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  Black Hills State University May 8, 2003
 
  Black Hills State University announces May graduates
 
 

The following is a list of candidates for graduation at Black Hills State University. The 145th commencement ceremony, consisting of spring and summer 2003 graduates, will be Saturday, May 10 in the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center.

Degrees will be awarded to 330 students. Graduates are listed by hometown
or current residence. Degrees are indicated by the following MS, master of science; BA, bachelor of arts; BS, bachelor of science; BSED, bachelor of science in education; AA, associate of arts; AS, associate of science.

Students who graduated with honors are noted following their name. Honors designations are: cum laude, grade-point average of 3.5 or higher; magna cum laude, gpa of 3.7 or higher; and summa cum laude, gpa of 3.9 or higher.

Name             Hometown       Honors         Degree  Major
Gray, Mary      Fayettefille, Ark. BS American Indian Studies
Brummond, Kristyn Colorado Springs, Colo. BS Human Resource Management  
Johnston, Angelia Jacksonville, Fla.  BS Political Science, Sociology
Kochiyama, Cory Honolulu, Hawaii BSED  Physical Education 
Jacobsen, Wayne Council Bluffs, Iowa BS Mass Communications 
Lebeau, Jeremiah  Pocatello, Idaho BS  Mass Communications
Wharton, Rebecca Byron, Minn. BS Sociology, Human Services
Baird, Clint Chaska, Minn.  BS English
Misselt, Joseph   Rochester, Minn.  BS Human Services
Rumph, Kade Biddle, Mont. BS Business Administration
Michels, Francisca Billings, Mont. BS English
Perleberg, Nathan Broadus, Mont. BSED Elementary Education 
Walker, Coree Ekalaka, Mont. BS Mass Communications
Clayton, Bart Jordan, Mont. AA General Studies 
Jenkins, Michael Wilmington, N.C. BS Business Administration
Groll, Ryan Bowman, N.D. BS Business Administration
Ridl, Sara Dickinson, N.D.  BS Human Resource Management
Zastoupil, Amy Dickinson, N.D. BS Accounting, Business Admin.
Seamands, Allison Hettinger, N.D. BS Outdoor Education
Bauer, Sara Kulm, N.D. Magna Cum Laude BS Chemistry, Biology
Hepper, Jamie Raleigh, N.D. BS Business Administration
Palczewski, Jessie Reeder, N.D.  BS  Art
Nerland, Michael  Alliance, Neb. Cum Laude BS  Business Administration
Petersen, Angela Bayard, Neb. BS Mass Communications
Fillingham, John Morrill, Neb. BS Technology
Torres, Jason North Bend, Ore. BS  Biology
Carr, Erin Belle Fourche Magna Cum Laude BS Business Administration
Cooley, Teresa Belle Fourche BS Human Services, Sociology
Cuppy, Joshua Belle Fourche BS Outdoor Education 
Gavle, Kellie Belle Fourche  BS  Wellness Management
Gavle, Michael Belle Fourche BA in Spanish and BS in Entre. Studies
Geddes, Julia Belle Fourche BS  Communication Arts 
Hespe, Christopher Belle Fourche BSED Elementary Education
Hespe, Hayley Belle Fourche BS Art, Communication Arts
Hutchens, Lacy Belle Fourche BS Human Services
Isaacs, Shayna Belle Fourche BSED Elementary Education
King, Maria Belle Fourche BSED Spanish
Lamb, Kelli Belle Fourche BS  Communication Arts, Art
McNenny, Jason  Belle Fourche Magna Cum Laude BS Art
Pierce, Troy Belle Fourche AS  Web Administration
Richardson, Laurie  Belle Fourche  BSED Elementary Ed., Special Ed.
Slagle, Nichole Belle Fourche BSED Middle School
Allen, Jowayne Black Hawk  BS Accounting
Kroger, Jennifer  Black Hawk  BS Biology
Peterson, Jennifer Black Hawk BS Human Resource Management
