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Northwest Missouri State University

News Release

Sept. 9, 2014

Northwest announces summer 2014 trimester graduates

The Office of the Registrar and the Graduate School at Northwest Missouri State University have released the names of students who completed requirements for degrees at the conclusion of the 2014 summer trimester.

Degree recipients include: bachelor of arts (B.A.), bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), bachelor of science (B.S.), bachelor of science in clinical laboratory sciences (B.S. CLS), bachelor of science in education (B.S. Ed.), bachelor of science in medical technology (B.S. MT), bachelor of technology (B.T.), master of arts (M.A.), master of business administration (M.B.A.), master of music education (M.M.E.), master of science (M.S.), master of science in education  (M.S. Ed.) and education specialist (Ed. Spec.)

Due to space limitations, minors are not listed. Multiple majors are numbered accordingly. 

Undergraduate students graduating with honors are designated with asterisks as follows:

*** Summa Cum Laude (cumulative grade point average of 3.95 to 4.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  ** Magna Cum Laude (cumulative GPA of 3.75 to 3.94)
    * Cum Laude (cumulative GPA of 3.50 to 3.74)

Northwest's summer 2014 graduates listed by country, state and hometown:


Hometown Name Degree Major
Hong Kong Gok Hay Chow B.S. Industrial Psychology
Nanchang Suhong Cai B.S. Marketing
Bhadrachalam Srujana Gummadi M.S. Applied Computer Science
Hyderabad Smitha Vrath M.S. Applied Computer Science
Warangal A.P. Harshini Pendyala M.S. Applied Computer Science
Terrassa * Lluis Altimires Ros B.S. Marketing
California (United States)
San Clemente Sarah Nicole Middleton B.S. Recreation: Therapeutic Rec
Colorado (United States)
Arvada Brittney Morgan Bott B.S. Recreation: Corp Rec/Wellness
Florida (United States)
Beverly Hills Candace Lorraine Miller B.S. Recreation: Therapeutic Rec
Illinois (United States)
Lake Zurich * Nichole La-Don Carlin B.S.Ed. Elementary Education
Iowa (United States)
Anita Taylor May Dorsey B.S. Agricultural Business
Clarinda Melissa Ann Johnson B.S. Child and Family Studies
Coon Rapids Tyler Lee Boeke B.S. Agricultural Business
Creston Zachary Allen Girard B.S. Sociology: Social Control
Des Moines Lucas Miles Baty B.S. Broadcasting
Emerson Jacob M Bolton B.S. Agricultural Business
Griswold John Gordon Bierbaum B.T. BT - Agriculture
Hubbard Angela Sue Dubberke B.T. BT - Agriculture
Humeston Travis Lee Arnold B.S. Psychology
Johnston Rosalie M Heflin B.S. Finance: Corporate Finance
Leon ** Preston Lee Pedersen B.S. Recreation: Corp Rec/Wellness
Mount Ayr Mitchell Lee Grose B.S. GIS: Geographic Emphasis
Neola Kelci Dawn Wellman B.S. Psychology/Sociology
New Liberty Bryanne Marie Duckett B.S. Animal Science
New Market Justin L. Head B.S. Animal Science
Norwalk ** Anna Elizabeth Owens B.S. 1. Marketing
2. Business Management
Osceola Randi Ellisha Browne B.S. Recreation: Therapeutic Rec
Pleasantville * Natasha Marie Cook B.S. IDM: New Media
Pulaski Alex Reid Osenbaugh B.S. Recreation: Rec & Park Mgt
St. Charles Tara Rose Miller B.S. Animal Science (Pre-Vet)
Urbandale Chelsea Gundersen M.S.Ed. Teaching: Early Childhood
Villisca ** Joshua Alexander Sussman B.S.Ed. Social Science
Kansas (United States)
Atchison Jacqueline Denise Coleman M.S.Ed. Ed Leadership: K-12
