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Sesquicentennial Class Celebrates Commencement

They began their journey at Augustana in 2007 and, on Saturday, they completed it. Three-hundred-forty members of the Sesquicentennial Class  – the class of 2011 – participated in the commencement ceremony at the Sioux Falls Arena.

The ceremony’s speakers included Jane Zaloudek, class of 1972; Lowell Stortz, class of 1980; and Trent Anderson, class of 2011. The College also conferred honorary degrees of Doctor of Humane Letters to Zaloudek and Stortz.

Dr. Christopher Stanichar, associate professor and director of Orchestral Activities/Music History/Aural Skills, was awarded the Jane and Charles Zaloudek Faculty Research Fellowship.

Read more about commencement and watch the balloons drop on KSFY-TV

View photos from Commencement.