Montevallo confers 236 degrees

SPECIAL TO THE REPORTER

More than 300 University of Montevallo students received their diplomas at spring commencement May 5. Following the commencement address by U.S. Rep. Artur Davis of Alabama&8217;s 7th District, UM president Philip C. Williams conferred degrees upon some 236 candidates for bachelor&8217;s degrees, 58 candidates for master&8217;s degrees and seven candidates for the educational specialist degree.

Shelby County graduates include:

ALABASTER&8212;Tiffany Bartlett, Lori Boohaker, Donna Brackner, Andrew Brown, Susan Buster, Kymberli Davis, Kim Emrick, Candice Flow, Dorthea Floyd, Audrey Fulghum, Misty Gardner, Bethany Garver, Richard Granger, Kellie Harmon, Heather McClure, Wendy McNish, Carla Morris, Eric Pohl, Jacqueline Richardson, Katrina Smith, William Thigpen, Drew Wood

CALERA&8212;Kristen Benson, Stephen Clark, Jessica Frye, Lacey Hyche, Alexis Lott, Christopher Palmer, Sarah Park, Jennifer Parrish, Carol Porter, Kathryn Quick, Bianca Roberts, Karen Williams

CHELSEA&8212;Erin Efferson, Jason Neeley, Elizabeth Robinson, Melissa Williamson

COLUMBIANA&8212;Jamie Hand, Julia Johnson, Leah Miller, Waymon Rasco, Meghan Sallas

HELENA&8212;Laura Akins, Andrew Bains, Crystal Calhoun, Sarah Gentry, April Green, Emily Giuliani, Emily Jarrell, Amanda Rowland, Stephanie Walton, Melissa Wildman-Brooks, Rachel Wynn

HOOVER&8212;Marium Ahsan, Rebecca Aparicio, Amber Brantley, Rachel Cleveland, Alisha Gustin, Sarah Keaten, Ashley Lewis, Anthony Marcellino, John Patridge, Bethany Roden, Angela Watson

MAYLENE&8212;Elizabeth Barnette, Barbara Gates, Bonnie Kilpatrick, Cecily Lawrence, Brenda Rinehart, Stacey Smith, Whitney Staas

MONTEVALLO&8212;Ashley Abrams, Catherine Alexandar, Shelly Allbritton, Carl Allen, James Carson, William Day, Lura Feeney, Amy Hicks, Amber Holmes, Jodie Hood, April Huggins, Laura Kingsley, Marilyn Lee, Undrae Lilly, Daniel Massey, Jennifer McDaniel, Dianna Morris, Dennis Nichols, Amy Spinks, Christopher Stano, Jennifer Stephens, MeCherri Tarver, Carol Vance, Millicent Veigl, Amanda Voss, Kimberly Voss, Emily Walker, Cynthia Weaver, Donny Wilson

PELHAM&8212;Clifford Chappell, Molly Doyle, Kim-Quyen Huynh, Heather McPhillips, An Pham, Rafia Qadeer, Kristie Savage, Stephen Shivers, Lena Viskil, Erin Webb, Joseph Young

SHELBY&8212;Bruce Finklea

STERRETT&8212;Karen Driver, Micah Garrett, Timothy Hunter

VINCENT&8212;Stephanie Anacker, Chelsea Bearden, Jacqueline Douglas, Kamin Hoyle

WILSONVILLE&8212;Virginia Boatwright, Elizabeth Hall

Also among graduates were international students Facundo Casas of Argentina, Raven Keet of South Africa and Cali Ramsey of Canada, who have all made Montevallo their home for the past few years.

Several students were recognized for earning the highest grade point average in the student&8217;s college at UM.

Among students leading The College of Arts and Sciences was Dorothea P. Ford of Alabaster. Audrey L. Fulghum of Alabaster led the Michael E. Stephens College of Business, and Bruce W. Finklea of Columbiana led the College of Fine Arts