Amber and Ashley Cochran, daughters of David and Shelia Cochran of Salem, both graduated cum laude with bachelor's degrees in accounting from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro Dec. 19.
Amber is employed with the accounting firm of Moore, Stephens and Frost in Little Rock. She plans to pursue a master's degree in business administration at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Ashley is an intern with the Little Rock firm of Baird, Kurtz and Dobson, CPAs. Her plans are to obtain a master's degree in business education at UALR.
The Cochrans graduated from Salem High School in 1999.