Eight students receive degrees at USU-Moab graduation
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Clay Allred, (center) master’s student receives his hood from Ronda Menlove, USU senior vice provost for regional campuses and distance education (left) and Steve Hawks, USU associate dean and southeast region executive director during the USU-Moab Campus graduation ceremony on April 26. Courtesy photo
Clay Allred, (center) master’s student receives his hood from Ronda Menlove, USU senior vice provost for regional campuses and distance education (left) and Steve Hawks, USU associate dean and southeast region executive director during the USU-Moab Campus graduation ceremony on April 26. Courtesy photo
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Eight local students received college degrees from Utah State University – Moab Campus during the school’s April 26 commencement ceremonies at Star Hall. This year’s student speaker was Clay Allred, who was awarded a master degree in recreation resource management. 

Roy Barraclough, CEO of Moab Regional Hospital, was the featured commencement speaker for the event.

In addition to Allred, seven other students were also awarded degrees. Pam Hansen received a bachelor’s degree in business and Melissa Yuhas, received a bachelor’s degree in social work. Lorinda Applegate, Cheryl Brand, Kimberly Brand, Alicia Cooper and Glendon Knutson were awarded associate’s degrees. 

Four local residents – Zakk Meyers, Monica Orvando, November Parkins, and Shane Tangren – completed their requirements for their Utah High School Completion Diploma.

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