More than 400 receive degrees from Southern University

Hundreds of students graduate during Southern and BRCC's commencement

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - More than 400 students received degrees from Southern University on Friday, Dec. 13.

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue was the keynote speaker. Several candidates for the U.S. Armed Forces were commissioned by their respective branches during the ceremony.

Chief student marshal is Shamyra Walker. A native of Magnolia, Arkansas, she graduated with a 3.8 GPA in accounting.

Shamyra Walker earned a 3.8 GPA in accounting at Southern University.
Shamyra Walker earned a 3.8 GPA in accounting at Southern University. (Source: Shamyra Walker)

The commencement ceremony was held at the FG Clark Activity Center located at 801 Harding Blvd.

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