- EKU Senior Una Britton missed her graduation because she was competing at the OVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships
- — EKU XCTF (@EKU_XCTF)Sat, May 16 2015 22:21:26In the women's 5k Charlotte Imer finished 4th in 17:24, Una Britton finished 6th after winning the 10k last night & Anna Reddin finished 7th
- Her teammates held a small ceremony for her on Sunday but needed a speaker. They tweeted @EKUPrez.
- — Julie Mathisen (@julieefm)Sat, May 16 2015 16:44:57Trackstar Una Bee missed graduation due to OVC, so we are hosting a graduation for her tomorrow, and we need an official speaker? @EKUPrez
- @EKUPrez responds
- — Julie Mathisen (@julieefm)Sat, May 16 2015 17:15:25@EKUPrez we were thinking to have it in the ravine at noon. We thought it would be nice to have an official there since it was her masters.
- — Michael Benson (@EKUPrez)Sat, May 16 2015 17:26:09@julieefm What is her degree in? Does she have her hood? If not, I will try and bring it and come to the ceremony. 12 noon in Ravine?
- @EKUPrez delivers
- — Michael Benson (@EKUPrez)Sun, May 17 2015 18:32:20
- — Casey Berling (@clynnette1)Sun, May 17 2015 17:37:56I can't tell you enough how much I love our president ❤️ @EKUPrez always helping our students https://twitter.com/ekuprez/status/599972906177794049 …
- — EKU XCTF (@EKU_XCTF)Sun, May 17 2015 18:07:31Senior Una Britton missed her graduation to win the 10K at OVC Outdoors this weekend. She had her own private commencement ceremony today...
- — Michael Benson (@EKUPrez)Sun, May 17 2015 18:34:32I was honored to give the shortest graduation speech in history!Thanks for the invite and for honoring your teammate https://twitter.com/EKU_XCTF/status/599999988001824769 …
- And if that isn't amazing enough, Friday evening, President Benson delivered a double rainbow!
A Special #EKUGrad Ceremony
EKU Senior Una Britton missed her graduation to win the 10,000m at the OVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships this weekend. Her teammates wanted to hold a private commencement ceremony on Sunday but needed a speaker. They tweeted President Benson and this was the result. #EKUFamily #GoBigE
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