Several Robertson County residents were among students who received degrees from the University of Tennessee at Martin during spring commencement held May 2. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a virtual commencement was held in lieu of the traditional in-person ceremony and was live-streamed via Facebook Live and YouTube. An in-person graduation ceremony is currently being planned for August in the Kathleen and Tom Elam Center on the UT Martin campus.
The students receiving undergraduate degrees were: Cedar Hill – Cierra Grace Barker; Coopertown – Peyton Shawn Hix; Cross Plains – William Tyler Gregory and Springfield – Ashlee M. Heinlein, Timothy Chase Minton, Jennifer Brooke Rice and Paige Allison Sanders.
The student receiving a graduate degree was: White House – Kimberly Ogan.
UT Martin is a comprehensive regional institution in the University of Tennessee System offering 18 bachelor’s degree programs and five master’s degree programs. The main campus in northwest Tennessee is one of four primary UT campuses. For more information, visit utm.edu.