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Bethune-Cookman Student-Athletes Celebrate Winter Graduation

Courtesy: BCUathletics.com           Release: 12/08/2012

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Bethune-Cookman University celebrated winter commencement for the first time in modern history on Saturday with 17 Wildcats student-athletes walking across the stage collecting degrees.

Bethune-Cookman student-athletes have always put academics first, and it showed Saturday with several collecting undergraduate and graduate degrees from B-CU inside the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center on the campus of B-CU.

Among the sports represented were football, men's and women's basketball, baseball and softball. From the B-CU football program, NFL All-Pro and Super Bowl champion Nick Collins - officially Willie Lee Collins III - returned for his undergraduate degree in Education.

Anthony Breeze (men's basketball) and Demetria Frank (women's basketball) earned their graduate degrees, while Jairo Acevedo and Alejandro Sanchez earned undergraduate degrees representing baseball. Jamarr Robinson picked up his graduate degree representing the Wildcats football team.

A total of eight student-athletes graduated with honors.

 

Name School Major Honors
Jairo N. Acevedo Social Sciences Psychology  
Dana Rene' Bell Arts and Humanities Mass Communication  
Anthony J. Breeze Graduate & Prof Studies Transformative Leadership Masters Honors
Simone Candice Ceasar Social Sciences Sociology Cum Laude
Willie Lee Collins III Education Physical Education   
Letitia G. Curry Graduate & Prof Studies Transformative Leadership Masters Honors
Demetria Latrice Frank Graduate & Prof Studies Transformative Leadership Masters Honors
Brandon Gould Education Physical Education   
Byron Alvin McLeod Graduate & Prof Studies Transformative Leadership  
Jamarr Quincy Robinson Graduate & Prof Studies Transformative Leadership  
Alejandro Jose Sanchez Business Business Administration Magna Cum Laude
Elizabeth X. Sims Professional Studies Liberal Studies  
Lenard Taylor, Jr. Arts and Humanities Mass Communication  
Christine Marie Waite Professional Studies Liberal Studies Summa Cum Laude
Jeneice N. Ward Graduate & Prof Studies Transformative Leadership Masters Honors
Michael Ange Williams Graduate & Prof Studies Transformative Leadership Masters Honors

       
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