Burrton's Matlack receives degree from UNL

LINCOLN, Neb. — Mackenzie Alise Matlack, of Burrton, was among 1,404 graduates who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during winter commencement exercises Dec. 20 and 21.

Matlack earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service.

The December graduates were from 49 countries, 36 states and more than 150 Nebraska communities.


Washburn University announces fall 2019 graduates

TOPEKA — Washburn University recently announced the students in its fall 2019 graduating class. More than 400 students completed their courses for associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees.

"Every single one of these students worked hard during their time here at Washburn University," said Washburn president Jerry Farley. "I'm proud of their success and have no doubt they will continue to be successful as they navigate their careers."

Graduating students from Harvey County were:

• Maggie Gile, of Newton, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English.

• Kaitlyn Schrock, of Hesston, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

• Jared Walton, of Halstead, graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting.