The following local residents have earned their degree from Western Governors University. The online, nonprofit university held its 71st, 72nd, 73rd and 74th commencement ceremonies in the spring and summer of this year to celebrate the recent graduation of more than 10,000 students from across the country.

Andraya Bailey of Cheyenne has earned their Master of Science, Nursing – Education (BSN to MSN) degree

Tyler Essex of Cheyenne has earned their Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies (K-8) degree

Benjamin Finch of Cheyenne has earned their Master of Arts, Science Education (5-12, Bio) degree

Shawna James of Cheyenne has earned their Master of Arts, English Language Learning (PreK-12) degree

Jennifer Nelson of Cheyenne has earned their Bachelor of Science, Nursing degree

John Pightling of Cheyenne has earned their Bachelor of Science, Network Operations and Security degree

Kylie Rains of Cheyenne has earned their Bachelor of Science, Nursing degree

Rebecca Young of Cheyenne has earned their Bachelor of Science, Marketing Management degree

WGU has recognized 5,750 undergraduate and 4,488 graduate degree recipients, who have completed their degrees since June 24. The university pioneered competency-based education, which measures learning rather than time spent in class. Designed to meet the needs of working adults, students study and learn on their own schedules with individualized, one-to-one faculty support.

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