Three graduate from Wofford


Receive degrees during May 15 ceremony

SPARTANBURG — Three residents from the Union County area were among the more than 300 students to graduate from Wofford College earlier this month.

Wofford College conferred degrees to 325 graduates at the 162nd Commencement Exercises on Sunday, May 15, 2016. Two Union residents and one Pauline resident were among the graduates receiving degrees. They students and the degrees they received are:

• Jacob Clark Balmer received a bachelor of science degree in biology, program in medical humanities, cum laude. Balmer is from Pauline.

• Kristen Ashley Martin received a bachelor of arts degree in sociology and a bachelor of science degree in biology, cum laude. Martin is from Union.

• Joshua Jaquinn Earl Simpson received a bachelor of arts degree in accounting with a minor in finance, cum laude. Simpson is from Union.

Wofford College, established in 1854, is a four-year, residential liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, S.C. It offers 25 major fields of study to a student body of 1,650 undergraduates. Nationally known for the strength of its academic program, outstanding faculty, study abroad participation and successful graduates. Wofford is home to one of the nation’s 283 Phi Beta Kappa chapters. The college community enjoys Greek Life as well as 18 NCAA Division I athletics teams.

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Receive degrees during May 15 ceremony

This story courtesy of Wofford College.

This story courtesy of Wofford College.

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