Missouri Western State University held its 2023 Spring graduation at the Civic Arena, seeing more than 400 graduates walk into the next chapter of their lives.

The ceremony took place at 1 p.m. and featured musical performances from Missouri Western’s band and was followed by commencement speeches from special guest speakers. Students were then awarded their diplomas ranging from master’s, bachelor’s and associate’s.

Jenna Wilson can be reached at jenna.wilson@newspressnow.com.

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