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NIACC recognizes nearly 600 graduates at commencement

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MASON CITY – During the North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) commencement ceremony on Friday, May 1, approximately 580 graduates were awarded 661 degrees, diplomas and certificates. Several Honors and Awards were also presented.

Special Honors and Awards include:

HALL OF FAME CANDIDATES:
Madison T. Craighton, Hampton
Sarah Y. Heft, Rockford
Hayley R. Johnson, Appleton, WI
Joseph T. Rottinghaus, Mason City

PHI THETA KAPPA GRADUATES
Steven M. Akers, Clear Lake
Ashley E. Andersen, Clarion
Molly S. Atherton, Mason City
Nathan R. Banwart, Lake Mills
Cathy L. Barkhurst, Rudd
Joshua P. Berkeland, Bricelyn, MN
Rakiah N. Bonjour, Mason City
Daniel L. Bradley, Auckland, New Zealand
Karissa R. Brand, Mason City
Keely A. Branstad, Clear Lake
Jace R. Byers, Kensett
Elizabeth A. Carlton, Titonka
Dakota J. Cox, Parkersburg
Madison T. Craighton, Hampton
Be T. Dao, Mason City
Celeste N. Davila, Dallas, TX
Trent P. Dittmer, Nevada
Stephanie L. Dugger, Lake Mills
Shanda A. Frana, Decorah
Jacob T. Glaser, Ionia
Halie D. Greenwood, Mason City
Hailey S. Grell, Clear Lake
Chelsea H. Grose, Lake Mills
Alysha N. Haaland, Mason City
Colin R. Halfpap, Mason City
Cassondra J. Hampson, Graettinger
Sarah Y. Heft, Rockford
Rebecca J. Herwig, Rembrandt
Sue A. Hill, Clear Lake
Tyler J. Hillis, Charles City
Grace M. Holbrook, Clear Lake
Avery J. Hubbard, Mason City
Jason S. Kay, Mason City
Kayla S. Kearns, Clear Lake
Yeni N. Klemesrud, Nora Springs
Gregg J. Krebsbach, Stacyville
Maria C. Levang, Crystal Lake
Josie B. Leyh, Sumner
Marissa L. Mackin, Manly
Haley R. Mallo, Mason City
Austin J. McCool, State Center
Ashley A. McLaughlin, Kensett
Matthew K. Meyerhofer, Stacyville
Natasha R. Meyerhofer, Stacyville
Johnnie Meyering, Mason City
Aimee L. Mussman, Mason City
Benjamin J. Neal, Rudd
Paul H. Niemi, Hanlontown
Megan J. Nikolai, Charles City
Holly M. O’Connell, Floyd
Ashleigh V. Onaca, Blackmans Bay, Tasmania, Australia
Carly K. Ouverson, Fertile
Dylan G. Pannhoff, Mason City
Rachel E. Purcell, Clear Lake
Joseph T. Rottinghaus, Mason City
Daniel J. Schintgen, Mason City
Siri K. Storesund Hansen, Mason City
Keya M. Sylvester, Mason City
Alysha M. Thompson, Mason City
Barbara K. Thompson, Lake Mills
Megan E. Tisue, Sumner
Amanda L. Toebe, Mason City
Brittani M. Watson, Clear Lake
Elizabeth A. Yaddof, Charles City
Nicole R. Young, Manly

OUTSTANDING ATHLETES/SCHOLARS
Halie D. Greenwood, Mason City
Jason S. Kay, Mason City
Nicole R. Young, Manly

2015 AMBASSADOR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Earl Ashland Memorial Scholarship
Brittani M. Watson, Clear Lake

Bonnie Baia Memorial Scholarship
Paul H. Niemi, Hanlontown

Carstensen Family Scholarship
Morgan P. Fjelstad, Garner
Alysha N. Haaland, Mason City

Robert H. and Mary Isensee Scholarship
Kayla J. Blake, Stacyville
Travis W. Charlson, Plymouth
Kayla S. Kearns, Clear Lake
Christofer L. Wood, Nora Springs

Ann Schinnow Mason Memorial Scholarship
Dakota J. Cox, Parkersburg

Joel Picker Social Science Scholarship
Justine F. Ackerman, Mason City
Hailey S. Grell, Clear Lake
Sadie A. Loning, Mason City
Keya M. Sylvester, Mason City

