Gonzaga University

Brady Essmann of Blue Springs graduated from Gonzaga University May 11 in Spokane, Washington. Essmann graduated with a bachelors of arts in applied communication studies.

Colby-Sawyer College

David Kinne of Independence graduated from Colby-Sawyer College with a bachelor of arts degree on May 10. Kinne majored in psychology.

Colby-Sawyer, in central New Hampshire, integrates the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation.

Concordia University

Dana Marie Keller Zluticky of Lee’s Summit received a bachelor of science in education from Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska on May 10.

Pittsburg State University

More than 1,100 students graduated May 9 and 10 from Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kan., including these from Eastern Jackson County:

Blue Springs - Kirsten Mae Erikson, bachelor of business administration; Levi Lewis Jordan III, bachelor of science, engineering technology; Drew Roberts, bachelor of science; Rheon A. Sanders, bachelor of science.

Lee's Summit - Jena L. Baumgarten, bachelor of science; Dylan Case, bachelor of science in technology; Nicholas Jeffers, bachelor of business administration; Kenzi Kay Jordan, bachelor of science in technology; Shawn Alan Lauderback, bachelor of science in technology; Sean M. Myers, bachelor of science in technology; Courtney E. Rogers, bachelor of science in education; Dustin J. Ulrich, bachelor of science in nursing; Kent Wallace II, bachelor of science in technology; Alexander Richard Ackland, bachelor of science in technology; James M. Lambert, bachelor of business administration.

Lone Jack - Joshua David Packard, bachelor of science in technology.

Raytown - Avery R. Adair, bachelor of business administration.

- Staff reports