Mandan News

Fitzsimmons a third generation UND grad

Mandan High School 2009 graduate Kylene Fitzsimmons became the third generation of her family to graduate from the University of North Dakota on May 11. Fitzsimmons received her bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design and new art media, graduating cum laude.

Kylene joins her father Jim Fitzsimmons, which received his juris doctor degree from UND in 1977, her late grandfather Patrick Fitzsimmons, who earned a degree in industrial engineering in 1948, and her grandmother, Dolores Friesz Fitzsimmons, who received her degree from UND in mathematics in 1946.