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By SARA GIBONEY
KEARNEY – More than 400 graduate and undergraduate degrees will be conferred at the University of Nebraska at Kearney commencement exercises at 10 a.m. Friday (Dec. 20).
In all, there are 411 candidates for degrees – 313 undergraduate and 98 graduate degrees.
Chancellor Doug Kristensen will address the graduates. The UNK Choraleers, conducted by David Bauer, will provide a pre-commencement concert and perform special music during the ceremony. Graduate Codie Patrick of Milford will sing the national anthem, accompanied by Nancy Curry, staff collaborative pianist.
Andi Diediker, who is graduating with a bachelor of science in education, will deliver the senior class reflection. Diediker of Seward served as a Chancellor’s Ambassador, was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, a New Student Enrollment Leader, Student Diplomat and served on the student senate.
Doors to the UNK Health and Sports Center will open at 8:30 a.m. Parking in the west lots is encouraged.
Visitors with handicap parking permits can park east of the Health and Sports Center. Family members transporting a handicapped person will have access to drop off the person on the east side of the complex, but will need to move their vehicle to another lot.
Visitors with wheelchairs can sit in the corner seating sections on the main floor or use the elevator in the northeast corner of the building to sit in the designated section on the arena floor. Individuals who have difficulties with steps should arrive at least an hour early to have access to seats just below the railings on the main floor or to obtain seating on the arena floor bleachers.
For those unable to attend in person, UNK commencement ceremonies are webcast at www.unk.edu
Writer: Sara Giboney, 308.865.8529, firstname.lastname@example.org