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FNR Celebrates 29 December 2022 Graduates

Twenty-nine Purdue Forestry and Natural Resources students joined the ranks of program and university alumni, receiving their respective degrees as part of December 2022 commencement ceremonies in Elliot Hall of Music on campus. 

Nineteen undergraduate students and 10 graduate students were among the 2,957 students, including 1,679 undergraduates and 946 master’s, 326 doctor of philosophy and six professional program candidates, eligible for December commencement.

Photos of featured graduates, including more information on their post-graduation plans and favorite FNR memories are available in this Facebook gallery

Wildlife Majors
Paul Chambon
Emily Craig
Noah Ehmen
Sonja Georgiefski-Rios
Connor O’Hara
Kendra Payton
Timothy Radtke
Chloe Westmoreland
Kaitlyn Young

Forestry Majors
Cole Flatt
Andrew O’Connor

Forestry/Wildlife Double Majors
Lauren Laux
Jonathan Waterman

Aquatic Sciences Majors
Madeline Murphy
Audree Neely
Chase Spaw
Jonah Switzer

Interdisciplinary Agriculture Majors
Savannah Barrier
Kierra Richards
Maria Surman

Graduate Degree Recipients
Francis Asare (MS)
Dhruba Burlakoti (MS)
Aziz Ebrahimi (PhD)
Camille Griffith (PhD)
Laura Jessup (PhD)
Richard Sample (PhD)
David Savage (PhD)
Tawn Speetjens (MS)
Patricia Stutz (MS)
Recep Yildiz (MS)

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