Local students were awarded degrees during SMU’s May 2013 Commencement ceremonies.

Amanda Tanguma, a resident of Westminster received a Bachelor of Arts in spanish, Bachelor of Science in applied physiology and sport management during the May 2013 Commencement.

Jerryd Wallace, a resident of Anna received a Master of Theology in theology during the May 2013 Commencement.

Ronald McCauley, a resident of Van Alstyne received a Master of Business Administration in finance, strategy and entrepreneurship during the May 2013 Commencement.

After the University-wide Commencement, SMU’s schools and departments held individual receptions throughout the day to honor graduates.

SMU is a nationally ranked private university in Dallas founded 100 years ago. Today, SMU enrolls nearly 11,000 students who benefit from the academic opportunities and international reach of seven degree-granting schools.