Missisippi State University has named is spring 2020 graduates, including students from Clarksdale.
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.
Graduates are listed by name, hometown, college, degree earned and graduation honors.
Anna Christian Bass, Clarksdale, College of Business, BBA, Summa Cum Laude.
Jasmine S Bowie, Clarksdale, College of Education, BS.
Parker Wiltshire Dulaney, Clarksdale, College of Ag. & Life Sciences, BS, Cum Laude.
Caroline McKenzie Edmonson, Clarksdale, Adkerson School of Accountancy, BACC.
Katherine Faulkner Flowers, Clarksdale, Adkerson School of Accountancy, MPA.
Amelia Ann Morson, Clarksdale Bagley College of Engineering, BS.
Anna Elizabeth Tedford, Clarksdale, College of Arts & Sciences, BS.
Patricia LeeAnn Youngblood, Clarksdale, College of Education, BS, Cum Laude.
The university was chartered as Mississippi Agricultural & Mechanical College on Feb. 28, 1878 and admitted its first students in 1880. Organized into 12 colleges and schools, the university offers over 180 baccalaureate, graduate, and professional degree programs. The college served 22,226 students in 2019.