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Dec. 22, 2008
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School of Professional and Graduate Studies honors graduates

Baldwin City, Kan. — More than 200 graduates of Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies received their diplomas on Dec. 13-14 during fall commencement at the Collins Center on the Baldwin City campus.

Baker offers School of Professional and Graduate Studies programs at Overland Park, Topeka and Wichita in Kansas; and Lee’s Summit and North Kansas City in Missouri.

Below is the list of students who were awarded degrees:

Associate of Arts in Business

Mary Benzel, Olathe; Deborah Brummel, Overland Park; Latishia Darnell, Wichita; Christopher DeForest, Gardner; Francisco Enriquez Mijares, Wichita; Angela Gardner, Osage City; Kimberly Hall, Wichita; Catalina Hopson, Olathe; Brian Kaiser, Overland Park; Scott Kern, Olathe; Kathleen Lawhead, Goddard; Jean Lolley, Wichita; Kelly Lona, Kansas City, Mo.; Adam Meyer, Olathe; Sarah Neuway, Goddard; Mark Nutt, Grandview, Mo.; Debbie Papps, Ottawa; Timothy Papps, Ottawa; Lisa Self, Gardner; Heidi Talbott, Overland Park; Bruce Train, Wichita; Jonice Wells, Kansas City, Mo.; David Young, Newton; Jennifer Young, Newton; Michelle Zarda, Lenexa; Toni Ziller, Edgerton.

Bachelor of Business Administration

Marcia Ashford, Bonner Springs; Edward Augustine, Olathe; Doreen Bedingfield, Olathe; Erin Biggerstaff, Kansas City, Mo.; Morrison Burton, Topeka; Melissa Chatfield-Kendrick, Olathe; Linda Cole, Burlington; Karen Conley, Berryton; Kimberly Cowan, Topeka; Sean Crosswhite, Kansas City, Mo.; William Davidson, Lawrence; Kayla Duffy, Overland Park; Steven Elliot, Olathe; Sharon Fehrenbacher, Topeka; Michael Gamber, Olathe; Brian Goldsmith, Wichita; Travis Gonser, Shawnee; Courtney Jo Hackey, Topeka; Ann Henshaw, Lawrence; Bruce Holt, Emporia; Carla Juhn, Olathe; Evangeline Kelso, Edwardsville; Vestanna Kolterman, Onaga; Chris Kratochvil, Topeka; Cynthia Liggett, Lenexa; Jesse Madrigal, Lee’s Summit, Mo.; Karen Medford, Topeka; Denise Montgomery, Carbondale; Teresa Mora, Olathe; Zandra Myrick, Topeka; Eugene Petrie, McLouth; Lori Ryan, Raymore, Mo.; Daniel Sampson, Grain Valley, Mo.; Debra Stark, Topeka; Stacy Steele, Derby; Stephanie Strawn, McKinney, Texas; Genene Vass, Auburn.

Bachelor of Science in Management

Ken Bassham, Lee’s Summit, Mo.; Kristina Blake, Overland Park; Lindsey Blakeman, Lenexa; Nicole Cole, Raytown, Mo.; Rob Condley, Olathe; Louise Corbin, Shawnee; Christopher Craig, Roeland Park; Cynthia Dengel, Ottawa; Kirk Farber, Wichita; Michelle Forester, Overland Park; Ben Henson, Blue Springs, Mo.; Lisa Kern, Gardner; Tanna Massey, Gardner; Diana Mefford, Wichita; Lisa Morgan, Grain Valley, Mo.; Monte Peterson, Platte City, Mo.; Jennifer Roberts, Linwood.

Master of Business Administration

Tracy Adams, Topeka; Dorice Anderson, Topeka; Jeffrey Bake, Bates City, Mo.; Steven Baymiller, Kansas City, Mo.; Gary Blair, Kansas City, Kan.; Barbara Blakely, Andover; Melinda Bolling, Blue Mound; Rebecca Booth, Lawrence; Helena Buie, Savannah, Mo.; William Byrn, Lawrence; Penny Capps, St. Joseph, Mo.; Brian Casey, Gardner; Cynthia Cone, Meriden; John Curran, Mission Hills; Wendy Daugherty, Olathe; Jason Davis, Kansas City, Mo.; John DeCesaro, Wichita; Clint Divine, Lenexa; Candi Eckert, Louisburg; Nicole Eckert, Merriam; David Eisiminger, Lee’s Summit, Mo.; William Evans, Kansas City, Mo.; Alison Favand, Topeka; Ivan Fenwick, Kansas City, Mo.; Sarah Garrison, Kansas City, Mo.; Edwin Gentry, Olathe; Camille Goods, Kansas City, Mo.; Spencer Grimm, Fishers, Ind.; Ben Gura, Overland Park; Jene Haas, Berryton; Kyungwan Han, Overland Park; Stephanie Harden, Valley Center; Megan Harrod, Lawrence; Warren High, Grain Valley, Mo.; James Hoover, Lee’s Summit, Mo.; Stacy Howard, Blue Springs,  Mo.; Amy Hunsaker, Gardner; Corey James, Gardner; Brian Kershner, Olathe; Tim Krier, Wichita; Leslie LeBlanc, Minneapolis, Minn.; Jennifer McNolty, Olathe; Kyungwan Han, Overland Park; Stephanie Harden, Valley Center; Stacy  Howard, Blue Springs, Mo.; Amy Hunsaker, Gardner; Corey James, Gardner; Kimberly Joyner-Wortman, Shawnee; Michael Jurado, Overland Park; Robert Karas, Olathe; Brian Kershner, Olathe; Jimmy Kihwele, Wichita; Tim Krier, Wichita; Christopher Landry, Lawrence; Jeremy Lawrence, Andover; Leslie LeBlanc, Minneapolis, Minn.; Thomas Lewman, Lawrence; Patrick Liang, Merriam; Laura Mann, Wellsville; Daniel Marcum, Lee’s Summit, Mo.; Lateesha Mason, Kansas City, Mo.; Ryan McAfee, Merriam; James McCoy, Lawrence; Daniel McEntee, Overland Park; Kevin McLaughlin, Wichita; Christian Meers, St. Joseph, Mo.; Toi Mitchem, Blue Springs, Mo.; Matthew Moore, Independence; Denise Morgan, Kansas City, Mo.; Pamela Mosher, Lenexa; Christine Mullikin, Independence, Mo.; Michael Oliver, Kansas City; Christopher Parr, Kansas City; Christopher Parr, Kansas City, Kan.; Jeremy Parr, Kansas City, Kan.; Martin Perry, Grain Valley, Mo.; Linda Pfaltzgraff, Paola; Andrew Platt, Shawnee Mission; Brady Pollington, Tonganoxie; Randall Price, Olathe; David Quinn, Lawrence; Sarah Rask, Kansas City, Mo.; Janece Riffel, Park City; Judy Riniker, Ozawkie; Ryan Schooley, Lee’s Summit, Mo.; Daniel Schroeder, Mission; Catherine Schubert, St. Joseph, Mo.; Jonathan Schumacher, Kansas City, Mo.; Adrianna Segovia, Lee’s Summit, Mo.; Michael Simpson, Olathe; Khalilah Smith, Kansas City, Mo.; Derek Stone, Lenexa; Jason Taylor, Belton,  Mo.; Chandler Thayer, Stilwell; Christopher Wagner, Fairway; Christoph Wagner von Hoff, Overland Park; Paul Walker, Merriam; Christina Weber, Baldwin City; William Weeks, Roeland Park; Alicia Wilburn, Overland Park; Jennifer Wilkins, St. Joseph, Mo.; Heather Wilson, Ottawa; Wilbur Wise, Topeka; Brian Woods, Wichita; Catherine Yeager, Rose Hill; David Zickgraf, Lee’s Summit, Mo.

Master of Liberal Arts

Kristen Aitkens, Mayetta; Shari Augustine, Edwardsville; Cynthia Belot, Lawrence; Darla Buckley, Wellsville; Victoria Canul Dunne, Ketchikan, Alaska; Barbara Cionitti, Olathe; Laura Coppess, Kansas City, Mo.; Diana Cross, Lenexa; Stephanie Hewitt, Lawrence; Jill Jones, Overland Park; Clinton Krause, Lee’s Summit, Mo.; Brooke Lindenbusch, Shawnee; Carolyn McIntire, Independence, Mo.; Lucy Raab, Kansas City, Mo.; Pearl Rhea, Kansas City, Mo.; Amber Rouna, Shawnee; Anne Rubash, Spring Hill; Clinton Schneider, Frisco, Texas; Rachel Strahan, Lawrence; Joseph Wilner, Lenexa; David Winter, Prairie Village.

Master of Science in Management

Kelly Creek, Lee’s Summit, Mo.; Natalie Fox, Kansas City, Kan.; Emily Halsey, Overland Park; Sharon Hart, Harrisonville, Mo.; Colleen Koporc, Shawnee; Kristin Kreutzer, Roeland Park; Kathryn Millsap, Olathe; Brenda Ridgnal, Kansas City, Kan.; Amy Robertson, Shawnee; Danielle Robinson, Kansas City, Mo.; Umer Saeed, Overland Park; Angelia Seufert, Parkville, Mo.; Melissa Smith-Hofer, Harrisonville, Mo.; Lauren Sterling, Blue Springs, Mo.; Genna Stowe, Prairie Village; Jennifer Thomann, Olathe; Barbara Tomlin, Independence, Mo.; Tonya Wells, Kansas City, Mo.; Wendy Woods-Thomas, Overland Park.

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