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Dean, Pickar graduate at Kaplan

Shaun Dean and Cassandra Pickar, both of Park Rapids, graduated Jan. 30 from Kaplan University.

Dean and Pickar both earned associate of applied science (AAS) degrees, in paralegal studies and criminal justice, respectively.

The graduation ceremony was held Jan. 30 in Miami, Fla., and Gen. Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), former Secretary of State and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was the commencement speaker.

Kaplan University's winter 2010 class of more than 3,300 students earned their degrees completely online.