SAMFORD UNIVERSITY graduates for the spring commencement include the following area residents: Emily Bowen George, Hayden, bachelor of science; Laura Ashley Graves, Locust Fork, bachelor of music; Mary Elizabeth Avery, Oneonta, bachelor of science in educatin; Brandon Charles Bains Neal, Oneonta, juris doctor; Meagan Elizabeth Sloan, Oneonta, bachelor of science, summa cum laude; Jon David Blake, Remlap, master of business administration; and William Andrew Statham, Remlap, bachelor of arts. BIRMINGHAM-SOUTHERN COLLEGE graduates during its spring commencement included the following: Robert NeSmith, Oneonta, bachelor of arts, cum laude; Christa Smith, Warrior, bachelor of arts; Amanda Head, Kaitlin Nobles, Whitney Shirley, and Kellandra Youngblood, all of Pinson, bachelors of science; Stephanie Gossett, Blountsville, bachelor of science, cum laude; Tyler Byrd and Jordan Jackson, Oneonta, bachelors of science; Michael Franklin, Warrior, bachelor of science; Shelley Tucker, Pinson, bachelor of fine arts, magna cum laude; Tracie Blizard and Kellie Hyatt, Warrior, bachelors of fine arts.