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334 students to receive diplomas at Dordt College May 9

May 5, 2014

Dordt College will award 334 diplomas at the 2014 commencement ceremony on Friday, May 9, in the B.J. Haan Auditorium.

Among this year’s graduates, 292 have earned baccalaureate degrees, 20 associate of arts degrees, and 22 masters of education degrees. The baccalaureate degrees presented included bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, bachelor of science in engineering, bachelor of science in nursing, and bachelor of social work degrees.

Pastor John Lee of Bethel Christian Reformed Church of Sioux Center will give the commencement address. With a nod to Charles Dickens, Lee’s address is titled “Great Expectations.”

Lee has a B.A. from Calvin College and an M.Div. from Calvin Theological Seminary, with additional graduate work done in Israel. He previously worked for Christian Reformed World Missions/World Relief Committee in Nicaragua. A member of the Dordt College Board of Trustees, Lee serves on various classical committees and is actively involved in CASA, a non-profit organization that partners with local immigrant communities.

If you are unable to attend and would like to livestream the ceremony, please go to the morning of the event.

Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, is a comprehensive Christian college rooted in the Reformed tradition. U.S. News & World Report,, Washington Monthly, and Princeton Review all list Dordt on their best colleges lists. Dordt is home to approximately 1,400 students. To learn more about Dordt College, visit

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