College News (May 18, 2016)

• Of the nearly 3,000 students graduating from Kan­sas State University this spring are 13 students from the Free Press coverage area.

Canton: John Shearer, bachelor of science in agriculture.

Hillsboro: Aaron Klassen, bachelor of science in agriculture; Taylor Nikkel, bachelor of science in agricul­ture; Chance Reece, master of science.

Lincolnville: Taylor Harms, bachelor of science in family studies and human services.

Marion: Timothy Costello, bachelor of science in education; Isaac Hett, bachelor of science; Erika Just, bachelor of science in family studies and human services; Andrew Kjellin, bachelor of arts; Adam Molleker, bachelor of science in mechanical engineering

Peabody: Broderick Kyle, bachelor of science in agriculture; Wesley Shaw, bachelor of science in business administration.

Ramona: Cole Svoboda, bachelor of Science.

• More than 1,000 candidates graduated from Emporia State University May 14, including the following area students.

Douglas Shawn Bibens, Hillsboro, with a master of science degree in educational administration with a concentration in educational administration Pre-K-12.

Amy Florence Carlson, Hillsboro, with a B.S. in elementary education.

Susan Joy Dalke, Hills­boro, with a bachelor of interdisciplinary studies degree.

Amanda Donn Goering, Canton, with a B.S. degree in education in English and journalism.

Whitney Dawn Gordon, Marion, with a bachelor of science degree in communication with concentrations in public relations and organizational communication.

Daniel Lee Kenney, Hills­boro, with a B.S. in business degree in management.

Justin Tyler Rahe, Marion, with a bachelor of science degree in communication with a minor in leadership with a concentration in relational communication.

Lance Sawyer, Hillsboro, with a master of science degree in mathematics.

Courtney Marie Weber, Hillsboro, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in elementary education with a concentration in middle-level math licensure.

Carly P. Weisbeck, Hills­boro, with a B.S. in education degree in English.

• Courtney Weber, Hills­boro, was among nearly 60 Emporia State University students from the Teachers College who received special recognition at the close of the 2015-16 academic year.

Twenty-two received outstanding student awards and 40 students, including Weber, were honored for achieving a 3.8 grade-point average or higher.

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