Area students complete WCU degrees

Published 4:21pm Thursday, January 31, 2013

Western Carolina University recently announced its graduation list for fall semester 2012.

The university in December conferred degrees on 638 students who completed their studies during the fall semester. A total of 182 undergraduate students received academic honors, with 42 graduating summa cum laude (with highest honors), 68 graduating magna cum laude (with high honors) and 72 graduating cum laude (with honors).

The following area students received degrees:

Felicia Brooke Staggs of Columbus with a bachelor of science in criminal justice and William Deshea Briscoe of Tryon with a bachelor of science in education – health and physical education.

– article submitted by Randall Holcombe

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