12 Cullman-area students graduate from Jacksonville State

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Updated 5-16-19 at 5:54 p.m.

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – Jacksonville State University conferred degrees to 774 students at its spring commencement ceremony May 3, 2019 on Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium.

Cullman-area degree recipients included:

  • Laura Brock, of Cullman
  • Adam Estep, of Falkville
  • James Glasscock, of Holly Pond
  • Rachel Hilb, of Cullman
  • Anna Mangum, of Cullman
  • Katie Peyton, of Cullman
  • Aspyn Seely, of Cullman
  • Leslie Shockley, of Holly Pond
  • Jesse Thomas, of Cullman
  • Justin Turner, of Cullman
  • Alston Wolfe, of Addison
  • Harley Stickney, Cullman

For the first time, new university provost Dr. Christie Shelton served as mistress of ceremonies. Emily Manasco, who was among the first to receive a bachelor’s degree in respiratory therapy from JSU this spring, served as the student commencement speaker. FedEx executive and JSU alumna Cheryl L. Bevelle-Orange (Bachelor of Science in Computer & Information Systems and Marketing, 1990) provided the keynote address. The bell ringer was Reyna Ramirez, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in nursing.