Tom Bean Student Graduates With Honors

Tom Bean Student Graduates With HonorsHONORS GRADUATE — Margaret Pena, second from left, has graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with Honors from Texas A&M University-Commerce. Pena of Tom Bean graduated at Winter Commencement ceremonies on Dec. 13. From left are Dr. Sharon Johnson, interim associate vice president for academic and student affairs; Pena; Dr. Derek Royal, Pena’s honors thesis adviser and literature and languages faculty member; Dr. Mary Hendrix, interim provost and vice president for academic and student affairs; and Dr. David Crenshaw, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. To graduate with honors, a student must have completed an honors thesis and have a 3.25 minimum grade point average. Pena’s thesis was on “Nathan Zuckerman: The Alpha and the Omega.”

(A&M-Commerce photo/Paul Bryan)