June 5, 2012
A total of 145 students were named Dimmitt Scholars at Morningside College in recognition of high academic distinction for the 2011-12 academic year.
Dimmitt Scholars must be full-time students who have completed at least 45 credits of college work with a cumulative grade point average between 3.50 and 3.75. The award is named in honor of the late Lillian Dimmitt, who served as a teacher and administrator at Morningside College for more than 60 years.
The Dimmitt Scholars are:
From Sioux City – Charles Bass, Jason Bell, Amanda Best, Jakki Blattner, Nathan Cale, Jazmine Dirks, Samuel Doerr, John Ford, Kalifornia Gray, Kelsey Gries, Ryan Hanks, Lindze Hass, Kristin Helseth, Nicholas Hessa, Ryan Johnson, Jordyn Lapierre, Kevin Long, Courtney Lucart, Cammy Ly, Shelby Mathiason, Lexie Matthey, Kelsey Niles, Jerilynn Perry, Zachariah Petersen, Alexis Peterson, Shelby Powell, Alexander Quinlan, Alex Smith, Laura Stokes, Joshua Thomas, Linda Wideman, and Chelsi Wieseler.
From Iowa – Brittany Alfredson, Moville; Jess Anderson, Albert City; Amanda Aschinger, Breda; Heidi Barrier, Neola; Maria Bohling, Carroll; Chelsee Bumann, Castana; Brittany Buren, Vail; Stephanie Carlson, Alta; Alisa Christensen, Newell; Nathaniel Drees, Spencer; Tasha Drey, Storm Lake; Garret Ehlers, Ida Grove; Victoria Elphic, Latimer; Blake Fostvedt, Council Bluffs; Megan Glisar, Sergeant Bluff; Jessie Goergen, Alton; Jackie Goergen, Alton; Jeremy Green, Ankeny; Laura Grote, Neola; Emily Gutz, Storm Lake; Samuel Halse, Rock Rapids; Jeffrey Hamblen, Sergeant Bluff; Jamie Hansmann, Boyden; Kassandra Hein, Milford; Cade Herrig, Wall Lake; Morgan Hively, Crescent; Rachel Hulshof, Ireton; Michael Huseman, Alta; Mitch Jasper, Ireton; Jacquelyn Kessenich, Le Mars; David King, Le Mars; MaShelle Knipe, Spencer; Haley Koerselman, Little Rock; Dusty Krager, Ida Grove; Kelsey Krieg, Kingsley; Emily Lechtenberg, Denison; Erica Luetje, Westside; Lindsay Martin, Le Mars; Laura Maynard, Rodney; Jordan Mouw, Boyden; Michael O’Neal, Hornick; Megan Peters, Fonda; Jacquelyn Peters, Fonda; Hillary Pico, Emmetsburg; Paige Potter, Laurens; Nicholas Putnam, Dow City; Joshua Schreiner, Le Mars; Kristin Shaw, Creston; Tabitha Shepherd, Corning; Taylor Smith, Le Mars; Ashleigh Starr, Avoca; Kyle Thaden, Creston; Kendra Timmerman, George; Matthew Trisler, Sergeant Bluff; Courtney Vaughn, Fort Dodge; Allison Von Ehwegen, Milford; Amanda Von Ehwegen, Milford; Erica Westhoff, Le Mars; Elizabeth White, Altoona; Jordan Wineland, Grimes; and Erin Wissink, Early.
From other states – Kalene Anderson, Bancroft, Neb.; Emily Beckfield, New Brighton, Minn.; Donell Betts, Wellington, Colo.; Ashley Boman, Clay Center, Neb.; Aaron Brown, Norfolk, Neb.; Darrian Bugg, Dolores, Colo.; Cassie Burnside, Fremont, Neb.; Andrew Christen, Anselmo, Neb.; Lyra Christianson, Saint Paul, Minn.; Claire DeRoin, South Sioux City, Neb.; Tanner Ferguson, Dakota Dunes, S.D.; Amanda Forgey, Lincoln, Neb.; Mary Froeschl, Falls City, Neb.; Haley Gabriel, Holdrege, Neb.; Eric Gahlon, Arden Hills, Minn.; Taylor Gatz, South Sioux City, Neb.; Kaitlin Gerber, Worthington, Minn.; Austin Granatowicz, Firth, Neb.; Emily Greenlee, Lincoln, Neb.; Nicole Guericke, Alexandria, S.D.; Maria Guzman, South Sioux City, Neb.; Susan Hall McQuistan, Thurston, Neb.; Garth Hamilton, Lincoln, Neb.; Samantha Hansen, Brooklyn Park, Minn.; Rebecca Hansen, Darwin, Minn.; Karen Hatlestad, Maplewood, Minn.; Kyle Kepplinger, Scotland, S.D.; Kylie Kneifl, Omaha, Neb.; Jenna Kral, Crete, Neb.; Taylor Kube, Crofton, Neb.; Cora Kugler, Watertown, Minn.; Jesse LaFramboise, Rapid City, S.D.; David Meisinger, Sioux Falls, S.D.; Hanna Mortimer, Rapid City, S.D.; Matthew Muschall, Omaha, Neb.; Elizabeth Norton, Yuma, Ariz.; Amanda Osborne, Fairbury, Neb.; Amanda Przymus, Rapid City, S.D.; Aaron Roberg, Grand Island, Neb.; Cynthia Schaaf, Omaha, Neb.; Amanda Schwingler, Eureka, S.D.; Cassandra Scoblic, Yankton, S.D.; Nancy Seeman, Stanton, Neb.; Nicole Seier, Lincoln, Neb.; Samuel Shelton, Sioux Falls, S.D.; Kevin Smith, Central City, Neb.; Kathryn Sorenson, Sioux Falls, S.D.; Sarah Sorenson, Sioux Falls, S.D.; Breanna Turner, Aurora, Colo.; Alexia Welsh, Ogallala, Neb.; Corinne Youngberg, Blaine, Minn.; and Kevin Zoz, Murdock, Neb.
Morningside College enrolled 2,047 full-time and part-time students for the 2011-12 academic year and welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds. Morningside offers five bachelor’s degrees, including bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, bachelor of music, bachelor of music education, and bachelor of nursing, and a master of arts in teaching degree. The college was founded in 1894 by the Methodist Episcopal Church and remains affiliated with the United Methodist Church today.
For information about attending Morningside College, contact the Admissions office at (712) 247-5111 or visit the college’s Web site at www.morningside.edu.