May 12, 2013
A new group of Texas Tech University students is set to graduate this upcoming weekend.
To celebrate the occasion, Texas Tech Today is featuring a graduating student every day leading up to the commencement ceremonies. They all share a unique story and path to success, and most importantly, they're all Red Raiders who prove that "From Here, It's Possible."
More than 3,900 students graduate in Texas Tech University’s Spring Commencement Ceremonies Friday (May 17) and Saturday (May 18) at the United Spirit Arena.
Growing up, Whitney Beery was the only person in her family with a sweet tooth. If she wanted dessert, she had to learn how to bake it herself.
These baking skills landed the upcoming graduate a spot on a new CBS competition baking series.
Even though Texas Tech University was not where Maggie Jones envisioned herself four years ago, now she cannot imagine her life anywhere else.
“It’s heartbreaking for me to leave,” she said of her upcoming graduation. “I lived on campus for three years; I recruit and travel for the school as part of President’s Select. Texas Tech has been my life for the last four years.”
For many students, getting through medical school is a challenge. For one Texas Tech student, that challenge was met with a second degree, along with a substantial volunteer commitment.
Justin Berk is halfway done with his dual-degree with the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center and the Rawls College of Business.
When Madison Taylor’s mother told her she wanted to go back to school, Madison said she was crazy.
This week, the pair will graduate together from Texas Tech University’s College of Human Sciences.