Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress
Jacksonville College held its Spring 2014 Commencement on Friday, May 9, in the Curtis Carroll Field House/Gymnasium.
The commencement speaker was Richard W. Smith.
Smtih graduated in 1979 with his A.A. from Jacksonville College, where he also received the C.R. Meadows Presidents award. He graduated from East Texas Baptist University in 1981 with a B.A., then received a masters degree in Theology from the Jacksonville BMA Seminary in 1995.
He has been the pastor of Farley Street Baptist Church in Waxahachie for 21 years.
He presently serves on the Board of Trustees for Jacksonville College.