Another class was preparing to leave the halls of St. Xavier University.
Student speaker Jade Lewis adjusted her motorboard then sat down to go over her speech.
It was time. Over 700 graduates from the St. Xavier College of Arts and Sciences, Graham School of Management, School of Education, School of Nursing and School for Continuing and Professional studies received their degrees.
President Christine Wiseman presented Joseph Parisi with an Honorary Degree from St. Xavier. Parisi then made the commencement address.