Park University Kansas City Area December 2017 Graduates Announced

Monday, December 11, 2017

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Park University held its December 2017 Kansas City Area Commencement ceremony on Dec. 9 at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Mo.

The University had 397 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — 156 students received a master’s degree and/or a graduate certificate, and 241 students received a bachelor’s degree, associate degree and/or undergraduate certificate. Michael Collins, president and chief executive officer of the Port Authority of Kansas City, Mo., presented the keynote address. Collins, a 2004 graduate of Park, is also the immediate past chair of Park’s Board of Trustees, having served as chair from 2015-17.


LIST OF GRADUATE DEGREES CONFERRED

(Name, Degree Concentration [if applicable], Hometown and High School Attended [if provided])

MASTER OF ARTS IN COMMUNICATION AND LEADERSHIP
          •  Andre L. Dixon, Lee’s Summit, Mo. (attended Horace Mann High School, Gary, Ind.)
          •  Emmanuel Robert Obot, Kansas City, Kan. (attended Olathe [Kan.] Christian School)
          •  Travis Lee Quesenberry, Daleville, Va. (attended Lord Botetourt High School)
          •  Julio A. Vasquez, Willis, Texas

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
          •  Jehan Zahra Abdulaziz, Business Administration, Schertz, Texas
          •  Gabi Kpakpo Adotevi, Management Information Systems, Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada (originally from Lome, Togo)
          •  Abdallah R. Akkila, Finance, Lee’s Summit, Mo.
          •  Khader Jumah Al-Mahdawi, Human Resource Management and International Business, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Albarha, Jordan)
          •  Candice Leigh Barbosa, Human Resource Management, Aberdeen, Md.
          •  Megan Alaina Bender, Management Information Systems, Colorado Springs, Colo. (attended Petoskey [Mich.] High School)
          •  Christopher James Bing, Finance, Munford, Tenn. (attended Munford High School)
          •  Josha D. Brown, Management Information Systems, Alabaster, Ala. (attended Curry High School, Jasper, Ala.)
          •  Diondra Rene’ Calhoun, Finance, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Sumner Academy of Arts and Science, Kansas City, Kan.)
          •  Phillip M. Callis, Business Administration, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, Okinawa, Japan
          •  Diana C. Carchi, Business Administration, Parkville, Mo.
          •  Anthony W. Crowdus, Management Information Systems, Edwards, Calif.
          •  Oralth Roberth Cordero D’Acosta, International Business, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from San Felipe, Venezuela)
          •  Shenelka V. De Gannes, Human Resource Management, Yorktown, Va. (attended DeWitt Clinton High School, Bronx, N.Y.)
          •  Colleen Kelly Dosch, Finance, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany (attended Broadneck High School, Annapolis, Md.)
          •  Genevieve Louise Durbin, Management Accounting, Kansas City, Mo. (attended North Kansas City [Mo.] High School)
          •  Daniella Duverne, Business Administration, Fort Myers, Fla. (attended Fort Myers High School)
          •  Jared James Elliott, Business Administration, Fairfax, Va. (attended Reedley [Calif.] High School)
          •  Elena Cristina Estrella, Business Administration, Victorville, Calif.
          •  Valerie Marie Faz, Management Information Systems, San Angelo, Texas (attended Richland Springs [Texas] High School)
          •  Scott D. Ferguson, International Business, Yale, Mich. (attended Mira Mesa High School, San Diego, Calif.)
                 o  Ferguson also earned a Graduate Certificate in Finance
          •  Kelli H. Foresman, Business Administration, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Oak Park High School)
                 o  Foresman also earned a Graduate Certificate in Global Business
          •  Elvira Galvan Galindo, Business Administration, El Paso, Texas
          •  Maren Greene, Management Accounting, Mary Esther, Fla.
          •  Gregory John Gunyon, Finance, Belleville, Ill.
          •  Kristin A. Harrison, Management Information Systems, Austin, Texas
          •  Dylan James Hartig, International Business, Milliken, Colo. (attended Loveland [Colo.] High School)
          •  Jacqueline N. Hazelwood, Business Administration, Troy, Ohio (attended Versailles [Ohio] High School)
          •  Phil Heppel, Management Information Systems, Tucson, Ariz. (attended Buena Park [Calif.] High School)
          •  Udoamaka Ity, Management Information Systems, Spring Hill, Kan.
          •  Andreas Ronald Kaiser, Finance, La Habra, Calif.
          •  Adam James Karasiewicz, Business Administration, Weatherby Lake, Mo. (attended Park Hill High School, Kansas City, Mo.)
          •  John Lowell Killman II, Business Administration, Crestview, Fla. (attended Paramount [Calif.] High School)
          •  Kira Blair Mailekaluhea King, Human Resource Management, Gardner, Kan. (attended Astoria [Ore.] High School)
          •  Brenda Edith Elizabeth Laba, Business Administration, El Paso, Texas (attended Prince George [Va.] High School)
          •  Amy Nicole Lacewell, Business Administration, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska (attended Satellite High School, Satellite Beach, Fla.)
          •  Keyao Liu, Management Information Systems, North Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Puji, China)
          •  Joshua F. Looker, Business Administration, Parkville, Mo.
          •  Diane Marie Machal Management Accounting, Freeman, Mo. (attended Belton [Mo.] High School)
          •  Sean M. Madden, Business Administration, El Paso, Texas
          •  Devvy D. Mathews, Management Information Systems, Mt. Vernon, Ind.
          •  Leonel Menchaca, Human Resource Management, San Antonio, Texas (attended Burges High School, El Paso, Texas)
          •  MacKenzie Stevens Meroney, Business Administration, Kadena Air Base, Japan (attended Satellite High School, Satellite Beach, Fla.)
          •  Teesha Celeste Miller, Business Administration, Raytown, Mo.
          •  Nilda M. Miranda, Business Administration, Horizon City, Texas (attended Bel Air High School, El Paso, Texas)
          •  Joshua Grant Murphy, Business Administration, Knob Noster, Mo. (attended John F. Kennedy High School, Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
          •  Hermilo Quezada III, Human Resource Management, Oklahoma City, Okla. (attended Case Grande [Ariz.] Union High School)
          •  Kara E. Ramirez, Finance, Parkville, Mo. (attended Garden City [Mich.] High School)
          •  Refugio Reyes, Business Administration, El Paso, Texas
          •  Brittany Schalice Robinson, Human Resource Management, Kansas City, Kan. (attended Schlagle High School)
          •  Jessica Ambra Robinson, Business Administration, Houston, Texas
          •  Sharon L. Robison, Management Information Systems, Blue Springs, Mo.
          •  Colon Rene Robles, Management Information Systems, Blacklick, Ohio (attended Fairfield High School, Leesburg, Ohio)
          •  Marlena E. Salvant-Mondesir, Human Resource Management, Brooklyn, N.Y. (attended Catherine McAuley High School)
          •  Edmond K. Sarpong, Management Information Systems, Shawnee, Kan. (originally from Kumasi, Ghana)
          •  Anthony J. Schmidt, Finance, El Paso, Texas (attended David W. Butler High School, Matthews, N.C.)
          •  Denise Hu Schnabel, Business Administration, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Lincoln College Prep Academy)
          •  Ellandra D. Sheppard, Finance, Independence, Mo. (attended Oak Park High School, Kansas City, Mo.)
          •  John C. Shofner, Finance, Beavercreek, Ohio
          •  Stephanie J. Simpson, Human Resource Management, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Winnetonka High School)
          •  Irazema Siqueiros, Management Information Systems, Shawnee, Kan.
          •  Lorie Joan Smeznik, Finance, Cibolo, Texas (attended James A. Garfield High School, Garrettsville, Ohio)
          •  Monique L. Smith, Management Information Systems, Salisbury, Md. (attended Hillsboro [Ohio] High School)
          •  Curtis Alan Spores, Finance, Liberty Lake, Wash. (attended Evergreen High School, Vancouver, Wash.)
          •  Michael K. Sutherland, Business Administration, Kansas City, Mo. (attended North Kansas City [Mo.] High School)
                 o  Sutherland also earned a Graduate Certificate in Global Business
          •  Esther Charnick Tokognon, Finance, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Cotonou, Benin)
          •  Joanna D. Torres, Business Administration, Kansas City, Kan.
          •  Ricardo Valenzuela, Human Resource Management, El Paso, Texas (attended Bel Air High School)
          •  Lindsey Guadalupe Vazquez, Human Resource Management, El Paso, Texas (attended Indio [Calif.] High School)
          •  Jonathan Paul Ward, Business Administration, Marion, Texas
          •  Jon Derek Warren, Management Information Systems, Dunn Loring, Va. (attended Mathews [Va.] High School)
          •  Terrence Demetrius Williams, Management Information Systems, Allen, Texas
          •  David Lashaun Wilson-Scott, Business Administration, Great Falls, Mont.
          •  Polina Wittman, International Business, Overland Park, Kan. (originally from Fellbach, Germany)
          •  John C. Wyatt, Finance, Horizon City, Texas

