Students at The University of Tennessee Space Institute, who had earned their graduate degrees since Summer 2011, were recognized at a reception held in their honor on May 7, 2012. This year’s guest speaker was Mr. Steve Pearson, General Manager for Aerospace Testing Alliance. The event was well attended by family, friends and members of UTSI. Graduates present to be acknowledged for earning a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering were Timothy Barber, Brian Godfrey, Benjamin Klamm, Kevin Holst, Adam Plondke and James Rogers; Mechanical Engineering were Anthony Harrison and Austin Kimbrell; Aviation Systems were Jonathan Kolwyck and Samuel Williams; Electrical Engineering was Bryan Hayes and Industrial Engineering was Kaleigh Hatfield. Receiving his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering was Joshua Batterson.