State Representative Bill Konopnicki will speak at the 2010 Gila Community College commencement exercises in Payson and Globe.
The Payson ceremony will be held at the Payson High School Auditorium beginning at 6 p.m. on May 12.
The Globe/San Carolos ceremony will be held at the Dream Manor Inn beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 13.
GCC Senior Dean, Stephen Cullen said, “We are honored that Rep. Konopnicki has accepted our invitation to speak at our graduation ceremonies. He is a true friend to the college and has championed our effort to establish post-secondary education in Gila County since the very beginning.”
Family, friends and community members are invited to pay tribute to this year’s graduates. Students who have completed work force development certificates, transfer track and associate degrees will be honored.