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Hundreds of supporters gathered at the Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center on Monday to celebrate the accomplishments of over 300 students as part of the fall commencement ceremony. The University also awarded three honorary doctorates to Randy Marion, Harvey Rogers, and Jack Hunt. The ceremony for 311 graduates featured commencement speeches by Elisabeth Ann Edmonson of Mooresboro, N.C. (Master of Divinity in Christian Education) and Gary Hudson Smith, IV of Aiken, S.C. (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration). Melinda Lauren McNeely of Charlotte, N.C. (Bachelor of Arts in Missiology) offered the traditional scripture reading.
Crytstal Dawn Miller Anderson, Elisabeth Ann Edmonson, Gary Hudson Smith IV, Harvey Rogers, Jack Hunt, James Martin Withrow, Jessica Marie Greer, Melinda Lauren McNeely, Miriam Elaina Downing, Randy Marion
Office of University Communications, "Gardner-Webb University Awards Over 300 Degrees in Fall Commencement Ceremony" (2012). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 1737.