Jan. 7, 2009
Fifty-one Morningside College students graduated at the close of the fall semester in mid-December. The graduates have the option of walking in the college’s 111th commencement exercises this May.
Morningside College awards general honors based on undergraduate work completed at the college and according to the grade point averages designated as follows:
*Cum Laude (with honor) at 3.50
**Magna Cum Laude (with great honor) at 3.66
***Summa Cum Laude (with highest honor) at 3.81.
The graduates earning bachelor of arts degrees include:
From Sioux City – Austin Granzow *, Justin Holmes, Wade Schuldt, Rachel Sheehan, and Soeum Touch.
From Iowa – Amber Aschinger, Breda; Justin Flammang, Lawton; Blair Lawton, Inwood; William Mallett, Jr., Salix; Brett Miner, Humboldt; Joel Patrick, Council Bluffs; Jennifer Roemen ***, Rock Rapids; and Apollo Swanson, Sloan.
From other states – Kevin Alejo, Sugar Land, Texas; Heather Ballas, Aurora, Neb.; Clint Little, Crab Orchard, Neb.; Brandon Morehead, Dakota Dunes, S.D.; Amanda Morrow *, Lakeville, Minn.; Lindsey Neste, Bremerton, Wash.; and Jared Pickett, David City, Neb.
From other countries – Yuki Takishima, Tokyo, Japan.
The graduates earning bachelor of science degrees include:
From Sioux City – Jacob Clark Tadlock, Madison Davis *, Rusty Derochie, Jr., Kasey Hoffman, Ashley Krause ***, Marjorie Kukuk *, Javier Lozano, Gabriela Magana *, and Brooke Talk.
From Iowa – Trent Allen, Treynor; Joseph Bisenius, Emmetsburg; Jason Bovinett, Salix; Sara Brechler, Le Mars; Brandon Evje, Eagle Grove; Tina Husman *, Quimby; Ashley Kinney **, Alton; Bethany Leonard **, Cherokee; Kathryn Milbrandt **, Buffalo Center; Mitchell Peterson, West Des Moines; David Pink, Saint Ansgar; Allison Scholten, Alton; and Jennifer Yockey **, Sergeant Bluff.
From other states – Courtney Bruckner **, Mclean, Neb.; Eric Delich, Lansing, Kan.; Adaela Dostal ***, David City, Neb.; Adam Dougherty, Lincoln, Neb.; Kari Kraayenbrink, Brandon, S.D.; Benjamin Loberg *, Randolph, Neb.; and Thomas Pargett, Nebraska City.
Ruth Uhl * of Lawton, Iowa, received a bachelor of science in nursing degree.
For information about attending Morningside College, contact the Admissions office at (712) 274-5111 or visit the college’s Web site at www.morningside.edu.