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Students selected for special roles at university's commencement ceremonies

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016

 

MANHATTAN — Several Kansas State University students will serve as speakers, vocalists and musicians at the university's upcoming commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 9, and Saturday, Dec. 10.

The following students are lending their talents to commencement ceremonies:

• Taylor Fry, senior in marketing, Great Bend, will be the vocalist at commencement for the College of Business Administration at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 10 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Nicholas Ramsey, bachelor's candidate in finance, Hutchinson, will be the student speaker at commencement for the College of Business Administration at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 10 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Stephen Kucera, senior in applied music and accounting, Kansas City, will be the organist at commencement for the College of Education at 10 a.m., the College of Business Administration at 11:30 a.m., the College of Agriculture at 1 p.m. and the College of Human Ecology at 2:30 p.m., all Dec. 10 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Christian Blackburn, bachelor's candidate in applied music, Lakin, will be the vocalist at commencement for the College of Arts & Sciences at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 10 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Elliott Rogers, senior in aeronautical technology, Lawrence, and president of the Student Governing Association at Kansas State Polytechnic Campus, will lead the processional, be the student speaker and serve as student marshal at Kansas State Polytechnic's commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. Dec. 9 in the campus's Student Life Center.

• Tim Turner, bachelor’s candidate in athletic training, Lawrence, will be the student speaker at commencement for the College of Human Ecology at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 10 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Rachel Hunt, bachelor's candidate in music, Manhattan, will be the vocalist at commencement for the College of Education at 10 a.m. and the College of Human Ecology at 2:30 p.m., both Dec. 10 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Tucker Jones, master's student in psychology, Manhattan, and president of the K-State Graduate Student Council, will provide greetings from the council at commencement for the Graduate School at 1 p.m. Dec. 9 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Elizabeth Hix, bachelor's candidate in secondary education, Olathe, will be the student speaker at commencement for the College of Education at 10 a.m. Dec. 10 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Douglas Anjard, bachelor's candidate in computer engineering, Overland Park, will be the vocalist at commencement for the College of Engineering at 4 p.m. Dec. 10 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Samuel Knauss, bachelor's candidate in agronomy, Paola, will be the student reflections speaker at commencement for the College of Agriculture at 1 p.m. Dec. 10 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Andrew Ewing, bachelor's candidate in industrial engineering, Spring Hill, will deliver the student address at commencement for the College of Engineering at 4 p.m. Dec. 10 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Emily Beneda, bachelor's candidate in food science and industry, Wilson, will be the student speaker at commencement for the College of Agriculture at 1 p.m. Dec. 10 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Mallory Diekmann, bachelor's candidate in agricultural communications and journalism, St. Paul, Minnesota, will be the vocalist at commencement for the College of Agriculture at 1 p.m. Dec. 10 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Michael Lee, bachelor's candidate in animal sciences and industry, Kansas City, Missouri, will be the vocalist at commencement for the College of Agriculture at 1 p.m. Dec. 10 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Samuel Wilson III, junior in applied music, Fort Worth, Texas, will be the vocalist at commencement for the Graduate School at 1 p.m. Dec. 9 in Bramlage Coliseum.

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Written by

Beth Bohn
785-532-1544
bbohn@k-state.edu