Twenty-three local students among EKU Spring grads

Published 12:01 pm Thursday, August 10, 2017

Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,999 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2017 semester.

The graduates were honored at separate academic college commencement ceremonies.

Local graduates include:

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Tammy L. Board, Stanford, EDD, Education Leadership/Policy Studies;

Lori M. Withers, Stanford, MAED, special education;

Jennifer R. Rowland, Stanford, ASN, nursing;

Courtney Danielle Bottoms, Crab Orchard, MAED, gifted education;

Jillisa Nichole Noland, Hustoville, BSN, nursing, cum laude;

Jeremy Allen Harris, Stanford, MA, student pers serv in higher education;

Raven Elizabeth Shelton, Crab Orchard, BFA, art;

Brandyn Walker Boyd, Crab Orchard, MA, history;

Taylor Beth Graves, Crab Orchard, BSN, nursing;

Kelsey Mackenzie McGuffey, Hustonville, MAED, communications disorders;

Lyndsey Keith Cook, Waynesburg, BS, family and consumer science teaching, summa cum laude;

James Kenton Adams, Crab Orchard, BS, agriculture;

Krista Michel Harris, Stanford, BS, chemistry;

Halie Cheyenne Stephens, Crab Orchard, BS, elementary education teaching;

Dustin Lawhorn, Stanford, BBA, accounting;

Natasha Elezabeth Bohlman, Crab Orchard, BS, public health;

Kaitlyn Esther Cain, Stanford, ASN, nursing;

Christopher Jacob Carter, Crab Orchard, BA, economics, magna cum laude;

Jeremy Tyler Parsons, Stanford, BS, occupational science, cum laude;

Pamela Lynn Taylor, Stanford, BSN, nursing;

Kathryn Rae Claiborne, Waynesburg, MAED, school counseling;

Rachel Louise Atwood, Stanford, BS, public health, summa cum lade;

Hillary Lyn Hutchison, Stanford, BSN, nursing.

The new degree holders join more than 140,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world.
EKU is a comprehensive university serving approximately 17,000 students on its Richmond campus, at its educational centers in Corbin, Danville, Manchester, Lancaster and Hazard, and throughout Kentucky.