Christian Hataway receives degree from Centenary College

 Christian Hataway, a resident of Santa Rosa Beach, was among 218 students from Centenary College of Louisiana who received undergraduate and graduate degrees during the College's Commencement Exercises held May 4, 2013.

Candidates for degree included 182 students earning bachelor's degrees and 36 receiving master's degrees in education or business. Hataway received a BA in Communication: Film, Television and Video.

Jennifer Thomas graduates from Union College

Jennifer Shea Thomas of Santa Rosa graduated from Union College during their 120th commencement exercises May 4 in the Robsion Arena and received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. William "Bill" Starnes, Ph.D., a celebrity in the world of plastics, and former Union student, was the speaker.