Lewisburg resident Lauren Thomas earned a general transfer/university parallel Associate of Science degree from Columbia State Community College. Thomas is a Phi Theta Kappa and Presidentís Leadership Society graduate and plans to transfer to Middle Tennessee State University to earn her bachelorís degree in pre-law. She is one of 227 students who received degrees or certificates at CSCCís fall commencement ceremony last Saturday. Eventually, she wants to become a lawyer and attend law school. Her parents, David and Robin Thomas, are Columbia State alumni, class of 1991. David studied radiologic technology and Robin studied laboratory technology. (Pictured, left to right): David, Lauren and Robin Thomas.