BOWIE, MD -- Seventeen current and former student-athletes and cheerleaders were among Bowie State University graduates who received degrees in the 2011 Fall Commencement that took place Dec.16 in BSU's A. C. Jordan Arena.
"I would like to personally congratulate all of our graduating student-athletes that participated in the December 2011 ceremony. We celebrate many victories in the athletic department, but none more important than when we see our student-athletes walk across the stage." said Athletic Director Anton Goff. "I know that our coaches and staff are just as proud of them as I am. The work that goes into being a student-athlete can never be underestimated. We wish all of our graduates the best as they transition into the next phase of their life."
Degree recipients included: Current Student-AthletesTariq Jones – B.S. Social Work – FootballFormer Student-Athletes Duncan Aldous – M.A. Master of Public Administration – Football Jennifer Geter – M.A. Master of Public Administration – Women's Track Adeshola Ashira – B.S. Biology – Women's Bowling Kirkland Beale – B.S. Biology – Men's Track Arthur Bowers – B.S. Communications – Men's Basketball Dominique Carroll – B.S. Elementary Education – Women's Bowling Chelyce Fields – B.S. Sociology – Women's Tennis Breaun Garner – B.S. Sports Management – Women's Volleyball and SoftballCarmen Herbert – B.S. Business Administration - Softball Joel Lavela – B.S. Mathematics – Men's Track Kyara Lombre – B.S. Communications – Women's Tennis David Matthews – B.A. Fine Arts – Men's Track Melissa Pate – B.S. Sociology – Cheerleading Franklin Robinson – B.S. Sociology – Men's TrackChristina Rowles – B.S. Sports Management – Women's Track Lakisha Walker – B.S. Communications – Women's Basketball