7 area students earn degrees from JSU; 2018-2019 Ambassadors named


JACKSONVILLE – More than 300 students received degrees at Jacksonville State University in summer 2018. Cullman-area graduates include:

-Mary Benefield, of Holly Pond

-Edward Bishop, of Cullman

-Jessica Hall, of Hanceville

-Aaron Peeples, of Hanceville

-Clancie Quattlebaum, of Logan

-Justin Raper, of Cullman

-Rebekah Westbrook, of Cullman

A group of outstanding students has been selected to be Jacksonville State University Ambassadors for the 2018-19 academic year, including:

-Harley Stickney, of Cullman

The JSU Ambassador program is a service organization that was established in 2000 to assist JSU Admissions but has grown to support the entire campus. Considered the official hosts and hostesses of the university, Ambassadors strive to provide a positive experience for those who seek information about the JSU campus – helping with graduation, Emerging Leaders Day, presidential and departmental functions, Preview Days, campus tours, career fairs and much more.

About Jacksonville State University: Founded in 1883 as a state teachers’ college, Jacksonville State University has grown from humble beginnings into the Alabama regional university with the highest percentage of accredited programs. Located in the Appalachian foothills midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU offers more than 150 courses of study, including over 40 online programs, at the undergraduate and graduate level. To learn more, visit www.jsu.edu, call 1-800-231-JAX1 or email jaxfacts@jsu.edu.