MASTER OF EDUCATION
          •  Kylee Faye Angell, Educational Leadership, Liberty, Mo.
          •  Cassandra Jean Baxter, Teacher Leadership, Columbia, Mo.
          •  Nicole Danielle Christensen, Language and Literacy, Gladstone, Mo.
          •  Kelli Reanee Claypool, Language and Literacy, Hamilton, Mo.
          •  Elizabeth Agnes DeLoux, Educational Leadership, Platte City, Mo.
          •  Kenneth Sexton Ellison, Educational Leadership, Kansas City, Kan.
          •  Jamie Nicole Elwood, Language and Literacy, Prairie Village, Kan.
          •  Amanda Elizabeth Felix, Educational Leadership, Lee’s Summit, Mo.
          •  Thomas Patrick Garth, Educational Leadership, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Archbishop O’Hara High School)
          •  Christine Verena Hernandez, Educational Leadership, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Crystal Dachelle Hinton, Adult Education, Laurel, Miss. (attended Northeast Jones High School)
          •  Kara Sue Johnson, Language and Literacy, Aviano Air Base, Italy
          •  Megan Elizabeth Joiner, Language and Literacy, Hamilton, Mo.
          •  Bonnie Jean Keen, Language and Literacy, Wentzville, Mo.
          •  Juan Carlos Lara, Educational Leadership, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Katty Sue Logan, Educational Leadership, Park Hills, Mo.
          •  Gina Renae Owens, Language and Literacy, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Cassie R. Passeau, Language and Literacy, Harrisonville, Mo.
          •  Christa Marie Peck, Language and Literacy, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Brianna Lee Ritchie, Educational Leadership, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Raytown [Mo.] South High School)
          •  Kyla Marie Sandrock, Language and Literacy, Grain Valley, Mo.
          •  Elise Brianne Schnarr, Language and Literacy, Raymore, Mo.
          •  Darcell D. Scott, Adult Education, Olympia, Wash.
          •  Taylor Ann Sears, Language and Literacy, Lee’s Summit, Mo.
          •  Cheryl Ann Shipley, Language and Literacy, St. Joseph, Mo.
          •  Terri Lynn Stark, Language and Literacy, Pleasant Hill, Mo.
          •  Laci Shannel Steiner, Language and Literacy, Maysville, Mo.
          •  Autumn Christine Stevens, Language and Literacy, Jackson, Mo.
          •  Terra R. Stinnett, Adult Education, Dayton, Ohio (attended Crestline [Ohio] High School)
          •  Christine Alexandria Stocks, Language and Literacy, Excelsior Springs, Mo.
          •  Angela L. Straubel, Language and Literacy, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Parkview High School, Springfield, Mo.)
          •  Megan M. Trimble, Educational Leadership, Overland Park, Kan.
          •  Emily Allison Vaccaro, Language and Literacy, Lee’s Summit, Mo.
          •  Tracy Linnington Van Wagner, Adult Education, Vienna, Va. (attended Fort Campbell [Ky.] High School)
          •  Valerie Dawn Ward, Language and Literacy, Cape Girardeau, Mo.
          •  Angeline Williams, Educational Leadership, St. Louis, Mo.
          •  Brian James Winckler, Educational Leadership, Blue Springs, Mo.
          •  Hayley Danielle Ziegler, Language and Literacy, Kansas City, Mo.

