David C. Lee presented the valedictorian address at the West Campus
Winter Quarter 2009 commencement on March 6, 2009.
Eleven graduates received their Doctor of Chiropractic
degrees at Palmer’s West Campus Winter Quarter 2009
commencement on March 6, in the theater of the Santa
Clara Convention Center.
The valedictorian, David Carl Lee of Santa Cruz, Calif.,
and the salutatorian Rachel Richards of San Diego, Calif.,
both graduated Summa Cum Laude—a first in the 29-
year history of the West Campus. Antonio D. Rodriguez,
San Diego, Calif., graduated with Cum Laude honors.
Rachel Richards received the Clinical Excellence and
the Virgil V. Strang Philosophy awards and also was
recognized for serving as an executive officer of the
Associated Student Government (ASG) and the Sports
Council. Michael Pound, Orem, Utah, received the Student
Fellow Award and a plaque for being president of the ASG.
David Lee and Cory Sartin, San Bernardino, Calif.,
received awards for their service as Campus Guides.
William Moreau, D.C., DACBSP, Davenport ’81, educational
coordinator for DConline and Palmer College’s
postgraduate sports programming, presented the commencement
address, “The One and the Many.”