GinaMoraine Park Technical College has announced Gina Popp, president and CEO of, as the 2016 Commencement keynote speaker.

The College’s 2016 Commencement Ceremony will be held Saturday, May 21, at 10 a.m. at the Fond du Lac High School field house. Nearly 800 graduate candidates will be receiving associate of applied science degrees and technical diplomas, with approximately 350 graduate candidates expected to participate in the Commencement Ceremony. Bonnie Baerwald, Moraine Park president, will preside over the ceremony.

Popp, who grew up just outside Fond du Lac, is a 2005 Marian University applied information technology graduate with a business administration minor. She serves her community on the Board of Directors and Marketing Committee for the Young Professionals of Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac Works Steering Committee, Moraine Park’s Business Advisory Committee, Fond du Lac County Economic Development Corporation’s IGNITE Entrepreneur Mentor Idea Program and Fond du Lac Marketing Professionals Steering Committee.  She was named Fond du Lac Future 5 from the Young Professionals of Fond du Lac and 3 Overachievers Under 30 by New North B2B Magazine.

This year’s commencement will also feature student speaker Kayla Ebert. Ebert is Moraine Park’s Wisconsin Technical College System 2015-16 District Student Ambassador, and is graduating from the College’s Human Resources program.

Moraine Park Technical College was established in 1912, and is one of 16 technical college districts that make up the Wisconsin Technical College System. With campuses in Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac and West Bend, Wis., Moraine Park offers more than 100 associate of applied science degrees, technical diplomas, apprenticeships and certificates delivered in a variety of formats — classroom, online and blended. Training and technical assistance for businesses is also offered. To find out more about Moraine Park, visit