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March 26, 2012MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Wayman

Commencement Speakers

The university in Maryville is bringing in the state's governor as the keynote during next month's graduation ceremony.

Governor Jay Nixon will be the commencement speaker for the afternoon ceremony. Spring graduation at Northwest Missouri State University is broken up into two sessions, based on the graduate's college within the university. The speaker at the morning ceremony will be Kevin Fullerton, a Northwest Alumnus and owner of Springboard Creative Advertising and Marketing Agency in Kansas City. He's also the president of an Advertising Professional Association based there. This spring's Northwest commencement will be at 10 in the morning and at 2 in the afternoon on April 28th.