Local residents earn degrees from Western Governors University

SALT LAKE CITY – The following local students have received their degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The university held its 64th commencement ceremony at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando on February 10th to celebrate the graduation of about 15,000 graduates from across the country.

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• Amanda Montgomery of Boyceville has received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

• Heidi Madison of Boyceville has received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

• Leslie Moen of Colfax has received her Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (K-8) degree.

• Katrina Knaack of Elk Mound has received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

At commencement, the online, nonprofit university recognized 8,839 undergraduates and 6,117 graduates who have completed their degrees in business, information technology, K-12 teacher education, and healthcare, including nursing. More than 1,100 new alumni participating in the ceremony. Graduates who were not able to attend the ceremony were able to watch the event via live video stream on WGU’s website. [/emember_protected]