Wheeler, Jenelle Black Hawk AA General Studies
Odell, Cody Camp Crook  BS Mass Communications
Anderson, Kimberly Custer BS Sociology
Baty, Robert Custer  Cum Laude BS  Accounting 
Rittberger, Melanie Custer BS Health Services Administration
Schaffer, Kristine Custer  BS Vocal Music
Aker, Amber Deadwood  BS Entre. Studies, Business Admin.
Borsch, Kimberly Deadwood Cum Laude BSED Elementary Education
Combs, Martha Deadwood   Magna Cum Laude BS Speech Communications
Egemo-Essink, Lee Deadwood BSED Elementary Ed., Special Ed.
Hutchison, Brianne  Deadwood BS Sociology
Tammi, Colleen Deadwood  BS Psychology, Sociology
Woodle, Lacey Deadwood BSED Elementary Education 
Shaffer, Jessica  Dixon BS Psychology
Jordan, Rachel Faith BS Environ. Physical Science 
Lund, Joshua  Groton  BS  Business Administration
Remington, Ryan Groton MS Business Services Management
Bruns, Melissa Hecla BS Mass Communications
Adair, Nancy Hermosa BSED Elementary Education
Rossow, Jesse Herreid BS Business Administration
Larson-Ness, Sarah Hill City BS Biology
Haigh, Jessica Hitchcock BS Psychology
Berkley, Bridget Hot Springs MS Curriculum and Instruction
Hodorff, Therese Hot Springs Magna Cum Laude BSED History
Meginness, Joy  Isabel BSED  English
Neisner, Johnathon Kadoka BS Technology
Sowden, Matthew Lake Preston BS Business Administration
Addington, Teresa Lead BS Speech Communications
Gibson, Michael  Lead   BSED Social Science
Lehman, Tracy Lead Summa Cum Laude  BS  Psychology 
Wood, Heather Madison BS Business Administration
Koehler, Justin Midland BS Mass Communications
Leneaugh, Jessi Mission BS Psychology
Boyd, Barbie Mitchell BS Business Administration
Dice, Sarah Mitchell BSED Elementary Ed., Special Ed.
Gossard, Melody New Underwood BS Art
Funk, Shawn Newell  BSED Art 
Haynes, Bradley Philip  BS Business Administration
Jones, Lori  Philip BSED Art 
Knight, April Philip  BS Professional Accountancy
Horton, Tristan Piedmont AA General Studies 
Stahl, Nicole Piedmont  BSED Elementary Education
Woidt, David Piedmont  AA General Studies 
Dosch, Arin Pierre Cum Laude BS  Political Science
Hicks, Tara Pierre BSED Elementary Ed., Special Ed.
Weiss, David Pierre BSED Social Science
Jacobsen, Elizabeth Platte BSED Elementary Ed., Special Ed.
Eggebo, Rachel Prairie City  Magna Cum Laude  BS Business Administration
Swanson, Joel Pukwana BSED Biology
Afa, Stephanos Rapid City  BS Mass Communications
Anker, Amanda Rapid City  BS   Human Services
Baker, Jack Rapid City AS in Drafting Tech. and BS in Tech.
Brink, Benjamin Rapid City BSED Social Science 
Calhoon, Shannon Rapid City Summa Cum Laude BSED Physical Science
Carroll, Sarah Rapid City  BS  Social Science
Cheney, Callie Rapid City BS Human Services
Colbeck, Lori Rapid City   AA General Studies 
Collier, Rachel Rapid City BS Sociology 
Coon, James Rapid City  BS Business Administration
Cuka, Kevin Rapid City BS Social Science
Demars, Erin Rapid City BS Tourism and Hospitality Mgmt.
Dennis, Robin  Rapid City  AA General Studies
Gross, Catherine Rapid City BS  Sociology
Grosshans, Jared Rapid City BSED Social Science
Gunner, Pamela Rapid City BSED Elementary Education
Hansen, Heather Rapid City BS English 
Hardy, Kija Rapid City BS Health Services Administration
Hatzenbuhler, Tessa Rapid City BS Human Services, Sociology
Hoeye, Amy Rapid City BS  Accounting
Houdyshell, Michael Rapid City Magna Cum Laude BS  Social Science
Huber, Michele Rapid City BSED

Elementary Ed., Special Ed.,  Early Childhood/Special Ed.

