Local student graduates from Jacksonville State

Tanner Roberson of Cumberland was among 549 receiving degrees during Jacksonville State University’s fall 2013 commencement exercises on Dec.13 at Pete Mathews Coliseum in Jacksonville, Ala.

The faculty led the processional and university President Dr. William A. Meehan presented the degrees. Commencement speaker was Jim Bennett, Alabama secretary of state and JSU board of trustees chairman.