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Merickel is guest speaker at WDC commencement

Tommy Merickel

Wadena High School alumni, Tommy Merickel, will serve as guest speaker for the 2019 Wadena-Deer Creek High School Commencement.

Since graduating from Wadena High School in 1974, Merickel has been involved in politics, business-development, sales and marketing. While currently residing in St. Paul, Merickel serves as Executive Vice President of Taylor Corporations, a Minnesota company providing communication services, products, and technologies to many of the most recognizable brands in the world.

He'll honor the achievements of WDC's seniors and express that happiness doesn't come from

how much money you make but instead comes from doing something you love.

The commencement will start at 7 p.m. in the Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School Gym.