MASTER OF HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION
          •  Cheryl Yvonne Avant, Jefferson City, Mo.
          •  Kaycee R. Breen, Columbia, Mo. (attended Linn [Mo.] High School)
          •  Lori D. Cain, Lansing, Kan. (attended Leavenworth [Kan.] High School)
          •  Leslie Deann Carey, Yelm, Wash.
          •  Christopher Glenn Dice, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Morley-Stanwood High School, Morley, Mich.)
          •  Evette Danielle Eubanks, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Truman High School, Independence, Mo.)
          •  Kindel L. Fogerty, Beaumont, Texas
          •  Tina Marie Frain, Lenexa, Kan.
          •  Nicole Leigh Hackney, Locust Grove, Ga. (attended Stockbridge [Ga.] High School)
          •  Andrea Kathleen Hatton, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Jose Ramon Hernandez, El Paso, Texas
          •  Jeffrey Ryan Hughes, Waldorf, Md. (attended Williamsport [Pa.] Area High School)
          •  Veronica N. Kahacho, Liberty, Mo.
          •  Jessica J. Kidder, Slidell, La. (attended Slidell High School)
          •  Charles Aaron Mazal, Jarrell, Texas
          •  Michael Dale Sanders, Aurora, Colo.
          •  Zachary Matthew Sargent, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Blue Valley Northwest High School, Overland Park, Kan.)
          •  Kristin Lynn Shaw, Warrensburg, Mo. (attended Chilhowee [Mo.] High School)
                 o  Shaw also earned a Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management and Leadership
          •  Amy Titmas, Leawood, Kan.
          •  Jessica Ann Townsel, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Englewood Christian Academy, Independence, Mo.)
          •  Michelle Renee Boswell Walden, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Willard [Mo.] High School)
          •  Corey A. Winston, Romeoville, Ill. (attended West Aurora High School, Aurora, Ill.)

MASTER OF MUSIC
          •  Jinny Kyungjin Lee Bartley, Violin Performance, Sunnyvale, Calif.

MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
          •  Amy Kathryn Bunch Dozier, Nonprofit and Community Services Management, Morehead City, N.C. (attended Cresset Christian Academy, Durham, N.C.)
          •  Molly E. Frank, Disaster and Emergency Management, Rapid City, S.D. (attended Buckeye [Ariz.] Union High School)
          •  Dustin Michael Guidroz, Disaster and Emergency Management, Gretna, La. (attended West Jefferson High School, Harvey, La.)
          •  Anita Jackson Hollis, Public Management, Vilonia, Ark. (attended Raleigh-Egypt High School, Memphis, Tenn.)
          •  Kenneth Ray Hollis, Disaster and Emergency Management, Vilonia, Ark. (attended North Pulaski High School, Jacksonville, Ark.)
          •  James Zachary Jarrard, Public Management, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Park Hill High School)
          •  Kristina Ann Long, Disaster and Emergency Management, Kingman, Ariz. (attended Pulaski County High School, Dublin, Va.)
          •  Kathryn A. Morgan, Disaster and Emergency Management, Kansas City, Kan. (attended William Chrisman High School, Independence, Mo.)
          •  Todd Christopher Woolf, Disaster and Emergency Management, Kokomo, Ind. (attended Wayne High School, Huber Heights, Ohio)
          •  Jesus Yamaguchi, Public Management, El Paso, Texas (attended Socorro [Texas] High School)

MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK
          •  Karen Irene Bunce, Independence, Mo.
          •  Shawna Christina Koch, Pierson, Iowa (attended Kingsley-Pierson High School)

