Meeker woman earns nursing degree

MEEKER I Lisa Piper of Meeker has received her bachelor of science degree in nursing from Western Governors University.
The university held its 29th semi-annual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on Aug. 15 and celebrated the graduation of more than 8,500 graduates, including Piper.
In addition to recognizing students who graduated in the past six months, the nation’s first competency-based university marked another major milestone of 50,000 graduates in just 15 years.
Of WGU’s 50,000 graduates, nearly 20,000 are first-generation college students.