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The following area students graduated and were awarded degrees and honors following the 2020 fall semester at Minnesota State University, Mankato:

Blue Earth — Kristin Grev, bachelor’s degree in exercise science, Vanessa Juarez, bachelor’s degree in alcohol and drug studies (summa cum laude), Stephanie Wolff, master’s degree in wellness coaching and disease prevention; Dunnell — Jennifer Clow, master’s degree in special education-emotional behavior disorders; Fairmont — Leah Jorgenson, master’s degree in special education-learning disabilities, Sarah Kluver, bachelor’s degree in accounting, Tod Parks, bachelor’s degree in management (cum laude), Megan Schwab, bachelor’s degree in psychology; Jackson — EmmaLee Krosch, bachelor’s degree in social work (summa cum laude), John Marker, bachelor’s degree in aviation, Ali Abbas Niitsu, master’s degree in information technology; Kiester — Cheyenne Fendich, bachelor’s degree in alcohol & drug studies and bachelor’s degree in corrections;

Sherburn — Savannah Longton, bachelor’s degree in family consumer science; St. James — Mackenzie Blickem, bachelor’s degree in family consumer science (magna cum laude), Lyndsey Haler, bachelor’s degree in social work (cum laude), Tylar Larson, bachelor’s degree in recreation, parks & leisure services, Carissa Lick, master’s degree in education; Trimont — Corrin Ballard, associate’s degree in liberal studies; Welcome — Jamee LaRow, bachelor’s degree in applied organizational studies; Winnebago — Ashley Cole, bachelor’s degree in finance, Morgan Franklin, bachelor’s degree in art teaching (magna cum laude), John Franta, bachelor’s degree in construction management (summa cum laude).


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