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Fryar to graduate from Chadron State College

CHADRON, NEB. (12/11/2019)-- Tyree Fryar of Burlington, N.J. (08016) will be among 229 candidates for graduation Friday at Chadron State College.

Fryar will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts.

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Dr. Beth Wentworth, Mathematics Professor, will speak at the graduate ceremony in Memorial Hall at 2 p.m.

CSC 2014 alumnus Danny Reynaga, an attorney with Legal Aid of Nebraska, will speak at the undergraduate ceremony in the Chicoine Center at 4 p.m.

Following is the list of candidates expected to graduate by degree. It consists of 92 students for master's degrees and 137 students for bachelor's degrees.

***Summa cum laude, 3.9-4.0 GPA

**Magna cum laude, 3.75-3.89 GPA

*Cum laude, 3.6-3.74

Chadron State College, which was founded in 1911, is the only four-year, regionally-accredited college in the western half of Nebraska. As a public institution with its roots in teacher education, Chadron State takes pride in its accessibility and affordability. Nearly 3,000 undergraduate, graduate and online students currently attend Chadron State and its curriculum has grown to offer programs and courses in more than 50 majors and endorsements and eight master's degree programs.

Dan Myers Named to National Lacrosse Team

TROY, NY (12/11/2019)-- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Dan Myers of Hainesport 08036 and Rancocas Valley Regional High School has been selected to represent Puerto Rico in the 2020 World Lacrosse Men's Under-19 World Championship to be held in July in Ireland. The tournament will take place in Limerick from July 9-18.

A freshman, Myers is one of nine midfielders on the team, which has a total of 23 players. There are two goalies, six attack and six defensemen with players from 10 different states. An additional eight players are alternates.

Myers was a four-year starter in lacrosse in high school, tallying 100 goals and 200 points in his career. A captain as a senior, he was All-Burlington County Scholastic League three times, including in 2018 when he helped the Red Devils to a conference championship. He also competed in football for four years and wrestling for two.

The school's Man of the Year as a senior, Myers was inducted into the National, Math and Italian honor societies. He is a mechanical engineering major at Rensselaer, which begins the 2020 season on February 15 against the University of Scranton in Troy.

Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is America's oldest technological research university. For nearly two centuries, the Institute has been a driving force behind breakthroughs in engineering and science in virtually every arena-from transportation and infrastructure to business, medicine, outer space, and cyberspace.

As it approaches its bicentennial anniversary, the Institute continues to define The New Polytechnic, a new paradigm for teaching, learning, and research that uses advanced technologies to enable fresh collaborations across disciplines, sectors, and regions, in order to answer the global challenges of our day.