Spotlight 2014

Kansas Speaks

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Docking Institute Student Staff

Amber Frazier

Amber Frazier joined the Docking Institute as a survey caller in June 2014.  During the fall semester she completed an internship and then was hired on as a student work in January 2015. Amber graduated from Falcon High School in Falcon, CO in 2011. She is the vice president of entertainment with the university activities board, vice president of the criminal justice club, member of the sociology club and national residence hall honorary.  Amber is a senior with a major in sociology and a minor in justice studies.  She intends to graduate in May 2015. 

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 a senior 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 been a student worker at the Institute since January 2013. Taylor graduated from Bonner Springs High School in Bonner Springs, KS in 2011. She is currently a junior pursuing a major in Sociology.

Ryan Swayne

Ryan Swayne is a junior pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Ceramics and a Bachelor of Science in Education.  Ryan studied at SIAS International University in ZhengZhou, Hunan, China in summer of 2014.  Ryan is a member of the National Council for Education of the Ceramic Arts and the Western Kansas Representative for the Kansas Artists and Craftsmen Association. When Ryan graduates, he wants to teach high school art and eventually pursue a career as a college ceramics professor.  

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