More than 300 students will be recognized as graduates of South Arkansas Community College on May 10 during Spring Commencement at the El Dorado Conference Center.
Greg Withrow, the general manager of El Dorado Chemical and a member of the SouthArk Foundation's Board of Directors, will deliver the commencement address.
Withrow is a 1980 graduate of the University of Rhode Island with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering. He began his career as a production supervisor at PPG Industries in Barberton, Ohio, before moving accepting the position of bromine plant manager at Great Lakes Chemical in El Dorado in 1985. Withrow advanced several times, eventually becoming manufacturing services manager.
In 2003 he became the vice president of manufacturing for Working Chemical Solutions before accepting his current position at El Dorado Chemical two years later.
Withrow is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. He also has been a member of the boards of Union County Water Conservation, the Boys and Girls Club, Camp Fire, the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce, the Union County Single Parent Scholarship Fund, the Salvation Army and the Union County United Way, among others. He is the current president of the El Dorado Golf and Country Club Board of Directors.