Huling, Clinton Rapid City AS  Network Administration
Hunter, Dawn Rapid City Cum Laude BS Accounting, Business Admin.
Kellar, Teresa Rapid City BSED Elementary Education
Kron, Sarah Rapid City BSED Elementary Education
Kucera, Antonia Rapid City  Magna Cum Laude BS  Mass Comm., Comm. Arts
Lantgen, Donna Rapid City BS Human Resource Mgmt., Business Admin.
Lawson, Adam  Rapid City Summa Cum Laude  BS Music
Lemley, Shawn Rapid City  AS Network Administration
Magnavito, Freddie Rapid City BS Psychology
McColley, Shawn Rapid City Cum Laude BS Environ. Physical Science
McMeekin, Tamira Rapid City Cum Laude BS Human Services, Sociology
Moehlman, Trent Rapid City BSED  History
Morrell, Amber  Rapid City BS   Human Services
Pederson, Tamera Rapid City BS Accounting
Pethick, Cory Rapid City BS Mass Communications
Preston, Valerie Rapid City BS Outdoor Education
Quill, Sean Rapid City  BS Mass Communications
Reckling, Melissa  Rapid City BS Sociology, Psychology
Reinicke, Darcy Rapid City BS Human Services
Richardt, Matthew Rapid City  BS

Health Services Admin., Human Resource Mgmt.

