869 MTSU Students Graduated on Saturday (See the pictures)

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2013 Summer Graduation at MTSU
Over 850 students graduated from MTSU during the summer 2013 commencement ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 17, according to a report from the university’s Registrar’s Office.
 
Of the 850-pluswho received their degrees, 665 were undergraduates and 204 were graduate students, including 182 master’s candidates, five education-specialist recipients and 11 doctoral candidates. Six graduate students also received their graduate certificates.
 
Graduation Photos (below):
 
-Below- A master's degree candidate in education gives a thumbs up as friends help him adjust his academic regalia before MTSU's summer 2013 commencement ceremony on Aug. 17.
 
 
-Below- Pansey Carter, left, executive aide for MTSU's Department of Sociology and Anthropology, performs her commencement herald duties by waiting to file into Hale Arena with a line of prospective graduates at the summer 2013 ceremony on Aug. 17. 
 
 
-Below- Students scan Hale Arena inside MTSU's Murphy Center for family and friends before the university's summer 2013 commencement ceremony Aug. 17.
 
 
-Below- A new MTSU graduate's mortarboard is realistic about her accomplishment as well as her challenges.


-Below- MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee, left, congratulates a new degree recipient during the university's summer 2013 commencement ceremony Aug. 17.
 
The alumni honorees formally recognized during the Aug. 17 ceremony included
  • The late Dr. Larry Needham (B.S. ’68) of Lilburn, Ga., a renowned chemist who spent 34 years working for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. He is the posthumous recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Achievement.
  • Maria Salas (B.S. ’85) of Nashville, a former MTSU Lady Raider basketball player who owns her own bankruptcy law firm. She is the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award for Service to Community.
  • Deanna Meador (B.S. ’04), of Gallatin, Tenn., a noted research coordinator who has developed a money-saving, paperless data collection system at Vanderbilt’s Peabody Research Institute. She is the recipient of the Young Alumni Achievement Award.
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MTSU News and Public Affairs
Photos by Classic Photography 
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