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UND students receive degrees

More than 860 University of North Dakota students were eligible to receive degrees during Winter Commencement events Dec. 14, at Chester Fritz Auditorium on campus.

Professional and graduate degrees, including a posthumous Master of Science in Space Studies degree for Ross Gordon Boxleitner, Houston, Tex., were handed out at a ceremony at the Fritz.

UND hosted a ceremony for undergraduates. UND President Robert Kelley presided over both events.

The following is a list of new area graduates, sorted alphabetically by city.

Carrington: Taylor Franchuk, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, cum laude; Kaitlyn Schlegel, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering.

Cooperstown: Jason Grover, Master of Science; Emilee Johnson, Bachelor of Science in Education, summa cum laude.

Ellendale: Adam Heine, Bachelor of Accountancy and Bachelor of Business Administration, summa cum laude.

Jamestown: Logan Barnett, Bachelor of Science; Tate Carlson, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, summa cum laude; Daniel Dewald, Bachelor of Arts; Daniel Gergen, Bachelor of Business Administration; Hannah Muhs, Bachelor of Science; Carrie Thompson Widmer, Master of Social Work.

Kenmare: Cory Keller, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, magna cum laude.

Linton:  Frederick Burke, Bachelor of Science; James Fries, Master of Education.

New Rockford: Tyson Rost, Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Sciences, magna cum laude.

Oakes: Kallie Van De Venter, Bachelor of Arts.

Oriska: Katherine Anderson, Bachelor of Science in Education, cum laude.

Sanborn: Rose Diemert, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science; Kelsey Schwehr, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, cum laude.

Tappen: Ashley Dockter, Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Valley City: Katelyn Kjelland, Bachelor of Science, cum laude; Stephanie Starr, Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude.