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University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Students to Graduate


April 27, 2015
Monday PM

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - The 2015 commencement ceremony for University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) Ketchikan students will be held Saturday, May 2 at 3:00 PM at the Ted Ferry Civic Center. The public is invited to attend.

This year’s commencement keynote speaker is Doug Ward, Director of Shipyard Development at Vigor Alaska. UAS Chancellor John Pugh, UAS Ketchikan Campus Director Priscilla Schulte, and University of Alaska Board of Regents members Dale Anderson and Kenneth Fisher of Juneau will bestow degrees at the ceremony. University of Alaska President Patrick Gamble will be in attendance.

Thirty-nine students are receiving degrees this spring.

Certificate – Accounting Technician
Tracy Benner
Yasmine Davis

Certificate – Small Business Management
Kay Brudos

Certificate – Health Information Management / Coding Specialist
Anna Caparas

Associate of Applied Science – Business Administration
Yasmine Davis
Morgan Enright
Elena Gubina

Associate of Applied Science – Fisheries Technology
Miranda Green
Clayton Hamilton

Associate of Arts
Trina Anderson
Margaret Baca
Cynthia Bashaw
Chelsea Brown
Cassandra Christopherson
Nicolette Johnson
John McAllister
Stephanie Petersen
Laura Plenert
Dustin Shull

Associate of Science
Kalli Kline

Bachelor of Arts – Elementary Education
Starla Agoney

Bachelor of Arts – Social Science
Jessica Creen

Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting
Amanda Dixon

Bachelor of Business Administration – Entrepreneurship
Tuffina Arnold
Kristen Gilliard

Bachelor of Business Administration – Management
Kristen Gilliard

Bachelor of Liberal Arts – Interdisciplinary Studies
Nora Dale
Lisa Dewitt-Narino
Alethea Johnson
Arika Paquette

Master of Arts in Teaching, Secondary Education
Peter Stanton
Carena Wood

Master of Education, Educational Leadership
Michael Cron

Master of Education, Educational Technology & Graduate Certificate
Tiffany Pickrell

Master of Education, Mathematics Education
Heather Davis
Jennifer McCarty

Master of Public Administration
Brenda Behrendt-Bidwell
Matthew Groves
Katie Jo Parrott

Roy McPherson will receive a Meritorious Service Award.

University of Alaska students living in Ketchikan and receiving degrees from other University of Alaska campuses have also been invited to participate in the local ceremony.



Edited by Mary Kauffman, SitNews


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