St. Charles Mayor Sally Faith will be the keynote speaker at the 24th annual St. Charles Community College commencement exercises on Saturday, May 12, 2012. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. in the gymnasium of the College Center on the SCC campus.
St. Charles Mayor Sally Faith
“As we celebrate the accomplishment of many St. Charles County students, it will be an honor to hear from someone who has supported and believed in the college since its beginning,” said Ron Chesbrough, Ph.D., SCC president. “Thanks to the mayor’s longstanding commitment to SCC, thousands of students in our community have been able to pursue their dream of a college education, many of whom live in, work in and give back to this vibrant community.”
Faith was elected to SCC’s first Board of Trustees, serving from 1986 to 1995, and was the director of development for the SCC Foundation from 1997 to 2005. She has attended some classes at SCC and her son Howard also attended the college. She established a scholarship in 2003, the Florence Killian Memorial Scholarship, in memory of her mother, and currently is an emeritus member of the SCC Foundation Board.
Faith was sworn in as the mayor of the City of St. Charles on Tuesday, April 19, 2011. She previously represented St. Charles County (District 15) in the Missouri House of Representatives. Faith is a member of the St. Charles Transit Authority, Athena Leadership Foundation, the Rotary Club of St. Charles and the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce. She also has served on the Board of Directors of Bridgeway, Focus St. Louis, Connections to Success, Habitat for Humanity, the New Frontier Bank and the Foundry Art Centre. For more about Faith, visit the City of St. Charles website.
Established in 1986, St. Charles Community College is celebrating 25 years as a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit www.stchas.edu.