Graduate Mary Rose Macaspac holds her medical assistant certificate during last year’s UAS Ketchikan graduation. Also pictured from left are Campus Director Priscilla Schulte, UAS Chancellor Richard Caulfield and UA Regent Lisa Parker. (KRBD file photo by Leila Kheiry)

University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan campus will honor this year’s graduates on May 5.

The commencement ceremony is set for 2 p.m. that day at the Ted Ferry Civic Center. The keynote speaker will be Dave Kiffer, Ketchikan City Council Member and former Ketchikan Gateway Borough Mayor.

Len Laurance will receive a Meritorious Service Award.

Also attending the event will be UAS Chancellor Rick Caulfield, Provost Karen Carey, and Regents Dale Anderson and Lisa Parker.

According to UAS Ketchikan, 32 students will receive degrees and certificates this spring. They are listed below.

  • Certificate – Health Information Management / Coding Specialist: Casandra Asquith
  • Certificate – Medical Assisting: Reuajane Hoefer, Robyn McClennan
  • Certificate – Pre-Radiologic Technology: Christine Ann Cruz, Michelle Hall
  • Certificate – Small Business Management: Jasmine Hibbert
  • Associate of Applied Science – Business Administration: Carrie Entwit
  • Associate of Applied Science – Fisheries Technology: Chloe Miller
  • Associate of Applied Science – Health Science: Jessica Travis
  • Associate of Arts: Micah Daniel Briola, Erin Negley, Michelle Oakey
  • Bachelor of Arts – Business Administration: Samuel Graham, Isabel Stephens
  • Bachelor of Arts – Elementary Education: Cassandra Christopherson, Kendra Standley
  • Bachelor of Arts – Interdisciplinary Studies: Bettina Brentano, Cathryn Coats
  • Bachelor of Arts – Social Science: Sarah Fitzgerald, David Jack, Michael Martin, Amy Montgomery, Roy Wilson
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts – Alaska Native Language & Studies: Victoria McKoy
  • Master of Education – Mathematics Education: Shauna Martinez
  • Master of Education – Reading Specialist: Brandy Richardson, Kathleen Sivertsen
  • Master of Education – Special Education: Kaleigh Ryno
  • Master of Arts in Teaching – Secondary Education: Jenessa Albertson
  • Master of Arts in Teaching – Special Education: Amy Meaux, Robin Strunk
  • Graduate Certificate – Education, Elementary Education: Kathy Smith
  • Graduate Certificate – Education, Mathematics K – 8: Shauna Martinez
  • Graduate Certificate – Education, Reading: Kathleen Sivertsen
  • Graduate Certificate – Education, Special Education: Kaleigh Ryno