Forty-five Morningside College students graduated with bachelor’s degrees and an additional 72 students graduated with Master of Arts in Teaching degrees in December.

Forty-five Morningside College students graduated with bachelor’s degrees and an additional 72 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 –Marco Linares and Allison McNeil.

From Iowa – Summer Wulf***, Denison; Haley Rustvold, Fort Dodge; Erin Parker, Grinnell; Keegan Bak, Hinton; Ian Koskovich, Kingsley; Kaylin Petersen*, Lake Park; Caden Clouse, Andrew Heffner** and Connor Watson, Le Mars; Taylor Hudson, Lenox; and Mollie Richardson, Onawa.

From other states – Alex Sullivan*, Berthoud, Colo.; Colin O’Shea*, Baltimore, Md.; Blake Frank**, Mapleton, Minn.; Ashley Petersen***, Hebron, Neb.; Tanner O’Neill, Lincoln, Neb.; Brett DeJong, Omaha, Neb.; Marti Hitz, York, Neb.; and Zachary Klingensmith, Spring Hill, Tenn.

The graduates earning Bachelor of Science degrees include:

From Sioux City – Jesus Iniquez, Amy Law, Emily Maurer*, Rachel Meyer*, Margarita Ruelas, Neisha Walters*** and Carrie Zimmerer**.

From Iowa – Brent Wall***, Akron; Megan Ingalls, Algona; Samantha DuVall*, Audubon; Sydney Kinzer***, Denison; Jacqueline Carlson***, Emmetsburg; Kendra Krager, Ida Grove; Bryton Martin*, Merrill; Carol Kooiker*, Orange City; Tanner Petersen*, Schleswig; Brianna Martens***, Shelby; Bethany Larson***, Sioux Center; and Michelle Lux*, Whiting.

From other states – Brandon Stoll***, Aurora, Colo.; Katie Hanson***, St. Peter, Minn.; Isaac Hartman, Hickman, Neb.; and Jennifer Wagner*, Hartford, S.D.

Nita Houch of Sioux City earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

The graduates who received Master of Arts in Teaching degrees include:

From Sioux City – Lindsay Bass, Galen Slagle and Darla Slater Vander Weil.

From Northwest Iowa – Natalie Barkley and Jina Wood, Cherokee; Nicole Morgan, Kingsley; Andrea Wilson, Marcus; Luis Lemus Quezada, Pierson; Patricia Kelly, Spencer; and Kelli Hagedorn, Spirit Lake.

From Iowa – Benjamin Jass, Alden; Kelly Appell, Ankeny; Kathryn Stehn, Bettendorf; Rachel Duncan, Boone; Sara McGarvey, Buckingham; Chelsea Bissen and Randy Bissen, Carroll; Peter Breit and Megan Janssen, Cedar Falls; Andrea Russman, Phil Worden and Miranda Zousel, Cedar Rapids; Nicole Till, Clinton; Jessica Sauer, Coralville; Heather Richards, Denver; Andrea Cashin, Chelsea Markle and Adam Nordaker, Des Moines; Kirstin George and Jesse McDowell, Dubuque; Peter Steffen, Dyersville; DaLon Hammond, Dysart; Terri Thompson, Elkader; Lisa McGrane and Jeremiah Parrish, Epworth; Tina Gerdes and Nancy Trampel, Fort Dodge; Molly Sorenson, Grimes; Angela Arendt, Hedrick; Nicole Culpepper, Hiawatha; Bianca Webber, Hubbard; Amanda McGonigle, Huxley; Nancy Trow, Iowa City; Kristin Mallinger and Samantha Telleen, Jefferson; Kyler Barnes, Keokuk; Elizabeth Weitzell, Le Grand; Shelby Curry, Lu Verne; Jessica Althaus, Marshalltown; Kathleen Edwards, Mediapolis; Joseph Kane, Muscatine; Amanda Brom, Oskaloosa; Mariah Hopkins, Ottumwa; Lana Beres and Kristin Lampkin, Pleasant Hill; Natalie Hobt, Polk City; Kelsey Harris, Roland; Amanda Seeley, Sigourney; Ellen Moran, Tama; Sheena Eister, Tiffin; Ashley Raue, Toledo; Genevieve Kinley, Urbandale; Hattie Miller, Waterloo; Karlee McKibban, Waukee; Ciara Mahr, Waukon; Janea McKinley, Webster City; Kelli Baumler, West Union; and Charles Sampsel, Woodward.

From other states – Katie Willey, Galena, Ill.; Lori Kipper, Overland Park, Kan.; Deborah Purdy, Fair Haven, Vt.; and Phillip Hansen, Platteville, Wis.