Photos by John Lovretta
Above: Journey Allison, a member of Iowa Wesleyan University's final graduation class, smiles at family and friends sitting in the bleachers on Saturday, May 6, during the school's 2023 commencement ceremony at Ruble Arena in Mount Pleasant. In March, Iowa Wesleyan announced the university would be closing at the end of the academic year.
Above: Iowa Wesleyan University graduate Ella Francis is awarded her degree in nursing during the school's final commencement ceremony.
Above: Over 120 graduate and undergraduate students were recognized for their academic accomplishments on Saturday.
Above: Iowa Wesleyan University's last graduating class pose for photos during the 2023 commencement ceremony.