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Student nameCityStateAcademic degree
Jason Heath ChristensenNorth PlatteNEUSADoctor of Philosophy/Slavic Languages and Literatu
Teri L ThompsonNorfolkNEUSADoctor of Philosophy/Nursing
Blaine Callan BartruffLincolnNEUSAMaster of Arts/Global and International Studies
Kelly A DanaherOmahaNEUSADoctor of Philosophy/Psychology
Lisa LaVonne BenderLincolnNEUSAMaster of Music Education/Music Therapy
Megan Michelle BorcherElkhornNEUSABachelor of Arts/Spanish&HistoryMINOR
Joshua Louis FinnicumOmahaNEUSABachelor of General Studies/History&PsychologyMINOR
John-Marc J SkochHastingsNEUSABachelor of Arts/Applied Behavioral Science
Kathleen Ann Cain MooreOmahaNEUSABachelor of Science in Business/Finance
Allison Margot RoyLincolnNEUSABachelor of Arts/Speech-Language-Hearing&Communication StudiesMINOR
Amanda C FergusonLincolnNEUSAJuris Doctor
Kathleen L MapesOmahaNEUSAMaster of Science in Counseling Psychology

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