Matthew Ryan Weaver, of Gatesville, recently graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas A&M University – Kingsville. Two commencement ceremonies were held outdoors at Javelina Stadium to accommodate a total of 812 students graduating.

Chartered in 1917, Texas A&M-Kingsville is South Texas' greatest university, offering more academic programs and degrees, providing better learning and living facilities, doing more research, awarding more scholarships and producing more successful graduates than any other college or university in the region.