The 105th annual Commencement Ceremony for Eastern Mennonite High School will take place Saturday, June 3 at 5 p.m., at Eastern Mennonite University's Lehman Auditorium, 1200 Park Road, Harrisonburg. See this campus map and search for "Lehman Auditorium."
A Commencement Concert featuring EMS Orchestra, Touring Choir and Chamber Choir, will take place Thursday, June 1, at 7 p.m. in the school's auditorium.
Kevin King of MDS to Speak
Kevin King will bring our commencement address.
Since February 2004 Kevin has served as the Executive Director of Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) based in Lititz, Pa.
Prior to that, he was the material resources manager in Mennonite Central Committee’s office in Akron, Pa., coordinating the collecting and shipping of material aid overseas. He traveled extensively to Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America to follow up on many of the disasters.
Kevin and his wife Karen served with MCC in Brazil from 1981 to 1984 and in Jamaica from 1987 to 1991 where Kevin was an international agriculture advisor. Their two young children joined the Jamaica adventures, Justin (EMS high school principal), and Andrea.
Kevin earned a bachelors degree from Eastern Mennonite University in international agriculture development. He also received an MBA in International Economic Development in 1987 from Eastern College, St. Davids, Pa.
He served for six years as a board member of National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD).