Southwestern College held commencement exercises May 12 in Winfield. The ceremony was preceded by receptions for graduates and their families, and the Order of the Mound honorary society induction which represents the top 10 percent academically.

Area graduates included:

• From Dexter — Justine Vogele, Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training.

• From Winfield — Daltin Brock, Bachelor of Arts; Jay Buffum, Bachelor of Arts; Gena Crow, Master of Education; Tina Dory, Bachelor of General Studies; Kyndra Hecker, Bachelor of Arts; Chad Hopkins, Bachelor of Arts; Lesa Lewis, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; David Matthews, Bachelor of Science; Devin McLelland, Master of Business Administration; Scott Olney, Bachelor of Arts; Sarah Owens, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Deidra Perrigo, Bachelor of Arts; Kaitlyn Pressnall, Doctorate in Education; Briana Sherman, Bachelor of Arts; Avery Sims, Bachelor of Arts; and Qi Xu, Master of Education.

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