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More than 600 receive degrees from University of Tennessee at Martin

Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner Beth DeBauche (Source: UT Martin) Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner Beth DeBauche (Source: UT Martin)
MARTIN, TN (KFVS) -

More than 600 graduates received their degrees Saturday from the University of Tennessee at Martin.

The summer and fall semester students received their degrees Saturday during the 11 a.m. ceremony in the Kathleen and Tom Elam Center.

Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner Beth DeBauche delivered the commencement address.

According to a news release, DeBauche shared four life lessons that she's learned over the years, the first of which is having big dreams and being open to life's surprises.

“If you think about sports, you don't hear true champions saying, ‘Gosh, I hope to finish middle of the pack this season.' Everybody wants to be a champion, and I wish that for you as well,” she said.

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