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ATC Holds Second Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

May 28, 2014- Albany, GA- Albany Technical College will hold their second annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Thursday, May 29, 2014, beginning at 10:15am in the Kirkland Conference Center. Keynote speaker for this year's ceremony will be Kim Robins, Cemetery Director for Andersonville National Cemetery.

Kim Robins began her career with the National Park Service in 2005. She is currently the cemetery director for Andersonville National Cemetery and graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in History and Political Science.

The ceremony will begin with a welcome from Albany Tech's President, Dr. Anthony O. Parker, followed by the presentation of colors by the Young Marines of the Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany and the National Anthem, performed by Frederia Sampson, English and Humanities instructor at Albany Tech.

After the invocation provided by Richard Parker, Radiologic Technology program chair at Albany Tech, and the keynote speaker, Kim Robins, a special video presentation on Andersonville National Cemetery will be shown, followed by a Flag Folding ceremony given by Major Lawrence DesJardines, Detachment #1260, Marine Corps League.

Albany Tech began the tradition in 2013 of holding both a Memorial Day and Veterans Day Ceremony on the campus on the Thursday following the Monday holiday to commemorate our veterans and allow our students, faculty, staff, and the community to recognize and honor those who fought for our country.


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