Colurciello graduates from Wayland Baptist University


Wayland Baptist University

Joseph John Colurciello of Lockhart has graduated from Wayland Baptist University with a Mast of Education degree in Professional Studies.

Wayland graduates received their diplomas during ceremonies held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023, in Hutcherson Center on Wayland’s Plainview campus. Dr. Cindy McClenagan, Vice president for Academic Affairs, presented the candidates for degrees to Dr. Bobby Hall, President, who conferred degrees with assisted by Randy Kaufman, a member of Wayland’s Board of Trustees.

Hall gave the President’s Charge, and William T. Flowers, a graduating senior from Hillsboro, presented the Student Address. Elizabeth Charlene Barrow, a graduating senior from Hale Center, read Isaiah 41:10 from the Bible, and Lindsey Jo Sumner, a graduating senior from Amarillo, directed the singing of Joy to the World. Following an invocation by Chelsea Marie Kelley, a graduating senior from Austin, LeeAnn Abram, a graduating senior from Abernathy, led the “Pledge to the United States Flag”, and Mason Paige Garrett, a graduating senior from Mount Pleasant, led the “Pledge to the Christian Flag”. The benediction was also led by Sumner.

For a limited time livestream coverage of the ceremony is available on the university’s website


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