Twenty-four area students graduated from Fort Hays State University in the fall 2017 semester. The graduates include:

Garden City: Misty Dawn Ayers, a Master of Science in Education; Jamie L. Ellis, a Master of Business Administration; Jessie Jolynn Hatch, a Master of Science in special education; Hannah J. Lindo, a Bachelor of Fine Arts; Tristan Robert Lindo, a Bachelor of Fine Arts; Claudia Lorena Meza, a Master of Science in counseling; Glenda Irene Owens, a Master of Liberal Studies; Leticia Rodriguez, a Bachelor of Business Administration in management; Kyle Mason Sawyer, a Master of Science in education administration; Jose Guadalupe Vital, a Bachelor of Science in technology studies

Holcomb: Jeremy Andrew Cox, a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting; Donald Eugene Raymer, a Master of Science in education administration; Lukas J. Thompson, a Master of Science in geosciences

Cimarron: Ryan Joseph Hembree, a Bachelor of General Studies

Ensign: Lloyd David Clair, a Bachelor of Science in health and human performance

Ingalls: Michael J. Thompson, a Bachelor of Science in agriculture

Montezuma: Kelsey Lea Hedlund, a Master of Science in Education; Austin Scott Koehn, a Bachelor of Science in agriculture

Tribune: Heather Ann Myers, a Master of Science in special education; Janie Kayann Schmidt, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Dighton: Benjamin Tyler Wilkens, a Master of Science in special education

Scott City: Eyra Beatrice Giesick, a Bachelor of Science in psychology

Moscow: Marcie Lynette Knoll, a Master of Science in counseling; Tammy L. Sutherland-Abbott, a Bachelor of General Studies