At a ceremony that was both sad and celebratory, Kyle Ackerman’s mother Sarah received his diploma from GVSU on Thursday, April 25 at the Alumni House. Kyle, who was a Film and Video Production major with an emphasis in animation, died in a car accident in November 2012. Several faculty spoke about Kyle’s talent, perseverance and positive attitude amid laughter and tears.
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