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Azusa Pacific University

The following students from West Linn graduated from Azusa Pacific University at the winter commencement ceremonies in Azusa, Calif.: Gina Christensen , bachelor of science degree in business: international business.; Charis Wolfe, bachelor of science degree in biology.

Creighton University

Sarah Bernert of West Linn received a doctorate degree in physical therapy from Creighton University, located in Omaha, Neb.

Hope College

West Linn resident Adrianne Brown graduated from Hope College, located in Holland, Mich. She received a bachelor of arts degree in special-education, learning disabilities.

Randolph College

Trease Bryant of West Linn graduated from Randolph College, in Lynchburg, Va., with a bachelor of science degree in biology.

University of Portland

The following West Linn residents recently graduated from the University of Portland: Joel Barrett, bachelor’s, history; Taylor Brooke, bachelor’s, finance; Jessica Fung, bachelor’s, biology; Samuel Kloenne, bachelor’s, operations and technology management; Jesse Pyrch, bachelor’s, marketing and management; Tanya Rybarczyk, master’s, pastoral ministry.

Whitman College

Two West Linn residents graduated from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash. Ryan Nesbit received a bachelor of arts degree in biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology.

Haley McLeod received a bachelor’s degree in biology-environmental science. Following his graduation, McLeod was selected as a new member of the Whitman College chapter of Sigma Xi, a national research society that recognizes students who have done successful original investigation in the pure or applied sciences.

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