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DCCC to celebrate 76th commencement

May 04, 2012

Dodge City Community College and Area Technical Center will celebrate its 76th commencement 3 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Dodge City Civic Center. The Nurse Pinning Ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 5, in the DCCC Theatre.

1993 DCCC graduate Ross Bjork has been named the 2012 Distinguished Alumnus and is being honored for his achievement in sports administration. He will be the keynote speaker at the commencement ceremony.

Bjork was recently named the Athletic Director for the University of Mississippi making him the youngest Athletic Director among BCS schools. Before moving to the University of Mississippi, Bjork was the Athletic Director at Western Kentucky University. Bjork also served stints in the athletic departments of UCLA, University of Miami, University of Missouri, Western Illinois University, University of Tulsa, and Emporia State University.