Forty-six Morningside College students graduated with bachelor’s degrees and an additional 40 students graduated with Master of Arts in Teaching degrees in December.
Forty-six Morningside College students graduated with bachelor’s degrees and an additional 40 students graduated with Master of Arts in Teaching degrees in December. These graduates are invited to participate in the college’s commencement ceremonies this May and June.
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 –Samuel Bass, Eduie Curiel, Marcie Ponder, Alexander Quinlain*, James Sirman, Joseph Stabile, Elizabeth Sterling** and Allison Zimmerman.
From Iowa – Tanner Bundy, Akron; Alexander Struck***, Cherokee; Nicholas Van Soelen, Council Bluffs; Jamie Byrnes* and Carly Heese***, Harlan; Jennifer Theisen***, Le Mars; Amber Van Cleave*, Mapleton; Jennifer Gross, Marcus; and Zachary Schleuger, Wesley.
From other states – Ryan Kasdorf, Newhall, Calif.; Jazmin Mojica, Santa Ana, Calif.; Daniel Clanton, Hampton, Minn.; Martin Abbott, Maple Grove, Minn.; Tyler Johnson and Jordan Rump, Omaha, Neb.; Kathy Rios, South Sioux City, Neb.; Logan Schaefers, Rapid City, S.D.; and Amanda Cummings, Milwaukee, Wis.
The graduates earning Bachelor of Science degrees include:
From Sioux City – Tess Doupe*, Heidi Jacobsen, Christian Kent and Aubrey Sulsberger*.
From Iowa – Beau Wolfe, Anthon; Ashley Palandri***, Carter Lake; Allison Junck*, Hinton; Jamie Van Cleave, Mapleton; Jackson Steinberg*, Osage; Kirstin Berg, Salix; and Collin Schrader*** and Marcus Stoltenberg, Wall Lake.
From other states – Hannah Roberg***, Grand Island, Neb.; Mikala Cooper*** and Dexter Lambie, Lincoln, Neb.; Jacob Subbert, Wahoo, Neb.; and Rachel Leonhardt, Sioux Falls, S.D.
From other countries – Linh Nguyen, Hanoi, Vietnam.
Noah Towns*** of Sioux City earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree, and Morgan Brady* of Coralville, Iowa, earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
The graduates who received Master of Arts in Teaching degrees include:
From Iowa – Susan Mikkelsen, Afton; Holly Varner, Altoona; Laura Van Mersbergen, Bloomfield; Lori Blumberg, Callender; Nevin Conlon, Cedar Falls; Nicholas Pietz, Cedar Rapids; Rachel Burd, Chariton; William Feaster and Shauna Merchant, Clinton; Laura Schwab, Coralville; Steven Claeys, Davenport; Tylor Schulte, Denison; Erica Olds, Dubuque; Linda Zach, Ely; Julie Costello, Fairbank; Hailey Haupts, Fort Dodge; Dawn Colsch, Harpers Ferry; Erin Nguyen, Lakeside; Lindsey Logan and Melissa Workman, Marion; Molly Merryman, Marshalltown; Tiffaney Ott, Nevada; Stephen Benson, North Liberty; Jillian Robbins, Norwalk; Jason Crum, Oakland; Heidi Dibbet, Pleasant Hill; Arlene Smith, Red Oak; Matti Mitchell, Spirit Lake; Stephanie Berglund and Beth Rehbein, Stanton; Megan Holmes, Waterloo; Evan Hammans and Abbie Mahoney, Waukee; Bethany Rewerts, Waverly; and Kendra Limback, Hilary Mullen, Jessica Norton and Megan Trader, West Des Moines.
From other states – Jodi Cross, Bennington, Neb., and Molly Flinkman, Cleveland, Ohio.