Valedictorian Kevin Charles Tickle , Salutatorian Lisa Marie Resnick and each of the leading students from the college ’ s four schools :
• Cole School of Business Jacob Adam Webster ;
• School of Education , Humanities & Social Sciences Breanna Jewel Gillespie ;
• School of Science , Technology , Engineering & Mathematics ( STEM ) Samuel E . Bauer ;
• School of Nursing And Allied Health Carmen Renee Robbins
He also introduced members from the Class of 1971 who attended and received their 50th anniversary certificates .
Among them was Samuel Delp . He is the father of the late Brian Delp for whom the College ’ s Leadership Service Award is named .
This year ’ s Delp award winner is Syed Monis Ali .
The College was honored to have West Virginia Gov . Jim Justice present the Commencement address . Introducing him , President Capehart surprised Governor Justice with an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters .
Following the conferring and presentation of degrees , President of the Bluefield State Alumni Association Audramae Williams ( Class of 1969 ) led the Class of 2021 in the Alumni Oath .
Chairman of the Board of Governors , the Rev . Garry Moore , closed out the graduation with a benediction followed by the recessional .
- President Robin Capehart surprised Governor Jim Justice , Guest Commemcement Speaker , with an honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters .
SPRING | SUMMER 2021