Honors Convocation recognizes excellence
Jamestown College recognized outstanding students, faculty and staff at its annual Honors Convocation held April 12.
Dr. Michelle Solensky, associate professor of biology, was named Professor of the Year. Brenda Fischer, circulation coordinator at Raugust Library, was named Staff Person of the Year.
Student awards are as follows:
President’s Key Award (presented to the highest ranking students in the senior class who have spent all four years at Jamestown College): Elizabeth Anderson, Bowbells, N.D.; Margaret McLean, Hillsboro, N.D.; Sean Rinkenberger, Bottineau, N.D.
Freshman Wilson Scholarship recipients: Noah Fagerlund, Crookston, Minn.; Megan Krick, Medford, Ore.; Karson Pederson, Watford City N.D.; Elizabeth Ryan, Ray, N.D.; Katie Stumpf, Bismarck, N.D.
CPA Society Foundation Award and R.D. Koppenhaver Scholarship: Alex Kalliokoski, Neche, N.D.
Harris and Arlyce Widmer Exam Scholarship:Sean Rinkenberger, Bottineau, N.D.
Art Department Outstanding Student Award:Jami Moore, Austin, Texas; Elizabeth Schloegel, Jamestown.
Senior Biology Achievement Award:Katie Ukestad, Jamestown.
Freshman Biology Achievement Award:Bobbi Beer, Keldron, S.D.; Molly Struxness, Carrington, N.D.
William J. Klaudt Award(for outstanding overall performance in the Department of Business, Accounting and Economics): Eric Haas, Jamestown.
General Chemistry Award:Bobbi Beer, Keldron, S.D.
Jerry Knoblich Organic Chemistry Award: Haley Johnson, Jamestown.
Communication Achievement Award:Jonathan Berntson, Jamestown; Lisa Graalum, Kathryn, N.D.
Chesterman Communication Scholarship:Warren Abramson, Malta, Mont.
Freshman Computer Science and Technology Award:Matthew Johnson, Jamestown.
Computer Science and Technology Community Service Award: Mallory Johannes, Sartell, Minn.
Computer Science and Technology Computing Service Award: Allexander Jensen, Jamestown.
Outstanding Information Technology Graduate Award: Jillian Crooks, Jamestown.
Outstanding Management Information Science Graduate Award:Mallory Johannes, Sartell, Minn.
Outstanding Computer Science Graduate Award:Allexander Jensen, Jamestown.
Professional Achievement Award in English:Anthony McIntyre, Jamestown.
William “Bill” Laskowski Scholarship in English:Jack Keeling, Warwick, United Kingdom; Briana VinZant, Soldotna, Alaska.
Felix Wirz Award for Excellence in Language Study: Anthony Roth, Jamestown.
History and Political Science Achievement Award:Rhys Harries, Bismarck, N.D.
Political Science Merit Award: Caleb Grossman, Grand Rapids, Minn.
Janet Joos Mathematics Award:Andrew Rott, Anamoose, N.D.
Harry Mason Mathematics Award:Tucker Woock, Eden Prairie, Minn.
Music Department Student Achievement Award:Samantha Riehl, Raleigh, N.D.
Richard Harrison Smith Choral Prize: Robert Heinzen, Grand Rapids, Minn.; Samantha Riehl, Raleigh, N.D.
Faculty Recognition Award in Nursing:Elizabeth Anderson, Bowbells, N.D.; Austin Fitterer, Flasher, N.D.
Distinguished Achievement Award in Nursing: Amanda Athon, Arlington, Texas; Michelle Tompkins, Milnor, N.D.
Ruth Strutz Adult Learning Award in Nursing:Wendy Hager, Jamestown.
Hazel B. Berve Scholarship in Nursing:Drew Boraas, St. Paul, Minn.
Psychology Department Outstanding Senior Achievement Award:Margaret McLean, Hillsboro, N.D.
Psychology Department Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement Award:Rene Rangel, Sunland Park, N.M.
Religion-Philosophy Department Prize: Alyssa Page, Milbank, S.D.
Teacher Education Achievement Award: Jessica Laber, Jamestown; Michael Mooridian, Jamestown.
