The following area residents were among 277 students who graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University during the Fall 2015 Commencement Ceremony held on Saturday, Dec. 12 in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center.
Whittnye Barksdale of Sylvester – Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Jodie Kretzer of Sylvester – Bachelor of Business Administration in management
Robert Mayer of Sylvester – Bachelor of Business Administration in management
Lee Wright of Warwick – Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting
The commencement speaker was Sen. Dean Burke, M.D. (Bainbridge, Ga. – District 11).
Georgia Southwestern State University, located in Americus, GA, is a public, four-year University of the University System of Georgia with nearly 3,000 students. Georgia Southwestern offers professional programs of study and degrees in the arts, education, humanities, nursing, sciences, and graduate programs in business, computer science, education, English, and nursing. Founded in 1906, Georgia Southwestern is recognized as one of the best value small colleges in the nation. Visit www.gsw.edu for more information.