POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - Distinguished activist, author and politician Mark Kennedy Shriver will deliver the commencement address at the 2013 graduation ceremonies for Three Rivers College, the college announced Monday, March 25.
“I want the college and its students to be affiliated with impactful personalities,” said college president Dr. Devin Stephenson. “I look for a person who can inspire and motivate our graduates. Mr. Shriver has dedicated his life to helping those most in need, regardless of the obstacles to that goal, and I think that dedication will make a real impression on our students.”
Commencement will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 19 at the Black River Coliseum in Poplar Bluff. The ceremony will be a free event open to the community.