Leigh Booth delivered the 2pm graduate commencement address on May 7, 2011. She worked as a graduate assistant in the UAB Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Center for Nanoscale Materials and Biointegration. During her time at UAB, Booth had the opportunity to travel internationally to participate in a collaborative research project at the Technical University of Lodz in Poland. She was a recipient of the Ireland Tuition Scholarship from the UAB Graduate School. She is graduating with a master’s degree in biomedical engineering and plans to pursue a career related to the research and development of biomedical materials and devices.