Park University announces May 2016 Kansas City Area Graduates


Parkville, Mo.—May 9, 2016 — Park University held its May 2016 Kansas City Area Commencement ceremony on May 7 at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Mo.

The University had 665 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — 229 students received a master’s degree and/or a graduate certificate; 436 students received a bachelor’s degree, associate degree and/or undergraduate certificate.


(Name, Degree Concentration [if applicable], Hometown and High School Attended [if provided])

Master of Business Administration

  • Daniel Christian Haines, Management Information Systems, Columbia, Mo. (attended Garden Plain [Kan.] High School)
  • Travis R. Schalk, Finance, Andover, Kan. (attended Hillsboro [Mo.] High School)

Master of Healthcare Administration

  • Brandi Sue Clark, Lawton, Okla. (attended Sedgwick [Kan.] High School)


(Honors designation key ([at least 45 earned credit hours prior to the last term of enrollment at Park University]):

  • @ — Summa Cum Laude (3.9 to 4.0 grade point average)
  • # — Magna Cum Laude (3.7 to 3.899 GPA)
  • $ — Cum Laude (3.5 to 3.699 GPA)
  • % — With Distinction (students who complete 24 to 44 credit hours at Park with a 3.75 GPA or better)

(Name, Degree Concentration [if applicable], Hometown and High School Attended [if provided])
Bachelor of Arts

  • @ David Martin Bowman, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Lawrence, Kan. (attended Lawrence Free State High School)
  • Randi Janell Hardy, Graphic Design, Shawnee, Kan. (attended Andale [Kan.] High School
  • $ Adrienne K. Strobel, Communication Arts/Public Relations, Baldwin City, Kan. (attended Baldwin High School)

Bachelor of Public Administration

  • # Myron Keith Nichols, Homeland Security, Lane, Kan.

Bachelor of Science

  • @ Lindsey Ann Anderson, Accounting, Tonganoxie, Kan.
  • $ Jonathan Allen Booe, Business Administration/Human Resources, Cherryvale, Kan. (attended Cherryvale High School)
  • Samantha Jane Bradley, Business Administration/Management, Lowell, Ore. (attended Wamego [Kan.] High School
  • Dorcas Delores Crawford, Social Psychology, Junction City, Kan.
  • @ Mikayla Rose Fisher, Graphic Design, Derby, Kan. (attended Rose Hill [Kan.] High School)
  • Jared Bradly Renyer, Fitness and Wellness, Leavenworth, Kan. (attended Shawnee Heights High School, Tecumseh, Kan.)
  • @ Christine Paula Wilson, Management/Human Resources, Gardner, Kan.

Associate of Science

  • Whitney LeAndra Coleman Locke, Nursing, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Topeka [Kan.] High School)
  • Rebecca Nicole Stuteville, Nursing, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Gardner-Edgerton High School, Gardner, Kan.)