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BHSU fall graduates announced

Nearly 200 candidates participated in the 156th commencement ceremony at Black Hills State University Saturday, Dec. 13.  The ceremony began at 10 a.m. in the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center.

Graduates are listed in alphabetical order. Degrees are indicated by the following: MS, master of science; BA, bachelor of arts; BATS, bachelor of applied technical science; BS, bachelor of science; BSED, bachelor of science in education; AA, associate of arts; AS, associate of science.

Bachelor degree candidates who graduated with honors are noted by the following designations: cum laude (cum), grade point average of 3.5 to 3.699; magna cum laude (magna), gpa of 3.7 to 3.899; and summa cum laude (summa), gpa of 3.9 or higher.

Associate degree candidates who graduated with honors are noted by the following designations: with honor, grade point average of 3.5 to 3.699; with high honor, gpa of 3.7 to 3.899; and with highest honor, gpa of 3.9 or higher.

Ackerman, Callie; MS; Integrative Genomics; Belle Fourche
Akin, Shelby; BS; Business Admin.-Mgmt., Human Resource Mgmt.; Spearfish
Albrecht, Jami; BS; Mass Communications; Belle Fourche
Allen, Megan; BS; Outdoor Education; Spearfish
Anderson, Ryan; BS; Business Administration-Marketing; Sturgis
Anderson, Stacy; BS; Psychology; Douglas, Wyo.
Bader, Margaret; BS; Business Administration-Management; Rapid City
Ball, Dacia; BSED; Elementary Education; Spearfish
Batteen, Nathan; BSED; Physical Education; Box Elder
Beamer, Philip; BS; Composite Chemistry; Gillette, Wyo.
Beauvais, Amber; BS; Human Services, Sociology; Sturgis
Beck, Michael; BS; English; Rapid City
Bedard, Dennisse; BS; Business Administration-Accounting; Piedmont
Berg, Nicholas; BS; Mass Communications; Deadwood
Bestgen, Amber; BS; Mass Communications; Green River, Wyo.
Blasczyk, Ryan; BS; English; Belle Fourche,
Boese, Jodi; BS; Mass Communications; Belle Fourche
Bolt, Rozalyn; BS; Psychology, Sociology; Rapid City
Boomsma, Denika; BSED; Elementary Education, Special Education; Rapid City
Brack, Amanda; BSED; English; Renner
Bradley, Sarah; BS; Psychology; Laurel, Mont.
Broadus, Alicia; BSED; Elementary Education; Spearfish
Bruch, Pilar; BS; Psychology; Sturgis
Cain, Corinne; BS; Composite Social Science; Belton, Texas
Callison, Jason; AA; General Studies; Spearfish
Carpenter, Christina; BSED; Elementary Education; Rapid City
Caudill, Eryn; BS; Wellness Management; Spearfish
Cerwinske, Benjamin; BSED; Elementary Education; Sioux Falls
Ceschini, Jenna; BS; Human Services, Sociology; Rapid City
Christopher, Jonathan; MS; Business Services Management; Rapid City
Coleman, Lyonel; BS; Human Services; Spearfish
Collins, Kelli; BSED; Elementary Education; Rapid City
Cordes, Georgeann; BS; Communication Arts, Art; Rapid City
Craig, Marie; BS; Psychology; Rapid City
Creek, Christina; MS; Business Services Management; Spearfish
Cromwell, Savannah; BS; American Indian Studies, Sociology; Pierre
Crosswait, Courtney; BSED; Elementary Education; Rapid City
Darling, Jesse; BS; Business Admin.-Mgmt., Human Resource Mgmt.; Rapid City
Davis, Charles; BA in Spanish; BS in Business Administration-Marketing; Yankton
Dooley, Dustin; BS; Industrial Technology; Worland, Wyo.
Dorr, Forrest; BS; Business Administration-Marketing, Management; Gillette, Wyo.
Duffy, Megan; BS; Business Administration-Management; Belle Fourche
Ellis, Hayley; BS; Mass Communications; Bismarck, N.D.
Erk, Lindsey; BS; Composite Social Science; Belle Fourche
Farlee, Jenny; BS; Human Services, Sociology; Dupree
Fenner, Nicholas; BS; Business Administration-Management; Douglas, Wyo.
Ferderer, Jessica; BS; Psychology; Sundance, Wyo.
Floyd, Robyn; BSED; Elementary Education, Early Childhood/Special Education; Buffalo
Foley, Tammie; BS; Speech; Rapid City
Forgey, Jodi; BS; Business Administration-Marketing; Spearfish
Frame, Lora; BS; Business Administration-Accounting; Rapid City