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
          •  Kenyonia La’shon Coleman, Nonprofit Leadership, Raytown, Mo.
          •  Brent Alan Epling, Health Services Management and Leadership, San Antonio, Texas
          •  Scott D. Ferguson, Finance, Yale, Mich. (attended Mira Mesa High School, San Diego, Calif.)
                 o  Ferguson also earned a Master of Business Administration degree in International Business
          •  Kelli H. Foresman, Global Business, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Oak Park High School)
                 o  Foresman also earned a Master of Business Administration degree in Business Administration
          •  Candace Lynee Lockett, Management Information Systems, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Hickman Mills High School)
          •  Todd Alan Sampson, Health Services Management and Leadership, Raymore, Mo. (attended Blue Springs [Mo.] High School)
          •  Kristin Lynn Shaw, Health Services Management and Leadership, Warrensburg, Mo. (attended Chilhowee [Mo.] High School)
                 o  Shaw also earned a Master of Healthcare Administration degree
          •  Michael K. Sutherland, Global Business, Kansas City, Mo. (attended North Kansas City [Mo.] High School)
                 o Sutherland also earned a Master of Business Administration degree in Business Administration


LIST OF UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES CONFERRED

(Honors designation key ([at least 45 earned credit hours prior to the last term of enrollment at Park University]):
          •  @ — Summa Cum Laude (3.9 to 4.0 grade point average)
          •  # — Magna Cum Laude (3.7 to 3.899 GPA)
          •  $ — Cum Laude (3.5 to 3.699 GPA)
          •  % — With Distinction (students who complete 24 to 44 credit hours at Park with a 3.75 GPA or better)
(Name, Degree Concentration [if applicable], Hometown and High School Attended [if provided])

BACHELOR OF ARTS
          •  Kyle William Aaron, Communication Arts/Communication Theory and Human Relations, Milwaukee, Wis. (attended Park Hill South High School, Riverside, Mo.)
          •  Ahmed Ali S. Al-Maqbul, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Parkville, Mo. (originally from Saudi Arabia)
          •  # Mikaelah Barzee, English Writing, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Dillon J. Brewer, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Johans Andres Buchholz, Psychology, Antofagasta, Chile
          •  Daniel O. Char, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Gladstone, Mo.
          •  # Anastasia C. Cochneuer, Psychology, Independence, Mo.
          •  # Indra Ganbat, Political Science/International Politics, Erdenet, Mongolia
          •  @ Catherine Elizabeth Gann, Fine Art, Excelsior Springs, Mo.
                 o  Gann also earned a Bachelor of Science in Education degree in Secondary Education/K-12 Fine Art
          •  # Andrea Leigh Herington, Psychology, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Kealy M. Houlahan, Fine Art, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Platte County High School, Platte City, Mo.)
          •  $ Alice Leann Kempf, Organizational Communication, Lee’s Summit, Mo. (attended Blue Valley North High School, Overland Park, Kan.)
          •  @ Bryan Scott Kent, Psychology, Kansas City, Kan. (attended Washington High School)
          •  Randall Craig Knight, English Writing, Kansas City, Kan.
          •  Ronald C. Lang, Geography, Independence, Mo. (attended William Chrisman High School)
          •  Allie Anne Meyer, Communication Arts/Public Relations, Guilford, Mo. (attended Jefferson High School, Conception Junction, Mo.)
          •  # Christyn Summer Mundy, Psychology, San Antonio, Texas
          •  @ Julie Nichole Murphy, Psychology, Parkville, Mo. (attended Savannah [Mo.] High School)
          •  Alyssa Renee Ott, Psychology, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Oak Park High School)
          •  Madisyn A Pettit, Political Science/American Politics, Pasadena, Texas (attended Deer Park [Texas] High School)
          •  Stephanie Elizabeth Roland, Communication Arts/Public Relations, Gladstone, Mo.
          •  Alaina R. Rosales, Psychology, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Park Hill South High School, Riverside, Mo.)
          •  Jacob T. Smith, Communication Arts/Journalism, Kansas City, Kan. (attended Piper High School)
          •  Megan Sheree Smith, Psychology, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  # Kimberly Erin Snipes, Psychology, Blue Springs, Mo. (attended Truman High School, Independence, Mo.)
          •  $ Sabrina Stefani Silva, Communication Studies/Journalism, Sao Paulo, Brazil
          •  Lauren N. Taff, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Winnetonka High School)
          •  Andrew James Tullous, Criminal Justice Administration/Corrections, Smithville, Mo. (attended Smithville High School)

BACHELOR OF FINE ART
          •  Leah Katherine Thompson, Interior Design, Independence, Mo. (attended Tri-City Christian High School)

