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25 to graduate this year from UAS Ketchikan

University of Alaska Southeast 2Twenty-five students will receive degrees this spring from the University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan campus. And the graduation ceremony is coming up this Saturday at the Ted Ferry Civic Center.

The ceremony’s keynote speaker is Ketchikan artist Evon Zerbetz. She also will receive an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts.

Also attending to help hand out degrees will be UAS Chancellor John Pugh, UAS Ketchikan Campus Director Priscilla Schulte, and a couple of University of Alaska Board of Regents members.

The ceremony starts at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Ted Ferry Civic Center, and is open to the public. A list of this spring’s 25 graduates is below.

Certificate – Accounting Technician

Sharon Fisher
Ciara Rado
Carrie Van Sloun

Certificate – Computer Information & Office Systems

Sierra Chandler

Certificate – Pre-Nursing

Jody Nelson

Associate of Arts

Karma Arslanian
Julie Isom
Sonya Klippert
Kristina Romero
Chris Terry
Danielle Watson

Associate of Applied Science – Business Administration

Susan Coady
Sharon Fisher
Ciara Rado

Associate of Applied Science – Power Technology

Brenden Farr
Carter Murph

Bachelor of Business Administration

Carly Booth
Cristina Peck

Bachelor of Elementary Education

Holly Filyaw

Bachelor of Liberal Arts

Sara Gross
Tara Miller
Jeremiah Tucker

Bachelor of Arts – Social Work (UAF)

Myrn McCord

Master – Counseling (UAF)

Kristin Flora

Master of Education – Special Education

Jane Blasingame
Howard McKim

Master of Public Administration

Sonia Christensen Henrick

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