Carrell, Powell earn bachelor degrees

Two local residents were among the 989 graduates at the University of Tyler’s Spring 2015 Commencement ceremonies in the university’s R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center.

Kellan McRae CarrellKellan McRae Carrell received his BS degree in kinesiology with certification in secondary education. He is the son of Marla White and David Carrell of Mount Vernon.

Blake Taylor Powell received his BS in civil engineering. Mr. Powell is the son of Wade and Donna Powell of Mount Vernon. For more information, see the May 28 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.