Honors College Recognizes Fall 2016 Graduates

On Saturday, December 17, 2016, the University of Missouri-Kansas City held its annual Fall Commencement Ceremonies for 1,520 graduating seniors, among which were Honors College students Jesse Bihlmeyer (right), Haley Crane (not pictured), Julia Ehana (left), Tam Hua (not pictured), and Eliana Hudson (middle).

The Honors College recognized all six graduates with University Honors, and Bihlmeyer and Ehana were awarded the highest distinction UMKC offers as Honors Scholars.

Each graduating senior received a Recognition of Achievement and an Honors College medallion. Those graduating as Honors Scholars also received a blue cord to be worn at commencement.

Graduates at a Glance

 

Jesse Bihlmeyer

Jesse graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and University Honors. Jesse’s Senior Honors Thesis entitled, “At the End of the Sidewalk: A Philosophic Postured Poetic” also earned him the title of Honors Scholar.

Haley Crane (Not Pictured)

Haley graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in both Music Education/Music Therapy and Psychology, as well as University Honors.

Julia Ehana

Julia graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in both Economics and Psychology, as well as University Honors. Julia’s Senior Honors Thesis entitled, “Physical Activity in Multiple Sclerosis: Observing the Influence of Clinical Symptoms on Exercise Willingness” also earned her the title of Honors Scholar.

Tam Hua (Not Pictured)

Tam graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship and Finance, as well as University Honors.

Eliana Hudson

Eliana graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing, as well as University Honors.