Big Country university students celebrate graduation

POSTED: 7:21 PM May 11 2013   UPDATED: 7:24 PM May 11 2013
Spring 2013 graduations
ABILENE, Texas -

Thousands of students graduated from Big Country universities Saturday.

Graduating students from Abilene Christian, McMurry, Hardin-Simmons and Howard Payne universities received their diplomas throughout the day. 

Each graduation ceremony featured speakers and proud parents and relatives.