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Kansas State University students perform, speak as part of fall commencement ceremonies

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 


MANHATTAN — Several students will deliver speeches, sing or play musical instruments as part of Kansas State University's fall commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 11, and Saturday, Dec. 12.

Serving as speakers or performers at commencement ceremonies include the following students:

• Jordan Pieschl, bachelor's degree candidate in agricultural communications and journalism, Brookville, will be the student commencement speaker for the College of Agriculture ceremony.

• Jessica McCall, bachelor's degree candidate in agronomy, Chapman, will perform the national anthem for the College of Agriculture ceremony.

• Alexander Perkins, senior in music education, Derby, will perform the processional and recessional as part of a brass quintet for the College of Engineering ceremony.

 • Miranda Burns, senior in entrepreneurship, Dodge City, will sing the national anthem at the College of Business Administration commencement ceremony.

• Mason Grittman, bachelor's degree candidate in mechanical engineering, Hoyt, will give the student address at the College of Engineering ceremony.

• Stephen Kucera, senior in applied music and accounting, Kansas City, will perform the processional and the recessional at the Graduate School, College of Agriculture, College of Human Ecology, College of Business Administration and College of Education commencement ceremonies.

• Andrew Scherer, senior in music education, Kechi, will perform the processional and recessional as part of a brass quintet for the College of Engineering ceremony.

• Paul Meissbach, bachelor's degree candidate in applied music, Lawrence, will sing the national anthem and the university's alma mater at the College of Arts & Sciences ceremony.

• Elliot Rogers, president of the Student Governing Association at the Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus and junior in aeronautical technology, Lawrence, will be the student commencement speaker and student marshal as well as perform the processional for the Kansas State Polytechnic ceremony.

• Rachel Hunt, senior in applied music, Manhattan, will sing the national anthem and the university's alma mater at the College of Education and College of Human Ecology ceremonies.

 • Josiah Wegener, bachelor's degree candidate in construction science and management, Manhattan, will sing the national anthem and the university's alma mater at the College of Engineering ceremony.

• Kaitlyn Ellis, bachelor's degree candidate in hospitality management, Overland Park, will give the student address for the College of Human Ecology ceremony.

• Hunter Sullivan, sophomore in applied music, Topeka, will perform the processional and recessional as part of a brass quintet for the College of Engineering ceremony.

• Aaron Fisher, senior in applied music, Wichita, will perform the processional and recessional as part of a brass quintet for the College of Engineering ceremony.

• Julia Comstock, bachelor's degree candidate in elementary education, Honolulu, Hawaii, will give the student commencement address at the College of Education ceremony.

• Amanda Martens, president of the Graduate Student Council and doctoral student in psychology, Shelby, Iowa, will give the council's greetings at the Graduate School ceremony.

• Simone Holliday, bachelor's degree candidate in animal sciences and industry, Kansas City, Missouri, will give the Reflections speech for the College of Agriculture ceremony.

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

• Georgia Schaefer, junior in anthropology and pre-nursing, Albuquerque, New Mexico, will perform the processional and recessional as part of a brass quintet for the College of Engineering ceremony.

 • Matthew Cyphert, master's degree student in music, Blairsville, Pennsylvania, will sing the national anthem at the Graduate School ceremony.

• Minh Tuan Mac, bachelor's degree candidate in finance and outstanding senior in business awardee, Hanoi Vietnam, will provide the student remarks for the College of Business ceremony. 

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Kansas State University commencement ceremonies

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Brookville, Chapman, Derby, Dodge City, Hoyt, Kansas City, Kechi, Lawrence, Manhattan, Overland Park, Topeka and Wichita, Kansas; Honolulu, Hawaii; Shelby, Iowa; Kansas City and Parkville, Missouri; Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Blairsville, Pennsylvania

Written by

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