Wells Fargo Bank Scholarship
Keely A. Branstad, Clear Lake
Halie D. Greenwood, Mason City

Susanta de Alwis Scholarship
Joseph T. Rottinghaus, Mason City

NIACC’s Class of 2015 represents 4 countries, 14 states and 97 Iowa communities.
(* Midyear Graduate)

Ackley
Joshua Robert Bagley

Alexander
Laura Ann Bonde
Benjamin John Fahrmann

Algona
Luke Gregory Arrowood
Haley Rose Dittrich
Mindy Lee McCollow
Neil Charles Moe
Jennifer Monique Penton

Alta Vista
*Glen Daniel Geerts

Aredale
Derek D. Matteson

Belmond
Jason Wade McWhorter
Kyle John Rodgers
Jessica Christine Smith
*Hannah Faith Sorenson
Lauren Eve Victor

Bristow
*Ashley Irene Fails
Shelby Grace Rowson

Britt
Ryder Arnold Clark
Micah Anthony Hejlik
Chelsie Marie Heyer
Patrick M. Smith
Tammy Sue Thompson
Jenna Marie Weiland

Buffalo Center
*Shannon Marie Doege
Dana Leonard Greensky
Alissa Kay Holland
Derek Gene Jensen

Burt
Anastasia Jeri Marchand

Cedar Falls
Jaime Alberto Zarate Sada

Cedar Rapids
Mahmoud Elimam Ahmad

Charles City
Cassandra Arenas
*April Vivian Banks
*Quintin T. Becker
Dustin Todd Berding
Katelyn Lee Bledsoe
*Adam Joseph Buseman
Alex John Buseman
Taylor Michael Cole
Jennifer Mae Davidson
*Grant Robert Greenzweig
Tyler John Hillis
Austin David Hoeft
Jennie Lee Ingersoll
*Christina Marie Johnson
Tyler Charles Kuhn
Shelby Lynn Kuykendall
Jessi Lynn Mashek
*Conner James Miller
*Landon Richard Nelson
Megan Jean Nikolai
Taji Lee North
Connor Dwayne Opp
Dylan James Robbins
*Samantha Lee Ross
*Jordan Joseph Ryan Rutherford
Jeffrey Michael Rutherford, Jr.
Tyler Edward Teepe
Nathaniel Lucas Trettin
Cindy Marie Wenthe
Caleb Daniel Williams
*Elizabeth Anne Yaddof

Clarion
Ashley Erin Andersen
Seth Joseph Koenig

Clarksville
Zachary Alexander Cook
Collin D. Fenneman
*Christopher J. Hinders
Kelsie Lorraine Lovrien

Clear Lake
*Steven Marcus Akers
Ethan Lee Awe
Jenna Lee Bassett
Katelyn Suzanne Behal
Keely Ahn Marie Branstad
Brittany Marie Dahl
Drew Jaden Davis
Halie Lyn Downs
Reece Warren Elphic
Madison Ann Fischels
Evelyn Jean Gansen
Hailey Sue Elizabeth Grell
Hallie Mae Hall
Colin Jacob Hartnett
Patricia J. Hartwell
Austin Ray Hasfjord
Brianna Jo Haugen
Samuel Jay Heck
Sue Annette Hill
Grace Marie Holbrook
Zackary Charles Huey
Dylan Todd Humberg
Amy Lynn Jutting
Kayla Sue Kearns
Emily Rebecca Kielty
*Katie Ann Knutson
Bryan John Larsen
Jaydon Dale Launstein
Taylor McGowan Maskarina
Seth Alan Myers
Matthew John Ochoa
Regatta Lynn Olinger
Kollin Joseph Ort
Cassandra Rae Ostrem
Christian Arthur Paulsen
*Rachel Elizabeth Purcell
Stephanie Ann Rhodd
*Jaime Ellen Rieck
*Alicia Christine Rodningen
Austin Neal Rozevink
Denise Marie Rud
Gena Rae Shadden
Gavin Charles Sheakley
*Ben Ray Van Den Broeke
Alexandra Mosby Vosburgh
*Alysha Marie Walker
Brittani Marie Watson
Nicholas Michael Westendorf
Barbra Jean Wohnoutka

