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MSSU holds 61st Commencement

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Missouri Southern State University holds commencement ceremonies for those now ready to enter the job market. 

MSSU held its ceremony this morning at Leggett and Platt Athletic Center. 

It's the 61st graduating class which includes 294 students receiving 366 degrees. Plus 28 graduate degrees. 

Mike Moore the Executive Vice President and President of Walmart Central served as the commencement speaker. 

Graduates say they are excited for the moment but don't look forward to paying students loans. 

"I probably own between 24 and $27,000 and I don't look forward to paying it back, but in the end its all worth it. After ten years if you work for the state I believe you get it forgiven," said Graduate Ashley Harris.

Harris is graduation with a criminal justice degree. 

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