December 22, 2012 8:04:34 PM
Larry Summerville Jr. of Columbus graduated from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Dec. 15, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in metallurgical engineering. He is president emeritus of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) UA chapter.
Summerville was awarded first place by the NSBE for his research poster presentation at the organization's regional meeting in Montgomery, Ala., in November.
He is the son of Larry and Ann Summerville of Columbus.