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KU announces spring 2017 candidates for degree
Kansas Jayhawks

LAWRENCE — The names of nearly 5,000 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this spring — representing 96 Kansas counties, 48 states and territories, and 51 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 14. That information is available at
Local graduates are:
Ellinwood: Connor Birzer, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies; Rachel Strecker, Master of Accounting
Great Bend: Alisha Cronise, Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science; Jeff Keenan, Bachelor of General Studies in Political Science and Anthropology minor; Ethan Koochel, Doctor of Physical Therapy; Austin Morgan, Doctor of Pharmacy; Tanner Neeland, Bachelor of Science in Biology; Brian Schneweis, Master of Business Administration; Tristan Yount, Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering
Hoisington: Bradon Bitter, Doctor of Medicine
Kinsley: Clayton Habiger, Doctor of Medicine
Larned: Ethan Deckert, Doctor of Medicine, Steven Seltman, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems; Tanner Welsch, Doctor of Physical Therapy
Bison: Hannah Bannister, Bachelor of Arts in Global & International Studies and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
St. John: Kendra Hacker, Bachelor of Arts in Theatre