BACHELOR OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
          •  # Kerrilyn Bridget Forse, Public Service, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. (attended South Pasadena [Calif.] High School)
          •  $ Sandra Champion Jones, Public Services, Grandview, Mo.
          •  @ Nathan Manley, Fire Service Management, Lee’s Summit, Mo.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
          •  Erick W. Acosta, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Alexandria, Va.
          •  Aqeel Afzal, Management/Computer Information Systems, Overland Park, Kan.
          •  $ Zaben Atallah Al-Anazi, Information and Computer Science/Data Management, Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security, and Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
          •  # Adam Allen, Management/Accounting, Blue Springs, Mo. (attended Lee’s Summit [Mo.] North High School)
          •  Basil Nasser F. Al-Mutlaq, Information and Computer Science/Data Management, Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security, and Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Meshari Qaed Al-Otaibi, Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security, and Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering, Al-Hasa, Saudi Arabia
          •  Lama Fahad Al-Shamri, Economics, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
          •  Steven Andrew Ansell, Interdisciplinary Studies, Kansas City, Mo. (attended St. Pius X High School)
          •  @ Whitney Marcel Apple, Management/Marketing, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Mary Beth Bailey, Business Administration/Management, Richmond, Mo. (attended Richmond High School)
          •  Sydney Damian Bailey, Management/Logistics, Woodbridge, Va.
          •  Amanda Marie Baker, Social Psychology, Lexington, S.C. (attended Holton [Mich.] High School)
          •  # Denise Barraza, Social Psychology, El Paso, Texas
          •  # Jared Mitchell Barzee, Business Administration/Marketing, Grain Valley, Mo. (attended Blue Springs [Mo.] High School)
          •  Na Kisha N. Bausby, Business Administration/Human Resources, Lee’s Summit, Mo. (attended Northeast High School, Kansas City, Mo.)
          •  @ Jeffery Michael Bill, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Administration/Security, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas (attended Powder River High School, Broadus, Mont.)
                 o  Bill also earned an Undergraduate Certificate in Terrorism and Homeland Security
          •  # Derek Michael Biswell, Business Administration/Human Resources, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Elizabeth R. Bourland, Social Psychology, Olathe, Kan. (attended Olathe East High School)
          •  Matthew Donald Bozarth, Business Administration/Logistics, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Oak Park High School)
          •  Velia M. Bravo-Johnson, Social Psychology, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
          •  # Cecelia Danielle Britz, Management and Management/Marketing, Kansas City, Mo. (attended North Kansas City [Mo.] High School)
          •  $ Hannah A. Brown, Social Psychology, Lexington, Mo.
          •  @ Maryann Ruth Bulldis, Management/Human Resources and Social Psychology, Sahuarita, Ariz.
          •  $ Demond Jamal Burkett, Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Vincent Brandon Burton, Social Psychology, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Audra Nicole Bush, Social Psychology, Kansas City, Kan.
          •  # Derek L. Butler, Computer Based Information Systems and Management/Computer Information Systems, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Benson High School, Omaha, Neb.)
          •  @ Gerald Evan Cahill, Fitness and Wellness, Kansas City, Kan.
          •  @ Marcia Lynne Cannal, Social Psychology, Tucson, Ariz. (attended Santa Rita High School)
          •  $ Kylee A. Carpenter, Business Administration/Management, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Feliciana Castaneda, Management/Finance and Management/Human Resources, Minot, N.D. (attended Walter E. Stebbins High School, Dayton, Ohio)
          •  @ Jun Y. Cho, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, West Chester, Ohio (attended Lakota West High School)
          •  Jamie Lynn Clack, Interdisciplinary Studies, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Brandi J. Clifford, Accounting, Gladstone, Mo. (attended Platte County High School, Platte City, Mo.)
          •  Madissyn Nichole Cook, Fitness and Wellness, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Liberty [Mo.] High School)
          •  Thad Howard Crawford, Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Douglass [Texas] High School)
          •  @ Lacy Nicole Crummey, Management/Healthcare, Manistee, Mich.
          •  Kanishia V. Cunningham, Management/Healthcare, Thomaston, Ga.
          •  Carlen L. Davis, Management/Healthcare, Kansas City, Kan. (attended Schlagle High School)
          •  Deborah Childress Davison, Management/Human Resources, Simms, Texas (attended Alice [Texas] High School)
          •  # Pedro Siqueira De Souza, Business Administration/Management, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
          •  Aubrey Dehart, Business Administration/Human Resources, Leawood, Kan.
          •  $ Jessica Lynn Detweiler, Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Carrollton [Mo.] High School)
          •  # Jillian Faye Dhone, Business Administration/Human Resources, Lee’s Summit, Mo. (attended Lee’s Summit North High School)
          •  Nicholas Luis Dos Santos, Business Administration/International Business, Sao Paulo, Brazil
          •  # Timothy Andrew Drolet, Interdisciplinary Studies, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.
          •  @ Daniel J. Duncan, Business Administration/Marketing, Excelsior Springs, Mo. (attended Excelsior Springs High School)
          •  $ Jenna C. Dusang, Business Administration/Management, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Darla Marie Edmiston, Business Administration/Management, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  # Nathan James Edwards, Geography, Parkville, Mo. (attended Smithville [Mo.] High School)
