“Cords of Distinction” Ceremony 2018

& 2018 Commencement, Centennial, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers.

The Cords of Distinction award honors the efforts of graduating students who have made outstanding contributions to the university, community or society.

The Blue cord represents strength of conviction that one person can help to create a better institution; also willingness and openness to share thoughts and ideas.

The Gold cord represents love of spirit and yearning towards creating a better university community in which all can take part; gold is also the color of achievement.

This years recipients of the Cords of Distinction are:

  • Emily Clatterbuck
  • Drew Diaz
  • Harrison Horst
  • Maleke Jones
  • Keyri Lopez-Godoy
  • Michaela Mast
  • Katrina Poplett
  • Caleb Schrock-Hurst
  • Brittany Williams
  • Elizabeth Witmer