Mancos residents earn degrees

Eli Cover, Katherine Ott and Ryan Shepard, all of Mancos, graduated from the Adams State University, in Alamosa, Colo., in the spring 2014 commencement on Saturday, May 10, in Plachy Hall.

Cover received a master's in counseling-clinical mental health; Ott received a master's in education-curriculum and instruction; and Shepard received a master's in counseling-clinical mental health.

Adams State awarded 275 graduate degrees in the spring ceremony.

Many of the master's degrees at Adams State are offered online.

Dr. William Lipke, professor of music, provided the music for the ceremony.

A reception followed the ceremony for graduates and their guests in the Plachy Hall Field House.