Carlson addresses ACC graduates

Allen Community College's distinguished alumnus for 2022 Becky Carlson was invited to give the keynote address at Saturday's commencement, which was also retiring President John Masterson's final graduation event.



May 9, 2022 - 3:09 PM

Allen Community College’s commencement on Saturday recognized President John Masterson, who is retiring. At his left is Becky Carlson, who gave the keynote address. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

Happiness takes work, Becky Carlson told Allen Community College graduates Saturday.

Carlson, whose hall of fame coaching career included earning her 500th career win earlier this year with Marmaton Valley High School, was tapped as ACC’s distinguished alumnus for 2022, and was invited to give the keynote address at Saturday’s commencement.

Carlson  coached Iola High’s girls to the 2006 4A state championship in basketball. 

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