Combat Veteran Turned Paralympian to Address SUU’s Graduating Class of 2019 - Diverse Military
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Combat Veteran Turned Paralympian to Address SUU’s Graduating Class of 2019



by St. George News

Patriot and American war hero, three-time world champion paratriathlete and Paralympic medalist Melissa Stockwell will be the keynote speaker at Southern Utah University’s 120th annual commencement ceremony Friday.

“We’re honored at the opportunity to have a military veteran and paratriathlete share her story at this year’s graduation,” Mindy Benson, vice president of alumni and community relations, said in a news release. “Melissa’s compelling story about overcoming difficult circumstances and obstacles will help inspire our graduates to accomplish anything they set their minds to as they go out into the world.”

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