Florence 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 Florence area were listed as candidates to receive August degrees:
FLORENCE-Andrea J. Porter
ATHENS-Joshua Derek Morgan
FLORENCE-Lindsey Ann Hayes, Stephanie Lynn Noggle, Jazmine Antenia Robinson
LEXINGTON-Molly Kristen Hammond
MOULTON-Windie Berryman Bennett
PHIL CAMPBELL-Mindy Lashae Pierce
RED BAY-John Wesley Hammock
RUSSELLVILLE-Jason Bryant Smith
ATHENS- Keith Gregory Balch, Leslie Kathryn Christopher, Melanie Kate Dunn, Joshua M. McDonough, William Christopher Preston
FLORENCE-Timmy Adam Brown, Jenna L. Dempsey, Elizabeth Anne Hoekenga
RUSSELLVILLE- Nakisha Lynn Martin
SHEFFIELD-Cynthia M McKay
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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