region will have a special treat at their graduation ceremony at William Woods University Friday— home-run legend Darryl Strawberry
will be their commencement speaker.
who have completed their high school graduation requirements or their GED will
participate in the ceremony scheduled for 3 p.m. in Dulany Auditorium at
William Woods University. The graduates
include five young women from the Rosa Parks Center, which is located on the
charged with the care and treatment of youth in its custody. DYS services
include assessment, care and treatment and education.
including battles with cancer and cocaine. However, a quote appears on his
website that sums up what Strawberry is all about today: “The bat is retired,
the spikes are in the box, but the true purpose for my life is just beginning.”
because “I have a heart for people, especially those who are faced with
conditions, situations or battles in their lives that often bring a deep sense
of hopelessness to the soul.”
York Mets to a World Series championship in 1986
and the New York Yankees to three World
Series championships in 1996,
1998 and 1999.
available for interviews at the conclusion of the graduation, which is expected
to take about 90 minutes.
Services, at 573-449-2939 orLawrence.firstname.lastname@example.org.