5/15/2018 5:31:00 PM Local Students Graduate From Bridgewater College
BRIDGEWATER — Bridgewater College saw 368 seniors graduate and earn their degrees during commencement ceremonies that were held Saturday, May 5.
Out of the 368 graduates, there were five graduates who have local ties:
— Cody Daugherty, biology major, Gap Mills, W. Va.; — Karie Forbes, liberal studies major, Covington; — Lakiya Luckett, sociology major, Covington; — Olivia Persinger, biology major, Clifton Forge; — Judson Wylie, business administration major, Covington.
The degrees were conferred by Bridgewater College President Dr. David W. Bushman.
Out of the 368 graduates, 157 earned bachelor of arts degrees, 142 earned bachelor of science degrees and 99 graduates will complete their studies during the summer.
Seventeen members of the graduating class graduated summa cum laude (3.9 Grade Point Average on a 4.0 scale), 22 graduates earned magna cum laude honors (3.7 GPA or better on a 4.0 scale) and 55 graduates earned cum laude honors (3.4 GPA on a 4.0 scale.