Frey, Misty; BS; Sociology; Sheridan, Wyo.
Fulton, Amy; BSED; Elementary Education; Gillette, Wyo.
Garcia, Brice; BS; Outdoor Education; Rapid City
Gemar, Lane; BS; Business Administration-Marketing; Rapid City
Goehring, Jamie; BSED; Elementary Education; Chamberlain
Goetz, Galen; BS; History; Spearfish
Goodroad, Jessica; AS; Paraprofessional Education; Nisland
Grady, Christopher; BS; Political Science; Sioux Falls
Granberg, Emily; BS; History; Valley Springs
Greff, Jessica; BSED; Art; Lemmon
Grenz, Amber; BSED; Early Childhood/Special Education; Rapid City
Griebenow, Glenn; BSED; Middle School; Rapid City
Groen, Caylen; BS; Mass Communications; Rapid City
Hancher, Tiffany; BS; Business Administration-Accounting; Black Hawk
Hart, James; BATS; General Technology; Spearfish
Hart, Laci; BSED; Elementary Education; Spearfish
Heid, Naomi; BS; Human Services, Sociology; Piedmont
Hendricks, Dixie; AS; Paraprofessional Education; Corona
Henning, Brittany; BSED; Elementary Education; Presho
Herrick, Linda; BSED; Elementary Education, Special Education; Pringle
Herron, Jennifer; BS; Political Science, History; Rapid City
Herzog, Joseph; BS; Mass Communications; Ismay, Mont.
Hesse, Nicole; BS; Psychology; Black Hawk
Hillman, Meggan; BSED; Elementary Education; Rapid City
Hixson, Tristan; BS; Human Services, Sociology; Rapid City
Hoffman, Kelsie; MS; Business Services Management; Spearfish
Hoffman, Tera; BS; Human Services; Sturgis
Hollinger, Michael; BS; Speech; Spearfish
Holmes, James; BS; History; Belle Fourche
Holy Eagle, Tomasina; BS; Sociology; Arlington
Hopson, Tyler; BS; Human Services; Spearfish
Hotchkiss, Stephanie; BS; Communication Arts, Art; Spearfish
Huber, Ashley; BSED; Elementary Education, Special Education; Lemmon
Huber, Julie; BS; Wellness Management; Bismarck, N.D.
Hudelson, Sheleen; BS; Business Administration-Accounting; Box Elder
Hudson, Ethan; BS; Business Administration-Management; Rapid City
Hunt, Courtney; AA; General Studies; Midland
Hyatt, Anna; BS; Business Administration-Marketing; Black Hawk
Jarret , Bethany; BSED; English; Custer
Jastorff, Lucas; BSED; Elementary Education, Special Education; Spearfish
Jensen, Alycia; BS; Human Services; Rapid City
Johnson, D'Arcy; BS; American Indian Studies; Spearfish
Johnson, Joel; BS; Business Administration-Management; Sturgis
Johnson, Rebecca; BS; Communication Arts; Rapid City
Johnson, Stephanie; BS; Business Admin.-Human Resource Mgt.; Rapid City
Johnson, Timothy; BS; Psychology; Hill City
Jones, Adam; BS; Business Administration-Entrepreneurial Studies; Spearfish
Juelfs, Kristine; AA; General Studies; Spearfish
Keller, Kathrina; BSED; Elementary Education, Special Education; Mc Laughlin
Kennedy, Shalyn; BS; Psychology, Human Services; Sturgis
Kenner, Kristen; BS; Business Administration-Accounting, Management; Rapid City
Kiley, Jacob; BS; Mass Communications; Spearfish
Kinard, Kayla; BS; Sociology; Spearfish
Klima, Elise; BS; Art, Communication Arts; Spearfish
Kling, Courtney; BSED; Elementary Education, Special Education; Belle Fourche
Knepp, Billie; BS; Mass Communications; Spearfish
Koball, Kelly; BS; Biology; Black Hawk
Kobbermann, Tracy; BS; Biology, Chemistry; Spearfish
Krull, Alexis; BS; Business Admin.-Mgmt., Human Resource Mgmt., Tourism & Hospitality Mgmt.;
Hill City
Kuhfeld, Clayton; BS; Wellness Management; Rapid City
Larson, Brandon; BS; Business Administration-Accounting; Rapid City
Larson, Christopher; BS; Mass Communications; Rapid City
Law, Theresa; BS; English; Rapid City
Leaptrott, David; BS; Business Administration-Entrepreneurial Studies; Williamsburg, Va.
Lemay, Benjamin; BS; Composite Music; Rapid City
Lemke, James; BS; Wellness Management; Hartford
Linder, Brandi; BS; Psychology; Rapid City
Linster Angela; BSED; Elementary Education; Rapid City
Loftus, Jamie; BS; Business Administration-Accounting; Spearfish
Macy, Marc; BS; Business Administration-Management; Spearfish
Marchant, Ashley; BS; Mass Communications; Spearfish
