Dothan Area Residents Among UA Graduates
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama awarded some 1,231 degrees to students in August.
With this graduating class, UA has awarded more than 194,000 degrees since its founding in 1831 as the state’s first public university.
A joint May-August commencement ceremony was held in May in Bryant-Denny Stadium. Sela Ward, award winning actress and UA alumna, was the featured speaker.
The following students from the Dothan area were listed as candidates to receive August degrees:
ENTERPRISE-Nicholas Shaun Cadden, Leonardo Taarea
MIDLAND CITY-Kerrie Marie Grimmer
OPP-Betsy S. Prior
SLOCOMB-Paul Murray Newton, Randall Marc Price
ANDALUSIA-Ella Adeline Gantt, Jessica Brooke Kelley, Kalli Michelle Smith
COTTONWOOD-Leigh Marie Sewell
DOTHAN-Jacqueline S. Chavez, Naomi L. Coachman, Gary Campbell Ferguson, Charles E. Gardner, Jodi L. Harrell, Ryan Clayton Hendrix, Patrick Douglas Jones, Jay Braxton Marchman, Vickie A. Pierce, Becky Parker Rhodes, Miranda Lenore’ Sutton, Jennifer Katherine Waters
ENTERPRISE- Bridget Diane Cabrera, Adrienne Lee Harrison, Brett Lawson Simmons, Joseph L. Sparks
FLORALA-Lauren Kristen Belcher
GENEVA-Jack Byron Shehee, David Nathan Simmons, Melanie Michelle Simmons
GOSHEN-Heather Nicole Baggett
HARTFORD-Kelli Marie Hamm, Felisa A. Lee
MIDLAND CITY-Mark Wesley Wingate
OPP-Francis N Henson, Jessica Suzanne Reynolds
The University of Alabama, a student-centered research university, is experiencing significant growth in both enrollment and academic quality. This growth, which is positively impacting the campus and the state's economy, is in keeping with UA's vision to be the university of choice for the best and brightest students. UA, the state's flagship university, is an academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.
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