Darton celebrates first graduates of four-year degree

Graduates from Darton's Bachelor of Science nursing program pose before walking across the stage to receive their diploma on Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Albany, GA. Pictured from left to right: (front row) Kasey Smith, Christopher Floyd, Darren Monaco, Shawn Radford, Julie Simons, Keri Altman, Kayonne Hillmon, (back row) Kenneth Stack, Michael Edenfield, Danyelle Tate, William Palmer, Archie Person, III, Audra Allen, and Paris Straughter. Not pictured are Breanne Bass, Whitney Sirmans, and Karmen Williams. (Darton Photo/Matt Hanner)
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On Thursday, July 25 in the Cavalier Arena, Darton State College held a special summer commencement ceremony for 17 students, who graduated from Darton with a Bachelor's of Science degree in nursing.

The graduates are: Audra Allen, of Cusseta, Keri Altman, of Sylvester, Breanne Bass, of Albany, Michael Edenfield, of Swainsboro, Christopher Floyd, of Ashburn, Kayonne Hillmon, of Albany, Darren Monaco, of Columbus, William Palmer, of Kathleen, Archie Person III, of Columbus, Shawn Radford, of Americus, Julie Simons, of Leesburg, Whitney Sirmans, of Stockton, Kasey Smith, of Bainbridge, Kenneth Stack, of Albany, Paris Straughter, of Columbus, Danyelle Tate, of Macon, and Karmen Williams, of Albany.

This is the first class to receive a four-year degree from Darton State College.