Tennessee Wesleyan to host second winter commencement

Posted on: December 3, 2013

Tennessee Wesleyan College will host its second Winter Commencement on Friday, December 13 in the college's Townsend Auditorium.

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Tennessee Wesleyan College will host its second Winter Commencement on Friday, December 13 in the college’s Townsend Auditorium. Starting at 7 p.m., this year’s Baccalaureate and Commencement services will feature 99 new TWC graduates walking across the stage to accept their diplomas.
 
The Winter Commencement speaker is Beecher Hunter, the president of Life Care Centers of America. Holding the position since August 16, 2006, Mr. Hunter joined Life Care on March 3, 1986, as vice president of communications. He subsequently served as senior vice president of corporate and community relations and executive vice president of corporate and community relations before assuming the position of president.
 
He is a former editor of The Cleveland Daily Banner, a post he held for 13 years.  During his tenure, The Banner was a frequent winner of first-place prizes for editorial writing and community service projects in statewide competition.
 
Hunter is a frequent speaker at workshops, seminars and after-dinner occasions. He delivers motivational and inspirational addresses, and also does presentations on communications, public relations, marketing, and customer service.
 
Hunter, a native of Cookeville, Tenn., is a graduate of Tennessee Tech, with a B.A. degree in English.
 
He is a former president of the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce and the Cleveland Family YMCA. He is a veteran of the Tennessee National Guard, where he served for nine years, and is a member of First Baptist Church in Cleveland where he serves as an ordained deacon and Sunday School teacher. He and his wife, Lola, reside in Cleveland, Tenn.
 
For more information on Tennessee Wesleyan College’s Winter Commencement services, contact Gail Rogers, TWC executive assistant to the president, by phone at 423-746-5202 or email at grogers@twcnet.edu.