Special to the
Opelika Observer

Nearly 600 students received undergraduate and graduate degrees from Jacksonville State University as part of the fall 2019 commencement. Graduates included:
• Cynthia Atcherson of Auburn, BSN in nursing
• Chandler Campbell of Opelika, BS in sports management and recreational studies
• Cynthia Heidepriem of Auburn, BSN in nursing
• Ethan Knight of Opelika, BS in exercise science/wellness
• Abbygail Owen of Auburn, BA in communication
• Makalyn Roberson of Smiths, BS in criminal justice
About Jacksonville State University:
Founded in 1883 as a state teachers college, Jacksonville State University has grown from humble beginnings into the Alabama regional university with the highest percentage of accredited programs. Located in the Appalachian foothills midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU offers more than 150 courses of study, including over 40 online programs, at the undergraduate and graduate level. To learn more, visit www.jsu.edu, call 1-800-231-JAX1 or e-mail jaxfacts@jsu.edu.