June 10, 2011
A total of 122 students were named Dimmitt Scholars at Morningside College in recognition of high academic distinction for the 2010-11 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 – Megan Blackley, Nathan Cale, Samuel Doerr, John Ford, Fernando Franco, Hannah Grimsley, Shaena Hanson, Emily Hemker, Nicholas Hessa, Ryan Johnson, Benjamin Knight, Annika Kolbo, Jordyn Lapierre, Lexie Matthey, Joshua Meredith, Sunshine Myers, Jerilynn Perry, Alex Smith, Tina Stumpe, Aubrey Sulsberger, Kelsey Tobin, Elaine Turnipseed, and Marshall Tuttle.
From Iowa – Brittany Alfredson, Moville; Garrett Allen, Red Oak; Amanda Aschinger, Breda; Ivy Borcherding, Cherokee; Chelsee Bumann, Castana; Brice Buryanek, Hawarden; Shannon Chaffin, Cherokee; Mikaela Cooper, Salix; Jazmine Dirks, Carroll; Stephaney Eckhart, Dexter; Elizabeth Fish, Carroll; Blake Fostvedt, Council Bluffs; Ellie Garrelts, Ayrshire; Jessie Goergen, Alton; Jackie Goergen, Alton; Jeremy Green, Ankeny; Laura Grote, Neola; Samuel Halse, Rock Rapids; Michael Huseman, Alta; Lindsey Jacobus, Glenwood; Amy Kessler, Storm Lake; Emily Lechtenberg, Denison; Erica Luetje, Westside; Laura Maynard, Rodney; Nicole Morgan, Kingsley; Sadie Mortenson, Terril; Amber Nagel, Sheldon; Kara Nelson, Cherokee; Stephanie Norton, Sergeant Bluff; Emily Nutting, Milo; Michael O’Neal, Hornick; Nancy Perrin, Cherokee; Megan Peters, Fonda; Zakary Renze, Ida Grove; Michelle Rubenking, Corning; Ashley Runge, Boone; Frankie Schmidt, Emmetsburg; Amanda Schwarz, Cherokee; Kristin Shaw, Creston; Krystal Shearer, Emerson; Jessica Sievers, Quimby; Brooke Spencer, Story City; Kyle Thaden, Creston; Matthew Trisler, Sergeant Bluff; Jamie Vander Kooi, Merrill; Allison Von Ehwegen, Milford; Amanda Von Ehwegen, Milford; Amber Winther, Pisgah; and Haley Zahren, West Des Moines.
From other states – Cara Anderson, Fort Calhoun, Neb.; Emily Beckfield, New Brighton, Minn.; Ashley Boman, Clay Center, Neb.; Carol Brewer, Sioux Falls, S.D.; Darrian Bugg, Dolores, Colo.; Emily Christen, Anselmo, Neb.; Lyra Christianson, Saint Paul, Minn.; Zurisadai Cortez, South Sioux City, Neb.; Jessyka Coulter, Linwood, Kan.; Claire DeRoin, South Sioux City, Neb.; Sarah Eagen, Omaha, Neb.; Amanda Forgey, Lincoln, Neb.; Haley Gabriel, Holdrege, Neb.; Cory Gaston, McCook, Neb.; Kaitlin Gerber, Worthington, Minn.; Charles Gordon, Marinette, Wis.; Marissa Greco, Omaha, Neb.; Kathy Gruis, Worthington, Minn.; Susan Hall McQuistan, Thurston, Neb.; Garth Hamilton, Lincoln, Neb.; Elizabeth Hamer, Brandon, S.D.; Rebecca Hansen, Darwin, Minn.; Kyle Kepplinger, Scotland, S.D.; Hannah Keesler, Viroqua, Wis.; Kayla Kopfmann, Alpena, S.D.; Kelly Kotlik, Bellevue, Neb.; Jenna Kral, Crete, Neb.; Cora Kugler, Watertown, Minn.; Tyler Lenz, Lincoln, Neb.; Kelsey Martin, Grand Island, Neb.; Elizabeth McQuistan, Valentine, Neb.; Hanna Mortimer, Rapid City, S.D.; Matthew Mueller, Warsaw, Mo.; Molly O’Neill, South Sioux City, Neb.; Torin Otis, Omaha, Neb.; Alexander Permann, Pickstown, S.D.; Kelsey Prosser, Sturgis, S.D.; Cynthia Schaaf, Omaha, Neb.; Amanda Schwingler, Eurkea, S.D.; Cassandra Scoblic, Yankton, S.D.; Kathryn Sorenson, Sioux Falls, S.D.; Drew Smith, Milburn, Neb.; Kayla Stehlik, Dorchester, Neb.; Justin Tjaden, Julesburg, Colo.; Jason Vaith, Scotland, S.D.; Erika Voss, Jackson, Minn.; and Corinne Youngberg, Blaine, Minn.
From other counties – Li Chen, Fujian, China; Wei Lin, Fujian, China; and Lihua Yan, Fujian, China.
Morningside College enrolled 1,991 full-time and part-time students for the 2010-11 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.