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Local students graduate from UA

The University of Alabama awarded approximately 2,200 degrees during winter commencement exercises on Saturday in Tuscaloosa.

With this graduating class, UA will have awarded more than 249,000 degrees since its founding in 1831 as the state’s first public university.

Among those receiving degrees Saturday were Greenville’s Bennie F. Lewis, Jr. and Georgiana’s Stormi Danielle Till.

Lewis received a master’s degree, while Till was awarded a bachelor’s degree.