Local residents were among students who graduated during the Fall 2018 commencement ceremony Dec. 7 at Jackson State University at Jackson, Miss.

Margaret Boyd-Owens of Pine Bluff, graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy degree in urban higher education;

Brittni Johnson of White Hall, graduated with a Bachelor of Science-Education degree in elementary education;

Kevrick Watkins of Pine Bluff, graduated with a Master of Science degree in computer science.