Eleven residents of Sumner County completed degree requirements at Welch College last month, according to Matthew McAffee, Provost at Welch. The college relocated from 73-year-old campus in midtown Nashville to Gallatin in the spring of 2017, constructing its new campus across the street from Station Camp High School.

“The residents of Sumner County have been so kind and welcoming—even to the point of enrolling themselves and their children,” McAffee said. “We’ve really been welcomed with open arms, and we’re so proud to be a part of this wonderful community and are excited to congratulate our local graduates.”

Welch, currently ranked 16th among Southern Regional Colleges in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges, offers regionally accredited associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees. The roster of Sumner Countians includes:

Master’s Degrees
Rejyna Beck, Master of Arts in Teaching
Cassie Davenport, Master of Arts in Teaching

Bachelor’s Degrees
Jerushah Blackburn, Bachelor of Arts in English
Josh Burgus, Bachelor of Science in Music w/ Performance Emphasis
Brenton Driscoll, Bachelor of Science in General Christian Ministry
Deborah Driscoll, Bachelor of Arts in English
Allison Pogue, Bachelor of Science in History
Craig Pope, Bachelor of Arts in English
Noni Wright, Bachelor of Science in Business

Associate’s Degrees
Tanner Carson, Associate of Science in Business
Angelina Waller, Associate of Science in Biology

Welch president Matt Pinson said, “I want to congratulate these residents of Sumner County upon the completion of their degrees. This is evidence that we’ve settled into our new community, and we love it!”

Welch College is proud of its Sumner community and its Sumner county graduates. Please join us in congratulating these graduates.

For more information on Welch, its degree offerings, or its scholarships, email recruit@welch.edu.

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