PLATTEVILLE, WISCONSIN (February 6, 2020) — The University of Wisconsin-Platteville celebrated its 203rd commencement ceremonies December 14, 2019 in Williams Fieldhouse, and the ceremonies featured local students.

UW-Platteville, founded in 1866, has been named the best in Wisconsin for annual return on investment for the fourth consecutive year by Payscale and the best in the state (and seventh nationally) for employment by Zippia, the Career Expert.

For more information on the university, located in Southwest Wisconsin, visit

Students from this area who earned their UW-Platteville bachelor's or UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County or UW-Platteville Richland associate degrees include:


Aledo, IL McKayla Partlow, STEM Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence Education Coal Valley, IL Jennifer Snart, Political Science Colona, IL Dennie Howell, Mechanical Engineering Davenport, IA Elizabeth Reis, Spanish Erie, IL Brandon Heppner, Health and Human Performance Geneseo, IL Brice Piotrowski, Civil Engineering Grand Mound, IA Jaelyn Diercks, Elementary Education Letts, IA Caitlyn Guldenpfennig, Biology Lyndon, IL Ella Kramer, Industrial Engineering Milan, IL Lukas Johnson, Business Administration Moline, IL Paige Walker, Forensic Investigation Orion, IL Joshua Ellison, Business Administration Prophetstown, IL Addison Morse, Agricultural Business Walcott, IA Ellen Friede, Mechanical Engineering

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