Two history-making students, part of the largest graduating class in Texas Christian University’s history, participated in Commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 13. Carson Huey-You, 14, received a bachelor’s degree in physics, and is TCU’s youngest graduate. Caylin L. Moore, who received a bachelor’s degree in economics, earned the distinction of being TCU’s second Rhodes Scholar. In addition, the graduating class included two Fulbright Finalists and 10 graduates who earned 4.0 GPAs.
TCU bestowed degrees on 1,975 students at its spring Commencement in three formal ceremonies held in the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena on the TCU campus May 13. Students received their diplomas from Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr.
Of the total number of degree candidates, 1,554 received bachelor’s degrees (25 received double degrees), 382 received master’s degrees and 39 were Ph.D. candidates. Of those graduating, 652 students received Latin Honors. Brite Divinity School graduated 20 students. There were 1,112 graduates from within Texas, and 772 students from 44 other states. Ninety-one international students graduated, hailing from 31 different countries. Chancellor Boschini delivered the Commencement address for all three ceremonies.
The morning ceremony consisted of 563 candidates receiving degrees from Bob Schieffer College of Communication, College of Science & Engineering and University Programs.
In the afternoon ceremony, 728 students represented the M.J. Neeley School of Business and College of Fine Arts.
In the evening ceremony, 684 students represented AddRan College of Liberal Arts, College of Education, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences and Brite Divinity School.
For detailed information on the ceremony, visit the Commencement website.