A&M-Texarkana recognizes 26 honor graduates at fall commencement


Twenty-six students were recognized as honor graduates by Texas A&M University-Texarkana at the fall 2015 commencement ceremony Dec. 11 at the historic Perot Theatre in downtown Texarkana, Texas.

Students who complete a minimum of 45 hours of their bachelor’s degrees at A&M-Texarkana are considered for recognition. Summa cum laude graduates have 3.9-4.0 grade-point averages. Magna cum laude graduates have 3.75-3.89 GPAs, and cum laude graduates have an overall GPA of 3.5-3.74.

The lists are recorded alphabetically by state, county, hometown and name of student.


Magna Cum Laude
Miller, Texarkana, Amy Lynn Stanley
Polk, Mena, Lake David Philpot

Bowie, Maud, Daniel Ryan Mahan
Bowie, Texarkana, Christopher R. Kinney
Bowie, Texarkana, Ailin Pournouri
Bowie, Texarkana, Jessica Michelle Proulx
Cass, Atlanta, Colton Lee Hayden Hicks
Hopkins, Springs, Tammy Jolly
Morris, Daingerfield, Esther Smith Pippins

Cum Laude

Miller, Genoa, Shelby Lynae Elliott
Miller, Texarkana, Tajia Rae Brower
Miller, Texarkana, Neil T. Ward
Sevier, Lockesburg, Casey Rhea Ayers Hardaway

Bowie, New Boston, Kali Anna Epperson
Bowie, Texarkana, Regina Ann Estrada
Bowie, Texarkana, Landon Nicolas Forbes
Bowie, Wake Village, Sheila Lanette Holt
Bowie, Texarkana, Mason B. Johnston
Bowie, Texarkana, Zachary Mauldin
Bowie, Texarkana, Garrison Cole Yeldell
Cass, Atlanta, Katlyn Savage Davenport
Cass, Atlanta, David Benjamin Griekspoor
Cass, Atlanta, Shelby Irene Gryder
Cass, Atlanta, Jordan McKaye Miller
Marion, Jefferson, Emily Morgan Wallace
Morris, Daingerfield, J.G. Wilson

Photo Identifications
Individual photos of each student are included. Not pictured: Katlyn Savage Davenport, Kali Anna Epperson and Casey Rhea Ayers Hardaway

Previous articleHayden Rybiski of Texarkana earns a degree from Southern Arkansas University
Next articleTruck drives into Brangus Feed Lot