Clyde R. Travis Award in Education: Kara Wahl, Jamestown.
North Dakota Association of Teacher Education Outstanding Student Teacher Award: B.J. Mertens, Devils Lake, N.D.
Carolgene Wolf Scholarship in Education:Tracy Gustafson, Wadena, Minn.
Gayle Harben Schuler Scholarship in Education:Jay Bachman, Walcott, N.D.
Jimmie Zanni Award in Theatre: Anthony McIntyre, Jamestown.
Representative Jimmies (seniors chosen by their classmates): Katie Conlon, Madey Hornung and Leah Jystad, all Jamestown; Cambrya-Layne Belter, Somerset, Wis.; Jacie Fabro, Woodbury, Minn.; Caleb Grossman, Grand Rapids, Minn.; Byron Jones, Glenarden, Md.; Christopher Kjolhaug, Clearbrook, Minn.; Margaret McLean, Hillsboro, N.D.; Justin Shipman, Watford City, N.D.
Kennedy S. Wanner Memorial Trophy (awarded to students based on their scholastic record, participation in intercollegiate athletics, and high ideals): Madeline Hornung, Jamestown; Brandon Robbins, Columbus, Mont.
Special Olympics Scholarship(awarded to a student who is a certified chaperone or coach for Special Olympics): Brad Lint, Roseburg, Ore.
Student Media Center Awards: Samantha Riehl, Raleigh, N.D.; Jessica Gulseth, Twin Valley, Minn.
Carl C. Raugust Award:Karl Haataja, Fergus Falls, Minn.
Chapter K PEO Awards: Stephanie Erlandson, Breckenridge, Minn.; Anne Schmaltz, Rugby, N.D.
Chapter AB PEO Awards: Nikki Iverson, Ashley Mueller and Kendra Rachel, all Jamestown.
The College Fellowis awarded to a limited number of outstanding junior or senior students selected each year by the faculty. A fellow may tutor or teach under the direction of the department chair, and holds rank just below that of the college instructor.
College Fellows in Accounting: Samantha Riehl, Raleigh, N.D.; Allison Roper, Victoria, B.C.
College Fellow in Biochemistry:Haley Johnson, Jamestown.
College Fellows in Biology: Blake Hochhalter and Katherine Ukestad, both Jamestown; David Londe, Cheyenne, Wyo.
College Fellows in Business Administration: Simon Anderson, Kulm, N.D.; Jack Bietz, Bismarck, N.D.; Katie Brademeyer, Verona, N.D.; Spencer Kamoni and Julia Mathern, both Jamestown.
College Fellow in Chemistry:Sam Brown, Colstrip, Mont.; Joelle Reiser, Washburn, N.D.
College Fellows in Communication: Jacie Fabro, Woodbury, Minn.; Kassandra Fredrickson, Pingree, N.D.; Annie Strickland, Adrian, N.D.
College Fellows in Criminal Justice:Alannah Dosh, Brainerd, Minn.; Jaclyn Engdahl, Jamestown; Jenae Kramlich, Courtenay, N.D.
College Fellows in Elementary Education: Katelynn Hodem, LaMoure, N.D.; Kelsey Mittleider, Harvey, N.D.; Shane Ringdahl, Oakes, N.D.; Anne Schmaltz, Rugby, N.D.
College Fellows in English: Rhys Harries, Bismarck, N.D.; Jessamine Julian, Two Harbors, Minn.
College Fellows in Financial Planning and Wealth Management: Joshua Brown, Sanborn, Iowa; Robert Heinzen, Grand Rapids, Minn.
College Fellows in Fine Arts: Jami Moore, Austin, Texas; Tara Sluik, Mason City, Iowa.
College Fellow in French:Andrew Hammond, Lake St. Louis, Mo.
College Fellows in Health and Fitness Administration: Nicole Ahlers, Brandon, S.D.; Simon Anderson, Kulm, N.D.; Heather Haegele, Kalispell, Mont.
College Fellows in History: James Greenlee, McLeod, Mont.; Rhys Harries, Bismarck, N.D.