          •  # Chidi I. Ekebere, Management/Computer Information Systems, Parkville, Mo.
          •  Maurillio Esquivel, Management/Computer Information Systems, Millington, Tenn.
          •  $ Michael A. Exendine, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Lee’s Summit, Mo.
          •  Morgan Farnan, Business Administration/Marketing, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Staley High School)
          •  @ Rebecca R. Fenner, Management/Finance, Parkville, Mo. (attended Oak Park High School, Kansas City, Mo.)
          •  Zachary William Fiedler, Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security, Independence, Mo. (attended Fort Osage High School)
          •  # Mark Antony Fletcher, Interdisciplinary Studies, Riverside, Mo.
          •  Taylor Kay Fletcher, Fitness and Wellness, Lee’s Summit, Mo. (attended Lee’s Summit North High School)
          •  Wendy Fabiola Romero Franco, Accounting, Parkville, Mo.
          •  @ Zachary L. Freeman, Business Administration/Management, Lathrop, Mo. (attended Polo [Mo.] High School)
          •  # Alexis Gail Fry, Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering, Gladstone, Mo.
          •  Emmanuel Isioma Gabari, Management/Human Resources, Haltom City, Texas
          •  Derrick Bernard Getzer, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Sherwood, Ark.
          •  # Armando Gonzalez Jr., Management/Logistics, Sunland Park, N.M. (attended Burges High School, El Paso, Texas)
          •  $ Pamela A. Gray, Management, District Heights, Md. (attended Madison County High School, Madison, Va.)
          •  @ Blaine Maccoy Greenwalt, Management/Logistics, Fairborn, Ohio
          •  @ Jason Carlton Guillory, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Jacksonville, Ark.
          •  @ Lacy Apphia Haden-Peaches, Management, Kansas City, Kan.
          •  @ Zachary M. Hahn, Biology, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  @ Vivian Harris, Social Psychology, Jacksonville, Fla. (attended Samuel W. Wolfson High School)
          •  @ Rachel Leigh Hattok, Information and Computer Science/Computer Science, Leavenworth, Kan.
          •  Anna Elizabeth Hazen, Business Administration/Management, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Rockwall [Texas] High School)
          •  @ Waizheng He, Social Psychology, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Mehlville High School, St. Louis, Mo.)
          •  $ Dennis J. Henry Jr., Information and Computer Science/Computer Science, Fisherville, Va. (attended Havelock [N.C.] High School)
          •  Alayna Renae Hernandez, Biology, Kansas City, Kan.
          •  Jason W. Hills, Interdisciplinary Studies, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Oak Park High School)
          •  Anthony Tye Lopez Holloman, Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering, Lansing, Kan. (attended Leavenworth [Kan.] High School)
          •  # Danielle Eileen Horvatic, Social Psychology, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Scotlin B. Hurley, Fitness and Wellness, Trenton, Mo. (attended Trenton High School)
          •  Osman Mohamed Isse Sr, Social Psychology, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  # Brit’ny M. Jackson, Management/Human Resources, Grovetown, Tenn. (attended George Wythe High School, Richmond, Va.)
          •  Tina Marie Jackson, Social Psychology, Lee’s Summit, Mo.
          •  # Momodou Muctarr Jallow, Business Administration/International Business, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Tasha Rochelle James, Management/Human Resources, Parkville, Mo. (attended Southeast Polk High School, Runnells, Iowa)
          •  # Kirsten M. Jenkins, Social Psychology, Lee’s Summit, Mo.
          •  @ Paiton Lee Jones, Accounting, Wheatland, Mo. (attended Orrick [Mo.] High School)
          •  # Bechara C. Joseph, Business Administration/Finance, Knob Noster, Mo.
          •  Lucas C. Jury, Social Psychology, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  # William G. Kanke, Business Administration/Management, St. Joseph, Mo. (attended West Branch [Iowa] High School)
          •  $ Samuel K. Kemei, Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering, Germantown, Md. (originally from Nairobi, Kenya)
          •  Terra Nicole Kersey, Business Administration/Management, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  # Jennifer LeAnn Kintzel, Social Psychology, Baldwin City, Kan.
          •  Shayne Laramie Christian Kirkwood, Criminal Justice Administration/Security, Topeka, Kan. (attended Seaman High School)
          •  Jody M. Kraft, Fitness and Wellness, Lake Waukomis, Mo.
          •  @ Charles Wayne Kroll, Business Administration/Management, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Plano [Texas] East High School)
          •  $ Edward L. Lamport II, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Katelyn T. Lawson, Business Administration/International Business, Leavenworth, Kan.
          •  Char’Maine Patrice Lee, Business Administration/Human Resources, Leavenworth, Kan. (attended Leavenworth High School)
          •  $ Airik J. Leon, Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering, Kansas City, Mo. (attended East High School)
          •  Jeff A. Liddic, Criminal Justice Administration/Corrections, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. (attended Andress High School, El Paso, Texas)
          •  $ Richard Blake Lopez, Business Administration/Logistics, Independence, Mo.
          •  Grace Nyambura Maina, Business Administration/Management, Lenexa, Kan.
          •  Roddra C. Malone, Management/Computer Information Systems, Beaufort, S.C.
          •  $ Derek Martin, Geography, Crestview, Fla. (attended Southeast High School, Bradenton, Fla.)
          •  Reginald Eugene Maxwell, Business Administration/Management, Kansas City, Mo. (attended North Kansas City [Mo.] High School)
          •  @ Mitchel D. McCain, Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security, Lee’s Summit, Mo. (attended Raymore-Peculiar High School, Peculiar, Mo.)
          •  $ Kendall Wade McCarty, Social Psychology, Cabot, Ark.