Marshall, Jessica; BSED; Elementary Education; Sturgis
Maude, Elizabeth; BS; Sociology, Human Services; Hermosa
McGlone, Lindsey; BS; Human Services, Sociology; Rapid City
McKinstry, Cody; BS; Business Administration-Management, Marketing; Spearfish
Mensing, Melissa; BSED; Elementary Education; Graettinger, Iowa
Minter, Matthew; BS; Business Administration-Management, Marketing; Scottsdale, Ariz.
Mitchell, Shelley; BS; Mass Communications; Rapid City
Mitchell, Tessa; BSED; Elementary Education; Ellsworth
Mushitz, Samantha; BS; Wellness Management; Geddes
Nekuda, Kerry; BS; Biology; Cheyenne, Wyo.
Nord, Laura; BS; Psychology; Spearfish
O'Brien, Sherri; BSED; Early Childhood/Special Education; Spearfish
O'Dell, Chantelle; BSED; Elementary Education, Special Education; Spearfish
Oesterling, April; BS; Outdoor Education, Biology; Emery
Oster, Jordan; BS; Psychology; Spearfish
Papousek, Lorayna; AS; Paraprofessional Education; Quinn
Parry, Amanda; BS; Mass Communications; Custer
Pedersen, Samantha; BS; Mass Communications; Spearfish
Pence, Sean; BS; Mass Communications, Speech; Hot Springs
Peterson, Corbin; BS; Human Services, Sociology; Philip
Phifer, Krista; BSED; Elementary Education, Special Education; Spearfish
Plummer, Angelena; BS; Psychology; Vermillion
Poste, Cheryl; AA; General Studies; Wall
Powell, Kayci; BSED; Elementary Education; Chamberlain
Rauterkus, Brett; BS; Outdoor Education; Spearfish
Rauterkus, Josh; BS; Outdoor Education; Encampment, Wyo.
Rehorst, Kristy; MS; Curriculum & Instruction; Alexandria
Rihanek, Brittany; BS; Business Administration-Marketing, Management; Saint Lawrence
Rives, Ashley; BSED; English; Gillette, Wyo.
Ronke, Jesse; BS; Business Administration-Entrepreneurial Studies; Belle Fourche
Sanford, Nicole; BSED; Elementary Education; Spearfish
Sargent, Shawna; BS; Psychology, Sociology; Spearfish
Scherer, Sarah; BS; Human Services; Piedmont
Schulte, Megan; BSED; Elementary Education; Hermosa
Sehlmeyer, Michael; BS; Speech; Casper, Wyo.
Selland, Kari; MS; Curriculum & Instruction; Fairmont, Minn.
Shelatz, Heather; BS; Psychology, Sociology; Rapid City
Shelton, Jacqueline; BS; Business Administration-Accounting; Rapid City
Shreeve, Trisha; BSED; Elementary Education; Winner
Slusser, Deidre; BS; Business Administration-Accounting, Management; Summerset
Smith, Heather; BA; Mass Communications, Spanish; Belle Fourche
Snyder, Amber; BS; Psychology; Culbertson, Mont.
Snyder, Kelsey; BS; Mass Communications, Communication Arts; Kimball, Neb.
Stevens, Rocky; BS; Mass Communications; Johnstown, Colo.
Strain, Devon; BS; Composite Music; Westminster, Colo.
Tetrault, Tyler; BS; Biology, Outdoor Education; St. Onge
Thomas, Shandra; BS; Political Science; Chamberlain
Thompson, Jennifer; BS; Art; Spearfish
Thompson, Jonathon; BSED; Composite English; Spearfish
Tomac, Roberta; MS; Curriculum & Instruction; Rapid City
Tonsager, Kandis; BSED; Early Childhood/Special Ed., Elementary Ed., Special Ed.; Spearfish
Tonsager, Wayne; BSED; Mathematics; Spearfish
Trapp, Sarah; BS; Mass Communications; Rawlins, Wyo.
Trask, Jared; BS; Mass Communications; Rapid City
Tschetter, Deborah; BS; Business Administration-Health Services Admin.; Belle Fourche
Valentine, Aaron; AA; General Studies; Spearfish
Volmer, Zane; BS; Business Administration-Management; Rapid City
Wasche, Rodney; AA; General Studies; Perham, Minn.
Wasmoen-DeLong, Sara; BSED; Elementary Education; Spearfish
Weissenfluh, Emily; BS; Environmental Physical Science; Twin Brooks
West, Austin; BS; Speech; Colusa, Calif.
Wheaton, Katelyn; BS; Business Administration-Marketing; Rapid City Wiesele, Cole; BSED; Elementary Education; Miller
Will, Candice; BS; Human Services; Rapid City
Winchester, Laurel; BSED; Elementary Education; Sioux Falls
Wolfe, Patrick; AA; General Studies; Rapid City
Worthington, Tabitha; BSED; Elementary Education; Gillette, Wyo.
Wright, Kathryn; BSED; Elementary Education; Rapid City

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