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2010 United Tribes Graduation Ceremony
25 March 2010

BISMARCK (UTN) - The 2010 United Tribes Technical College Commencement Ceremony is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, May 7 in Lone Star Arena on the college campus in Bismarck.

      Students will be honored who have earned Associate of Applied Science Degrees and Certificates of Completion in the college’s academic and vocational programs. Also graduating will be a cohort of students in the college’s Native American Energy Auditor Training Program.

Friday, May 7
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Lewis Goodhouse Wellness Center
*Arrive early for best results; photography ends promptly at 12:30 p.m.

      Graduates have chosen the theme: “Life isn’t about finding yourself; Life is about creating yourself.” The ceremony concludes the 2009-10 academic year.

      Formal graduation photos will be taken from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Lewis Goodhouse Wellness Center. Grads are asked to arrive early for best results; photography ends promptly at 12:30 p.m.

      A graduation banquet will be the evening prior to the commencement ceremony.

      Tribal leaders on the United Tribes governing board will recognize the graduates: Three Affiliated Tribes, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, Spirit Lake Tribe, Standing Rock Tribe, and the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa. The drum group Tatanka Nagi will provide honoring songs.

      In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in the James Henry Community gym.