Amy Whitburn, of DeForest, graduated from the University of Utah on April 30.

Whitburn, whose major is listed as genetic counseling MS was among the 8,628 graduates who were honored during the university’s first-ever virutal commencement due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The 151st general commencement can be viewed here. The graduating class of 2020 includes students who graduated summer 2019, fall 2019 and spring 2020. Students in the Class of 2020 ranged in age from 18 to 69 and earned 9,280 degrees. Graduates represented 50 U.S. states and 59 foreign countries. This class is the first to graduate from the university since it was selected as a new member of the Association of American Universities, an invitiation-only, presitious group of 65 leading research institutions.

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