Ryan Alan Watkins graduated May 4 from Southern Arkansas University at Magnolia with a bachelor's degree in general studies.

Ryan Alan Watkins graduated May 4 from Southern Arkansas University at Magnolia with a bachelorís degree in general studies.

A 2007 graduate of Woodlawn High School, he is the son of Vanessa Watkins of Chandler, Ariz., and Jeffrey Alan Watkins of Rison.

His grandparents are Betty Bain of Pine Bluff and the late Raymond Bain and Betty Watkins of Star City and the late Bob Watkins.