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Rites of Passage slated for Dec. 8

Yarbrough-E.jpgMorehead State University’s Office of Student Activities, Inclusion and Leadership Development will sponsor its 34rd Rites of Passage recognition ceremony on Friday, Dec. 8, at 5:30 p.m.

The ceremony will take place in 419 Reed Hall.

The purpose of the ceremony is to recognize and celebrate the scholastic achievement of minority and international students at MSU. Each student will receive a certificate and a special Kente stole.

The keynote speaker for the event will be Lexius Yarbrough.

A May 2017 graduate of Morehead State University, Yarbrough received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the College of Business and Technology.

During his collegiate career, Yarbrough was involved in many clubs and organizations, one of those being Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Xi Alpha Chapter. He now serves as an MSU enrollment services counselor. A Louisville native, Yarbrough plans to receive a master’s degree in business administration from Morehead State and then plans to pursue his dreams of becoming serial restaurant entrepreneur. 

Additional information is available by calling Shannon Colvin, associate director programming, leadership and inclusion, at 606-783-2071 or email