Oregon State University will hold its 145th commencement at 10:30 a.m. June 14 in Corvallis. The commencement speaker will be Ann A. Kiessling, director of the independent Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation and a leader in both stem cell research and reproductive biology. She also will receive an honorary doctorate from the university. Commencement is free and open to the public; no tickets are necessary. For more information about OSU's graduation, visit http://oregonstate.edu/events/commencement.

Local students graduating from Oregon State University include:

Coos County

Bandon: Jackelyn A. Brown, Bachelor of Science, Exercise and Sport Science; Christina A. Crawford, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Medicine -- DVM; Rachel H. Ledig, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, Ecological Engineering; Bryce A. Longland, Bachelor of Science, Marketing; Craig D. Minkler, Master of Engineering, Civil Engineering; Cole B. Scherer, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, Management.

Coos Bay: Miranda Z. Anderson, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, Art, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, Liberal Studies; Andrew C. Clarkson, Bachelor of Science, Natural Resources; Corey J. Downs, Bachelor of Science, Bioengineering; Mitchell P. Gross, Bachelor of Science, Public Health; Bryanna M. Hepner, Bachelor of Science, Animal Sciences; Maureena L. Herring, Bachelor of Science, Liberal Studies; Derek T. Huizinga, Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering; Tasha Livingstone, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, Forest Management; Sean D. Lloyd, Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering; Kristoff B. Maxey, Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, Political Science; Carla D. McKelvey, Master of Public Health, Public Health; Laura A. McManaway, Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, Liberal Studies; Levi R. Meline, Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering; Paige S. Molzahn, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, Chemical Engineering; Andrew R. Osborn, Bachelor of Science, Bioresource Research, Bachelor of Science, Microbiology; Niles R. Potts, Bachelor of Science, Psychology; Jana J. Sadler, Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, Exercise and Sport Science; Melissa M. Sales, Master of Science, Food Science and Technology; Trevor N. Smith, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration; Kayla M. Thompson, Bachelor of Science, Human Development and Family Sciences.

Coquille: Emily E. Usselman, Bachelor of Science, Human Development and Family Sciences; Alex S. Wickham, Bachelor of Science, Forest Management.

Lakeside: Samantha N. Bruno, Bachelor of Science, Mathematics; Theodore C. Hendrickson, Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Studies.

Myrtle Point: Hailie E. Huffman, Bachelor of Science, Psychology; Briana K. Laird, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, Human Development and Family Sciences; Vanessa M. Petro, Master of Science, Forest Science; Samantha L. Sanders, Bachelor of Science, Exercise and Sport Science; Karl W. Smith, Bachelor of Science, Forest Engineering.

North Bend: Christopher S. Baird, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, Microbiology; Steven T. Ellefson, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, Radiation Health Physics; David A. Frasier, Bachelor of Science, Exercise and Sport Science; Brittany D. Gilmore, Bachelor of Science, Human Development and Family Sciences; Eric A. Gleason, Bachelor of Science, Human Development and Family Sciences; Chelsea A. Hall, Master of Science, Mathematics; Hunter D. Hensler, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, General Science; Katherine E. Nordholm, Master of Science, Fisheries Science.

Curry County

Brookings: Jessalyn G. Breen, Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Studies; Dane R. Heiss, Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, Liberal Studies; Cooper M. Howard, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, Liberal Studies; Alycia N. Jacobson, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, Animal Sciences; Taylor Keys, Bachelor of Science, Human Development and Family Sciences; Lizeth A. Ochoa, Bachelor of Science, Ecological Engineering; Jonathan M. Pettinger, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, Computer Science; Jenesis R. Samai, Honors Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, Psychology; Zyan A. Silver, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, Education; Mayra V. Zepeda, Bachelor of Science, Human Development and Family Sciences.

Gold Beach: Elissa A. Hawkins, Bachelor of Science, Exercise and Sport Science; Jeff R. Knox, Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Sciences; Brett B. Martin, Bachelor of Science, Psychology; Travis E. Moore, Bachelor of Science, Construction Engineering Management; Samuel K. Popoff, Bachelor of Science, Speech Communication; Leeandra E. Rickard, Bachelor of Science, Zoology; Shanea M. Wallace, Bachelor of Science, Human Development and Family Sciences; Katherine M. Zuber, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, General Science.

Langlois: Cora R. Wahl, Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Business Management.

Port Orford: Kelsey R. Anderson, Bachelor of Science, Tourism and Outdoor Leadership, Bachelor of Science, Sustainability.

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