Howard Payne University in Brownwood graduated 62 students at its Commencement held at the close of the fall 2013 semester.

Area students who graduated from the university include:

Robert Lee Tucker of Bangs, Master of Business Administration in business administration.

Austin Emerson Adams of Brownwood, Bachelor of Arts in Spanish.

Stephanie Elaine Baldwin of Brownwood, Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in business administration.

Austin Matthew Burrus of Brownwood, Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting.

Carminia Del Toro of Brownwood, Bachelor of Arts in communication - organizational and leadership communication. Magna Cum Laude

Jason Andrew Harth of Brownwood, Bachelor of Science in business administration.

Lara Leeann Hernandez of Brownwood, Bachelor of Arts in family studies.

Hannah Brooke Hewitt of Brownwood, Bachelor of Science in family studies.

Zachary Stephen Hubbard of Brownwood, Bachelor of Science in exercise and sport science.

Jherica Larie Simental of Brownwood, Bachelor of Arts in youth ministry. Cum Laude

Hillary Grace Stippick of Brownwood, Bachelor of Arts in psychology. Magna Cum Laude

Lauraleticia Alvarado of Early, Bachelor of Arts in Honors Academy: civic leadership and public policy, and political science/pre-law.

Raymond Harrison Card of Early, Bachelor of Science in psychology.

Addison Bryant Ebarb of Early, Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting.

Russell Wayne Ezzell of Early, Master of Business Administration in business administration.

Justin Paul Taylor of Early, Bachelor of Science in criminal justice.

Students must have a 3.55-3.69 GPA to graduate Cum Laude, a 3.70-3.84 GPA to graduate Magna Cum Laude and a 3.85-4.0 GPA to graduate Summa Cum Laude.