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Celebrating Ouachita Baptist University’s 128th spring commencement on Saturday, May 9, university officials conferred a total of 350 degrees on 343 graduates, including Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education and the university’s first three Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees.

Ouachita President Rex M. Horne, Jr., also presented Dr. J.D. “Sonny” Tucker, executive director of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention, with an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree on behalf of the university’s Board of Trustees. Dr. Tucker, a 1982 graduate of Ouachita, also holds Master of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis, Tenn.



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