3 local students among Campbellsville grads

Published 3:57 pm Thursday, December 27, 2018

CAMPBELLSVILLE – Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University, told 680 undergraduate and graduate students in two commencement ceremonies on Dec. 7, the largest in the history of the university, to thank those who helped them along their journey and that today will be a day they will remember.

A total of 1,653 students received their diplomas for the 2017-18 academic year, including three students from Lincoln County.

Diplomas are given upon completion of all academic requirements.

Carter welcomed those attending and told them Dec. 7 was a “very historic day” when soldiers sacrificed tremendously on Pearl Harbor Day Dec. 7, 1941 as Japan attacked the United States leading the U.S. into World War II.

The Lincoln County students receiving degrees were from Kings Mountain, Waynesburg and Stanford. They were:

Charissa Shaye Edwards of Kings Mountain – graduated with Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration Area.

Kimberly Gail Jeffries of Waynesburg – graduated with Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education.

Rebecca Cummins Shearer of Stanford – graduated with Master of Arts in School Improvement.