Jan. 28, Diplomas were awarded to approximately 3,800 Texas A&M University graduates during fall commencement ceremonies.

Among those receiving degrees were the following local students:

Orange

Colby M. Burnett, Bachelor of Science – Political Science; Samuel A. Delaney, Bachelor of Science – Sport Management; Katelyn M. Harrell, Bachelor of Science – Kinesiology; Christopher W. Hodge, Bachelor of Science – Industrial Distribution; Katherine M. Leggett, Bachelor of Science – Animal Science and Shelby L. Sanchez, Bachelor of Science – psychology.

Mauriceville:

Shane M. Waddell, Bachelor of Science – Sport Management.

Vidor:

Daryl J. Melancon, Bachelor of Science – Agricultural Economics and Randi E. Ragan, Bachelor of Science – Bioenvironmental Sciences.