Thursday, April 23, 2009

Gallaudet's Graduation Speaker

For the first time Gallaudet University has chosen an ASL student as a speaker at the May 9th commencement. Lorna Francis says her mother is deaf and her dad is hard of hearing. She will be speaking on behalf of the graduating class at this year's commencement Francis will transfer to Texas A&M University-Kingsville System Center-San Antonio next year and hopes to find a career in interpreting for courts. Nearly 650 students are expected to walk the stage at the ceremony.