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Education achievements: Area residents graduate from Western Governors University

The following area natives received degrees from Western Governors University.

Carson City: Kacey Larsen, Master of Science in Nursing – Leadership and Management; Jill Council, Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies; Nicholas Wilhelm, Masters of Business Administration; Adam Schwab Master of Business Administration in Management and Strategy; Mark Kaminsky, Bachelor of Science in Business Management; Katie Feser, Bachelor of Science in Business Management; Antoinette Nadalin, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Sean McDonald, Master of Science in Management and Leadership; Andrew Tiscareno, Master of Education in Learning and Technology; Steven Vradenburg, Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (K-8).

Dayton: Jennifer Galindo; Bachelor of Science in Business Management; Nancy Rodriguez Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education; Ashlee Arias, Master of Education in Learning and Technology.

Gardnerville: Jessica Chase, Bachelor of Science in Accounting; Christine Croskery, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Marc Walling, Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (5-12).

Minden: Shannon Wentz, Master of Science in Nursing – Education; Melissa Baker, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Shannon Wentz, Master of Science in Nursing – Education.

Carson grad earns degree from University of San Diego

A 2012 Carson High School graduate earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and Spanish from the University of San Diego on May 22.

Emily Nicole Collins, the daughter of Jeff and Tarron Collins, graduated magna cum laude. An active member of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority, she studied in Spain for six months, and now is employed by the Target Corporation in Escondido, Calif.

Fernley woman joins honor society

Aubree Ellifritz of Fernley was recently inducted into Wheaton College’s Lambda Pi Eta National Communication Honor Society.

Lambda Pi Eta is the National Communication Association’s official honor society at four-year colleges and universities.

Wheaton College is in Wheaton, Ill.