Southern Methodist University announced the Spring 2013 graduates.

Stephen Northcut, a resident of Midlothian received a Master of Interactive Technology in digital game development - production during the May 2013 Commencement.

Samuel Scott, a resident of Midlothian received a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering during the May 2013 Commencement.

Andrea Anderson-Parks, a resident of Glenn Heights received a Master of Education in educational leadership during the May 2013 Commencement.

Shelby Foster, a resident of Ferris received a Bachelor of Arts in journalism during the May 2013 Commencement.

Stephen Northcut, a resident of Midlothian received a Master of Interactive Technology in digital game development - production during the May 2013 Commencement.

Adriana Ovalle, a resident of Waxahachie received a Bachelor of Arts in journalism during the May 2013 Commencement.

Samuel Scott, a resident of Midlothian received a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering during the May 2013 Commencement.

Charles Tucker, a resident of Red Oak received a Master of Divinity in theology during the May 2013 Commencement.

Jacquelyn Turner, a resident of Red Oak received a Master of Theology in theology during the May 2013 Commencement.

Bradley Zink, a resident of Palmer received a Bachelor of Arts in markets and culture during the May 2013 Commencement.

After the University-wide Commencement, SMU's schools and departments held individual receptions throughout the day to honor graduates.

SMU is a nationally ranked private university in Dallas founded 100 years ago. Today, SMU enrolls nearly 11,000 students who benefit from the academic opportunities and international reach of seven degree-granting schools.