Cathy Haynes Conico (at left) of Cleveland, was awarded the First Diploma Saturday morning, as part of Delta State University’s 80th Fall Commencement. The administrative secretary to the Dean of the College of Business at Delta State, Conico maintained a perfect 4.0 grade point average while working toward a bachelor’s degree in business administration. The First Diploma is presented to the four-year graduating senior with the highest grade point average on a minimum of 112 hours of academic credit at Delta State.
Leslie Michelle Griffin (at right) of Cleveland, graduated with a bachelor’s of business administration degree in finance and was awarded the Second Diploma. The Second Diploma is presented to the two-year graduating senior with the highest grade point average on a minimum of 60 hours of academic credit at Delta State University. This policy permits a transfer student with at least two years at Delta State to compete for this honor.
The fall commencement ceremony took place inside Walter Sillers Coliseum on the Delta State campus, with 390 graduates collecting degrees.