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Local Students Graduate From Freed-Hardeman University

Henderson, TN - Dec 15, 2014

Fourteen students from Chester County participated in commencement exercises Friday, Dec. 12, at Freed-Hardeman University. The university awarded 80 baccalaureate degrees and 43 graduate degrees overall.

Those receiving bachelor’s degrees were Sarah Armstrong, Bachelor of Social Work; Lauren Beene, Bachelor of Social Work; Brittney Bourne, Bachelor of Arts in English and secondary education; Kacy Burns, Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting, magna cum laude and Honors College Scholar; Chavonna Christy, Bachelor of Science in biology; John Daniels, Bachelor of Business Administration in management; Jeremy Hubanks, Bachelor of Science in criminal justice, magna cum laude; Kay Jenkins, Bachelor of Science in exercise science; Sandra Melcher-Bidman, Bachelor of Science in missions and Bachelor of Social Work; Abel Nicholas, Bachelor of Arts in Bible; Tyler Sheetz, Bachelor of Science in special education, cum laude; and Savannah Sword, Bachelor of Arts in Bible.

Three graduates were awarded master’s degrees: Kacy Burns, Master of Business Administration; Larry Ivery II, Education Specialist; and Kaylan Stewart, Master of Education in curriculum and instruction. 

Abel and Nichols were awarded their degrees in August but participated in this graduation exercise.

Freed-Hardeman University is a private, four-year university located in Henderson, Tenn. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees, FHU has been consistently listed in the top tier of U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Regional Universities—South” category.