Local students were among the spring 2017 University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduates. Commencement was held May 13 and area students include:


Shelley Harrison of Monticello — Master of Social Work: Social Work; Tenecia Mills of White Hall — Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Christy Parker of Rison — Bachelor of Arts: English; Eddie Thomas of Pine Bluff — Graduate Certificate: Nonprofit Management; Virginia Grimes of Redfield — Bachelor of Science in Nursing;


Monica Smith of Pine Bluff — Master of Public Administration; De’Jarnette Johnson of Pine Bluff — Bachelor of Arts: Speech Communication; Jonathan Watson of Stuttgart — Master of Education: Counselor Education; Amy Luker of Sheridan — Bachelor of Social Work: Social Work; Sarah Dillion of Stuttgart — Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Cory Pierce of White Hall — Bachelor of Business Administration: Finance; Felecia Dotson of Pine Bluff — Doctor of Philosophy: Reading;


Brittani Moffett of Sheridan — Associate of Applied Science: Nursing; Carson Ewing of Sheridan — Bachelor of Science: Chemistry; Jessica Moncrief of Pine Bluff — Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Eva Potter of Rison — Bachelor of Arts: Professional/Technical Writing; Mackenzi Browning of Leola — Associate of Applied Science: Nursing; Robert Parker of Sheridan — Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice; Barry Boren of Star City — Master of Science: Mathematical Sciences;


Montgomery Davis of White Hall — Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Ryan Hefley of Stuttgart — Bachelor of Science: Geology; Jana Beckman of Redfield — Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Marisha Mays of Monticello — Master of Social Work: Social Work; Devonte’ Jackson of Lake Village — Master of Social Work: Social Work; Dustin Brown of Hermitage — Bachelor of Arts: Interdisciplinary Studies and Bachelor of Science: Biology; Dyimond Anderson of Pine Bluff — Bachelor of Arts: Psychology and Bachelor of Arts: World Languages;


Rasim Shah of Pine Bluff — Bachelor of Science: Biology; Ashley Smith of Redfield — Bachelor of Science in Education: Early Childhood Education; Kibreona Jarrett of Monticello — Bachelor of Social Work: Social Work; Blake Pennington of White Hall — Bachelor of Business Administration: Management; Cassie Farr of Prattsville — Associate of Arts: General Studies; Tyler Simpson of Monticello — Associate of Applied Science: Nursing; Kalan Horton of Pine Bluff — Bachelor of Science: Construction Management;


Justin Johnson of White Hall — Bachelor of Science: Communication Sciences/Disorders; Krista Ashcraft of Rison — Bachelor of Arts: Art; Micah Parker of Sheridan — Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice; Brandy Clark of Sheridan — Associate of Applied Science: Nursing; Cynthia Arreola of Pine Bluff — Bachelor of Arts: World Languages;


Dillon Maxey of White Hall — Bachelor of Science: Engineering Technology-Mechanical; Camesha Cromwell of Dermott — Bachelor of Arts: Sociology; Autumn Clark of Sheridan — Bachelor of Business Administration: Management; Brooke Mack of Pine Bluff — Bachelor of Business Administration: Business Information Systems; Daniel Blackstock of Pine Bluff — Associate of Science: Engineering Technology-Mechanical and Bachelor of Science: Engineering Technology-Mechanical; Alma Minnieweather of Pine Bluff — Associate of Arts: General Studies;


Laura Burkett of Stuttgart — Master of Business Administration; Franz Holthoff of Grady — Master of Arts: Professional/Technical Writing; Tiffany Holland of Rison — Master of Business Administration; Jennifer Dunlap of Jefferson — Associate of Applied Science: Nursing; Brandon Shorter of White Hall — Master of Arts: Higher Education; Michelle Bond of White Hall — Master of Education: Counselor Education; Rickey Thompson of Pine Bluff — Master of Education: Education; Jill Curtis of Monticello — Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice; Stacy Knott of Pine Bluff — Bachelor of Science in Nursing.