U of O confers degrees to 20 graduates

Release Date: 12/17/2007

Clarksville, Ark. -- The University of the Ozarks conferred degrees to 20 graduating seniors during the Fall Commencement Ceremony, held Dec. 12, in Munger Chapel.

Major Gen. William D. Wofford, the adjutant general of the Arkansas National Guard and a native of Clarksville, served as the Commencement speaker.

The 2007 Fall Graduates included:

Jordan Bass, a communications major from McCook, Neb., who graduated with Cum Laude honors;
Stacy Beck, a Cum Laude art major from Greenwood, Ark.;
Maria Calderon, a Magna Cum Laude business administration major from El Salvador;
Jodi Clark, a Cum Laude physical education major from Fayetteville, Ark.;
Autumn Cox, a Cum Laude business administration major from Scranton, Ark.;
Christopher Estep, a management major from Plano, Texas;
John Griffin, a bachelor of general studies major from West Memphis, Ark.;
Brooke Grice, a biology major from North Little Rock, Ark.;
Ralph Jones III, a communications major from Dallas, Texas;
Catrina Kringen, a bachelor of general studies major from Louisville, Texas;
Cortney Lanphear, a communications major from Coal Hill, Ark.;
Judith Little, a biology major from Morrilton, Ark.;
Leslie Martin, a Magna Cum Laude physical education major from Camden, Ark.;
Andrea Mitchell McHenry, a Cum Laude early childhood education major from Checotah, Okla.;
Kharis Rauda, a business administration major from El Salvador;
David Ray, a Magna Cum Laude political science and communications major from Brighton, Tenn.;
Timothy Schmoker, a business administration major from Clarksville, Ark.;
Joseph Southwell III, a bachelor of general studies major from McKinney, Texas;
Aldo Trinidad, a Magna Cum Laude biology major from Wickes, Ark.; and
Einstien Yang, a biology major from Menasha, Wisc.