Morningside College recently conferred 134 Master of Arts in Teaching degrees and 21 Master of Science in Nursing degrees during its graduate commencement. In addition to the spring graduates, degrees were conferred upon August and December 2018 graduates, as well as students expected to graduate in August 2019.
Morningside College recently conferred 134 Master of Arts in Teaching degrees and 21 Master of Science in Nursing degrees during its graduate commencement.
In addition to the spring graduates, degrees were conferred upon August and December 2018 graduates, as well as students expected to graduate in August 2019.
Morningside also awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree to Peter Hathaway of Minneapolis, Minn., who served as associate professor and department head of Morningside College’s Undergraduate Teacher Education Department in the Sharon Walker School of Education and also held teaching and administrative positions with the Sioux City Community School District.
The spring graduates were as follows:
Master of Arts in Teaching
Sioux City: Molly Boatman, Kayla Fay, Lisa Gamble, Jennifer Gengler, Drew Gerch, Todd Siefker and Jamie Van Cleave.
Iowa: Melodie Braun and Sarah Norton, Adel; Megan Dake and Kristin Kimber, Ames; Nicole Benson, Sarah Daby, Deborah Gilmore, Allison McCarty and Chrystal Sanders, Ankeny; Andrea Krause and Angelia Mitchell, Bettendorf; April Kerby and Teagan Padget, Bloomfield; Abigail Cassler and Susan Moeller, Bondurant; Joanne Krafcisin, Boone; Courtney Lahrs, Bronson; Mary Taylor, Burlington; Lauren Gangel, Bussey; Katie Coughlin, Katie Lyons and Jordon Smock, Cedar Falls; Marie Conklin, Charles City; Cheryl Everson, Clinton; Connie Droessler-Vens, Katie Holmlund-Weisert and Mary Kane, Davenport; Seth Young, Denison; Bradley Kalina and Brooke Schorg, Des Moines; MacKenzie McCormick and Andrea Tschiggfrie, Dubuque; Nekoda Garbes, Dysart; Kristin Johnson, Eagle Grove; Sarah Hackbarth, Eldridge; Tony Ball, Epworth; Cheryl Kwilose, Fairfax; Alyssa Kramer, Farley; Jennifer Becker and Emily Winninger, Fort Dodge; Zachary Corsbie, Garnavillo; Racine Dodd, Mary Hall and Sara Olson, Garner; Michael Joyner, Glenwood; Heidi Jensen, Grimes; Leah Crouse, Hudson; Amber Winther, Jami Boege and Holly Nuetzman, Ida Grove; Heather Nefzger, Independence; Nicole Clark and Michelle Johnson, Indianola; Samantha Davis, Robin Hoffman and Mary Odle, Iowa City; Dara Fisher, Keswick; Courtney Boom, Larchwood; Caitlin Dreckman, Marcus; Jennifer Adams, Tammra Rodeffer and Eric Sylvester, Marion; Haley Upah, Marshalltown; Phillip Frenchick and Abby Geving-Donald, Mason City; Amanda Roelfs, Mediapolis; Heather Stanley, Melbourne; Gabrielle Ginther, Meservey; Holly Callas-Sullivan, Milton; Sara Kellogg, Monona; Ashley Sickles, Mount Vernon; Christina Lloyd, Moville; Megan McCormick, Nevada; Jeffrey Richardson, Newton; Emily Witte, North Liberty; Johnna Samson, Norwalk; Allison Adams, Courtney Brown, Katie Nauman, Ryne O’Brien, Melinda Padley-Jones and Jenna Wilkins, Ottumwa; Kaitlin Danner and Jamilyn Harvey, Pleasant Hill; Hilary Seibert, Polk City; Brittany Van Den Top, Rock Valley; Jeanette Locke, Solon; Kathryn Connolly, Tiffin; Lisa O’Rourke, Urbana; Kelsi Anderson and James Frizzell, Urbandale; Timothy Redding, Van Meter; Rachel Dickinson, Vinton; Shelby Salow, Washington; Nolan Hovland and Randi Krull, Waterloo; Derek Flack, Nicole Beer, Kirsten Garland, Emily Highland, Sarah Petersen, Crystal Seier, Andrew Sondag and Jessica Taets, Waukee; Amanda Petersen, Waverly; Jill Parker, Wayland; Rachel Brown, West Bend; Kerri Byl, Robin Duncan and Danielle Guntly, West Des Moines; Shelsea Baker, West Union; Joey Fluckey, Winterset; and Alana Alt, Woolstock.
