Donna Polk earns degree at Chadron State

Donna Polk
Donna Polk

Donna Polk of White Sulphur Springs graduated from Chadron State College with a Master of Education during winter commencement exercises Friday, Dec. 13.

A total of 217 degrees were conferred during the institution’s two winter graduation ceremonies.

This year’s undergraduate commencement speaker, Steve Erwin, and his wife, Janice, were honored by receiving the college’s Distinguished Service Award for their years of dedication to CSC. He encouraged the 138 graduates to always grasp opportunities to volunteer, continue learning, set goals and bring a positive attitude to their work.

The speaker at the graduate ceremony, Dr. Katherine Bahr, reminded the 79 students earning their master’s degrees to value the ‘place’ of Chadron including the physical, geographical, institutional and personal space which make the college.