Aug. 22, 2013
Morningside College conferred 29 bachelor’s degrees and 67 Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degrees in August.
Samantha Clausen, Samantha Dailey, Chase Shanafelt, Shawn Sullivan and Brooke Williams of Sioux City received Bachelor of Arts degrees. Others who received Bachelor of Arts degrees were Allison Beutler of Norfolk, Neb.; James Brookes of Belmond, Iowa; Andrew Dougherty of Moville, Iowa; Sean Elliott of Spencer, Iowa; Derrick Freese of Treynor, Iowa; Joshua Gross of Jefferson, S.D.; Clayton King of Lawton, Iowa; Michelle Kuester of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa; Cory Maassen of Hancock, Iowa; Jared Masterson of Bettendorf, Iowa; Seth McCauley of Lawrence, Kan.; Matthew Russell of Nebraska City, Neb.; and Adam Wademan of Crete, Neb.
Kayla Betsworth, Cory Derochie, Jessica Prather, and Alexis Stabile of Sioux City received Bachelor of Science degrees. Others who received Bachelor of Science degrees were David King of Le Mars, Iowa; Alexandra Lohry of Dakota Dunes, S.D.; Matthew Maresh of Central City, Neb.; Carter Ridenour of Bettendorf, Iowa; and Judith Stanton of Laurel, Neb.
Jewel Sheley of South Sioux City, Neb., received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Haley Gabriel of Holdrege, Neb., received a Bachelor of Music degree.
Lohry and Sheley graduated summa cum laude (with highest honor) for having a cumulative grade point average of 3.81 or higher. Dailey, King and Kuester graduated cum laude (with honor) for having a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Recipients of MAT degrees were as follows:
Sioux City: Jason De La Rosa, Angela Helton and Marjorie Kukuk.
Northwest Iowa: Sarah Anderson, Aurelia; Angela Ellerbrock, Lytton; Brooke Lambert, Denison; Katie Leonard, Cherokee; Stacie Myers, Sheldon; and Carmen Nelson, Harlan.
Other parts of Iowa: Abbey Abbott, Coralville; Amanda Achenbach, Rockford; Jennifer Aldrich, Manchester; Hollie Ashton, Mount Pleasant; Nicole Baker, Glenwood; Julie Bartmann, Oskaloosa; Kristin Becker, Marion; Lori Beenen, Columbus Junction; Melissa Benedict, Cedar Falls; Megan Birchette, Lacona; Amibeth Blaine Chounlamany, Ottumwa; Denise Bovee, Greenfield; Lisa Brandau, Osage; Jessica Chrisman, Ottumwa; Lucinda Core, Pleasantville; Raven Cross, Ames; Jacob Elsbernd, Calmar; Rebecca Feldman, West Liberty; Jessica Foley, Pleasant Hill; Jaime Foxen, Jesup; Jennifer Gaukler, Toledo; Natalee Havel, Urbana; Stephanie Higgins, Iowa City; Erin Hoffman, Marion; Abbey Jones, West Des Moines; Audra Ketelsen, Cedar Falls; Brandi Klima, Center Point; Kelsy Knebel, Waterloo; Brynn Kolpin, Hiawatha; Ryan Kreher, Cedar Rapids; Melissa Krumm, Urbandale; Jason Lampe, Grimes; Debra Lara, Wilton; Jennifer Larson, Fort Dodge; Kayla Lech, Dubuque; Brian Leibfried, Des Moines; Meca Loftsgard, Clermont; Jason McEwen, De Witt; Gina Miller, Belle Plaine; Kelsey Miller, Council Bluffs; Laura Nykoluk, Bettendorf; Traci Olderog, Durant; Heather Pals, Marshalltown; Robb Pfohl, Waterloo; Kimberly Powers, Newton; Kyle Reeves, Dyersville; Carey Sahu, Atkins; Carri Sawyer, Bettendorf; Debra Schade, Grinnell; Stephanie Schlotterbeck, Lisbon; Lani Smith, Fairfield; Anthony Snyder, Des Moines; Tony Tedesco, Glenwood; Susan Tridle, Orient; Sharon Vaupel, Center Point; Kristin Vogel, Clive; Mark Walker, Cedar Rapids; and Amanda Yeoman, Burlington.