Twenty students from Caldwell County have graduated from Murray State University with various graduate and undergraduate degrees. They are among 1,500 degree applicants who made up this year’s May and August 2020 graduating class — including doctoral, specialist, master’s, bachelor’s and associate degrees.

Master’s-level candidates who will graduate in August are:

  • Haley Ball, a public administration major.
  • Natalie Pepper, an educational administration major.
  • Steven Walker, an English/literature major.

Undergraduates who were conferred their degree this month are:

  • Hunter Adams, an agriculture science/agriculture systems technician major.
  • Ramey Board, a management/human resources major.
  • Brian Chastain, cum laude, a career and technical education/industrial education major.
  • Jonathan Cook, an educational studies major.
  • Morgan Kaiser, a nursing major.
  • Jody Kilgore, cum laude, an agriculture science/agriculture systems technician major.
  • Aaron Littlepage, a computer science major.
  • Donnovan Lockhart, cum laude, an accounting major.
  • Justin McIntosh, a safety sciences major.
  • Matthew McIntosh, magna cum laude, an agriculture science/agriculture systems technician major.
  • Destiny P’Pool, an animal technician major.
  • Ariel Phelps, cum laude, a nursing major.
  • Carie Stephens, an interdisciplinary early childhood education major.
  • Cassandra Vinson, a human services major.
  • Caleb Watson, a recreation and leisure services major.
  • Joshua Young, magna cum laude, a health and physical education major.
  • Zhu Wei Zheng, cum laude, an accounting major.

Due to the postponement or cancellation of all campus events and activities through May 15, the spring 2020 commencement ceremony was postponed and will be combined with December 2020 commencement exercises.

A story in the May 16 edition of The Times Leader incorrectly identified these graduates.

A story in the May 16, 2020, edition of The Times Leader in correctly identified these graduates.