The following students from Aurora completed their Ashland University degree requirements and graduated at commencement ceremonies May 6:
Joshua Hauman received a bachelor of science degreein business administration. He majored in economics, is a 2013 graduate of Aurora High and the son of Michael and Barbra Hauman.
Elizabeth Polasky received a bachelor of science in nursing degree. She majored in nursing, is a 2013 graduate of Aurora High and the daughter of Thomas and Heather Polasky. She graduated cum laude and with Gamma Kappa Alpha honors.
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Rachael Schwartz, a 2013 Aurora High graduate, graduated from Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. on May 13. She earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the College of Nursing, and has accepted a job at Allina Health Care in St. Paul, Minn.
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Alexandra Conces of Aurora graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania on May 13 with a bachelor's degree in religious studies and a minor in anthropology. She is the daughter of Pete and Kris Conces and graduated from Aurora High in 2013.
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Brandon Hayes of Aurora, son of Chris Hayes and Dave Hayes, was named a 2016-2017 outstanding undergraduate scholar at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York state.
The awards, a bronze medallion, were given in ceremonies April 6 to those students who have met the scholarship criteria -- a minimum grade-point average of 3.85 out of 4.0, completion of more than two-thirds of the credit hours required for a bachelor's degree and demonstrated community engagement.