CHADRON -- Chadron State College honored 315 candidates for graduation in a virtual commencement exercise on the college’s YouTube site Saturday.
Graduates from the York area included: Courtney Smith of Hampton, Bachelor of Arts; Kayla Hackenkamp of Stromsburg, Bachelor of Arts; Eve Vanderneck of Henderson, graduated Cum Laude, Bachelor of Science.
Chadron State College, which was founded in 1911, is the only four-year, regionally-accredited college in the western half of Nebraska. As a public institution with its roots in teacher education, Chadron State takes pride in its accessibility and affordability. Nearly 3,000 undergraduate, graduate and online students currently attend Chadron State and its curriculum has grown to offer programs and courses in more than 50 majors and endorsements and eight master’s degree programs.