Local Students Graduate from Hampden-Sydney College

 
HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA (May 9, 2011) - Students with ties to the local community were among the 218 men who graduated on Sunday, May 8, at commencement exercises marking the end of the 236th academic year at Hampden-Sydney College.

* Byron Scott Jones graduated with a B.A. in economics. A graduate of Rockbridge County High School, he is the son of Mrs. Carrie A. Jones of Buena Vista.

* Charles P. Peebles III graduated with a B.A. in economics. A graduate of Rockbridge County High School, he is the son of Sharon & Charles Peebles of Glasgow.

A private college for men, Hampden-Sydney is ranked in the top tier of liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report. The College is known for its liberal arts curriculum, the Honor Code which stresses individual and collective responsibility, and a focus on the needs of young men.
 
 
 

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