by Jeffrey Carter

From Commencement 2010:

– Over 1,100 graduates were present at the ceremony in May;
– Of those 1,100, 163 joined us from our extended campuses;
– 40 members of the graduating class were Webster employees, joined by 35 children and spouses of our employees,
– 9 members of the class, who took the majority of their courses online, traveled to join the celebration here today from as far away as Vienna, Austria and as close as Hazelwood, Missouri;
– All 50 states and the District of Columbia are represented in this class, as well as 102 countries;
– 48 graduates are stationed with the U.S. military overseas; and
– Our oldest graduate , age  71, earned a Master of Arts in Counseling from our Jacksonville, Fla., campus; and our youngest, 18, from St. Louis, earned a Bachelor of Arts in Video Production.