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Rites of Passage ceremony to be held

Morehead State University’s Office of Student Activities will sponsor the 37th Rites of Passage recognition ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, in the Adron Doran University Center in Ballrooms B and C.   

The purpose of the ceremony is to recognize and celebrate the academic achievement of minority and international students at MSU. Each student will receive a certificate, a gift and a special Kente stole.   

Students who will be recognized in the Rites of Passage ceremony for Fall 2019 include:   

  • Nasser Alsubaie, Bachelor of Science in Electronic and Computer Engineering and Technology, Morehead  
  • Eulaun Joshua Beasley, Master of Arts in Education, Lexington  
  • Sydnee B. Bradley, Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Management, Louisville  
  • Shawntasia Butler, Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education – Moderate and Severe Disabilities, P-12 and P-5 Area, Clearfield  
  • Kiana Gilbert, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Louisville  
  • Allison Hull, Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Berea  
  • Rochelle Payne, Master of Arts in Communications, Louisville  
  • Darianne R. Seward, Master of Arts in Sport Management, Columbus, Ohio  
  • K’Sha Rhea Stoner, Bachelor of Arts in Health Promotions, Louisville   
  • Emelyn H. Wells, Master of Science in Engineering and Technology Management, Salt Lick  

Additional information about the ceremony is available by calling Shannon Colvin, associate director of student activities, at 606-783-2071 or emailing