Thirteen receive diplomas during fall commencement

Release Date: 12/16/2011

Clarksville, Ark. --- Thirteen graduates were recognized during University of the Ozarks' 2011 fall commencement ceremony, which was held December 14 in Munger Chapel.

Fall 2011 graduates.

Those who received diplomas were (front row, from left) Greyson Baugh of Maumelle, Ark., who earned a bachelor of arts degree in radio/television/video; Kirk Ross of Benton, Ark., who earned a bachelor of science degree in political science with cum laude honors; Robert Liddon of Memphis, Tenn., who earned a bachelor of science degree in marketing; Kayla Quertermous of Sullivan, Mo., who earned a bachelor of science degree in biology; Elisabeth Snoddy of Hot Springs, Ark., who earned a bachelor of science degree in marketing with summa cum laude honors; Susan Rummel of Little Rock, Ark., who earned a bachelor of arts degree in biology; (back row, from left) Joshua Booth of Elgin, Texas, who earned a bachelor of science degree in biology with summa cum laude honors; Travis Murnan of Tulsa, Okla., who earned a bachelor of science degree in mathematics with magna cum laude honors; Amanda Anthony of Mira, La., who earned a bachelor of science degree in psychology and sociology; Colin Johnson of Lexington, Ky., who earned a bachelor of arts degree in radio/television/video; Molly Patterson of Alma, Ark., who earned a bachelor of general science degree; August Laue of Springdale, Ark., who earned a bachelor of arts degree in radio/television/video; and Brent Sanders of Jessieville, Ark., who earned a bachelor of science degree in biology.

Cum laude honors are awarded to those whose cumulative grade point averages are between 3.25 and 3.49, while magna cum laude honors recognize a cumulative GPA of between 3.50 and 3.84. Summa cum laude honors are awarded to those with a cumulative GPA of 3.85 and higher.