ARKADELPHIA – Spring commencement ceremonies were held at Henderson State University Friday, May 9, with approximately 420 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees.

The ceremony for the School of Business and Teachers College, Henderson, began at 3 p.m. in the Wells Center gymnasium, followed at 6 p.m. by the ceremony for the Ellis College of Arts and Sciences and the Graduate School.

Area graduates include:

Austin: Aaron Gilliam

Carlisle: Donae Jackson

Lonoke: Abby Clark, Clayton Park