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The 25th annual Georgia Southern University Fall 2016 Commencement Ceremony was held recently with approximately 1,700 of Georgia’s best and brightest undergraduate and graduate students receiving degrees from the university’s eight colleges. Local graduates were Sharon Eveland of Hephzibah, Master of Public Administration in Public Administration; Stephen Wilson of Millen, Bachelor of General Studies in General Studies; Stacy Carswell of Hephzibah, Master of Public Health in Public Health; Gena Patterson of Millen, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in Exercise Science; Aaron Tanner of Millen, BS in Education in Middle Grades Education; Mason Johnson of Louisville, BS in Electrical Engineering; Charles Reynolds of Millen, BS in Justice Studies; Krysten Fail of Millen, BS in Education in Early Childhood Education; Deontaye Shavers of Hephzibah, Bachelor of Science in Sports Management; Lakenya Lee of Hephzibah, BS in Nursing; Sara Burke of Millen, Bachelor of Science in Public Relations; Dalton Hunter of Girard, BS in Nursing; Macy Hurst of Midville, Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting; Crenshae Burden of Louisville, Bachelor of Science in Psychology; Julie Carter of Hephzibah, Bachelor of General Studies in General Studies; and Bria Reedy of Waynesboro, BS in Education in Early Childhood Education.
A number of local students received degrees from Georgia State University during commencement exercises held in December.
Hunter Boyce of Waynesboro received a bachelor’s degree in journalism; Nakia Williams of Waynesboro graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems; and Chuck Cherry of Hephzibah earned a master’s degree in Computer Information Systems.