2019 Honors Commissioning
The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College Commissioning took place at the Ford Center on Friday, May 10, 2019. Before a packed house, Jessica Tran welcomed everyone, Jarvis Benson delivered the address, and Jacob Ferguson provided the charge. Ellie Smith served as Class Marshal. Yasmeen Abdo was awarded the Dean’s Prize for earning 70 honors hours–the highest amount in her class, and tied for the second-highest amount in the Honors College’s 22-year history! For over forty pictures of the afternoon’s ceremony, please visit our Facebook page. To read speeches from this year’s ceremony, click here.