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K-State students participate in fall commencement with talents, speeches

Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

       

 

MANHATTAN -- Several students will speak, sing or play musical instruments for their classmates, families and administrators as part of Kansas State University's fall commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 13, and Saturday, Dec. 14.

The students include:

* Alexander Perkins, sophomore in music education, Derby, will perform the processional, national anthem, the university's alma mater and recessional as part of a brass quintet for the College of Engineering ceremony.

* Adrienne Allison, bachelor's degree candidate in animal sciences and industry, Downs, will sing the national anthem at the College of Agriculture ceremony.

* Kassie Curran, bachelor's degree candidate in food science and industry, Farlington, will speak at the College of Agriculture ceremony.

* Christopher Miertschin Jr., senior in music education, Hutchinson, will perform the processional, national anthem, the university's alma mater and recessional as part of a brass quintet for the College of Engineering ceremony.

* Jamie Briscoe, bachelor's degree candidate in agribusiness and accounting, Lincoln, will speak at the College of Agriculture ceremony.

* Rachel Hunt, sophomore in applied music, Manhattan, will sing the national anthem at the College of Education ceremony.

* Sarah Pavlu, bachelor's degree candidate in industrial engineering, Overland Park, will give the student address at the College of Engineering ceremony.

* Griffin Letch, bachelor's degree candidate in applied music, Topeka, will perform the national anthem at the College of Arts and Sciences ceremony.

* Madeline Haas, bachelor's degree candidate in finance, Shawnee, will speak at the College of Business Administration ceremony.

* Jacob Miller, senior in music education, Valley Center, will perform the processional, national anthem, the university's alma mater and recessional as part of a brass quintet for the College of Engineering ceremony.

* Deborah Caldwell, master's student in music, Siloam Springs, Ark., will perform the processional, national anthem, the university's alma mater and recessional as part of a brass quintet for the College of Engineering ceremony.

* Tyler Lewis, junior in aeronautical technology and president of Kansas State University Salina's Student Governing Association, Aurora, Colo., will perform the processional, give the student address and be the student marshal for the K-State Salina ceremony.

* Taylor Wadian, doctoral student in psychology and president of the Graduate Student Council, Fayette, Iowa, will give the Graduate Student Council greeting at the Graduate School ceremony.

* Johnathan Schieber, senior in math education, Hamilton, Mo., will give the student commencement address at the College of Education ceremony.

* Vincent Carlisle, doctoral student in educational leadership, Parkville, Mo., will be the reader at the Graduate School ceremony.

* Adam Ladd, master's student in music, Huron, Ohio, will perform the processional, national anthem, the university's alma mater and recessional as part of a brass quintet for the College of Engineering ceremony.

* Randall Frye, master's student in music, Polk, Pa., will perform at the Graduate School, College of Education, College of Business Administration, College of Agriculture and College of Human Ecology ceremonies.

* Donovan Woods, senior in applied music, Bedford, Texas, will sing the national anthem and the university's alma mater at the College of Human Ecology ceremony.

* Rutherford Nathaniel Sanford IV, bachelor's degree candidate in hotel and restaurant management, Houston, Texas, will give the student address at the College of Human Ecology ceremony.

News tip

Derby, Downs, Farlington, Hutchinson, Lincoln, Manhattan, Overland Park, Topeka, Shawnee and Valley Center, Kan.; Siloam Springs, Ark.; Aurora, Colo.; Fayette, Iowa; Hamilton and Parkville, Mo.; Huron, Ohio; Polk, Pa.; and Bedford and Houston, Texas

Written by

Stephanie Jacques
785-532-3452
sjacques@k-state.edu