Previous Commencement Speaker


Dr. Lenny Klaver

Dr. Lenny Klaver
NCMC College President


NCMC Commencement History

Date Day Time Place President Speaker
May 5, 2018 Saturday 9:00 AM
1:00 PM
KCC Dr. Lenny Klaver John “Jay” Ashcroft, J.D.
Missouri Secretary of State
Albert Cross, M.D.
Former Trustee
May 6, 2017 Saturday 9:00 AM
1:00 PM
KCC Dr. Lenny Klaver Dan Hegeman
State Senator
Dr. Martha Hoffman
Asst. Professor U. of NE
May 7, 2016 Saturday 9:00 AM
1:00 PM
KCC Dr. Neil Nuttall Dr. Neil Nuttall
NCMC President
May 9, 2015 Saturday 9:00 AM
1:00 PM
KCC Dr. Neil Nuttall Roy Blunt
U.S. Senator
Gary Jordan
CEO, Wright Memorial
May 10, 2014 Saturday 9:00 AM
1:00 PM
KCC Dr. Neil Nuttall David Russell
Commissioner, Missouri Department of Higher Education
Don Sipes
VP of Regional Services for Saint Luke’s Health System
May 11, 2013 Saturday 10:00 AM KCC Dr. Neil Nuttall Zora Mulligan, J.D.
CEO, MO CC Assoc
May 5, 2012 Saturday 10:00 AM KCC Dr. Neil Nuttall Judith K. Sabbert
CEO, Heartland Foundation
May 7, 2011 Saturday 10:00 AM KCC Dr. Neil Nuttall John L. Holcomb, O.D.
Board of Trustees Member
May 8, 2010 Saturday 10:30 AM KCC Dr. Neil Nuttall Lowell C. Kruse
Chairman, MO Coord. Bd for Higher Ed
May 9, 2009 Saturday 10:30 AM KCC Dr. Neil Nuttall Mike Ritze, D.O.
Alumnus/OK State Representative
May 10, 2008 Saturday 10:30 AM KCC Dr. Neil Nuttall Brad Lager
State Senator
May 12, 2007 Saturday 10:30 AM KCC Dr. Neil Nuttall Kathryn Swan
May 13, 2006 Saturday 10:30 AM KCC Dr. Neil Nuttall John Phillip Hamilton
May 14, 2005 Saturday 10:30 AM KCC Dr. Neil Nuttall Fred Holman
Alumnus
May 8, 2004 Saturday 10:30 AM KCC Dr. Walter Nolte James Talent
US Senator
May 10, 2003 Saturday 10:30 AM KCC Dr. Walter Nolte Quentin Wilson
Commissioner DHE
May 11, 2002 Saturday 10:30 AM KCC Dr. Walter Nolte David Klindt
State Senator
May 12, 2001 Saturday 10:30 AM KCC Dr. Walter Nolte Sam Graves
US Congressman
May 6, 2000 Saturday 10:30 AM KCC Dr. Walter Nolte Betty Preston
Pres, State Bd. Education
May 8, 1999 Saturday 10:30 AM KCC Dr. Walter Nolte Tim Whitaker
Mayor of Trenton
May 9, 1998 Saturday 10:30 AM KCC Dr. Walter Nolte Dean Hubbard
President NWMSU
May 10, 1997 Saturday 10:30 AM THS Gym Dr. James Selby Jim Selby/
Carol Elliott
May 11, 1996 Saturday 10:30 AM CF Russell or THS Gym Dr. James Selby Lloyd Ketcham
Alumnus
May 13, 1995 Saturday 10:30 AM THS Gym Dr. James Selby Charles McClain
Commissioner CBHE
May 14, 1994 Saturday 11:00 AM CF Russell or Adams Dr. James Selby David Pierce
President AACC
May 8, 1993 Saturday 2:00 PM CF Russell or Adams Dr. James Selby Glen Richardson
Alumnus
May 2, 1992 Sunday 2:00 PM CF Russell or Adams Dr. James Selby Beth Wheeler
State Representative
May 3, 1991 Friday 8:00 PM THS Gym Dr. James Selby Bill Manby
Carnation Co.
May 4, 1990 Friday 8:00 PM THS Gym Dr. James Selby Dean Hubbard
President NWMSU
May 5, 1989 Friday 8:00 PM THS Gym Dr. Don Gatzke David Doctorian
State Senator
May 6, 1988 Friday 8:00 PM THS Gym Dr. Don Gatzke John Ashcroft
Governor
May 8, 1987 Friday Dr. Don Gatzke Larry D. Barnes
Alumnus
May 9, 1986 Friday 8:00 PM CF Russell or Adams Dr. Robert Webb
Pres/Super
Lloyd Ketcham
Alumnus
May 10, 1985 Friday 8:00 PM CF Russell or Adams Dr. Robert Webb
Pres/Super
Bill Stewart
President Kirkwood CC
May 4, 1984 Friday 8:00 PM CF Russell or Adams Dr. Robert Webb
Pres/Super
Stephen Dougherty
Dept. Comm., CBHE
May 13, 1983 Friday 8:00 PM CF Russell or Adams Dr. Robert Webb
Pres/Super
Robert Marshall
Dean CMSU
May 14, 1982 Friday 8:00 PM CF Russell or Adams Dr. Robert Webb
Pres/Super
Charles McClain
President NEMSU
May 14, 1981 Friday 8:00 PM CF Russell or Adams Dr. Robert Webb
Pres/Super
Frank Hough
Professor, Graceland
May 16, 1980 Friday 8:00 PM CF Russell or Adams Dr. Paul Ricker
Pres/Super
William Hopkins
Pres. BOT, SFCC
May 1979 Dr. Paul Ricker
Pres/Super
Norma Lee Browning
Alumnus
May 19, 1978 Friday 8:00 PM CF Russell or Adams Dr. Paul Ricker
Pres/Super
Ralph Kidd
Alumnus
May 1977 Dr. Paul Ricker
Pres/Super
May 1976 Dr. Paul Ricker
Pres/Super
May 1975 Dr. Wm. K. Ray
Pres/Super
May 1974 Dr. Wm. K. Ray
Pres/Super