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MAJOR, persons. One who has attained his full age, and has acquired all his civil rights; one who is no longer a minor; an adult.

MAJOR. Military language. The lowest of the staff officers; a degree higher than captain.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Berlin: Kenneth Amici, majoring in mechanical engineering; Haley Nelson, majoring in chemical engineering; and Cameron Parmenter, majoring in sound recording technology;
A senior majoring in communications with a concentration in journalism, she enjoys writing poetry.
Cruz, will attend Fitchburg State University, majoring in math/education.
CONWAY, a Washington, D.C., native majoring in interdisciplinary studies/English.
Mohammed Al-Hassan of Westboro is a senior majoring in electrical and computer engineering.
A native of Ridgeland, S.C., she is a senior majoring in business administration and wants to become a loan officer.
Christopher Sparanges, a sophomore majoring in international business
ShaLonda Dennis, Miss Edward Waters College, is a senior majoring in business administration.
Patrick Feeney, freshman majoring in interactive media and game development.
Miss South Carolina State University, Chrystal Danine Ages, is a senior majoring in math education.
Christopher Cullinan is a sophomore majoring in electrical and computer engineering.
Marissa Anderson (SEE PUBLISHED CORRECTION) is the daughter of Robin LeRoy and Eric Anderson and will be attending Assumption College, majoring in premedicine.