Six Smyrna High Grads Also Complete Associate Degree at Bethel


Rutherford County Schools

Six students from Smyrna High School have graduated from Bethel University with their associate degree.  

On May 7, the students received their degrees from Bethel President Dr. Walter Butler, who conferred the successful graduates their associate degree before Smyrna High School graduation had even commenced. The received their high school diplomas from Smyrna nine days later on May 16. 

To attend the dual enrollment program, students must complete all academic requirements of the 10th grade and be classified as a junior. Additionally, participants must attain and sustain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or earn a 21 on the ACT.  

Students who earned their associates degree from Bethel University are: 

Hailey Cooner

Karson Bostian

Jerry Denton

Hailey-Ann Harlan

Andrew James

Andy Tran

For more information about dual enrollment, please visit the Bethel university website HERE.