Auburn University’s James I. Harrison School of Pharmacy held its Spring 2019 commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 6 at Auburn Arena.

The class of 2019 included 147 students receiving the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. The ceremony included a commencement address from Dr. Stephen Davis, a member of the Class of 2008, while the student address was given by Gladys Tucker Heard. The Oath of a Pharmacist was administered by Class of 1983 member Pamela Boyd Reeve.

The class included representatives from four foreign countries, including Bangladesh, China, Jordan and Saudi Arabia and 15 states, including Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.

Among the Pharm.D. graduates was Scottsboro native Danielle Melisa Jackson. A 2012 graduate of Scottsboro High School, she is the daughter of Kenyetta Jackson, granddaughter of Lorene Blair and Richard and Carolyn Townsend and mother to Kaiden Taylor.

Previously, she completed a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a minor in chemistry from the University of Alabama-Huntsville in 2015.

Jackson has accepted a full time pharmacist position with CVS.

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