More than 500 undergraduate, graduate and nursing students at Baker University were awarded degrees during commencement ceremonies held Dec. 18-19 at the Collins Center.
Area graduates earning bachelor’s degrees are: Amanda Helm, Austin Inzer, Catherine Sailler, Ashley Snedeger and Cory Wright, Baldwin City; Amanda Garrison, Melissa Isbell and Katy Kendrick, Lawrence; April Kruse, Oskaloosa; Adam O’Trimble, Perry; and Eli Jones (music education), Tonganoxie.
Area graduates earning Master of Business Administration degrees are: John Cramer, Baldwin City; Jason Koehn, Eudora; and Dustin Chase, Courtney Hutton and Amber Jaimez, Lawrence.
Lawrence graduates earning other master’s degrees are: Joanne Altieri, Anita Carlson (school leadership), Audrey Goebel-Hall and Bobbi Hamman (education), and Patricia Neuteboom (teaching).
Howard Lynch will celebrate his 90th birthday on Wednesday with a card shower. Cards may be sent to Lynch at 1729 E. 30th St., Lawrence, KS 66046.
A dinner celebration will be held the following weekend with his three sons, Jerry, Galen and Ronnie, and their families.
Bethel College, North Newton, announces Lawrence students who earned academic distinction the fall 2010 semester.
Seniors Amanda Fredrickson and Will Nagengast were named to the dean’s list, by earning a grade-point average between 3.7 to 4.0.
Junior Anna Cook and seniors Andrea Baldwin and Genevieve Rucker were named to the honor roll, by earning a grade-point average between 3.5 to 3.69.
Kansas State University announces its December graduates. Commencement ceremonies were held Dec. 10-11.
Area graduates earning bachelor’s degrees are: Charley Schwartz (business administration), Baldwin City; Amanda Sullivan-Cook (apparel and textiles), Kenneth Duever, Brett Folks, Brendan Halpin (construction science and management), Shon Price, Ashley Robinson (education), Darlene Seck (apparel and textiles), Kirsten Stack (business administration), and Aarynne Struble (dietetics), Lawrence; Christopher Ketter, Lecompton; Aaron Douglas (agriculture), and Rebecca Mobley, Ottawa; James Breeding, Wellsville; Andrea Cote, Meriden; Gabriel Gantz (agriculture), Perry; and Kezia Huseman and Brett Miles (electrical engineering), Tonganoxie.
Ryan Debold, Lawrence, earned a Master of Landscape Architecture degree.
Pittsburg State University’s 15th Winter Commencement exercises were held Dec. 17 in the Garfield Weede Physical Education Building on the PSU campus.
Area students earning bachelor’s degrees were: Megan Ballock (education), Eudora; Felicia Goodison, Justin Fox (applied science), and Mark Blair (technology), Lawrence; Neva Rowland (music education), McLouth; and Daniel Kessler (engineering technology), Perry.
Area students earning bachelor’s degrees in business administration were: Patrick Briggs, Lawrence; Jessica Hilt, Linwood; Amanda Tucker and Callie Croucher, Ottawa; and Emily Hughes, Tonganoxie.
Mitchell Grant and Nathanael Fowler, Lawrence; and Chelsie Oshel, Wellsville, earned Bachelor of General Studies degrees.