Kansas City Stacy Lynne Cox M.B.A. MBA
Lawrence Preston W. Butler B.S. Business Management
Lenexa Jennifer Lynn Bascombe B.S. Marine Biology
Mission Amanda Jean Cushing B.S. Foods & Nutrition: Dietetics
Olathe Jenny Marie Flohrschutz B.A. Psychology/Sociology
* Kathryn Anne Poelzl B.S. Marine Biology
Kiley Jean Stanislaus M.S.Ed. Reading
Osawatomie   Jonathan Anthony Pomatto B.S. Mass Media: Sports Media
Overland Park * Jordan Lynn Ereth B.S. Recreation: Therapeutic Rec
Kayla Renee Meppelink B.S. Mass Media: Sports Media
Andrew Bex Trout B.S. Psychology
Topeka Lindsey Kathleen Day B.F.A. Art
Kentucky (United States)
Nicholasville Kayla Marie Etherton M.B.A. MBA
Missouri (United States)
Alma Zachary Robert Stuenkel B.S. Agricultural Business
Barnard Sarah Kaylynn Schumann B.S. Animal Science
Bethany Ashton Dawn Vandivert B.S. Psychology
Blue Springs Stephen Cody Best B.S. Recreation: Corp Rec/Wellness
  Alicia Dawn Clark B.S. Psychology
* Patrick Joseph Closser B.S. 1. Accounting
2. Accounting
Blaine Patrick Dalton B.S. Recreation: Corp Rec/Wellness
Jarrett A Morris M.S.Ed. Ed Leadership: K-12
    Kelly Renae Randall B.S. 1. Marketing
2. Business Management
    Matthew Dale Smith B.S. Geology: General
Bolckow ** Rachelle Elaine Bailey B.S. Biology: General Biol Emphasis
Bosworth Dane Matthew Officer B.T. BT - Other
Braymer Martin Benjamin Owen B.S. Recreation: Rec & Park Mgt
Cameron Kathryn Jean Knapp M.S.Ed. Ed Leadership: K-12
Curtis Lynn Seabolt M.S.Ed. Teaching: Sec Agriculture
Avery D. Williamson Ed. Spec. Ed Specialist: Superintendent
Sara J. Willis M.S.Ed. Reading
Carrollton Stephanie Renee Jones M.S.Ed. Educational Leadership: Elem
  Jacob Augustus Henery Staton B.S. Business Management
Carthage Carol Renae Lambeth M.S.Ed. Tchg: Instructional Technology
Chesterfield Robert Daniel Chinberg B.S. Recreation: Rec & Park Mgt
Chillicothe Karie Black Ed. Spec. Ed Specialist: Principal-Elem
Chula Pamela Ruth Marriott B.S. Business Management
Concordia   Taylor Alaine Vogelsmeier B.S. Child and Family Studies
Craig   William Donovan Haer B.S. Recreation: Corp Rec/Wellness
Dardenne Prairie * Megan Michelle Chrismer B.S. Biology: General Biol Emphasis
Deepwater * James Robert Foltz B.S. Geology: General
Eagleville Michelle Nicole Law Shade M.S.Ed. Guidance and Counseling
Eldon Elicia Jewell Hickman B.S.Ed. Agricultural Education
  Alexanderia Ann Wickam B.S. History
Excelsior Springs Danielle S. Ellsworth B.S. Merchandising-Tex Apprl Furn
Faucett Bradley Loren Frieden B.S. 1. Business Management
2. Marketing
Fairfax David Aaron Scarbrough B.F.A. Art
Laura Elizabeth Stulz B.S.N. Nursing
Gladstone Jeremy Hart Ed. Spec. Ed Specialist: Superintendent
Leta L Hogge M.A. English: Pedagogy Emphasis
Jake Ian Madole B.S. 1. Business Management
2. Marketing
Kristen Marie Stanton B.S. Psychology/Sociology
Grain Valley Erica Paige Jackson B.S. Psychology
Grant City   Matthew Cole Buffington B.S. Recreation: Rec & Park Mgt
Hale * Kate Marie Lyons B.S. Psychology
  Danielle Catherine Macaro B.S. English
Hallsville Kayci Lee Fadler B.S. 1. Biology: Zoology Emphasis
2. Marine Biology
Hazelwood Kyle A. Stover B.S.Ed. Social Science
Higginsville Traci Lynn Baggs B.S. Marine Biology
Holden David Scott Turner B.S. Computer Science
Independence Mark Andrew Bryant B.S. Biology/Psychology
Julie Ann Gosnell M.S.Ed. Teaching English Lang Lrnrs
Kathryn A Marsh B.S. Mass Media: Brdcast Production
