Jamestown College graduation held May 5
Jamestown College alumnus and trustee H. George Schuler, Plano, Texas, delivered the Commencement address to 182 graduates during Jamestown College’s 106th Commencement ceremony on May 5 at the Jamestown Civic Center.
Mr. Schuler is a 1968 graduate of Jamestown College and is founder of Schuler Development with experience in researching, planning and developing commercial and residential real estate.
Speakers representing the Class of 2012 were Caleb Grossman, a history-political science and English graduate from Grand Rapids, Minn., and Byron Jones, a physical education graduate from Glenarden, Md.
Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees recognized at Commencement were Col. Sherry Cox, Andrews Air Force Base, Md.; Dr. Peggy Foss, Ann Arbor, Mich.; Muriel Peterson, Bismarck; and Elmer Schindel, Wayzata, Minn.
The senior class motto is attributed to Bill Tikos: “Stop waiting for the perfect time to do what you want to do. Do it now. Life begins at the end of your comfort zone, so get used to being uncomfortable.”
Graduates and their degrees are listed below. This listing includes December 2011, spring 2012 and summer 2012 graduates. Master’s graduates are noted as MEd. All others are bachelor’s graduates. Asterisks following a student’s name indicate honors received: *cum laude, **magna cum laude, ***summa cum laude.
Beulah: Casey Hausauer, health and fitness administration; Bismarck: Jordan Bondley*, accounting, business administration; Kaleb Hruby, communication, mass communication; Amy Kinnischtzke**, history; Bottineau: Sean Rinkenberger***, accounting; Bowbells: Elizabeth Anderson***, nursing; Buchanan: Leta Diede**, nursing; Tehia Stoddart, elementary education; Cando: Randy Hunt, nursing; Carrington: Danita Edland, nursing; Kassandra Fredrickson**, communication; Cavalier: Taylor Christianson, English; Ashley Flaagan, nursing; Cleveland: Andrea Gefroh, business administration; Brittany Knodel, accounting; Courtenay: Lindsay Bartlett, communication; Crosby: Zachary Gjovig, business administration; Devils Lake: Benjamin Mertens**, mathematics secondary education; Dickinson: Jake Bauer, business administration; Murika Bauer*, elementary education; Ellendale: Joseph Peldo, business administration; Fargo: Dustin Herrmann, financial planning and wealth management; Flasher: Austin Fitterer**, nursing; Grand Forks: Alex Kreis, business administration; Gwinner: Kelsey Keller*, nursing; Harvey: Kelsey Heitmann**, music education; Hazen: Kimberly Weinand, liberal arts business studies; Hettinger: Jean Nudell*, liberal arts business studies, English; Hillsboro: Margaret McLean***, psychology;
Jamestown: Benjamin Albrecht, information technology; Jonathan Berntson**, psychology, communication; Matthew Bittner, business administration; Leah Carlson, psychology; Heather Cellmer, financial planning and wealth management; Katie Conlon**, communication; Barry Culbertson, psychology; Caitlin Georgina, history secondary education; Natalie Gunderson***, nursing; Eric Haas***, business administration, accounting; Rebecca Hager**, business administration; Wendy Hager, nursing; Abigail Heilman*, elementary education; Blake Hochhalter*, biology; Madeline Hornung***, exercise science; Allex Jensen**, computer science; Joseph Johnston, business administration; Leah Jystad**, elementary education; Sarah Kindseth, physical education; Kasey Kosel, MEd, curriculum and instruction; Carla Kroeber, MEd, curriculum and instruction; Jessica Laber, elementary education; Christopher Larson, psychology, criminal justice; Jonathan Mangnall, history-political science; Michael Mooridian*, English secondary education; Andrew Ronan**, management information science, information technology, liberal arts business studies; Anthony Roth, biology secondary education, French, German, Spanish; Elizabeth Schloegel, fine arts (studio art); Jenny Schuchard, elementary education; Scott Thingstad, business administration; Katherine Ukestad***, biology; Barbara Williams, MEd, curriculum and instruction;
Kathryn: Lisa Graalum, business administration, communication; Kulm: Simon Anderson*, business administration, health and fitness administration; Julia Mathern, business administration; LaMoure: Taylor Binneman, nursing; Cali Sailer, business administration; Langdon: Janae Klindt, biology; Maddock: Trish Simon, fine arts (music); Marion: Randa Meidinger**, elementary education; Milnor: Michelle Tompkins**, nursing; Minot: Nathan Christensen, information technology; Neche: Alex Kalliokoski*, accounting; New Salem: Jillian Crooks, information technology, mathematics; Powers Lake: Rachel Douts, music education, elementary education; Rock Lake: Alyson Leas***, history-political science; Rolla: Dana Albert, nursing; Jackie McDougall, nursing; Sheyenne: Michael Myhre, business administration; Samantha Myhre**, elementary education, psychology; St. John: Jonathan Leonard, business administration, financial planning and wealth management; Valley City: Kathryn Ulrich, nursing; Wahpeton: Lauren Straus, nursing; Washburn: Danika Moran, elementary education; Watford City: Jana Hoffmann*, nursing; Justin Shipman***, biochemistry; West Fargo: Jon Reznecheck, computer science; Wimbledon: Justine Reimers, nursing; Beau Sizer, biology; Woodworth: Christa Cook, communication.
