Garrett Russell Gordon of McConnellsburg was one of 206 graduates from Kaplan University, Hagerstown, Md., campus participating in commencement exercises held at the North Hagerstown High School Auditorium on Saturday, May 22, 2010.
Garrett completed his courses and received his degree of Associate of Applied Science Business Administration in February 2010. Garrett graduated with highest academic honors – summa cum laude – for maintaining a 3.98 GPA out of a possible 4.0. On May 3, 2010, the Washington County Career Connections also awarded Garrett an Award of Excellence for outstanding performance in Business Administration, Associates at Kaplan University, Hagerstown, Md., campus.
Garrett is a 2008 graduate of McConnellsburg High School and is employed by Community State Bank of Orbisonia – McConnellsburg Branch. He is the son of Brent and Rita Gordon, Mc- Connellsburg, and the grandson of Donnie and Phyllis Gordon and Frank and Connie Shives, all of McConnellsburg.