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Students lend talents to university commencement ceremonies

Thursday, May 1, 2014

       

 

MANHATTAN — Several Kansas State University students will be part of the university's upcoming commencement ceremonies — May 10, 16 and 17 — as performers, musicians and speakers.

A live webcast of the ceremonies will be available at http://www.k-state.edu/graduation/.

The students include:

Lillian Cooper, Master of Architecture candidate, Atchison, will perform the national anthem at the College of Architecture, Planning & Design commencement ceremony.

Alexander "Xan" Perkins, junior in music education, Derby, will play the tuba for the brass quintet at the College of Engineering and College of Architecture, Planning & Design commencement ceremonies.

Annie Patterson, bachelor's degree candidate in agricultural economics, Holton, will perform the national anthem at the College of Agriculture commencement ceremony.

Chris Miertschin, senior in music education, Hutchinson, will play the horn for the brass quintet at the College of Engineering and College of Architecture, Planning & Design commencement ceremonies.

Marcus Bragg, bachelor's degree candidate in management information systems, Kansas City, will be the student speaker at the College of Business Administration commencement ceremony.

Stephen Kucera, senior in applied music and accounting, Kansas City, will perform at the 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 play the trombone for the brass quintet at the College of Engineering and College of Architecture, Planning & Design commencement ceremonies.

Amanda Fairbanks, president of the Graduate Student Council and doctoral student in counseling and student development, Manhattan, will speak at the Graduate School commencement ceremony.

Rachel Hunt, sophomore in applied music-vocal performance, Manhattan, will sing the national anthem and alma mater at the College of Education commencement ceremony.

Cortney Nagel, bachelor's degree candidate in elementary education, Manhattan, will give the student address at the College of Education commencement ceremony.

Hillary Dawn L'Ecuyer, bachelor's degree candidate in interior design, Morrowville, will give the student address at the College of Human Ecology commencement ceremony.

Joshua Wilcox, December 2014 Master of Landscape Architecture candidate, Olsburg, will be a student speaker at the College of Architecture, Planning & Design commencement ceremony.

Abby Guenther, bachelor's degree candidate in food science and industry, Ottawa, will perform the national anthem at the College of Agriculture commencement ceremony.

Hailey Clemons, bachelor's degree candidate in animal sciences and industry, Overbrook, will perform the national anthem at the College of Agriculture commencement ceremony.

Matthew Spaniol, Master of Interior Architecture and Product Design candidate, Overland Park, will be a student speaker at the College of Architecture, Planning & Design commencement ceremony.

Andrew Sweeney, bachelor's degree candidate in music education and French, Overland Park, will perform the national anthem and alma mater at the College of Arts and Sciences commencement ceremony.

Garrett Kennedy, bachelor's degree candidate in agronomy, Phillipsburg, will be a student speaker at the College of Agriculture commencement ceremony.

Jonathan Broeckelman, bachelor's degree candidate in agronomy, Selden, will perform the national anthem at the College of Agriculture commencement ceremony.

Lexi Wingerson, bachelor's degree candidate in horticulture, Smith Center, will give the student address at the College of Agriculture commencement ceremony.

Emma Brace, bachelor's degree candidate in biological systems engineering, Topeka, will give the student address at the College of Engineering commencement ceremony.

Meredith Dabney, Master of Architecture candidate, Topeka, will perform the national anthem at the College of Architecture, Planning & Design commencement ceremony.

Laura Kreikemeier, Master of Interior Architecture and Product Design candidate, Topeka, will perform the national anthem at the College of Architecture, Planning & Design commencement ceremony.

Melissa Still, Master of Interior Architecture and Product Design candidate, Topeka, will perform the national anthem at the College of Architecture, Planning & Design commencement ceremony.

Michaela Sievers, sophomore in biology, Wamego, will sing the national anthem and the alma mater at the College of Business Administration commencement ceremony.

Elizabeth White, sophomore in biology, Wamego, will sing the national anthem and alma mater at the College of Business Administration commencement ceremony.

Aaron Fisher, junior in communication studies, Wichita, will play the trumpet for the brass quintet at the College of Engineering and College of Architecture, Planning & Design commencement ceremonies.

Deborah Caldwell, master's student in music, Siloam Springs, Arkansas, will play the trumpet for the brass quintet at the College of Engineering and College of Architecture, Planning & Design commencement ceremonies.

Tyler Lewis, president of Student Governing Association and senior in aeronautical technology, Aurora, Colorado, will perform and be a speaker and student marshal at the K-State Salina commencement ceremony.

Joshua Dohrmann, bachelor's degree candidate in industrial engineering, Anamosa, Iowa, will perform the national anthem and alma mater at the College of Engineering commencement ceremony.

Arthur Charles, president of the 2014 veterinary medicine class and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine candidate, Belgrade, Maine, will give the student address at the College of Veterinary Medicine commencement ceremony.

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

Cory Meyer, Master of Architecture candidate, St. Charles, Missouri, will be a student speaker at the College of Architecture, Planning & Design commencement ceremony.

Deanne Petersen, Master of Regional and Community Planning candidate, Wildwood, Missouri, will be a student speaker at the College of Architecture, Planning & Design commencement ceremony.

Craig Meier, freshman in open option, Deshler, Nebraska, will sing the national anthem and the alma mater at the College of Business Administration commencement ceremony.

Randall Frye, Master of Music candidate, Polk, Pennsylvania, will perform the national anthem at the Graduate School commencement ceremony.

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

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Atchison, Derby, Holton, Hutchinson, Kansas City, Kechi, Manhattan, Morrowville, Olsburg, Ottawa, Overbrook, Overland Park, Phillipsburg, Selden, Smith Center, Topeka, Wamego and Wichita; Siloam Springs, Arkansas; Aurora, Colorado; Anamosa, Iowa; Belgrade, Maine; Parkville, St. Charles and Wildwood, Missouri; Deshler, Nebraska; Polk, Pennsylvania; and Bedford, Texas.

Written by

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