Local students graduated from Centre College during the 196th Commencement ceremony May 19 on campus.

Kentucky historian Stuart Sanders, Centre College Class of 1995, and the Rev. Canon Naomi Tutu, both received honorary degrees and addressed the graduates. Tutu spoke at the morning baccalaureate service, where her sermon celebrated the humanity, dignity and wonderful variability of all people. Sanders used his commencement address, “Seeking Inspiration from Our Past,” to highlight Centre alumni from the past who should inspire the future.

Local graduates include:

Jason Pinto of Elizabethtown graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. He graduated cum laude. Pinto is the son of Carmen and Deborah Pinto of Elizabethtown and is a graduate of Elizabethtown High School.

Mackenzie Snow of Eliza­beth­town graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History. Snow is the daughter of Peggy and Norman Snow of Elizabeth­town and is a graduate of Elizabethtown High School.

Trevor Carnell of West Point graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology/Sociology. Carnell is the son of Trina Ford of West Point and is a graduate of Bullitt Central High School.