USC Salkehatchie awarded 165 degrees at its commencement  held April 30. Additionally, students, faculty and community supporters were recognized.

Hannah Langdale received the Outstanding Student Award.

Dr. Wei-Kei Lai was recognized as Professor of the Year. This award was chosen by the students.

Martha Strickland was recognized for outstanding contribution to the community.

Dr. David Moody from the Savannah River Site challenged graduates with his commencement address.

Other dignitaries present included Dr. Harris Pastides, President of the University of South Carolina, Dr. Michael Amiridis, Provost, six members of USC’s Board of Trustees, members of WCHEC, as well as others.

To see photos of the ceremony, visit our photo gallery.