Martin Methodist confers 226 degrees in 146th commencement ceremony
May 6, 2017
Members of the Class of 2017—comprising 226 students—entered into the next phase of their lives with diploma in hand during Martin Methodist College’s 146th Commencement on Saturday, May 6.
Along with the degrees conferred to the graduates, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Judy Cheatham presented several significant honors as part of the ceremony. The President’s Award, given to the graduating senior(s) with the highest grade point average, was presented to two graduates who tied this year for the top honor: Emilia A. Carson from Winchester, Tenn., received a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science and Victoria A. Franklin from Columbia, Tenn., received a Bachelor of Business Administration
The 2017 Fred E. Ford Exemplary Teaching Award, given to a member of the faculty for outstanding contributions both in and outside of the classroom, was presented to Dr. Tina Smith, associate professor of education.