BSU Athletes Graduate

5/22/2012, 12:34 p.m.

Forty-five current and former student-athletes, student-trainers, managers and cheerleaders were among Bowie State University graduates who received degrees in the 2012 Spring Commencement - Friday, May 18 at BSU's Bulldog Stadium.

"Today is a great day to be a Bulldog. It is always great when we are able to celebrate victories together. And, today was a great victory for the Bulldog Nation. Having our student-athletes graduate today is a testament to the commitment the entire University has put forth in the support of Academics and Athletics", said Athletic Director Anton Goff.

Graduates include: William Bailey - B.S. Business Administration - Men's Track and Football Rebekah Cabaltica - B.A. Fine Arts - Women's TennisLakisha Carney - B.A. Fine Arts - Women's Track and Volleyball Maro Erhie - B.S. Sociology - FootballJulius George - B.S. Communications - Football Keith Harris - B.S. Sociology - Football Kevin James - B.S. Communications - Football Andre Johnson - B.S. Sport Management - Football Delano Johnson - B.S. Child and Adolescent Studies - Football Kimberly Jones - B.S. Sociology - Women's Basketball Seth Minter - B.S. Business Administration - Football Bridgette Ogunmokun - B.S. Social Work - Women's TrackAlonzo Williams - B.S. Sociology - Men's Track Maurice Wilson - B.S. Business Administration - Football Former Student-Athletes Solomon Adderley - B.A Fine Arts - Football Aaron Bolds - B.S. Biology - Football Jamese Cobb - B.S. Sociology - Women's TrackVerra Diggs - B.S. Sociology - Women's Bowling Joshlyn Eggleston - B.S. Communication - Women's Volleyball Ralph Fertil - B.S. History and Government - Football Jamin Gallman - B.S. Mathematics - Men's Cross Country and Track Aaron Henderson - B.S. Visual Communication, Digital and Media Arts - Football Cindy Holland - B.S. Biology - Women's Volleyball Tanika Jeffers - B.S. Communications - Women's Basketball Lateasha Johnson - B.S. Business Administration - Women's Volleyball Luqman Lawal - B.S. Biology - Men's TrackTiana Lewis - B.S. History and Government - Women's Basketball Jeremy Marshall - B.S. Business Administration - Men's Track Shamika Patton - B.S. Sport Management - Women's Cross Country and Track Alexander Payton - B.S. B.S. History and Government - Football Whitni Richardson - B.S. Psychology - Women's Basketball Kevin Thomas - B.S. History and Government - Football James Washington - B.S. Psychology - Men's Track Taylen Washington - B.S. Communications - Football Rodney Webb - B.S. Communications - Football Lemar Williams - B.S. Business Administration - Football Malcolm Womack - B.S. Mathematics - Men's Cross Country and Track Cheerleaders Courtney Forbes - B.S. Communications Andrea George - B.S. Communications Christina Jackson - B.S. Business Administration Athletic Trainers Morgan Jones - B.S. Elementary Education Managers Tara Davenport - B.S. Sport Management (Managers/Athletic Operations Assistant Staff)Stephanie Waters - B.S. Social Work

Former Student-Athletes Receiving Masters Rasheda Spratley - Master of Arts in Human Resource Management - Track/CheerleaderDarren Williams - Master of Arts in Human Resource Management - Football/Track.

The ceremony ended another successful academic year for the school's athletic program. The graduating class included NFL free agent Delano Johnson of the Houston Texans, BSU SGA President and one-time Cross Country Champion Jamin Gallman, 2011-12 BSU Athletic Department Male Student-Athlete of the Year and two-time NCAA Track All-American William Bailey. Also, one-time bowling champion and first CIAA Bowler to bowl a perfect game Verra Diggs and Rebekah Cabaltica member of the Women's Tennis team who won this year's BSU team highest grade point average award.