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Gov. Brownback addresses BCC graduates

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback greets Barton Outstanding Graduate Mayra Selene Sanchez Lujan of Great Bend after the 43rd annual commencement ceremony, Friday night at Barton Community College.

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Gov. Sam Brownback congratulated students on achieving a major milestone Friday, during Barton Community College’s 43rd commencement ceremony.
A crowd filled the Physical Education Building, where the governor offered several pieces of advice to the graduates, starting with, “Always, always, always listen to your mother.” He also encouraged them to be lifelong learners, people of integrity and pursuers of dreams. “The why of a good dream is because somebody else benefits,” he said, encouraging them to stay focused on the present moment.
“Develop your head and your heart – your mind and your soul,” the governor continued. “Look for a ...

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