Several from Antioch graduate from Harding University

The following Antioch residents were among more than 750 students who received diplomas at Harding University’s commencement exercises on May 7, 2016.

  • Charles Foster of Antioch received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering.
  • Rebeca Funes of Antioch received a Bachelor of Arts degree in early childhood.
  • Justin Mitchell of Antioch  received a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering and mechanical engineering.

Graduates include students from the College of Allied Health, College of Arts and Humanities, College of Bible and Ministry, Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration, Cannon-Clary College of Education, Carr College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy and College of Sciences.

University President Bruce D. McLarty presented the diplomas to the graduates.

Harding is the largest private university in Arkansas and has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report for 22 consecutive years as a top 25 school in the South. Harding also maintains study abroad programs in Australia, Chile, England, France, Greece, Italy and Zambia. For more information visit