Other states: Ryan Roberts, Peoria, Ariz.; Fiona Walker, Los Gatos, Calif.; Abigail Heim, Valencia, Calif.; Tara Rhoades, Futon, Ill.; Brynne Mielke, New Ulm, Minn.; Anthony Keaveny, Norwood Young America, Minn.; Casey Foertsch, Underwood, Minn.; Andrea Kuhl, South Sioux City, Neb.; Greta Mountain, Long Island City, N.Y.; Marissa Kerins, Philadelphia, Pa.; Brittany Calvillo, Dakota Dunes, S.D.; Abbie Huber, North Sioux City, S.D.; Katie Huber, Olivet, S.D.; and Kelsey Gretch, Spokane Valley, Wash.
Master of Science in Nursing
Sioux City: Jeanne Rasmussen, Brigitte Mann, Erin Michele Mothershead, Megan Solberg and Morgan Spielman.
Iowa: Jaimie Fast and Kecia Keady, Ankeny; Jenni Sohm, Battle Creek; Rachel Wubben, Buffalo Center; Samantha Adams, Cedar Rapids; Trisha Harms, Le Mars; Kayla Vanderhoff, Spencer; and Erin Mohr, West Des Moines.
Other states: Cara Meins, Homer, Neb.; Kelsey Niles, Omaha, Neb.; Emily Keim, Sterling, Neb.; Leah DeFea, Aberdeen, S.D.; Anette Hollenbeck, Mobridge, S.D.; Lauren Fitts and Nathan Pfeifle, Sioux Falls, S.D.; and Caleb Greer, Leander, Texas.
The following students are expected to graduate in August 2019 and participated in the ceremonies:
Master of Arts in Teaching
Sioux City: Mary Coleman.
Iowa: Kimberly Lovik, Atkins; Sloane Morrow, Badger; Graye Dierickx, Boone; Breanna Oxley, Cedar Rapids; Ashley Pegg, Corning; Jessica Aldrich, Council Bluffs; Morgan Thompson, Crescent; Kelly Polukonda, Davenport; Emma Oeltjenbruns, Grimes; Tess Hawes, Harpers Ferry; Taylor Woods, Ireton; Ashley Ross, Kingsley; Stephanie Felts, Le Mars; Melinda Ver Meer, Lester; Stacey Fink, Manchester; Rebecca Cortez, Marion; Andrew Stevenson, Mondamin; Michelle Scott, Monona; Tara Williams, Monroe; Megan Scheer, Mount Pleasant; Heidi Lindstrom and Cara Murguia, North Liberty; Katherine Akers, Tara Holdsworth and Taylor Zimmerman, Oskaloosa; Tiffany Green, Sharpsburg; Ashley Soma, Story City; Jayde Ockenfels, Swisher; Katie Gaughan, Tiffin; Sarah Sellers, Waverly; Ashley Shimmin, West Liberty.
Other states: Elizabeth Fritton, La Vista, Neb.; Mikaela Kazmierczak, Omaha, Neb.; and Rebekah Hakeman, Harrisburg, S.D.
The following are August or December 2018 graduates:
Master of Arts in Teaching
Sioux City: Adam Jerome.