          •  Blaire Alexa McClain, Information and Computer Science/Information Technology, Independence, Mo. (attended Center Place Restoration School)
          •  # Alphonso Thomas Meriweather II, Management/Human Resources, New Albany, Ohio
          •  Milorad Milic, Business Administration/Marketing, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Oak Park High School)
          •  # Chrisman Edward Miller, Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security, and Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering, Lansing, Kan. (attended Lincoln [Neb.] Northeast High School)
          •  Jacob F. Miller, Business Administration/Management, Blue Springs, Mo. (attended William Chrisman High School, Independence, Mo.)
          •  # Cheneldra Dean Moore, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
          •  Douglas T. Mueller, Management, Oregon, Mo. (attended South Holt High School)
          •  # Afaq Muradzade, Biology, Kansas City, Mo. (attended North Kansas City [Mo.] High School)
          •  # Kelly Elizabeth Nadeau, Management/Marketing, Oak Grove, Mo. (attended Blue Springs [Mo.] High School)
          •  Oscar Neri, Management/Human Resources, Kansas City, Kan.
          •  Jeslaine Patricia Nevarez, Social Psychology, El Paso, Texas (attended Montwood High School)
                 o  Nevarez also earned an Undergraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
          •  # Matthew Brian Newbold, Business Administration/Finance, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Stephan Craig Antonio Newland, Business Administration/Logistics, Hinesville, Ga. (attended Pompano Beach [Fla.] High School)
          •  Robin B. Norwood, Social Psychology, New Bern, N.C.
          •  $ Danielle L. Oakley, Business Administration/Management, New Bern, N.C. (attended Oblong [Ill.] High School)
          •  Ann Elizabeth McKim Ogborn Management/Healthcare, Merriam, Kan.
          •  Mechelle R. Ogborn, Business Administration/Finance, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Lexington [Mo.] High School)
          •  @ Danielle Lorraine Olson, Management/Human Resources, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  # Casey L. Owens, Management/Healthcare, Great Falls, Mont. (attended Pain Valley High School, Bainbridge, Ohio)
          •  Latricia E. Palmer, Management/Human Resources, Hampton, Va.
          •  Adam Christopher Pankow, Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Oak Park High School)
          •  # Ayla Ann Parham, Biology, Billings, Mo. (attended Clever [Mo.] High School)
                 o Parham also earned a Bachelor of Science in Education degree in Secondary Education
          •  @ Austin Gene Park, Accounting, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Hickory County High School, Urbana, Mo.)
          •  Karla Pereira, Business Administration/Management, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Northwest High School, Grand Island, Neb.)
          •  @ Arthur L. Perry, Social Psychology, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Nicholas G. Pettegrew, Computer Based Information Systems, Excelsior Springs, Mo. (attended Evans [Ga.] High School)
          •  Elizabeth Michael Poirier, Business Administration/Finance, Lansing, Kan.
          •  Daniel R. Powell, Business Administration/Management, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Winnetonka High School)
          •  Cheyenne A. Pretrick, Management/Computer Information Systems, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia
          •  $ Porscha L. Prince, Management/Healthcare, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. (attended Miami [Fla.] Southridge High School)
          •  $ Matthew Prybyszczuk, Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Camira, Australia)
          •  Andrew Tyler Puleo, Management/Healthcare, Overland Park, Kan. (attended Raytown [Mo.] High School)
          •  Yolanda Diane Quintero, Management/Healthcare, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  @ Kyle Wayne Radford, Business Administration/Management, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Steelville [Mo.] High School)
          •  Jamie Ann Ramirez, Management/Finance, Fallbrook, Calif. (attended Colton [Calif.] High School)
          •  # Alan James Ramsey, Management/Computer Information Systems, El Paso, Texas
          •  Elva Lilliana Rodriguez, Social Psychology, El Paso, Texas
          •  # Jesse Rodriquez, Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security, Dearborn, Mo.
          •  $ Khadija Nadia Roumani, Business Administration/Management, Lenexa, Kan.
          •  Kareem Adeyemi Rufai, Management/Computer Information Systems, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Shantae I. Ryan, Management/Human Resources, Gulfport, Miss. (attended Highland Park High School, Topeka, Kan.)
          •  Zachary J. Sanders, Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security, Shawnee, Kan.
          •  $ Dilon Joseph Schmidt, Management/Computer Information Systems, Kansas City, Mo. (attended St. Pius X High School)
          •  $ Angela Kay Schweedler, Business Administration/Marketing, Excelsior Springs, Mo.
          •  @ Martin J. Scott, Geography, El Paso, Texas
          •  @ Morgan Lynn Severson, Interdisciplinary Studies, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Platte County High School, Platte City, Mo.)
          •  @ Zachary J. Sexton, Business Administration/Finance, Liberty, Mo.
          •  Whitney B. Shanks, Business Administration/Human Resources, Kearney, Mo.
          •  Shivali Sharma, Social Psychology, San Jose, Calif. (attended Andrew P. Hill High School)
          •  @ Parbati Shrestha, Biology, Overland Park, Kan.
          •  Rooberraa B. Shupharee, Information and Computer Science/Computer Science, and Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  @ Shane Edward Sink, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Lincoln, Neb.
          •  # Michael Robert Skowronski, Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security, U.S. Army Garrison, Bavaria, Germany
          •  # Anthony Smalls, Business Administration/Management, Raymore, Mo.
          •  @ Marcus Andrew Smith, Economics, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  $ Jonathan Socia, Business Administration/International Business, Blue Springs, Mo.
