They Just Keep On Coming

Mark Risser, 22, sings at Common Grounds
EMU senior Mark Risser, 22, of Orrville, Ohio, sings at the university’s coffee shop, the Common Grounds, Monday night. Risser is one of 21 members of his family to attend EMU. Most were involved in music.
Photo by Nikki Fox

By Heather Bowser, Daily News-Record

On Sunday, Mark Risser will graduate from Eastern Mennonite University.

His cousin, Elisabeth Barthlow, 22, of Cleveland, Tenn., officially received her diploma in December, but will walk across the stage this weekend with him.

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