Local students graduate from Grand Valley State

ALLENDALE, Mich. — More than 1,100 Grand Valley State University students participated in commencement ceremonies on Dec. 9 at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids. A list of the names of Grand Valley’s most recent graduates follows.

Grand Valley is dedicated to providing a rich learning environment for students, offering a wide range of majors and hands-on research opportunities. Highly credentialed and responsive faculty and individual advisors and mentors promote a liberal arts emphasis that teaches students critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Students who graduated at the conclusion of the Fall 2017 semester in December include, Jacob Klapko, of Escanaba, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science; and Kyra Lauzon, of Manistique, who also graduated with a Bachelor of Science.