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STATESBORO — The 25th annual Georgia Southern fall commencement presented degrees to 1,700 students. Approximately 400 graduate degrees were conferred, while around 1,300 undergraduate students received degrees. They included these from Bryan County:

Jennifer Neal of Ellabell

Jeffrey Lewis of Pembroke

Brandy Bennett of Richmond Hill

Becky Rogers of Pembroke

Andrew Balas of Richmond Hill

Robin Wacha-Bessert of Richmond Hill

Joshua Davis of Richmond Hill

Kurt Shuman of Pembroke

Kaitlyn Howard of Ellabell

Meredith Hale of Pembroke

Sheena Holcombe of Pembroke

Alexandria Sanders of Richmond Hill

Naomi Newman of Pembroke

Eric Rimes of Pembroke

Corey Cook of Pembroke

Emily Hodges of Nevils

Thomas Ripa of Richmond Hill

Thomas Allmon of Richmond Hill

Megan Williams of Richmond Hill

Jared Haymans of Ellabell

Amberly Porter of Richmond Hill

Kaitlin Bennett of Pembroke

Brandon Cannon of Ellabell

Mathew New of Richmond Hill

John Parker of Pembroke

Cleo Naizer of Richmond Hill

Janki Patel of Ellabell

Dashon Dixon of Ellabell

Jacob Randles of Richmond Hill

Ian Newman of Richmond Hill

Sean Melchert of Ellabell

Garrett Houghton of Richmond Hill .

Miami University

OXFORD, OH — Jenifer Hilburn of Richmond Hill was among more than 3,000 students at Miami University who received degrees during fall commencement Dec. 13.

Hilburn graduated with a Master of Arts degree, majoring in biology.

Considered one of eight original "Public Ivies" in the country, Miami University is located in Oxford, Ohio. The university is consistently ranked by U.S. News and World Report for its commitment to undergraduate teaching and is the number one college town according to Forbes.

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