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Kaskaskia College to Host Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
01/03/2018

Kaskaskia College is proud to announce that on Wednesday, January 17, it will host its Annual Celebration honoring the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

 

Keynote speaker for the celebration will be KC Alumni Dr. Shelvy Haywood-Keglar of Indianapolis.  Dr. Keglar is a clinical psychologist, entrepreneur, and businessman.  He is founder and President of Midwest Psychological Center, Inc., Joy Corporation, Midwest Center, PC and Midwest Institute, Inc.  He grew up in Centralia and attended Centralia Grade School and High School, Kaskaskia College and Arkansas State University.  Keglar holds a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and a Masters in Rehabiliation Counseling.  He has also earned a Ph.D. in Psychology.  Dr. Keglar specializes in treating adolescents and families, neuropsychology, correctional mental health and the developmentally disabled population.  A distinguished alumnus of Kaskaskia College and Arkansas State University, Dr. Keglar was selected as a top Psychologist in Indianapolis and distinguished alumnus for the Department of Counseling and Psychology at Arkansas State in 2015.  He is a member of the International Who's Who in medicine. He is a Diplomate in Forensic Psychology, and certified in the Treatment of Alcohol and other Substances of Abuse and former Chair of the Indiana Hypnotist Committee. 

 

Dr. Keglar was a member of the Blue Devils basketball team and was inducted into the Kaskaskia College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2008.  He recently published a book entitled “Underdog to Top Dog:  An improbably rise” and the book will be available for sale after the program.

 

Dr. Keglar and his wife, Robbia, are the proud parents of five children.

 

The morning will also highlight entertainment from Kaskaskia College students and staff.

 

The public is invited to join the students and staff at Kaskaskia College as we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  The celebration will be held in the Jane Knight Auditorium at 9:45 a.m.  For further information, call 618-545-3182.

 





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