Kesha Westbrooks is graduating from the College of Southern Nevada with an Associate Degree in General Studies. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s in social work at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, with plans to apply for its advanced-standing Master’s in social work program. She is honored to be chosen as CSN’s 50th anniversary student commencement speaker.
Barbara Agonia is Professor Emerita at the College of Southern Nevada. A founding faculty of the College, she twice received the President’s Medal for meritorious service to CSN. Ms. Agonia taught English and Speech, first in a high school in Illinois and then at CSN for the duration of her career.
During her tenure at CSN Ms. Agonia oversaw the Re-Entry Center, chaired both the English and Fine Arts departments, served in the Faculty Senate and was advisor to the Associated Students of the College of Southern Nevada.