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Swedberg member of concert choir

Lane Swedberg of Wallace performed in the concert choir, at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 13 at the Chadron Arts Center. The Chadron State College Concert Choir presented a program of six centuries of choral music beginning with 16th Century.
A wide variety of musical styles were included. One 21st Century piece about the Northern Lights included eight students playing the rims of water glasses which adds a shimmering sound.

Wilson among honor grads at UNK

Just over 700 graduate and undergraduate degrees will be conferred at the University of Nebraska at Kearney commencement exercises at 10 a.m. May 9 at the UNK Health and Sports Center.
Sara Wilson of Grant is graduating Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor of arts in education, career business education 6-12 Field.

NPCC holds commencement

Spring commencement ceremonies at North Platte Community College were held Friday, May 9 in the McDonald-Belton Gymnasium at the South Campus.
Area graduates included John Harms, Elsie, Associate of Applied Science–Business: business administration emphasis; Daphne Maaliao, Grant, Associate of Applied Science–information technology: web design emphasis; Steve Maaliao, Grant,  Associate of Applied Science–medical laboratory technician; Jose Arvizo Flores, Wallace,  44 credit hours diploma–Electrical Technology; Ashley Kautz, Grant, Practical Nursing.

Aylward among graduates

University of Nebraska Medical Center spring commencement ceremonies took place May 9-10 in Kearney, Lincoln, Norfolk, Omaha and Scottsbluff. Diplomas were conferred on 932 students.
Among those receiving degrees were Jena Aylward of Wallace, UNMC College of Nursing Kearney Division, Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Analisa Colglazier of Ogallala, UNMC College of Nursing (Omaha), Master of Science in Nursing.

McCoy graduates from CCC

Central Community College-Hastings honored 455 graduating students May 10 during its 47th annual commencement ceremonies.
Tanner McCoy of Elsie graduated with an Associate of Applied Science Degree-diesel technology degree.
J. Noah Brown, president and chief executive officer of the Association of Community College Trustees, was the keynote speaker. Grand Island campus president Alan Hartley presented the candidates for graduation to CCC President Dr. Greg Smith, who conferred the degrees and diplomas.

Area students receive degrees

Nicholas Turner of Grant and Tyler Hasenauer of Wallace were among more than 2,900 students who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in ceremonies May 9-10.
Turner graduated from the College of Business Administration with a bachelor of science in business administration and Hasenauer  from the  Division of Graduate Studies, master of science.
UNL awarded postgraduate degrees on May 9 and baccalaureate degrees on May 10 in ceremonies at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Students make honors lists

Chadron State College has announced the names of 591 students who qualified for the institution’s spring 2014 academic honors lists.
Ethan Behrends, Krystal Gaar and Zachary White were named to the president’s list. Taylor Boldt of Grant was named to the dean’s list.
The president’s list, which requires a 4.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, consists of 250 names. Another 341 students met requirements for the dean’s list by earning at least a 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale. Students must be enrolled in 12 credit hours of coursework during the semester to qualify.

Carlson receives degree

Dr. Fred Ohles, president of Nebraska Wesleyan University, awarded degrees to approximately 575 undergraduate and graduate students during Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 125th annual commencement held Saturday, May 17.
Elisabeth Carlson of Grant was awarded a Bachelor of Arts-Science Education and Mackenzie Hite of Grant was awarded a Bachelor of Science-Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.