James Patterson M.S.Ed. Special Education
Aaron J. Smith M.S.Ed. Ed Leadership: K-12
Kansas City Zackary Allan Bayless B.S. Recreation: Corp Rec/Wellness
Hillary Ann Brinker B.S. Business Management
Kaitlin Marie Brentano B.S. Public Relations
Natalia Cree Campbell B.S. Industrial Psychology
Logan S Denton B.S. Business Management
Angelina Veronica Faiva B.S. Recreation: Corp Rec/Wellness
Vincent Fantozzi M.B.A. MBA
Brett Franklin Fleshman Ed. Spec. Ed Specialist: Superintendent
Jennifer Lynn Fraser M.S.Ed. Tchg: Instructional Technology
Micah Andrew Fritz Ed. Spec. Ed Specialist: Principal-Elem
Jonathan M. Hart Ed. Spec. Ed Specialist: Superintendent
Mary Albers Jordan Ed. Spec. Ed Specialist: Superintendent
Christopher Michael Keating B.S. Marketing
Cameron Austin Leeds B.S. Recreation: Rec & Park Mgt
Meghan Elizabeth Loosen B.S. Psychology
Derek S May B.S. Business Management
Malikia Tatiana McCartey B.S. Child and Family Studies
Lekiesha Auriel McKnight B.S. Psychology/Sociology
Brian Joseph Miller B.S. Recreation: Rec & Park Mgt
Courtney Leigh Minnich M.S.Ed. Ed Leadership: K-12
Terry Alan Mizener Jr B.S. Recreation: Therapeutic Rec
Travis Neal Peter B.S. Mass Media: Brdcast Production
Christopher James Rodgers B.S. Public Relations
Brandon Douglas Smith M.S.Ed. Tchg: Instructional Technology
Brittany Michelle Stopp B.S. Marine Biology
Stephanie Michelle Strube B.S. Recreation: Rec & Park Mgt
Robert E. Willis Ed. Spec. Ed Specialist: Principal-Sec
Whitney Anne Zanter M.A. English: Pedagogy Emphasis
Kearney Katherine Lynn Hoy M.S.Ed. Reading
Courtney Elizabeth Klepper M.S.Ed. Ed Leadership: K-12
Jeanne Marie Peacock M.S.Ed. Reading
Kirksville Jonathan Andrew Clark B.S. Geology: General
Lake Ozark Shawn Raymond Fowler M.S.Ed. Ed Leadership: K-12
Lawson Lisa Rhodes M.A. English: Pedagogy Emphasis
Lee's Summit Caleb Bryce Square Allen B.S. Marine Biology
Brett Bandlow B.S. Business Management
Anna Aurelia Gutierrez B.S. Psychology/Sociology
Kaitlyn Marie Haberberger M.S.Ed. Ed Leadership: K-12
Jacob Thurston Henry B.S. Recreation: Rec & Park Mgt
Tammie May Ed. Spec. Ed Specialist: Superintendent
Dane Vincent Montgomery M.B.A. MBA
  Shella Rae Pressly M.S.Ed. Reading
  McKenna May Vaughan B.S. Psychology
Liberty Rebecca E Davis M.S.Ed. Reading
Sheryl Ferguson Ed. Spec. Ed Specialist: Principal-Elem
Stefan Frank Ed. Spec. Ed Specialist: Principal-Sec
Melissa Ann O'Bryan B.S. Wildlife Ecol & Conservation
Mary A. Parrish M.S.Ed. Educational Leadership: Elem
Amanda M Slaton M.S.Ed. Ed Leadership: K-12
Maryville Nicolas Jon Abarr B.S. Child and Family Studies
  Rodney E Bade M.S.Ed. Teaching: Science
* Donna J Binns B.S. GIS: Emergency Mgmt Resp Emph
Amy Nicole Bowe B.S. 1. Accounting
2. Accounting
Kelsey Marie Bowlin M.S. Biology
Brianna Jo Dawson B.S.N. Nursing
Debora Lynn From Ed. Spec. Ed Specialist: Principal-Elem
Ashley Greeley M.S.Ed. Tchg: Instructional Technology
Zachary Duane Gutzmer B.S. Business Management
Zachary Wayne Harmening B.S. Recreation: Rec & Park Mgt
Karissa Leighanne Hill M.S. Biology
Jordan Patrick Jenkins B.S. Marketing
Derek Daniel Johns B.S. Recreation: Corp Rec/Wellness
Christine Rusco M.S.Ed. Teaching: Elem Self-Contained
Rachel Louree Sielaff B.S. Public Relations
Bryston A Williams B.S. Recreation: Corp Rec/Wellness
Memphis Riley Dale Watkins M.S. Applied Health/Sport Sciences
Monroe City Charles Joseph Haden B.S. Business Management
