Jon Lawinger will be the graduation speaker for the Gallatin High School Class of 2012. Commencement will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 13, in the high school gym.
Lawinger grew up in Milwaukee, Wis., and went to Truman State University in Kirksville. At Truman State he completed a B.A. degree in English, an M.A. degree in English, and an M.A.E. in English education.
He has taught English