Dan McCann, science teacher at Gallatin R-5 High School, will give the commencement speech during senior graduation on Sunday, May 11.
Mr. McCann, 56, graduated from high school at Lafayette in St. Joseph in 1970. He represented the second generation in his family to serve in the Army, from 1972-1975.
He graduated with a B.S. degree in biology and a minor in chemistry from Missouri Western State College in 1979.