Brenda Ritchie will graduate from Frontier Nursing University with a Masters of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner on October 22, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. The commencement ceremony will be held at the Mountain View Elementary School in Hyden, Kentucky. A reception will follow and all family, friends, and relatives are invited to attend. Brenda would like to thank her husband Paul Ritchie for his unending love, encouragement, sacrifices, and support. Additional thanks and appreciation are given to Cornerstone Church in Whitesburg for their financial support for eight terms of Brenda’s educational endeavor. Brenda is the daughter of Jonah and Gloria Branham of McRoberts, Kentucky. She is also the daughter of Gideon Brown of Somerset, Kentucky.