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Courtesy: Jackson State Athletics Media
Tigers and Lady Tigers earn degrees during JSU Spring Commencement on Saturday
Courtesy: Jackson State Athletics Media  
Release: 05/04/2013
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JACKSON – Jackson State University held its 2013 Spring Commencement exercise Saturday, May 4 at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium and forty-four JSU student-athletes received their degrees. Actor and writer Hill Harper delivered the commencement address and he urged the graduates to always take risks and never fear failure.

Business Administration: Richard Kelly (M-Track)

Management: Edward Lazard (Baseball)

Health, Physical Education and Recreation: Quintavious Drains (Baseball), EJ Drewery (Football), BJ Lee (Football/M-Track), Luis McLeod (Football), Marchetta Parker (W-Basketball), DeMario Pippen (Football), Casey Therriault (Football), Phillip Williams (M-Basketball), Jarrell Young (Football)

 Interdisciplinary Studies: Anthony Johnson (Football), Jalil Johnson (Football), Clayton Moore (Football), Chais Pinesett (Football), Renty Rollins (Football), Sabeana Romero (Softball), Amanda Vasquez (Softball), Christian Williams (M-Basketball), Felicia Wilson (Softball)

Art: Kenneth Hoskins (M-Track)

Political Science: Shahamin Nunes (Soccer), Erica Payton (W-Golf)

Criminal Justice and Correctional Services: Maurice Brooks (Football), Brittany Jolly (W-Track), Davon Jones (M-Basketball), Michael Odister (Football)

Mass Communications: Javarius Conner (Football), Kenny Demouchet (M-Basketball), Oliver Jefferson (M-Basketball), Zion Pyatt (Football), Cammrynn Stith (W-Golf)

Psychology: Beatrice Banks (W-Basketball), Rachel Jones (W-Basketball)

Biology: Daria Hester, Wundu Kwembe (Football), La’Colony Oliver (W-Track), Ariel Siegel (Softball)

Chemistry: Kleopatra Ruddock (Soccer)

Civil Engineering: Johnathon Atkins (M-Track), Kameron Boggan (Volleyball), Tiffany Kellum (W-Basketball)

Computer Engineering: Armon Carter (Football), Dominique McCraney (W-Tennis).

Earlier this year JSU held a special graduation ceremony for Jamal Carter, Johnny Conner, Mike Hill, Joseph LeBeau and Dedric McDonald so the student-athletes could play in the 2012 SWAC Football Championship game without missing the Fall Commencement Ceremony.