Local students graduate from college

Friday, April 10, 2020

Missouri State University

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Missouri State University conferred more than 1,500 degrees to students in fall 2019.

Past the standard expectations, the university recognized 22 students for their work with a more rigorous curriculum in Missouri State’s Honors College.

Mary Carlyle of East Prairie, graduated with a Master of Accountancy.

Jatyra Marsh of Portageville, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism.

Amanda Moody of Portageville, graduated Cum Laude in the Honors College with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design.

Miranda Harrison of Sikeston, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Education in Special Education/Cross Categorical.

Moriah Payne of Dexter, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.

Rachel Putnam of Dexter, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Communication.

University of Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri has released their fall semester 2019 graduation list. In December 2019, 1,746 students received degrees.

Local students receiving degrees are:


Carly Susan Stallings, Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences-BS


Derrick Joseph Priggel, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in Mechanical Engineering-BSME


Mary-Claire Elizabeth Gleason, Bachelor of Science in Nursing in Nursing-BSN

Colton Stephen Hampton, Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Science and Management-BS with an emphasis on Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences

David Matthew Strom, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Business Administration-BSBA