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Luverne native graduates pharmacy school

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Jordan Griggs Bowers, a 2009 graduate of Crenshaw Christian Academy, recently graduated from Auburn University with a degree in pharmacy.

Jordan Griggs Bowers, a 2009 graduate of Crenshaw Christian Academy, recently graduated from Auburn University with a degree in pharmacy.

Auburn University’s James I. Harrison School of Pharmacy held its Spring 2016 commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 10 at Auburn Arena.

The class of 2016 included 113 students receiving the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree.

Six students received Master of Science (M.S.) degrees, and six others received Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. The class included representatives from four foreign countries, including China, India, Saudi Arabia and Thailand, and 10 states, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

Among the Pharm.D. graduates was Luverne native Jordan Griggs Bowers.

A 2009 graduate of Crenshaw Christian Academy, she is the daughter of Bobbie Bryan Bowers and the late Joseph Richard “Ricky” Bowers.

She received a bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences from Auburn University in 2014.

She has accepted a full-time pharmacist position with Walgreens.