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Graduation is Saturday


Baccalaureate and commencement exercises at Williams Baptist College will take place on Saturday, May 8. Over 75 graduates are expected to receive their diplomas at the ceremony, which will begin at 10:00 a.m. in the Southerland-Mabee Center.

The baccalaureate speaker will be Dr. Melvin York, pastor of First Baptist Church in Des Arc, Ark. York will also be honored as WBC’s 2010 Distinguished Baptist Minister.

Williams will also bestow an honorary doctorate degree upon Rev. Tommy Hinson. Hinson, a 1949 WBC graduate, has spent over 60 years in the ministry and is currently on the staff of First Baptist Church in Rogers, Ark.

Baccalaureate and commencement services are combined into a joint ceremony at Williams.

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