Campbellsville University graduates largest class ever

Campbellsville University graduated its largest class ever this year, with 647 students receiving diplomas.

At ceremonies Friday and Saturday, 170 students were awarded master's degrees and 262 students received undergraduate degrees. The school also graduated 215 students in December.

The undergraduate class had seven valedictorians — Erin Hope Alston of Campbellsville; Courtney Allison Claywell of Albany; Jordan Lee Johnson of Russellville; Troy Evans Logsdon of Shelbyville; Maribeth McKee Milburn of Lawrenceburg; Sarah Katherine Theimer of Beavercreek, Ohio; and Kaela Nicole Vessels of Vine Grove.

On Saturday, the university conferred 165 bachelor of science, 34 bachelor of science in business administration, 17 bachelor of social work, 15 bachelor of arts, 28 associate degrees and three bachelor of music degrees.

Joe Early Sr., vice president for academic affairs emeritus of the University of the Cumberlands, who now serves as special assistant to the president and senior vice president for academic affairs at Campbellsville, delivered the commencement address and received the Campbellsville University Leadership Award.