LAWRENCE — The names of nearly 5,000 candidates for degrees from the University of Kansas this spring include several from northwest Kansas. Degrees are officially conferred in June.

KU’s annual commencement ceremony takes place Sunday. Information is available at commencement.ku.edu.

Students from the area are:

Ellis

Vincent B. Bailey, Hays, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Caitlin Nicole Billinger, Hays, Bachelor of Science in Biology

Ashley Lauren Cossaart, Hays, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Bachelor of Arts in French, Francophone and Italian Studies

Lucas J. Diehl, Hays, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Kirsten C. Ellard, Hays, Bachelor of Social Work

Mariah Brenae Haley, Hays, Bachelor of Science in Biology

Courtney K. Keener, Hays, Master of Social Work

Kelly Cathleen Koenigsman, Hays, Bachelor of Science in Education

Mikayla Jo Linn, Hays, Doctor of Pharmacy

Blake McClung, Hays, Bachelor of Science in Business in Accounting

Emily Rose McPherson, Hays, Bachelor of Science in Education

Emily Ann Pfeifer, Hays, Doctor of Medicine

Taylor Mark Pfeifer, Hays, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Brady T. Rohr, Hays, Doctor of Pharmacy & Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Studies

Sarah Emmalee Rooney, Hays, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Tina Tinkel, Hays, Doctor of Nursing Practice

Owen P. Toepfer, Hays, Bachelor of Arts in Classical Languages & Bachelor of Arts in English

Britney Lynn Werth, Hays, Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies

Norton

Dakota Drew Dreher, Norton, Doctor of Medicine

Osborne

Justin L. Theleman, Natoma, Doctor of Medicine

Seth David Conway, Osborne, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Phillips

Bailey Elizabeth Imm, Agra, Doctor of Pharmacy

Brant Nathan Cox, Long Island, Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

Rooks

Hannah M. Berland, Damar, Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology

Kylee Shae, Plainville, Doctor of Pharmacy

Andrew P Bellerive, Stockton, Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

Russell

Miranda Kay Clark, Russell, Juris Doctor

Kierra Cherie Mitchell, Russell, Bachelor of Science in Journalism

Jessie Danielle Reilly, Russell, Bachelor of Science in Business in Supply Chain Management

Kristen Suzanne Rios, Russell, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Smith

Carmen Michelle Engelke, Cedar, Master of Social Work

Trego

Nicole Marie Martin, Collyer, Doctor of Physical Therapy