College Fellows in History/Political Science: Ross Perleberg, Jamestown; Nathan Schultz, Long Prairie, Minn.
College Fellows in Information Technology: Scott Roemmich, Linton, N.D.; Amanda Schultz, Fargo, N.D.
College Fellow in Management Information Science: Benjamin Watkins, LaMoure, N.D.
College Fellow in Mathematics: John Peterson, Makoti, N.D.
College Fellow in Music: Lara Hermanson, Jamestown.
College Fellows in Nursing: Amanda Athon, Arlington, Texas; Caitlin Diede, Pingree, N.D.; Leta Diede, Buchanan, N.D.; Natalie Gunderson, Jamestown; Heidi Hunter, Clearbrook, Minn.; Beth Segerholm, Northwood, N.D.; Nicole Stein, Hankinson, N.D.; Michelle Tompkins, Milnor, N.D.
College Fellows in Physical Education: Marlon Branson, Kodiak, Alaska; Kelsie Jensen, Gull Lake, Sask.; Perry Wilkinson, Lake Cowichan, B.C.
College Fellows in Psychology: Taylor Bliebaum, Jamestown; Alannah Dosh, Brainerd, Minn.; Raena Haatvedt, Grand Rapids, Minn.
College Fellow in Religion-Philosophy: Joseph Woiwode, Jamestown.
College Fellow in Science Education:John Peterson, Makoti, N.D.
College Fellows in Spanish: Alannah Dosh, Brainerd, Minn.; Corissa Zimmer, Williston, N.D.
College Fellow in Theatre:Anthony McIntyre, Jamestown.
New inductees into honor societies:
Alpha Chi(National College Honor Scholarship Society): Ryan Benke, Jonathan Berntson, Alannah Dosh, Stephanie Erlandson, Raena Haatvedt, Rhys Harries, Madeline Hornung, Anna Kalliokoski, Rachel Kiesow, Caroline Ortman, Allison Roper, Anne Schmaltz, Annie Strickland, Kara Wahl.
Alpha Mu Gamma(National Collegiate Foreign Language Honor Society): Alannah Dosh, Caitlin Felch, Matthew Nies.
Lambda Pi Eta(National Collegiate Communication Honor Society): Warren Abrahamson, Mariah Aziz, Jonathan Berntson, Erie Bragg, Jacie Fabro, Lisa Graalum, Cassandra Heath, Suzanna Koll, Alyssa Page, Nate Schultz, Stephanie Storslee.
Pi Lambda Theta (International Honor Society in Education): Kelsey Heitmann, Andrea Hournbuckle, Jessamine Julian, Leah Jystad, Samantha Myhre, Brandon Robbins, Jenna Skeldum, Kara Wahl.
Psi Chi (Psychology Honor Society): Jaclyn Engdahl, Raena Haatvedt, Carly Jensen.
Sigma Theta Tau International(Nursing Honor Society): Elizabeth Anderson, Amanda Athon, Ashley Cooper, Austin Fitterer, Natalie Gunderson, Jana Hoffmann, Heidi Hunter, Raven Larson, Michelle Tompkins.
Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities: Amanda Athon, Alexis Barnick, Murika Bauer, Cambrya-Layne Belter, Jonathan Berntson, Kyle Blumenshine, Katie Conlon, Leta Diede, Allison Didychuk, Rachel Douts, Stephanie Erlandson, Austin Fitterer, Amy Frederiksen, Natalie Gunderson, Karl Haataja, Rhys Harries, Robert Heinzen, Blake Hochhalter, Madeline Hornung, Andrea Hournbuckle, Anthony Hsu, Leah Jystad, Christopher Kjolhaug, Brittany Knodel, Anthony McIntyre, Margaret McLean, Kallie Merrill, Michael Mooridian, Danika Moran, Jacob Niemeier, Matthew Nies, Caroline Ortman, Alyssa Page, Jeffrey Prentice, Kelsey Rasmuson, Sarah Reely, Shane Ringdahl, Anthony Roth, Justin Shipman, Dana Van Bruggen, Joseph Woiwode, Katie Zent.