LAMONI, IA -- Graduates from 34 states and 5 countries earned 335 degrees. There were 158 bachelor's degrees earned, 166 master's degrees, and 11 Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees earned by 318 Graceland graduates.

The local students recognized for this achievement are listed below:

Rhiannon Baker of Newalla graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner ).

Jacalyn Black of Chandler graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Nursing ).

Amber Morgan of Shawnee graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Nursing ).

Andrea Welch of Perkins graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner ).

Founded in 1895 and sponsored by Community of Christ, Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa, is more than just a school. It is a community of passionate, caring and dedicated individuals who put their relationships with students first. Campuses are located in Lamoni, Iowa, and Independence, Missouri.

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