          •  Alecia R. Spriggs, Management/Healthcare, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Andrea Steinbrueck, Business Administration/Marketing, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Blue Valley West High School, Overland Park, Kan.)
          •  Heather R. Stock, Information Systems, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  # Ashley Nicole Swatzell, Geography, Manhattan, Kan. (attended Seymour [Tenn.] High School)
          •  Cynthia Lorraine Tapia, Social Psychology, El Paso, Texas
          •  Daniel Robert Taylor, Business Administration/Marketing, Gladstone, Mo. (attended Winnetonka High School, Kansas City, Mo.)
          •  Monsherry D. Terrell, Management, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts)
          •  @ Austin Jentry Thomas, Business Administration/Marketing, Liberty, Mo. (attended Kearney [Mo.] High School)
          •  Glen Andrew Tillman, Business Administration/Management, Herndon, Va. (attended W.T. Woodson High School, Fairfax, Va.)
          •  @ Christina M. Tonay, Business Administration/Management, Oklahoma City, Okla. (attended Samuel Clemens High School, Schertz, Texas)
          •  Kristy Dawn Travillion, Social Psychology, Richmond, Mo. (attended Richmond High School)
          •  $ Mariah Lavon Tucker, Management/Human Resources, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Archbishop O’Hara High School)
          •  # Justin Dale Tyler, Business Administration/Logistics, Harrisonville, Mo. (attended Sherwood High School, Creighton, Mo.)
          •  Jacob Kennedy Vaught, Management/Finance, Riverside, R.I. (attended Fairhaven [Mass.] High School)
          •  Khadijatou Wade, Information and Computer Science/Computer Science, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  # Paul R. Walter, Management, Independence, Mo. (attended Knoch High School, Saxonburg, Pa.)
          •  $ James Tyler Waltz, Accounting, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Autumn Lynn Watson, Social Psychology, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Luis J. Westover, Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering, Independence, Mo.
          •  Daniel Brian White, Social Psychology, Overland Park, Kan.
          •  Eric Richard Whitney, Business Administration/Marketing, Blue Springs, Mo. (attended Falmouth [Maine] High School)
          •  # Francis B. Wilkes III, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Puyallup, Wash. (attended Bartlett High School, Anchorage, Alaska)
                 o Wilkes also earned an Undergraduate Certificate in Terrorism and Homeland Security
          •  Britanee M. Willard, Communication Studies/Photojournalism, Gardner, Kan. (attended Gardner-Edgerton High School, Gardner, Kan.)
          •  Ariel Elizabeth Ashley Williams, Biology, Kearney, Mo. (attended Kearney High School)
          •  @ Grant Eliot Williams, Business Administration/Management, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Park Hill High School)
          •  # Katrina Elizabeth Andrea Williams, Social Psychology, Fouke, Ark.
          •  $ Bradley Wine, Accounting, Roeland Park, Kan.
          •  $ Shantell Shandrese Word, Management, Montgomery, Ala.
          •  @ Sarah Jane Wright, Management/Accounting, Lee’s Summit, Mo.
          •  # Sinjin O. Wright, Interdisciplinary Studies, Parkville, Mo.
          •  @ Elizabeth M. Zuniga, Management, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.
          •  @ Matthew R. Zuniga, Management/Logistics, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION
          •  # Maggie Ellen Beisert, Middle School Education, Leavenworth, Kan. (attended Leavenworth High School)
          •  $ Natalie Renee Berry, Elementary Education/Language Arts, Platte Woods, Mo.
          •  Jennifer L. Bichler, Elementary Education/Social Studies, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Park Hill South High School, Riverside, Mo.)
          •  # Cherie A. Cooper, Elementary Education/Language Arts, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  @ Alexandria Lowe Donovan, Elementary Education/Language Arts, Liberty, Mo. (attended Liberty High School)
          •  @ Catherine Elizabeth Gann, Secondary Education/K-12 Fine Art, Excelsior Springs, Mo.
                 o  Gann also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Art
          •  Kimberly Michelle McKeithen, Early Childhood Education/Teaching Young Children, Raymore, Mo.
          •  # Ayla Ann Parham, Secondary Education, Billings, Mo. (attended Clever [Mo.] High School)
                 o  Parham also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology
          •  @ Emma E. Turner, Early Childhood Education, Liberty, Mo.
          •  # Emily Ann Zabielski, Elementary Education/Language Arts, Kansas City, Kan. (attended Turner High School)

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE
          •  Sarah C. Brown, Management, Fort Campbell, Ky.
          •  Aisa A. Hill, Social Psychology, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Antoinette Angela Reyna, Social Psychology, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Oxnard [Calif.] High School)
          •  Jack L. Schoon Jr., Management, San Antonio, Texas (attended Donovan [Ill.] High School)
          •  Austin J. Smith, Information and Computer Science, Independence, Mo.
          •  Daniel Brian White, Social Psychology, Overland Park, Kan.

UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATE
          •  Jeffery Michael Bill, Terrorism and Homeland Security, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas (attended Powder River High School, Broadus, Mont.)
                 o  Bill also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Administration/Security
          •  Jeslaine Patricia Nevarez, Human Resource Management, El Paso, Texas (attended Montwood High School)
                 o  Nevarez also earned Bachelor of Science degree in Social Psychology
          •  Francis B. Wilkes III, Terrorism and Homeland Security, Puyallup, Wash. (attended Bartlett High School, Anchorage, Alaska)
                 o  Wilkes also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement