Georgia Southern University
Graduating from Georgia Southern University's fall commencement were Lloyd C. Jones of Covington with a degree is sport management and Amber N. Harris of Covington with a degree in fashion merchandising and apparel design.
Georgia Southern University honored approximately 1,250 graduates and their families at the Fall 2008 Commencement at Hanner Fieldhouse on Dec. 12. The Fall 2008 graduates represented 21 countries and 22 states; however, 92 percent of the graduates were native Georgians. The youngest graduate was 21 years old, and the oldest was 61. The average age for the fall graduating class was 25.
Valdosta State University
Valdosta State University announces the following students as fall 2008 graduates: Kristi Marie Kile of Covington with a Bachelor of Science in education, Evany Lashay Mills of Covington with a Bachelor of Science in nursing, and Allene Page of Covington with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in art.
WESTERN GOVERNORS UNIVERSITY
Western Governors University, an online, nonprofit university, announces local graduates. Renae Smith of Covington received a Master of Arts in elementary education. Elizabeth Rogers of Covington received a Master of Arts in elementary education.