Class of 2017
May 20, 10 a.m.
Cornerstone Prep Gym
Commencement Speaker: Dan Burton
Dan grew up in Hopkinsville and Corbin, Kentucky. He attended college at Georgia Tech on a Navy ROTC scholarship, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Dan retired as a Captain in the US Navy after 22 years of Active and Reserve service. He served on Nuclear Submarines and in Submarine Intelligence. He was assigned to NATO in London for four years at the Royal Navy Command Center, HMS Warrior.
Dan also has experience as a building contractor, a corporate officer in three building companies, and a real estate broker. He was ordained in the Evangelical Free Church of America and pastored for 15 years as a church planting pastor.
Since 2009, Dan has served as a Project Manager in Construction for Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief in Atlanta, Nashville, Tuscaloosa, and Alaska. Dan is married to Pat Burton. They are enjoying life as a blended family with seven children and 18 grandchildren.