Three Local Students Graduate From Tusculum College

Monday, June 2, 2014

Tusculum College graduated 307 students during its commencement exercises on Saturday, May 10. Three of those students were from the Chattanooga area.

Jaza D. Hutchins of Chattanooga earned a bachelor of arts degree in digital media. 

Theo C. Oing of Hixson graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. Students graduating with a 3.5 to 3.74 grade point average received cum laude honors. Oing is also a member of the Alpha Chi National Honor Society. Juniors or seniors in the top 10 percent of their classes are invited to become members of the honor society. 

Logan W. Ratliff of Hixson earned a bachelor of arts degree in political science.


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