University of Evansville announced multiple local students graduated during UE’s 155th commencement, held May 4, at the Ford Center in downtown Evansville. During the ceremony, the university awarded 595 degrees to 579 graduates — the largest graduating class in more than a decade.
Local graduates are:
• Derrek Freshour of Silver Lake, bachelor of science, major in exercise science
• Jesse Sharp of Warsaw, bachelor of science, major in exercise science
“For more than 150 years, the University of Evansville has provided life-transforming educational experiences, preparing students for lives of personal and professional service and leadership,” said UE President Thomas A. Kazee. “At commencement, we’re delighted to celebrate the success of these local students, and we look forward to watching the Class of 2013 accomplish amazing things as they make an impact on their communities and their world.”