Mississippi State University has announced graduates for the 2020 fall term.
Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at MSU. Their specific levels of recognition and the minimum required averages for each, based on a 4.0 scale, include: summa cum laude, 3.80; magna cum laude, 3.60; and cum laude, 3.40.
The academic honors are recorded on the graduates’ diplomas and permanent records, as well as in the commencement program.
Local area graduates include Elijah Benjamin Magee, of Monticello, Bagley College of Engineering, BS, summa cum laude; and Noah Andrew McLaurin, of Jayess, Bagley College of Engineering, BS, cum laude.