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WSU Tri-Cities Kicking Off Local Graduation Season

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RICHLAND, Wash. -- Washington State University Tri-Cities is ushering in the local graduation season with their own commencement.

WSU Tri-Cities will hold its graduation ceremony Friday, May 10th at 1pm in the Toyota Center in Kennewick.

417 students are graduating this year, and about 300 of those students will participate in the ceremony.

Family, friends and community members are invited to the big day! Admission is free and no tickets are needed.

The keynote speaker will be Wayne Martin with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Martin is the interim chief operation officer for PNNL's National Security Directorate.