Diffenderfer earns Master’s Degree
Special to The Herald
Duke University awarded more than 5,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees during its annual commencement ceremony May 12.
Duke President Richard H. Brodhead presided over the ceremony in the university’s Wallace Wade football stadium, and philanthropist Melinda Gates, co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, delivered the commencement address.
Carla Cook Diffenderfer, of Durham, N.C., was among the graduates to receive a Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner.
Mrs Diffenderfer is a former resident of Yazoo City, attended Yazoo City High School and graduated from Byram High School.
Her parents are Mr and Mrs Toby Cook of Brandon.