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Mitchell Celebrates 2023 Graduates

Mitchell Community College honored over 700 graduates of associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs during the annual commencement exercises this May. To accommodate all the College’s graduates and their guests, the curriculum graduation was held on Saturday, May 13 at the Mooresville Performing Arts Center, located at 160 S. Magnolia St., Mooresville, NC 28115.

Two ceremonies were held: one at 10 a.m. and the other at 2 p.m. Dr. James T. Brewer, President of Mitchell Community College, presided.

Matt Doherty

Matt Doherty, a nationally recognized motivational speaker, best-selling author, and media personality,  delivered the graduation address. Since being part of the 1982 National Championship team with Michael Jordan at UNC, his journey has included Head Coach at Notre Dame and the UNC Tar Heels, 2001 ACC Regular Season Championship, AP National Coach of the Year in 2001, Head Coach at FAU and SMU, in addition to working with ESPN, the Indiana Pacers, and the Atlantic 10 Conference.

Coach Doherty’s expertise has guided corporations, C-suite managers, sales executives, business and sports coaches to develop their leadership skills and team dynamics through a commitment to sharing universal teaching and actionable ideas that will work for anyone.

Additional ceremonies honoring Mitchell graduates included: