John Erneste graduated from the University of Missouri — Columbia with a Master of Business Administration degree along with Devin McGuire who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in agricultural systems degree.

Chelsea Chappell graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Early Education degree and Tiffany Rice graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree, both from Missouri Western State University.

Park University matriculated Joshua Busick with a Master in Education degree and Cole Hartman and Houston Johnson with Bachelor of Science degrees, and Eric Rodriguez with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree.

Jacob Greenwood graduated from Graceland University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology degree.

Patrick Howe graduated cum laude from Truman State 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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