MSU announces spring graduates
Mississippi State University has released a list of students graduating for the 2021 spring 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 students receiving degrees include:
Monticello – Meredith Flowers Selman, BS, College of Arts and Sciences, summa cum laude;
New Hebron – Robert Earl Lee, BS, College of Arts and Sciences, cum laude; Maggie Lynn Merrell, BS, Bagley College of Engineering; and Karen Ruth Turnage, BA, College of Arts and Sciences, magna cum laude.