Richardt, Shanelle Rapid City BS Human Services
Schreiner, Tashia    Rapid City BSED Elementary Ed., Special Ed.
Schroder, Stephanie Rapid City  BS Tourism and Hospitality Mgmt.
Schwab, Mark Rapid City BS Political Science
Scull, Timothy Rapid City Magna Cum Laude  BS Comm. Arts, History, Art
Shea, Peggy Rapid City BS Sociology, Human Services
Slocum, Andrea Rapid City  BS Communication Arts 
Steinlicht, Teresa Rapid City Cum Laude BA  Art, Spanish
Stephenson, Hans Rapid City BS Biology
Thomas, Laura Rapid City BS  Psychology 
Thurm, Jennifer  Rapid City Summa Cum Laude BS Human Services, Sociology
Toscana, Corrie  Rapid City  BSED  Social Science
Ulrickson, Patty Rapid City BS Accounting
Urban, Michelle Rapid City BSED Elementary Education
Vanderheide, Sharon Rapid City BS Business Administration
Vinatieri, Beau Rapid City  BS Mass Communications
Vinton, James Rapid City  BS Environ. Physical Science
Watkins, Keith Rapid City BS Business Administration
West, Mark Rapid City  BSED Spanish
Wiederich, Angela Rapid City  BS Sociology 
Williams, Linda Rapid City BS Business Administration
Wilson, Marcie Rapid City BS Sociology
Wood, Connie Rapid City BS Human Services
Smith, Craig Saint Lawrence BS  Outdoor Education
Mortenson, James Selby BS Political Science
Barlage, Jennifer Sioux Falls  Magna Cum Laude BS Wellness Management
Fosness, Matthew Sioux Falls  AS in Drafting Tech. and BS in Tech.
Jongetjes, Jennifer  Sioux Falls Summa Cum Laude BS Psychology
Luther, Cassie Sioux Falls BSED Elementary Education
Mell, Aaron Sioux Falls BS Health Services Administration
Stansbury, Chrystal Sioux Falls BS  Biology 
Vogel, Nathan Sioux Falls BS  Wellness Management
Ahlers, Brian Spearfish BS Outdoor Education
Antrobus, Andrea Spearfish BS Art
Azevedo, Beth Spearfish MS Business Services Management
Barnett, Melissa Spearfish BS  Communication Arts
Biehl, Steve Spearfish BS Business Administration
Bobby, Samuel Spearfish Cum Laude BA Speech Communications
Boke, Amy Spearfish Cum Laude BA History
Boyd, Chelsea Spearfish BSED Elementary Education
Burns, Gerald Spearfish BS Environmental Physical Science
Carlson, Angella Spearfish BS Psychology, Wellness Mgmt.
Chase, Joel  Spearfish  BSED  Physical Education
Christensen, Bryan  Spearfish  BS Mass Communications
Christopherson, Emily Spearfish BS Psychology 
Clark, Noelle Spearfish Cum Laude BSED Elementary Education
Crabtree, Genevieve Spearfish AA General Studies
Crooks, Sean Spearfish BS Biology
Culver, Donnelle Spearfish MS Business Services Management
Cynkar, Jessica Spearfish  BS Mass Communications
Dahl, Julie Spearfish MS Curriculum and Instruction
Eastwood, Delores Spearfish  BS Accounting 
Edwards, Amy Spearfish BS Tourism and Hospitality Mgmt.
Emeline, Samantha Spearfish BS Wellness Management
Evers, Reeve Spearfish  BS Biology
Ewald, Brian Spearfish Cum Laude BS  Business Administration
Ewing, Julie Spearfish BS Biology
Feickert, Justin  Spearfish BS Human Resource Mgmt., Business Admin.
Finn, Sean Spearfish BS Technology
Foxworthy, Vanessa Spearfish BS Speech Communications
Freng, Sara Spearfish BS English
Fuehrer, Nathan Spearfish Magna Cum Laude BS Pol. Science, Speech Comm.
Gemar, Lane Spearfish  BS Marketing 
Gibson, Rochelle Spearfish  AA General Studies
Gonzalez, Rene  Spearfish BA Spanish 
Griffith, Martha Spearfish BSED Early Childhood/Special Ed.
Grodzin, Brandon Spearfish BS Tourism and Hospitality Mgmt.
Grong, Tracy Spearfish BS Psychology
Hamilton, Kimberly Spearfish Magna Cum Laude BSED Business Education
Hansen, Nicholas Spearfish  BS Speech Communications
Hanson, Richard Spearfish BS American Indian Studies, History
Heck, Bryan Spearfish BS Wellness Management
Higbee, Julie Spearfish Summa Cum Laude BA English
Hoff, Lesley Spearfish BS Technology
Hollerman, Nicole Spearfish BS Mass Comm., Comm. Arts
Holsti, John Spearfish BSED Elementary Ed., Business Ed.
Howie, Tanna Spearfish BS Marketing 
Huckins, Karena Spearfish BSED Speech Communications
Janes, David Spearfish BS Human Services
Janes, Sara Spearfish BA in Spanish and BS in Business Admin.
Janish, Michelle Spearfish BS Mass Comm., Comm. Arts
Jarvis, Wendy Spearfish BSED Early Childhood/Special Ed., Elem. Ed.
Johnson, Edward Spearfish BS Sociology
Judge, Jonathon Spearfish BS Marketing
Kiel, Lisa Spearfish BA Communication Arts
Kirk, Matthew Spearfish BS Environ. Physical Science
Kirschman, Kristi Spearfish BS Biology
Knapp, Craig Spearfish  BS Technology
Kortum, Damien Spearfish Magna Cum Laude BA English
Korvela, Craig Spearfish  BS  Entre. Studies, Business Admin.
Lax, Crystal Spearfish BA in Spanish and BS in Business Admin.
Lensegrav, Brandy Spearfish  BS Human Services, Spanish
Lore, Joey Spearfish BSED English
Luze, Eugene Spearfish BS History
McCarty, Stacey Spearfish BSED Elementary Ed., Special Ed.
McDaniel, Michael  Spearfish   BSED  Physical Education 
McGee, Amanda Spearfish BSED Vocal Music
