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Students to Participate in Fall 2021 Commencement

Lucy Greenberg

December 9, 2021

Texas Tech will hold its fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 10-11 at the United Supermarkets Arena.

Texas Tech University will host its fall commencement ceremonies Friday (Dec. 10) and Saturday (Dec. 11). A total of 2,731 undergraduate and graduate students will walk the stage.

Ceremonies can be viewed online via live stream.  

Each ceremony will be held at the United Supermarkets Arena, 1701 Indiana Ave. The schedule is as follows:  

Friday, Dec. 10 

2 p.m.  

7 p.m.  

Saturday, Dec. 11 

9 a.m.  

1 p.m.  

For more information about commencement, including maps and parking, visit the commencement web page

Banner Bearers  

Outstanding students, chosen based on their all-around achievement, will carry banners representing their colleges. The banner bearers are: 

Honor Students 

The highest-ranking fall graduates for each college/program are: 

  • CASNR: Samantha Claire Barnett, agricultural communications; Grace Elisa Blackwell, agricultural and applied economics; Riley Mae Bridgewater, animal science; Kylie Alesandra Harlan, agricultural communications; Lacy Dawn Jackson, agricultural communications; Megan Letkeman-Dueck, animal science; Anjali Ria Patel, animal science; Jonathan Ryan Peters, plant and soil science; Bailey Brooke Wheeler, animal science
  • College of Architecture: Javier Villanueva, architecture  
  • College of Arts & Sciences: Yamilet Arellano, kinesiology; Dana Jewel Benavides, psychology; Aaron Bickerstaff, biology; Lauren Nicole Blomquist, global studies and Spanish; Timothy Matthew Broussard, political science; Kyna Noelle Bullard, global studies and history; Steven Burns, mathematics; Avery Leigh Cook, physics; Emilee Elizabeth Decker, general studies; Riley Elizabeth Dubbels, biology; Derek Richard Duncan, political science; Gabriella Marie Ebertowski, English; Victoria Rachell Fincher, sociology; Jay Alan Hitt, English; Anita Dawne Hopmann, psychology; Lindsey Humphrey, English; Madeline Gayle Mehaffey, kinesiology; Madison Faith Mok, microbiology; Phuongminh Hai Nguyen, political science and honors science and humanities; Donald Ray Reedy, general studies; Caitlyn RyAnn Riddle, mathematics; Molly Beth Steinbrecher, general studies; Kala Kann Turner, biology; Charles Zhu, microbiology
  • College of Education: Vanessa Montoya, education; Jessica Ortega, education
  • College of Human Sciences: McKenna Harris, counseling and addiction recovery sciences; Ashley Roberts, human development and family sciences, Gabrielle Duarte, human sciences; Matthew Steele, human sciences; Hanna Davis, nutrition, Keri Bennett, nutritional sciences and dietetics, Megan Lynch, personal financial planning; Daniela Garcia Bustos, restaurant, hotel and institutional management; Taylor Kirkpatrick, retail management
  • College of Media & Communication: Natalie Cervantes, advertising; David Goforth, communications studies, Alondra Gonzales, public relations; Brenna Hale, communications studies; Jill Martin, communications studies; Madison Myatt, digital media and professional communication; Claire Seigmund, creative media industries; Abby Stone, public relations
  • College of Engineering: Connor Joseph Golden, mechanical engineering; Loc Xuan Luu, computer science; Christopher Allen Miller, computer engineering; Mallory Elizabeth Rasco, computer science; Noah Laurence Self, mechanical engineering; Airi Shimamura, computer science; Patrick Ryan Curley, mechanical engineering
  • Rawls College of Business: Ashtyn Bryce Conley, management; Gabrielle Xiao Jia Elliot, supply chain management; Keali Lane LaMar, supply chain management; Sarah Elizabeth Still, accounting; Charlotte Augusta Teeter, marketing; Linda Elizabeth Woodward, management
  • Honors College: Erin Michelle Millican, honors sciences and humanities; Phuongminh Hai Nguyen, honors sciences and humanities
  • TCVPA: Neil Braxton Braly, music; Elizabeth Anne Campbell, theatre arts; Vanessa Reneé Guzman, music; Claire Rachel Haugneland, music
  • University Programs: Jason Adair, university studies; Alexandra Babida, university studies; John Brunet, university studies; Joni Lara, university studies 

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