The University of Nebraska at Kearney hosted its winter commencement 10 a.m. Friday at the Health and Sports Center on campus.
Chancellor Doug Kristensen conferred degrees for 405 graduate and undergraduate students during ceremony. He also awarded honorary doctorates to commencement speakers Martin Elbel and Jan Stejskal, who coordinate the study abroad program between UNK and Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic.
The student speaker was Mackenzie Hagemeister of Arlington, who graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in psychobiology.
PHOTOS BY ERIKA PRITCHARD, UNK COMMUNICATIONS