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Student speakers, vocalists and musicians selected for December commencement ceremonies

Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019

Singers

A trio of students sings the national anthem at a Kansas State University commencement ceremony.

 

MANHATTAN — Several Kansas State University students will lend their talents to the university's commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 13, and Saturday, Dec. 14. The following students will serve as speakers, vocalists or musicians:

• Cooper McGuire, bachelor's candidate in applied music, Gardner, will sing the national anthem and alma mater at the College of Arts and Sciences commencement ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 14 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Rachael Gros, master's student in music, La Crosse, will be the organist at the Graduate School commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. Dec. 13, the College of Agriculture commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. Dec. 14 and the College of Health and Human Sciences commencement ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 14, all in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Cooper Kinley, senior in finance, Leawood, will play the trombone as a member of the student brass quintet performing the processional and recessional at the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering commencement ceremony at 4 p.m. Dec. 14.

• Marco Stogsdill, bachelor's candidate in accounting, Manhattan, will give the student remarks at the College of Business Administration commencement ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 14 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Claire Todd, sophomore in business-pre-professional, Manhattan, will sing the national anthem and the alma mater at the College of Business Administration commencement ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 14 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Stephanie Farney, bachelor's candidate in mechanical engineering, McPherson, will sing the national anthem and alma mater at the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering commencement ceremony at 4 p.m. Dec. 14 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Clark Elford, senior in music education, Overland Park, will play the tuba as a member of the student brass quintet performing the processional and recessional at the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering commencement ceremony at 4 p.m. Dec. 14.

• Ryan J. Leonard, master's student in music, Overland Park, will sing the national anthem at commencement for the Graduate School at 1 p.m. Dec. 13.

• Steven Schmoll, senior in mechanical engineering, Overland Park, will play the trumpet as a member of the student brass quintet performing the processional and recessional at the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering commencement ceremony at 4 p.m. Dec. 14.

• Jacob Springer, senior in mangement, Overland Park, will play the horn as a member of the student brass quintet performing the processional and recessional at the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering commencement ceremony at 4 p.m. Dec. 14.

• Cory Breneman vice president of the Kansas State Polytechnic Student Governing Association, Park City, will lead the processional and be the student speaker and student marshal at the Kansas State University Polytechnic commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. Dec. 13 in the school's Student Life Center.

• Savannah Piper, bachelor's candidate in animal sciences and industry, Shawnee, will sing the national anthem at the College of Agriculture commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. Dec. 14 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Madison Vontz, bachelor's candidate in secondary education, Wamego, will give the student address at the College of Education commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Dec. 14 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Hector Rojas, bachelor's candidate in animal sciences and industry, South Elgin, Illinois, will give the student reflections address at the College of Agriculture commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. Dec. 14 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Angie Mitchell, bachelor's candidate in civil engineering, Bonaparte, Iowa, will present the student address at the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering commencement ceremony at 4 p.m. Dec. 14 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Gracie Danner, bachelor's candidate in agricultural economics, West Liberty, Iowa, will give the student address at the College of Agriculture commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. Dec. 14 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Samantha Williams, senior in applied music, Branson, Missouri, will sing the national anthem and the alma mater at the College of Education commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Dec. 14 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Madison Hines, senior in music education, Salisbury, North Carolina, will play the trumpet as a member of the student brass quintet performing the processional and recessional at the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering commencement ceremony at 4 p.m. Dec. 14.
 
• Lorenzo Butler, master's student in music, Lawton, Oklahoma, will sing the national anthem and the alma master at the College of Health and Human Sciences commencement ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 14.

• Lars Quincke, senior in applied music, Germany, will be the organist at the College of Education commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. and the College of Business Administration commencement ceremony at 11:30 a.m., both Dec. 14 in Bramlage Coliseum.

• Claudia Woodard, bachelor's candidate in dietetics, Germany, will give the student address at the College of Health and Human Sciences commencement ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 14.

• Manzamasso Hodjo, president of the K-State Graduate Student Council, Togo, will deliver greetings for the council at the Graduate School commencement ceremony, which will be at 1 p.m. Dec. 13.

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Gardner, La Crosse, Leawood, Manhattan, McPherson, Overland Park, Park City, Shawnee and Wamego, Kansas; South Elgin, Illinois; Bonaparte and West Liberty, Iowa; Branson, Missouri; Salisbury, North Carolina; and Lawton, Oklahoma.

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Written by

Beth Bohn
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bbohn@k-state.edu