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KU announces spring 2019 degree candidates
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LAWRENCE — The names of nearly 5,000 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this spring — representing 90 Kansas counties; 45 other states, territories, and Washington, D.C.; and 49 other countries — have been announced by the University Registrar. Degrees are officially conferred in June.

Many candidates will choose to participate in KU’s annual Commencement ceremony, which will take place Sunday, May 19. 

Local graduates are: Ellinwood - Rebecca B Parke, Bachelor of Science in Business in Accounting; Betsy J Snell, Bachelor of General Studies in Speech-Language-Hearing & Bachelor of General Studies in Psychology; Great Bend - Sara Jane Cruse, Master of Social Work; Shelby J Deist, Bachelor of Social Work; Gregory Keith Hildebrand, Doctor of Medicine; Melanie Mariah Maneth, Master of Accounting; Karla Martinez, Master of Social Work; Libbie Sue Merritt, Master of Science in Nursing; Jackson H. Randall, Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology; Abigail Lee Rose, Bachelor of Science in Biology; Maycie R Rose, Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology; Alec Duane Edward Witt, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Tristan Dillon Yount, Master of Science in Civil Engineering; Hoisington - MacKenzie Noel Koester, Master of Public Health, Taryn Lynn Radenberg, Doctor of Pharmacy; Pawnee Rock - Shanna Danae Prescott, Master of Social Work; Alexis Reed Whipple, Master of Social Work; Ness City - Erin Flax, Ness City, Doctor of Pharmacy; Kenzie Stoecklein, Doctor of Pharmacy; Larned: Brittany Renae Butler, Bachelor of Science in Business in Supply Chain Management; Kjersti Leigh Olsen, Master of Science in Counseling Psychology; Otis - Le Ann Petersilie, Master of Social Work; Macksville - Makenzie Louise Harper, Master of Social Work; Emily Dee Lucas, Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Studies; St. John - Beau Edward Weber, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design; Stafford - Carla Alicia Bordier, Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics; Madysen R Schreiber, Bachelor of Science in Biology & Bachelor of General Studies in Psychology.