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Thelen graduates from Fort Lewis College
Nishiko Thelen, of Meeker, Colorado, graduated from Fort Lewis College in May 2020. Thelen graduated with a degree in business administration. About 450 students participated in the virtual commencement ceremony. Erik Weihenmayer, adventurer and author, gave the commencement address. The ceremony premiered online, featuring videos of graduates moving their tassels as their names were read by faculty from their departments. From every department, students were lauded for their resilience and courage, many faculty expressing how proud they were of their students’ accomplishments.
Ramirez named to honor roll at Wichita State
Arely Ramirez of Meeker has been named to the dean’s honor roll at Wichita State University for the spring 2020 semester. To be included on the dean’s honor roll, a student must be enrolled full time (at least 12 credit hours) and earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. WSU enrolls about 16,000 students and offers more than 50 undergraduate degree programs in more than 150 areas of study in six undergraduate colleges.