SPRINGFIELD (June 19, 2017) – Missouri State University conferred 2,651 degrees to students at its 2017 spring commencement May 19 at JQH Arena.
A total of 1,995 bachelor’s degrees, 554 master’s degrees, 93 doctorate degrees and nine specialist degrees were conferred.
From Ava, the following students received degrees during the May 19 commencement ceremony:
Abigail Baird, Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandising and Design (Merchandising);
Harley Barrus, Bachelor of Science in General Business;
Forrest Bouse, Bachelor of Science in Psychology;
Jeremy Duncan, Bachelor of Science in Psychology;
Jared Follin, Bachelor of Science in Planning and Bachelor of Science in Geography (Cultural & Regional);
Alaina Kaberlein, Bachelor of Science in Education (Elementary Education);
Jennifer Lamb, Master of Business Administration;
Reagan Quackenbush, Bachelor of Science in Education (History);
Shelbie Towell, Bachelor of Science in Psychology.
Beyond the standard expectations, the university recognized 121 students for their work with a more rigorous curriculum in Missouri State’s Honors College.
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