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Area students graduate

Published 9:15am Saturday, June 2, 2012

 

 

Dordt College

Nathan Sahr of Bricelyn was among 321 Dordt College students awarded diplomas at the 2012 commencement ceremony held May 4 in the B.J. Haan Auditorium.

Sahr graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in agriculture with an emphasis in agri-business.

 

Minnesota State University – Mankato

Albert Lea

Angela Enderson, Bachelor of Science in political science, magna cum laude; Louis Grossman, Bachelor of Science in marketing; Jennifer Hovendick, Master of Science in educational leadership; Jenna Lageson, Master of Social Work; Andrea Madrigal, Bachelor of Science in physical education (non-teaching); Jessica Malepsy, Bachelor of Arts in communication disorders, summa cum laude; Jill Marin, Master of Science in counseling and student personnel; Taylor Meaney, Bachelor of Science in elementary education; Alyssa Nelson, Bachelor of Science in family consumer science; Alicia Reyes, Bachelor of Science in corrections, summa cum laude; Jessica Sosebee, Bachelor of Science in special education, cum laude; Lacey Williamson, Bachelor of Science in elementary education, magna cum laude.

Bricelyn

Tana Christensen, Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene, magna cum laude; Kayla Yost, Bachelor of Science in special education.

Ellendale

Joel Busch, Bachelor of Science in nursing.

Emmons

Jarvis Burgett, Bachelor of Science in law enforcement, magna cum laude.

Glenville

Chelsey Ziebell, Bachelor of Science in sociology

Hartland

Matthew Crumb, Bachelor of Arts in history, magna cum laude.

Hollandale

Roxann Linthicum, Bachelor of Science in geography; Roxann Linthicum, Bachelor of Science in history.

New Richland

Katie Hendrickson, Bachelor of Science in alcohol and drug studies; William Hullopeter, Bachelor of Science in law enforcement, magna cum laude; Aaron Louks, Bachelor of Science in mass communications; Adam Moen, Bachelor of Fine Arts in theatre arts, magna cum laude; Taylor Wacholz, Bachelor of Science in psychology, cum laude.

Northwood, Iowa

Katie Hulshizer, Bachelor of Science in nursing; April Stayner, Bachelor of Science in mathematics teaching.

Wells

Benjamin Druffel, MM, wind band conducting; Laura Foley, Bachelor of Science in family consumer science, cum laude; Erik Melby, Bachelor of Science in marketing; Shelby Sovell, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering; Nathan Steckelberg, Bachelor of Science in construction management, magna cum laude; Daniel Widman, Bachelor of Science in biology: toxicology, cum laude.

 

Dakota State University

Corey Rahn of Albert Lea, Bachelor of Science in Education, from Dakota State University in Madison, S.D.

 

Creighton University

Emily Klick of Albert Lea earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.

Torrance Petersen of Albert Lea earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude.

Cara Thorn of Albert Lea earned a Bachelor of Science degree.

Trisha Reindl of Clarks Grove earned a master’s of business administration degree.

Trisha Reindl of Clarks Grove earned a doctor of pharmacy degree.

 

Bowling Green State University

Rebekah Dyvig of Albert Lea earned a degree in education and human development.

 

Augsburg College

Eric John Volkman graduated from Augsburg College on May 5 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in management information systems, business administration/economics (combined major) management. The commencement ceremony was held at Si Melby Hall at Augsburg College, Minneapolis. His parents are Neil and Mary Jo Volkman of Albert Lea. His grandparents are Johnny and Lily Anderson; Doris Volkman and the late Irwin J. Volkman all of Albert Lea.

 

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Dan Schindler, son of Gary and Jeanne Schindler, formerly from Albert Lea, will receive his Master of Arts degree in classical archeology from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill this spring. Schindler is a graduate teaching assistant and will serve for a second consecutive year as the chief ceramicist on an archeological excavation team departing in June to the Huqoq synagogue site in central Israel. Upon his return, Schindler will begin his doctoral studies at Chapel Hill.