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Graduate Kathryn Thayer speaks at GV Commencement


Grand View's 2014 commencement ceremony was held April 26, 2014 at Hy-Vee Hall in the Iowa Events Center.  539 students graduated.

The commencement speech was given by Dr. Brad Buck, Director of the Iowa Department of Education. The student speaker was Kathryn Thayer, a graduate through Grand View's College for Professional and Adult Learning.  Her speech, which recounts her remarkable and moving journey to her degree in Human Services and a new perspective on life, is below.


Due to length, the full ceremony is not available online.