Yoakam Gets Honorary Doctorate Degree

Ohio Valley College presented Dwight Yoakam with an honorary doctorate degree on Saturday (May 7) in Vienna, W.Va. Rev. Keith Stotts, the former president of the college who baptized Yoakam as a child, was invited to participate in the ceremony. In addition to giving a speech, Yoakam congratulated each graduate personally, and the mayor gave him the key to the city.