Sarah Gayle Whitaker of Roxana, was graduated May 9 from the University of the Cumberlands with a bachelor’s degree in social studies secondary education and a minor in Spanish teaching. She had a grade point average of 3.91, and was inducted into the J.T. Vallandingham Scholastic Honor Society, one of the highest academic honors. She is the daughter of Mitch and Gwen Whitaker of Roxana. Her grandparents are Sybil Whitaker of Whitesburg, and Charles and Gayle Huddleston of Eagan, Tenn.