Vergas's Laymon to graduate at Mankato Saturday

MANKATO - Colton Laymon, Vergas, will be among the students to be awarded a total of 2,304 degrees at the end of the spring 2019 semester at Minnesota State University Mankato.

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Laymon will receive his Master of Science degree in athletic training.

Approximately 1,700 students will participate in three graduation ceremonies on the Mankato campus this Saturday, May 11 in the Taylor Center's Bresnan Arena.

Live-streaming captioning services will be provided for each ceremony. Candidates for graduate degrees will graduate with the college of their affiliation.

More information about the Minnesota State Mankato spring commencement is at

M State GED graduation and awards celebration is May 16

DETROIT LAKES - Graduates of the Detroit Lakes Adult Basic Education GED program, their families and friends are invited to take part in a special celebration and awards ceremony on Thursday, May 16 at 2 p.m. in the conference center (Room C-101) at Minnesota State Community & Technical College, Detroit Lakes.

Graduates should arrive at 1:15 to receive their cap and gown for the ceremony, and participate in a quick rehearsal. Individual photos with the celebration cake, and the graduates in their caps and gowns, will take place at 1:45 p.m.

Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP by calling 218-844-5760 or sending an email to Graduates are asked to provide their height and the estimated number of guests they will be bringing.