Gilbert: Adrian Ramirez, nursing; Glendale: Kirstin Enos, criminal justice;Peoria: Rebecca Lewis, biology;Phoenix: James Westbrook, physical education;Tempe: Parker Barrett, business administration.
Chico: Logan Hord, criminal justice;Elk Grove: Raymond Mosley, criminal justice; Northridge: Kelli Skarin, nursing; Portola: Misha Furniss-Page, exercise science; Redding: Jarann Johnson, communication; Santa Fe Springs: Jesse Ramirez, criminal justice.
Waianae: Kuuipo Badayos*, criminal justice, information technology.
Wichita: Erica Rush, criminal justice.
Glenarden: Byron Jones, physical education.
Apple Valley: Stephanie Olson, communication, Spanish; Battle Lake: Raven Larson, nursing; Brainerd: Courtney Jindra, nursing; Buffalo: Dana VanBruggen***, nursing; Clearbrook: Heidi Hunter*, nursing; Christopher Kjolhaug*, mathematics secondary education; Cold Spring: Chad Aaseth, business administration; Cottage Grove: Leah Baker, nursing; Crookston: Naomi Fagerlund, nursing; Crosby: Kasandra Duffney, nursing; Eagle Bend: Tyler Notch, health and fitness administration; Farwell: Andrew Stoen, criminal justice; Fergus Falls: Karl Haataja, music education; Foley: Michael Beehler, physical education; Forest Lake: Sarah Reely, fine arts (studio art), elementary education; Grand Rapids: Caleb Grossman, history-political science, English; Mitchell Stoeke, business administration; Hopkins: Anthony Clay, chemistry; Ironton: Joseph McLaughlin, health and fitness administration; Lino Lakes: Kellie Schuneman*, health and fitness administration, business administration; Minneapolis: Maximilian Kirchdorfer, English; Minneota: Matthew Buysse, health and fitness administration; North Branch: Joseph Koerber, criminal justice; Olivia: Christopher Harmon, criminal justice; Paynesville: Jordan Spaeth, business administration, financial planning and wealth management; Renville: Brent Jansen, nursing; Roseau: Tonya Timmersman*, history-political science, business administration; Sartell: Mallory Johannes***, business administration, management information science; Sauk Centre: Kelli Olmscheid, nursing; Sebeka: Megan Olson*, history-political science; Spicer: Blake Williamson, business administration, management information science; St. Stephen: Ashley Smoley, business administration; Stephen: Mallory Souder, mathematics secondary education; Woodbury: Jacie Fabro, communication.
Belgrade: Briana Edwards, criminal justice; Bigfork: Alisha Larson-Valliere, history, criminal justice; Bozeman: Heather Archer, nursing; Buffalo: Kallie Merrill, business administration, accounting; Helena: Matthew Williams, business administration; Kalispell: Heather Haegele, business administration, health and fitness administration; Kyler Parmelee*, history, criminal justice; Laurel: Ashley Cooper*, nursing; McLeod: James Greenlee*, history secondary education; Miles City: Joshua Ewalt, health and fitness administration; Opheim: Julie Nelson, radiologic technology; Stevensville: Kate Street, radiologic technology.
Sunland Park: Rene Rangel, psychology.
Henderson: Matthew Zimney, criminal justice.
Silver Creek: Michelle Quiles, criminal justice.
Grants Pass: Megan Franko, health and fitness administration;Roseburg: Bradley Lint, business administration.
Aberdeen: Korey Erickson,MEd, curriculum and instruction;Brandon: Nicole Ahlers, health and fitness administration, business administration; Britton: Robert Nelson, physical education;Canistota: Fleesha Murray, psychology;Milbank: Alyssa Page*, communication, religion-philosophy; Sioux Falls: Jennifer Graue, religion-philosophy;St. Lawrence: Calita Andress, criminal justice; Watertown: Danielle Thompson, radiologic technology.
Arlington: Amanda Athon**, nursing;Austin: Jami Moore, fine arts (studio art);Wharton: Matthew Steiner*, elementary education;Wylie: Maxwell Boe, business administration, criminal justice.
Federal Way: Marcus Hudson, physical education; Kennewick: Keith Woelber, health and fitness administration; Kent: Andrew Racus, criminal justice; LaCenter: Lucille Kulla, history secondary education; Lake Forest Park: Griffin Sweazey, physical education, health and fitness administration; Lynwood: Nicole Hann, history-political science.
Somerset: Cambrya-Layne Belter**, elementary education.
Chugwater: Eric Heatherly*, physical education; Gillette: Drew Baier, business administration; Marissa Curry*, elementary education; Ryan Iliff, physical education.
Buenos Aires: Gaston Vodopivec, business administration.
Brandon: Allison Didychuk***, biology, chemistry, mathematics.
Arcola: Jessica Lees, psychology; Gull Lake: Kelsie Jensen, physical education.
Fu Zhou: Li Rong Chen, business administration.
Kumasi: Michel Gyebi-Ampofo, biology.