of these pictures will be mailed to graduates within 7 days of the ceremony. Graduates may also view and order pictures online at www.mypicturesnow.com.
A DVD of the entire ceremony will be available for purchase online and with graduate proofs that are mailed.
May 9, 2011