Mercer University conferred bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to more than 2,200 students representing 12 schools and colleges at four ceremonies recently in Macon and Atlanta.

The graduates included a number from Butts County.

They are, from Flovilla:

• Andrea Dover, Penfield College, Bachelor of Science in social science.

From Jackson:

• Kassie Bishop, Penfield College, Bachelor of Arts.

• LaShonda Fears, College of Education, Master of Education.

• Bryce Grogan, School of Engineering, Bachelor of Science in engineering.

• Christeen Lawson, School of Business and Economics, Master of Business Administration.

• Pamela Pearson, Penfield College, Bachelor of Arts.

• Brenda Phillips, Penfield College, Master of Science.

• Margaret Tatum, College of Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy.

From Jenkinsburg:

• Brandon Lentz, College of Education, Master of Education.

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Managing Editor

Michael Davis has been the editor of the Jackson Progress-Argus since 2010. He previously worked as an editor and reporter for the Henry Daily Herald and Clayton News-Daily.

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