The parents of Ranita Lace Holmes announce her upcoming graduation on December 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Commencement will be held at the Trojan Arena at Troy University in Troy, Alabama.
Ranita is the daughter of Samuel and Lacey Holmes of Union Springs, Alabama. She is the granddaughter of Missie Mae Holmes of Hardaway, Alabama, and the late Mary Ann Parker Tarver of Midway, Alabama.
Ranita attends Person Chapel A.M.E. Church where Rev. Christopher Reeves serves as pastor. She will be receiving her Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education and has plans to attend graduate school to become a Physical Therapist.
Ranita was recently a recipient of the Excellence in Leadership and Academic Achievement Award from Troy University.
She attributes her accomplishments to God first, who she acknowledges is in charge of her life and directs her paths. She thanks her parents for their support and encouragement.
Ranita says “I knew at an early age that I was expected to attend college. My parents stressed to all of us the importance of making good grades and getting a college education.
“I watched my brother and two sisters attend college and I knew what my expectations were. I thank God for where I am in my life right now. He has seen me through these first four years and I know He will be with me throughout graduate school”.
Congratulations to Ranita and may God continue to keep her in His jealous care.