EMORY, VA - Melissa Jones, of West Yarmouth, graduated from Emory & Henry College during the May 11, 2019 commencement exercises.
Jones was among 216 students who received degrees.
Students who graduated with honors are designated by summa cum laude (grade point average of at least 3.9), magna cum laude (grade point average of at least 3.6), cum laude (grade point average of at least 3.3). Honor are denoted only for December and May graduates.
Located in the Highlands of Virginia, Emory & Henry College has devoted itself since 1836 to the belief that education can have a transformative effect on an individual, a place and ultimately the wider world.
Emory & Henry College is consistently ranked among the nation's best private liberal arts institutions. The College's many accolades include the Presidential Award for Service Learning, the highest national recognition for community service and service learning; top tier recognition in Washington Monthly, USA Today, Newsweek and we are also listed among the top 40 schools in Colleges that Change Lives.