Appreciation dominated Stephens College commencement ceremony

Saturday, May 5, 2012 | 6:24 p.m. CDT; updated 7:04 p.m. CDT, Saturday, May 5, 2012

COLUMBIA — Lasting and loud applause and cheers filled the John and Mary Silverthorne Arena on Saturday as two lines of students in black gowns walked to attend the Stephens College commencement ceremony.