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OBU Combines Commencements

By Dale Gathright, Jr., 01/18/21 4:11 PM

(Image by Andy Henderson)

ARKADELPHIA – Ouachita Baptist University celebrated 309 graduates from the classes of 2019 and 2020 during its 133nd commencement ceremony in December. The ceremony, which was rescheduled from its original date in May due to COVID-19, was held outdoors at Cliff Harris Stadium on Ouachita’s campus and followed Arkansas Department of Health protocols for guest and graduate safety.
University officials conferred Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees. Dr. Ben Sells, Ouachita president, presided over the commencement exercises.
Ouachita’s May 2020, December 2019 and August 2019 graduates include the following:

Hope – Stephen Yates graduated cum laude May 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian studies/philosophy.

Prescott – Anna McKinnon graduated cum laude May 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication sciences and disorders.