The following students graduated from the University of Missouri — Columbia: Laura Ann Bartig, Bachelor of Science degree in economics; Morgan Emily Drigalla, Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and undergraduate certificate in multicultural studies; Braden Larry Edwards, Master and Bachelor of Accountancy degree and graduate certificate in assurance; Timothy Daniel Foreman, Doctor of Medicine degree; Lauren Nicole Gregory, Bachelor of Arts in political science and undergraduate certificate in American Constitutional Democracy; Jennifer Sue Lakin, Bachelor of General Studies; Brett Daniel Maupin, Bachelor of Science degree in hospitality management; and Jessica Lynn Myers, Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering.

Sophie Johnson graduated with a master’s degree in nursing and Brooke Klingensmith of Kearney graduated with a bachelor’s of nursing from Western Governors University.

“Pomp & Circumstance” includes names of local students who received a degree from a college, university, trade school or other post-secondary institution. To submit information about student achievements, email Northwest Editor Sean Roberts at

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