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Waldorf alumnus to speak at Waldorf College Commencement

Waldorf College

Forest City, Iowa – Waldorf alumnus Trevor Garbers '97 will address the Class of 2012 at Waldorf College’s 108th Commencement Ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28.

Garbers, who currently holds the position of Vice President of National Accounts at Allstate Benefits in Denver, Colo., is a highly recognized industry sales leader. His vision and ability to nurture connections have led to eight years of unparalleled sales leadership in working with some of America’s largest employer groups.

After graduating from Waldorf College with an associate’s degree in 1997, Trevor went on to earn his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Dakota State University in 2000, and his MSE from Wayne State College in Nebraska in 2003. A native of Fairmont, Minn., he was a successful two-sport collegiate athlete, winning numerous awards as a member of multiple teams that achieved national recognition. In 2009, he was inducted into the Wayne State College Athletic Hall of Fame. Garbers serves on the Waldorf College Alumni Board of Director.

The event will begin with the Baccalaureate Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. in the Atrium, followed by the commencement ceremony in the John K. and Luise V. Hanson Fieldhouse.

The ceremony is free and open to the public. Seating is first-come, first-serve. People who need special seating arrangements (disabled/elderly) should contact Jennifer Edwards at or by phone at 641.585.8134 prior to the ceremony.

For more information, visit Waldorf College’s Commencement page.

If you are unable to attend, you can stream the baccalaureate and commencement at In the days following graduation, the celebration will be available to download for free via iTunes U.

About Waldorf College

Located in Forest City, Iowa, Waldorf is a four-year liberal arts college that delivers engaging experiences through innovative classroom instruction. The college offers bachelor degree programs in business, communication, psychology, education, fire science administration, criminal justice administration and more.