Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,068 graduates at the conclusion of the Fall 2012 semester.
The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies Dec. 15.
Local EKU graduates include:
• Michael Wayne Turner, South Shore, BS in Correctional & Juv Jus Studies and CERTUs in COR Intervention Stra and Youth Services
• Ryan J Callihan, Friendship, MS in Safety/Security/Emer Mgt
• Derek Von Patterson, South Webster, BS in Homeland Security
• Jared Matthew Payne, Winchester, Cum Laude BS in Criminal Justice
The new degree holders join more than 137,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world.
Eastern Kentucky University is a comprehensive university serving approximately 16,000 students on its 725-acre Richmond campus, at its educational centers in Corbin, Danville, Manchester, Somerset and Lancaster, and throughout Kentucky.