June 16, 2009
A total of 116 students were named Dimmitt Scholars at Morningside College in recognition of high academic distinction for the 2008-09 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 – Gregory Anderson, Carey Baczwaski, Dana Baldridge, Mindee Borrall, Britt Gebhardt, Marisa Graham, Angela Hamman, Audrey Hantla, Jordan Hunter, Zachary Jensen, Benjamin Knight, Kelsey Knudson, Annika Kolbo, Cassie Main, Jenna Mansker, Mark Martindale, Heidi Metteer, Lauren Nugent, Colin O’Sullivan, Megan Parrish, Andrew Posey, Katherine Saunders, Katie Sponder, Jennifer VanderVeen, and Haley Wassell.
From Iowa – Amanda Aschinger, Breda; Chelsi Bissell, Corning; Traci Bode, Sergeant Bluff; Kimberly Brechler, Le Mars; Melissa Campbell, Graettinger; Meghan Chapin, Carson; Tyler Childress, Alvord; Travis Chizek, Manson; Eric Clouse, Ruthven; Lauren Deichmann, Marcus; Molly Dennis-Drees, Exira; Tyrel Drey, Storm Lake; Jason Engleman, Hawarden; Samantha Fritsch, Neola; Sarah Garrett, Churdan; Courtney Greif, Grimes; Jeffrey Haupts, Manson; Kassandra Hein, Milford; Alec Henry, Griswold; Emily Heuertz, Le Mars; Sabrina Higgins, Des Moines; Jonalee Jackes, Le Mars; Andrea Jenson, Pocahontas; Nichole Leyva, Hospers; Jacquelyn Lincoln, Colesburg; Tyler Lloyd, Sheldon; Erica Luetje, Westside; Kristina McGrain, Mapleton; Chelsey Meyer, Holstein; Roni Miller, Lawton; Megan Morton, Whiting; Katelyn Nelson, Schleswig; Kara Nelson, Cherokee; Nancy Perrin, Cherokee; Emily Peterson, Red Oak; Amanda Plemel, Northboro; Brooke Pottorff, Corning; Michelle Rubenking, Corning; Kelli Schreier, Marcus; Sarah Schreur, Hawarden; Amanda Schwarz, Cherokee; Krystal Shearer, Emerson; Maegan Simpson, Ottumwa; Beau Sudtelgte, Le Mars; Maggie Swenson, Ocheyedan; Whitney Van Roekel, Estherville; Hollie Vaughan, Mallard; Amanda Von Ehwegen, Milford; Amanda Whited, Denison; Brittany Williamson, Ruthven; Michele Witcombe, Cherokee; and Todd Wolf, Corning.
From other states – Cara Anderson, Fort Calhoun, Neb.; Cami Cain, Omaha, Neb.; Emily Christen, Anselmo, Neb.; Anthony Dang, Bellevue, Neb.; Megan Davidson, Dakota City, Neb.; Leslie DePeel, O’Neill, Neb.; Cody Dennis, Osmond, Neb.; Briana Dietrich, Flandreau, S.D.; Alyssa Filipek, Collierville, Tenn.; Matthew Ford, Rice, Minn.; Nicole Gengler, Fremont, Neb.; Kathryn Goodwin, Omaha; Katherine Goss, Omaha; Kathy Gruis, Worthington, Minn.; Christine Harris, Blue Springs, Mo.; Kellie Harris, Omaha; Crystal Heiman, Alcester, S.D.; Hannah Keesler, Viroqua, Wis.; Kelly Kotlik, Bellevue; Jenna Kral, Crete, Neb.; Philip Lieder, Glen Haven, Colo.; Tyler Lindstedt, Dakota Dunes, S.D.; Amie Malcom, Dakota City; William Mech, Crofton, Neb.; Matthew Mueller, Malcom, Neb.; Christopher Nordstrom, Minneapolis, Minn.; Molly O’Neill, South Sioux City, Neb.; Alexander Permann, Pickstown, S.D.; Emily Petermann, Sioux Falls, S.D.; Amy Salton, Omaha; Cassandra Scoblic, Yankton, S.D.; Drew Smith, Milburn, Neb.; Kayla Stehlik, Dorchester, Neb.; Alyssa Warnkne, Fairbury, Neb.; Darin Wieseler, Obert, Neb.; Jennifer Williams, Cedar Bluffs, Neb.; Matthew Witt, Hastings, Neb.; and RaeChael Zabokrtsky, Endicott, Neb.
From other counties – Yuichi Ichinose, Tokyo, Japan.
Morningside College enrolled 1,906 full-time and part-time students for the 2008-09 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.