Iowa: Lacey Buchheit, Ackley; Paige Schneider and Lauren McKim, Adel; Gayle Ciechanowski, Alta; Elly Boeckman, Jamie Andrist and Breanna Van Dyke, Ames; Emily Maddox, Anamosa; Joan Furjanic and Megan Hedrington, Ankeny; Nicole Fisher, Armstrong; Kelly Northwick, Atlantic; Stefanie Ford, Audubon; Heather Maassen, Avoca; Melissa Brinker, Bellevue; Erika Dvorak, Bettendorf; Karri Frank, Blue Grass; Chelsey Danielson, Callender; Kimberly Shields and Brenda Lingren, Carroll; Amy Marshall, Melissa Davis, Traci Burns, Jessica Ketchum, Sarah Reisdorph, Kayla Roth, Vicki Shaw and Christina Langton, Cedar Rapids; Justin Sharp and Patricia Sharp, Chariton; Kathryn Bark, Clinton; Rosemary Kroener, Colona; Meaggan Bermingham, Coralville; Kaci Hoskey, Corning; John Wolfe, Council Bluffs; Devin Dolleslager and Mariah Spires, Davenport; Leah McCausland, De Witt; Alyssa Halweg, Jesse Halweg, Michelle Ptacek, Andrea Knaack and Stacy Williams, Decorah; Mayra Velazquez Jaime, Denison; Pamela Hayden, Laura Darnielle, Jamie Campbell, Kimberly Casey and Bridget Holly, Des Moines; Kandice Hammel, Dorchester; Kelli West, Durant; Alyssa Coopman, Dyersville; Dion Ayers, Eldridge; Kirstie Ron, Fort Dodge; Megan Dodd, Garner; Heather Schurr, Gilbert; Ashley Dahlgren, Goldfield; Morgan Hurst, Grinnell; Kristina Chilton, Hastings; Stephanie Pins and Kaitlyn Uthe, Hiawatha; Stephany Becker, Hinton; Jodi Baker, Hull; Jacalyn Hitchcock, Independence; Dana Reisman, Jana Warning and Kristin Wendlandt, Iowa City; Anthony Cosentino, Jefferson; LeAnn Boeckman, Lake View; Heather Plathe, Le Mars; Jennifer Christensen, Libertyville; Amber Uhl and Sarah Schmidt, Mapleton; Danielle Platt, Sarah Auld, Jennifer Sickles and Shawna Hutchison, Marshalltown; Lauren Jensen and Allison Day, Mason City; Bethann Christensen and Charlyn Mason, Nevada; Meghan Meyer, Hilary Bakker, Rebecca Strasser and Bridget LaRoche, North Liberty; Brett Ehlers, Oelwein; Bethany Short and William Pester, Ottumwa; Heather Tjelmeland-Stewart, Oxford; Kelli Meyers, Palo; Morgan Forsythe, Pella; Lynette Frommelt, Robins; Joseph Glass and Misty Skinner, Sergeant Bluff; Michelle Kappmeyer, Shell Rock; Maria Blake, Shenandoah; Katherine Perreard and Emily Riniker, Sherrill; Heidi Vanden Top, Sioux Center; Abigail Skalla and Mallory Wilson-Anderson, Spencer; Beth Meyer, Stanwood; Rebecca Nicholson, Storm Lake; Aaron Stensland, Story City; Kelsey Westrum, Stratford; Alicia Hanner, Stuart; Dakota Laidig and Evan Schulte, Tiffin; Kindra Black and Leslie Drilling, Urbandale; Meredith Zuspann, Vinton; Kelly Kohout, Waukee; Paige Watkins, Waukon; Melissa Loving, Webb; Kristin Elm, Webster City; Katey Meyer, Kathryn Dorrell, Frances Andrews and Cade Hoversten, West Des Moines; Trevor Kongable, Winfield; and Alyson Franck and Jenalee McElroy, Winthrop.
Other states: Melissa Harper, Kaunakakai, Hawaii; Kayla Kampe, Fulton, Ill.; Makenzie Finn, Moline, Ill.; Margaret Benevides, Rock Island, Ill.; Jordyn Stryker, Bennington, Neb.; Alexia Lanka, Mitchell, Neb.; Christine Kluender and Mary Jantz, Omaha, Neb.; Jennifer Bonham, Papillion, Neb.; Rachel Grove, Salem, Ore.; Jocelyn Perryman Johnson, Dallas, Texas; and Maria Corral, McKinney, Texas.