Donald Lamar Hays B.S. Agricultural Science
Mounce City Ryan R. Crowley B.S. GIS: Geographic Emphasis
Neosho Amanda Dawn Clark B.S.Ed. Agricultural Education
O'Fallon Mia Glynnis Cook B.S. English
Oak Grove Glenn Dale Lawson B.S. Mass Media: Brdcast Production
Taylor Renee Vickers B.S. Recreation: Therapeutic Rec
Odessa Harry Robert Hamblin M.M.E. Music Education
Parkville ** Matthew J Bailey B.A. 1. Political Science
2. Philosophy
Alexandra Leigh Stein B.S. Communication:Public Relations
Parnell Deanna Leah Scroggie B.S.N. Nursing
Pattonsburg Lindsey Elizabeth Lambert B.S. Agricultural Business
Peculiar Daniel Eugene Ward B.S. Recreation: Rec & Park Mgt
Platte City Anissa Christine DeMarr B.S. Communication: Interpersonal
  Brinkley Anne Jermain B.S. Business Management
Pleasant Valley Matthew W Carver B.S. Finance: Corporate Finance
Raytown Jonathan Lee Taylor B.S. Biology/Psychology
Ridgeway Kelli Ann Stoner B.S. 1. Business Management
2. Marketing
Saint Joseph Casey Renee Arney M.S.Ed. Guidance and Counseling
Paige Brandt M.S.Ed. Educational Leadership: Elem
Julie Ann Hendren M.S.Ed. Reading
Clint A Howren Ed. Spec. Ed Specialist: Superintendent
Drew Edward Huff B.S. Horticulture
Andrea Lynn Kneib B.S. Marketing
Josh Mueller M.B.A. MBA
Julie Ann Noel M.S.Ed. Tchg: Instructional Technology
** Kelsey Nicole Russell B.S. Public Relations
Michael Lee Stephenson Ed. Spec. Ed Specialist: Superintendent
Savannah Scott William Anderson B.S.N. Nursing
Karen Taylor M.S.Ed. Guidance and Counseling
Andrew Carl VanSchoiack B.S. Agricultural Science
Shelbyville Michaele Marie Novinger B.S. Agricultural Business
Skidmore Kristine Marie Mitchell M.S.Ed. Reading
Smithville Lauren Elizabeth Catlett B.S. 1. Marketing
2. Business Management
Stanberry Michael J Jensen B.S. Agricultural Science
Brittany Nicole Kemper B.S. Recreation: Corp Rec/Wellness
* Natalie Elizabeth Strough B.S.Ed. Elementary Education
Tarkio Kelsey Jae Anne White B.S. Child and Family Studies
Trenton ** Taylor R. Lynch B.S.Ed. Agricultural Education
* Sheryl Lou Searcy B.S.N. Nursing
Troy Miranda K Barron B.S. Psychology/Sociology
Turney Elizabeth Janel Beers M.B.A. MBA
University City Damon Anthony Johnson II B.S. Recreation: Corp Rec/Wellness
Warrensburg Erika Lee Clark M.S.Ed. Health and Physical Education
Warsaw Alexander Christopher Brosnahan B.S. History
Washington Maxwell Jay Kutilek B.S. History
Webb City Gavin Michael McAllister M.B.A. MBA
Wellsville Jessica Lynn Hill B.S. Geology: Environmental
Wheeling Ashlay Nicole Berry B.S. Psychology
Nebraska (United States)
Beatrice Cassie Renee Knoop B.S. Merchandising-Tex Apprl Furn
Bellevue Heather Renee Richardson B.S. Business Management
Elkhorn Tatiana Cymbre Treu M.S. Recreation
Lincoln ** Jordan Loree Drotzmann B.S. Recreation: Therapeutic Rec
Milford Megan Ashley Kremer B.S. 1. Business Management
2. Marketing
Omaha Jordin Ann Kocsis B.S. Child and Family Studies
Jared Michael Moore B.S. 1. Business Management
2. Finance: Financial Management
Maddie Rae Thibault B.S. Psychology
Springfield Kaitlin Eileen Newton B.S. Geology: Environmental
Stella Megan Grace Crawford Bebb M.S.Ed. Special Education
Nevada (United States)
North Las Vegas Hanna Louise Blount B.S. Psychology
Texas (United States)
Houston Morrell D French B.S. Geology: Environmental

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
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