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Nearly 700 Texas A&M University Students Celebrate the Holidays with a Degree

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

After late nights of studying and hours spent in the classroom, hundreds of students from Texas A&M University will be spending the holidays with a degree!

The fall commencement ceremony took place at a packed American Bank Center Saturday morning. Close to 700 graduates from the university's five colleges walked across the stage to receive their diplomas.

Among the graduates was Teresa Smithson, who completed her master's degree online from Afghanistan. Smithson is a civilian contractor supporting military efforts there.

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