Jan. 22, 2008
Fifty-six 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 110th 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 – Stephanie Casotti, John DenBeste, Brooke Edwards, Valerie Flanagan **, Tavia Knudsen *, Samantha Pinney, Robin Van Veldhuizen, Abigail Weibel, and Lisa Theisen.
From Iowa – Jill Bohnker ***, Underwood; Abigail Chipman *, Aurelia; Jonathan Green, Lone Tree; Kimberly Jessen ***, Everly; Jenna Jurrens *, George; Megan Massey, Sergeant Bluff; Rachel Mathers *, Correctionville; Tyler McClellan, Schleswig; Lindsey Mohr, Ocheyedan; Samantha Moore *, Des Moines; Luke Sorensen **, Essex; and Jill Staab, Marcus.
From other states – Kelly Berst, Lincoln, Neb.; Eric Brommer, Norfolk, Neb.; Stewart Giddings, Omaha, Neb.; Sylvia Porchia, Omaha, Neb.; Benjamin Schekirke, Bellevue, Neb.; and Brian Schekirke, Bellevue, Neb.
The graduates earning bachelor of science degrees include:
From Sioux City – Michele Chicoine ***, Diane Fawcett *, Shawna Gallardo; Sarah Ingalls *, Cody Jaminet, Corey Jorgensen, William Luke *, Veronica Munoz, and Jared Small.
From Iowa – Gabriel Baughman, Kirkman; Jeremy Gabel, Le Mars; Kari Gehling, Salix; Brent Hinspeter, Marcus; Tiffany Pribyl **, Crescent; Ashley Reuter *, Marcus; Renee Uhl, Danbury; and Jon Yates, Glenwood.
From other states – Stephanie Davies, South Sioux City, Neb.; Justin Hamilton, Omaha, Neb.; Ashley Hugel, Cary, Ill.; Andrew Mather, Papillion, Neb.; Nicholas Reigle *, Madison, Neb.; Rachel Shoup, Houston, Texas; Molly Tomke, Alamogordo, N.M.; and Brandon Wylie, Sioux Falls, S.D.
From other countries – Tse-Fu Kuo, Taiwan, and Tobias Tessmer *, Germany.
Andrew Goodell of Sioux City received a bachelor of music education degree.
Teresa Patelski *** of Sioux City 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.