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Stephen Franklin

Stephen Franklin has accomplished much in his life and graduation speaker will be added to his resume on May 11 as he delivers the graduate address at Southside Virginia Community College in Keysville at 9:30 a.m.

Franklin will graduate from SVCC as a nursing student along with more than 1,200 other eligible students from the Class of 2019.

A native of Bossier City, La., he is an Armed Forces Veteran with over a decade of experience in Navy Special Operations as a Search and Rescue Swimmer/Aircrewman.

He is a proud husband to wife, Celena, and father of two beautiful girls (Ava and Adelyn).

He is a volunteer youth Soccer and Volleyball Coach in Halifax County and a member of the American Legion.

He has an Associate’s Degree in Business Management and after completion of the SVCC Associate Degree Nursing Program (RN) plans to work in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine while continuing pursuit of advanced nursing education.