Arizona Christian University is excited to announce that Congressman Trent Franks will speak at ACU’s 2014 Commencement Ceremony May 24 to the largest graduating class in ACU history.

ACU’s 52nd Commencement Ceremony is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 24 at Bethany Bible Church in Phoenix, 6060 N. 7th Avenue in Phoenix. The class of 116 graduates is substantially larger than the previous high of 100 graduates from the Class of 2012.

Congressman Franks is in his 7th term in Washington DC, having represented the West Valley since 2000, and is a member of the Armed Services and Judiciary committees. He is a former member of the Arizona Legislature, Director of the Governor’s Office for Children, and President of Arizona Family Research Institute, predecessor to The Center for Arizona Policy.

Congressman Franks has received numerous awards from taxpayers’ organizations, educational organizations, and pro-life organizations including receiving the 2012 William Wilberforce Leadership Award from Students for Life of America.

Rep. Franks and his wife Josephine have two children and are active members of North Phoenix Baptist Church.