2013 Fall Commencement set for Dec. 18

Release Date: 12/11/2013

University of the Ozarks will hold its Fall 2013 Commencement ceremony at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18, in Raymond Munger Memorial Chapel.

The University is expected to confer diplomas to 28 graduates during the ceremony. There will be a President's Reception in the Rogers Conference Center following Commencement.

The Commencement Speaker will be David Echegoyen of Fayetteville, Ark. A 2003 U of O graduate, Echegoyen has served as the chief marketing officer at Acumen Brands since 2012. Previously he worked nine years at Saatchi & Saatchi X in a number of positions, leaving in 2012 as the company's vice president for account leadership.

The Commencement ceremony will also include special music by the University Chamber Singers. Others who will take part in the ceremony include U of O President Richard L. Dunsworth, Provost Dr. Dan Taddie, Trustee Dr. Judy Boreham, senior Tyra Omeir and University Chaplain Rev. Elizabeth Gabbard.

Among the candidates for Fall 2013 graduation are:
   
Ala'A Akef Abu Rmaileh
Little Rock, AR
Bachelor of Science
Accounting

Fatima Vanessa Aguero Yes
Leon, Nicaragua
Bachelor of Science
Business Administration
SUMMA CUM LAUDE

Dylan Thomas Ballard
Ponder, TX
Bachelor of Science
Physical Education
CUM LAUDE

John Mackin Bannon
Dallas, TX
Bachelor of Science
General Business

Maegan Christine Bell
Dallas, TX
Bachelor of Science
Early Childhood Education

Nicholas Chadwell Brill
Siloam Springs, AR
Bachelor of Science
Physical Education

James Thomas Butler
Harrisburg, AR
Bachelor of Arts
Sociology

Chloe Rae Chrimes
Lewisville, TX
Bachelor of Science
Marketing
CUM LAUDE

Andrew Aaron Clark
Elkins, AR
Bachelor of Science
Health Science

Clayton Geoffrey Crouch
Wichita Falls, TX
Bachelor of Science
Marketing

Callie Lane Edwards
Bentonville, AR
Bachelor of Science
Early Childhood Education
CUM LAUDE

Luis Fiallos
Miami, FL
Bachelor of Science
Business Administration

Seanan Teresa Heaney
Derry City, United Kingdom
Bachelor of Science
Marketing and Political Science
CUM LAUDE

Madeline Alicia Hutson
Rogers, AR
Bachelor of Arts
Art
SUMMA CUM LAUDE

Eston Lee Klutts
Mena, AR
Bachelor of Science
Physical Education

Karl Adrian Kreitlein
Clarksville, AR
Bachelor of Science
Mathematics
MAGNA CUM LAUDE

Rafael E. Luna
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Bachelor of General Studies
General Studies

Hunter Gregory Maggio
Dallas, TX
Bachelor of Science
Psychology

Allison Corinne Mathis
Hemet, CA
Bachelor of Science
Physical Education

Sequoia Monay Moore
Pine Bluff, AR
Bachelor of Science
Management/Administration

Sarah Emily Nehus
Paris, AR
Bachelor of Arts
Psychology of Human Behavior

Tyra Nicole Omeir
Bluefields, Nicaragua
Bachelor of Arts
Psychology of Human Behavior and Strategic Communication
CUM LAUDE

Mitchell Allen Powers
North Little Rock, AR
Bachelor of Science
Physical Education
MAGNA CUM LAUDE

Tara Jean Richards
Henderson, NV
Bachelor of Arts
Sociology

Kourtney Edward Risher
El Dorado, AR
Bachelor of Arts
Radio/Television/Video
CUM LAUDE

Robert Edward Sarber
Allen, TX
Bachelor of Science
Accounting

Danessa Jean Stewart
Ozone, AR
Bachelor of Science
Early Childhood Education

Meiko Chere Warren
Scranton, AR
Bachelor of Science
Mathematics and Secondary Education