Franklin McPherson, son of Larry and Frances McPherson, Eudora, was the featured speaker at this year's commencement exercises at Highland Community College.
McPherson is a 1991 graduate of HCC, having gone to the college as an HCC Foundation Scholar after graduating from Eudora High School.
After receiving his degree at HCC, McPherson completed his doctor of veterinary studies at Kansas State University. He then worked at several mixed and small animal veterinary practices in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. McPherson is currently chief of surgery at Pet Medical Center in Frisco, Texas.