Spotlight 2013


Kansas Speaks

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Docking Institute Student Staff

Jordyn Emerson

Jordyn Emerson joined the Docking Institute in January 2014 as a student worker. She graduated from Beloit Jr. Sr. High School in Beloit, Kansas in 2013. She is currently a freshmanpursuing a major in Graphic Design with a minor in photography.

Susan Hornbaker

Susan Hornbaker joined the Docking Institute in the spring of 2013 as a student worker.She graduated from Holcomb High School Holcomb, Kansas in 2010 and Northwest Kansas Technical College in Goodland, Kansas with an Associate’s degree in Computer Graphics Technology in 2012. She currently is working towards a Bachelors degree in Graphic Design.

Taylor Hunt

Taylor Hunt joined the Docking Institute in August 2012 as a survey caller and has beena student worker at the Institute since January 2013. Taylor graduated from Bonner Springs High School in Bonner Springs, KSin 2011. She is currently a sophomorepursuing a major in Sociology.

Sam Shepic

Sam Shepic joined the Docking Institute in August 2011 as an intern and has been a student worker at the Institute since January of 2012. Sam Graduated from Green Mountain High School in Lakewood, Colorado in 2009. He is currently a senior pursuing a major in Sociology.

Ryan Swayne

Ryan joined the Docking Institute in January 2014 as a student worker. He graduated from Maize High School in Wichita, KS in 2012. Ryan is a sophomore pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Ceramics and a Bachelor of Arts in Education.