College students graduate
Three graduate from UNL
Three Perkins County students were among the largest spring graduating class in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s 150-year history. The university conferred 3,490 degrees during commencement exercises May 3 and 4.
Perkins County graduates included Kaleb Gaar of Grant, Bachelor of Science with high distinction; Zak Kurkowski of Grant, Bachelor of Science in agricultural engineering; Jenni Sis, Doctor of Audiology.
For the first time, undergraduate commencement was split into two ceremonies -- one in the morning and the other in the afternoon. The sesquicentennial graduation also included the debut of redesigned robes and regalia featuring the Nebraska “N.”
Franklin graduates from UNO
Emma Franklin of Wallace graduated Summa Cum Laude (3.87-plus GPA) with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha on Friday, May 3 at Baxter Arena.
Casillas graduates from CSC
Courtney Casillas of Grant graduated with an undergraduate degree during Chadron State College’s Spring Commencement Saturday, May 4. More than 240 received their undergraduate degrees in the Chicoine Center.
Kennicutt graduates from CCC
Kole Kennicutt of Madrid was among 455 graduates honored at Central Community College-Hastings’ 52nd annual commencement ceremonies on May 4. Kennicutt earned an Associate of Applied Science Degree in electrical technology.