McMahon, Kris Spearfish BS Business Administration
Mertens, Scott Spearfish BS Social Science
Miles, Christel Spearfish BS Psychology
Miller, Beverly Spearfish Cum Laude BS Sociology
Miller, Jeremy Spearfish BS Wellness Management
Mowry, Amanda Spearfish BS Sociology
Mueller, Rachel Spearfish Magna Cum Laude BS Human Resource Management
Nelson, Deanna Spearfish BA English
Nida, Aaron Spearfish MS Curriculum and Instruction
Niesent, Tara Spearfish Cum Laude BSED Elementary Education
Ogan, Ryan Spearfish BS Business Administration
Olinger, Jamie Spearfish BS Tourism and Hospitality Mgmt.
Palmer, Lindsey Spearfish BS Chemistry
Peterson, Beau Spearfish BS Business Administration
Prostrollo, Angie Spearfish Magna Cum Laude BS Mass Communications
Roberts, Melita Spearfish AA General Studies
Ryyth, Ryan Spearfish BS Psychology
Schmidt, Cody Spearfish BS Business Administration
Schooler, Kevin Spearfish BSED Technology
Singer, Deborah Spearfish MS Business Services Management
Stodden, William Spearfish BS History
Taylor, Bobbi Spearfish BS Psychology
Thares, Natalie Spearfish BS Political Science
Thomson, Michele Spearfish BSED English
Toomey, Tonya Spearfish BS Human Services, Sociology
Usera, Heather Spearfish BS Wellness Management
Williams, James Spearfish BS Mass Communications
Wood, Angila Spearfish BS Sociology
Fowlkes, Collin Sturgis BS Mass Communications
Geidel, Lianne Sturgis Cum Laude BSED Elementary Education
Hague, Lawrence Sturgis BS Tourism and Hospitality Mgmt.
Haskell, Wayne Sturgis AS Network Administration
Heibult, Amanda Sturgis Cum Laude BSED Elem. Ed., Early Childhood/Special Ed.
Kuno, Cristen Sturgis MS Curriculum and Instruction
Ludwick, Amber Sturgis BS Speech Communications
Neubert, Rhonda Sturgis BSED Elementary Education
Palmer, Jayme Sturgis Cum Laude BSED Elementary Ed., Special Ed.
Stofferahn, Christy Sturgis BS Psychology
Whittington, Emily Sturgis BSED Elementary Education
Zeigler, Gabriel Sturgis BS Wellness Management
Cox, Jessica Vale BS Business Administration
Mortensen, Sommerlyn  Wall BS Accounting
Bruch, Scottie Whitewood Magna Cum Laude  BSED Middle School
Melcher, Gwen Whitewood BS Sociology, Human Services
Rounds, John Whitewood Magna Cum Laude BS Accounting
Sackett, Callie Whitewood Cum Laude BS Psychology
Grey, Sharon Waco, Texas Summa Cum Laude BS Art, Speech Communications
Olsen, Melanie Wichita Falls, Texas AA General Studies
Marchant, Clay Aladdin, Wyo. BS Technology
Dirks, Jody Alva, Wyo. Summa Cum Laude BA  Art, History 
Mitchell, Desmon Burlington, Wyo. Summa Cum Laude  BS Psychology 
Byer, Rebecca Casper, Wyo. Magna Cum Laude BSED Mathematics
Garber, Jennifer  Casper, Wyo. BSED Elementary Ed., Special Ed.
Mullen, Steven Casper, Wyo. BS Biology
Barnes, Jamie Cheyenne, Wyo. BS Wellness Management
Moffett, Shana Cody, Wyo. BSED Social Science
Conlan, Tara Gillette, Wyo. BSED Instrumental Music
Evenson, Dustin Gillette, Wyo. BSED Physical Education
Fleck, Michelle Gillette, Wyo. BSED Elementary Education
Griswold, Sarah Gillette, Wyo. BSED Elementary Education
Hauber, Hope Gillette, Wyo. BS Human Services
Hauschild, Brianne Gillette, Wyo.  Cum Laude BSED Elementary Education
Hill, Jodi  Gillette, Wyo.  Cum Laude BS Mass Communications
Hughes, JoAnne Gillette, Wyo. Cum Laude BSED Elementary Education
Koepke, Jessica Gillette, Wyo. BSED Elementary Education
Kortum, Julie Gillette, Wyo. Magna Cum Laude BSED Elementary Education
Long, Wendy Gillette, Wyo. BSED Elementary Education
McKillop, Katherine Gillette, Wyo. BSED Elementary Ed., Special Ed.
Randen, Kara Gillette, Wyo. BS Human Services, Psychology
Ulrich, Carissa Gillette, Wyo. Cum Laude BSED Elementary Education
Vincent, Lisa Gillette, Wyo. BSED Elementary Education
Walker, Jerrod Gillette, Wyo. BS Business Administration
Irwin, Ginger Green River, Wyo. Cum Laude BS Music
Hanson, Paul Greybull, Wyo. AS Network Administration
Jay, Jennifer Hulett, Wyo. BSED Spanish, English
Sears, Andrea Lander, Wyo. Cum Laude BSED Elementary Ed., Special Ed.
Unverzagt, Ryan Lingle, Wyo. Magna Cum Laude BS Wellness Management
Daum, Lynette Newcastle, Wyo. BSED Instrumental Music
Tschacher, Brandy Newcastle, Wyo. BS Business Administration
Ferguson, Betsy Pine Bluffs, Wyo. AS Network Administration
Lohrenz, Jennifer Ralston, Wyo. BS History
Flaim, Theresa Rock Springs, Wyo. BS Biology
Johnson, Heather Sundance, Wyo. Magna Cum Laude BSED Elementary Education
Lobbestael, Cassandra Sundance, Wyo. BS Psychology
Moline, Rachael Sundance, Wyo. AA General Studies
Smith, Josh Sundance, Wyo. BS Mass Communications
Ireland, Toby Thermopolis, Wyo. BS Technology
Tonkel, Tucker Upton, Wyo. BS Wellness Management
Shoults, Travis Van Tassell, Wyo. Cum Laude BS Biology
Weaver, Jodie Wheatland, Wyo. BS Tourism and Hospitality Mgmt.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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