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TTU honors students who graduated in Decemeber

  • Tatiana Neri, with her eight-year-old daughter, Ariah, studied together for their respective classes, while Neri was attending Texas Tech University. Neri said Ariah watched her work late nights and early mornings to finish her degrees. — Photo by Marcelo Argento
    Tatiana Neri, with her eight-year-old daughter, Ariah, studied together for their respective classes, while Neri was attending Texas Tech University. Neri said Ariah watched her work late nights and early mornings to finish her degrees. — Photo by Marcelo Argento
  • Marvin Boyles, right, of Sabinal, also graduated from TTU in December with a bachelor of general studies degree. His son, Brandon, left, and wife Marisela helped him through the political science, history and communication studies courses he completed at the Hill Country University Center. He said his education was “a family endeavor” that included his wife’s computer skills and “positive never-give-up attitude.” — Submitted photo
    Marvin Boyles, right, of Sabinal, also graduated from TTU in December with a bachelor of general studies degree. His son, Brandon, left, and wife Marisela helped him through the political science, history and communication studies courses he completed at the Hill Country University Center. He said his education was “a family endeavor” that included his wife’s computer skills and “positive never-give-up attitude.” — Submitted photo
In a year filled with challenges and obstacles, Tatiana Neri, a single-mother and firstgeneration college student, accomplished what traditional students have a difficult time doing under normal circumstances. In December 2020, she graduated from Texas Tech University-Fredericksburg with a bachelor of arts degree. “This year has been tough and I am certain that I speak for everyone,” Neri, a 27…

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