Over 500 Central Methodist University students received degrees in the spring.

Over 500 Central Methodist University students received degrees in the spring.

Graduates were from Central's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) and College of Graduate and Extended Studies (CGES). This comprises CMU's main campus in Fayette, extended locations and online programs.

The following Central Methodist University (CMU) students from the local area were spring 2017 graduates:

Jessica Alberts, from Hannibal, graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry, and was studying at the main campus in Fayette

Allison Baker, from Hannibal, graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, and was studying at the main campus in Fayette

Lauren Geringer, from Troy, graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education, and was studying at the main campus in Fayette

Skyelit McElvain, from Palmyra, graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education, and was studying at the main campus in Fayette

Teddie Neil, from Palmyra, graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, and was studying at the main campus in Fayette

John Schroeter, from Troy, graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and Sociology, and was studying at the main campus in Fayette

Meredith Van Maanen, from Bowling Green, graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, and was studying at the main campus in Fayette

Ashley Lanpher, from Shelbina, graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, and was studying online

Since its founding in 1854, CMU has evolved into a university that confers master's, bachelor's and associate's degrees through programming on its main campus in Fayette, Mo., and through extension sites and online.

For more information about CMU, visit the University's website: www.centralmethodist.edu .