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Fourteen Adair Co. residents receive degrees from LWC

By Travis Smith

Fourteen Adair County residents recently graduated from Lindsey Wilson College. They were among 407 students who received undergraduate or graduate degrees at the college's 104th commencement ceremony, held December 10, 2016, in Biggers Sports Center.

The graduates from Adair County were:
  • Sean Blankenship earned an associate of arts degree in health science
  • Alexandra Morgan earned an associate of arts degree in business management
  • Tequila Antle-Cantoran earned a bachelor of arts degree in contract/multi-disciplinary
  • Delena Ballou earned a bachelor of arts degree in middle grades education 5-9
  • Briana Bertram earned a bachelor of arts degree in mathematics
  • Jessica Denton earned a master of education degree in counseling and human development
  • Mary Ford earned a bachelor of arts degree in human services and counseling
  • Deanna Garmon earned a bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice
  • Allicyn Garrett earned a bachelor of arts degree in business administration
  • Sheri Little earned a bachelor of science in nursing RN to BSN
  • Courtney Mudd earned a bachelor of arts degree in human services and counseling
  • Charles Roberts earned a bachelor of science degree in biology
  • Lynnsey Rodgers earned a bachelor of arts degree in Christian ministries
  • Emilee Royse earned a bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice

Somerset Community College (KY) President Jo Marshall delivered the winter commencement address.

Dr. Jo Marshall has served the Kentucky Community & Technical College System for 16 years. Under her leadership, Somerset Community College has been recognized as a "Great College to Work For" by The Chronicle of Higher Education and ten times named one of the "Best Places to Work in Kentucky." Dr. Marshall was named 2011 Business Woman of the Year by the Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce. She serves a number of community organizations promoting the arts, health and community development.

An advocate for leadership development, Dr. Marshall spends time teaching and developing programs with an emphasis on leadership. In 2013, the Marshall Leadership award was established in her honor by the Phi Theta Kappa organization.

Marshall received an honorary doctorate from Lindsey Wilson.

The college also bestowed a posthumous honorary doctorate to Nancy Sinclair of Summersville, Ky., who served LWC for nearly 30 years.

This story was posted on 2016-12-16 13:39:09
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