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HOMETOWN RELEASE: Athens Residents Recognized at UT Tyler Commencement
Eleven Athens residents were among 652 degree candidates recognized by The University of Texas at Tyler in fall commencement ceremonies held Dec. 14 and 15.
Athens residents and their degrees are:
Jessica Leigh Huddleston, B.F.A, art; Walter Cody Cox, B.S., biology; Chad Rousseau, B.S., criminal justice, Adam Thompson, B.S., history; Nicholas K. Barnes, B.B.A., accounting; Jennifer L. Robertson, B.B.A., accounting; Kelly Ann Morgan, B.B.A., marketing; Patricia N. Burgess, B.S.I.S.; Matthew William Fentress and Whitney Camille Warren, B.A., health and kinesiology; and Penny Elaine Quinn, B.S., nursing.
President Rodney H. Mabry gave commencement remarks and certified the degree candidates. Presentations of degree candidates were made by the deans of each of the university’s colleges.
One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 70 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 6,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.