Conrad
Makayla Christine Van Cleave

Corwith
Randy Carroll Cram

Cresco
*Kristin Lynn Felderman

Crystal Lake
Maria Christine Levang

Decorah
Shanda Ann Frana
Chelsey Joe Hansen

Dougherty
Morgan Joy Meyer

Eagle Grove
Riley Nicole Quintus

Eldora
Kassidy Jean Rewoldt

Elkader
Jeremy Joel Harbaugh

Elma
Madalyn Jo Klobassa
*Nathan Robert Klobassa

Estherville
Sarah Beth Lutz

Fertile
*Sandy J. Kimpling
Nathan James Marty
Carly Kristine Ouverson
Abby Kay Woiwod

Floyd
Dallas Edward Bast
*Caroline S. Jung
Montana Heath Knutson
*Holly Mae O’Connell
Steven Thomas Zimmer

Forest City
Nikko Owens Celindro
Christina Marie Davison
Tyler James Finer
Cody Alan Fruhwirth
Nicole Kay Gray
Matthew Ronald Hartman
*Tara Elizabeth Millard
*Donald Duane Olson
Thomas John O’Rourke
Colton James Segerstrom
Nicole Catherine Skjeie

Fort Atkinson
*Michelle Elizabeth Lechtenberg

Fredericksburg
*Kory James Attleson
Seth Steven Kipp
Bryce Wade Warnke

Garner
Alexander Thomas Diercks
Morgan Paige Fjelstad
Michele Marie Haugland
Taylor Daniel Hubbard
Hannah Hazly Barbara Hutcheson
Heath Nolan Fredray Hutcheson
Heather Elizabeth Kehoe
Kevin Michael Kozisek, Jr.
*Sarah Elizabeth Legge
Matthew Scott Paulson
Nicholas Henry Roberts
Jamie Marie Smith

Gilbert
Leta Marie Jaquis

Goodell
Kristine Renae Matton

Graettinger
Cassondra Jo Hampson

Grafton
Codie Jon Gordon

Greene
Katie Nicole Hillegas
Jordan Dean Lewis
Trevor Nathaniel Siemons
Regina Louise Staudt

Hampton
Haili Elizabeth Andrade Calles
Elisabeth Grace Becker
Camille Cavazos
Madison Taylor Craighton
Nathaniel Jerry Dirksen
Caleb Jarrad Walter Goodman
Drew David Heuberger
*Dustin Vern Odem
Israel Rodriguez Martinez
Donald Ray Schwab
Cassie Lee Uhlenhopp
Zachary Duane Williams

Hanlontown
Paul Hazar Niemi

Ionia
Jacob Thomas Glaser
Hannah L. Hake Pederson
Abbey Lee Knowlton

Iowa City
Thomas George Schreiber

Jesup
Hunter Jacob Miller

Johnston
Jacey Kay Cherkas
*Krista Layne Gerke

Joice
Jacob Ross DeLawyer
Jessica Lea Kingston
Craig Alan Willis

Kanawha
Kourtney Christine Johnson
Kirsten Jean Kitley
Emmorie Elaine Stokka

Kensett
Paige Jolynn Butler
Jace Robert Byers
Brian Michael Chodur
Crystal Kay Hall
Jacob Lynn McGrane
*Ashley Ann McLaughlin
Brett Lee Olson

Klemme
Brady Allen Baker
*Caitlin Susanne Carolus
Brandy Kim Gast
Angela Jean Janssen
Mary Lynn Peterson

Lake Mills
*Jessi Marie Mary
*Karen Justine Stensrude
*Rachael Lynn Davis
*Thomas John Roethler
*Tyler Curtis Rice
Amanda Renee Jensen
Andrew Wayne Dahle
Barbara Kay Thompson
Brody C. Riles
Chelsea Hannah Grose
Joselyn Jean Sorenson
Kallie Nicole Campbell
Nathan Ryan Banwart
Stephanie Lisa Dugger
Taylor James Nelson

Latimer
Clayton Arnold Miller

Lehigh
Tysen James Hansen

Leland
Tyler Stephen Helmich

Manly
Mariah Leigh Baker
Justin Joseph Corell-Johanns
*Marissa Lynn Mackin
*Kylie Mae Nosivskyi
Dakota Lee Stensrud
Joshua David Veech
Jacob Michael Webb
Kole Robert Witte
Nicole Ruth Young

Marble Rock
Logan Michael Neff

Marion
Caleb Nicholas Nelson

Mason City
Justine Faith Ackerman
Cory Joseph Adams
Minza Ahmed
Murtaza Ahmed
Christopher Luke Anderson
Molly Susan Atherton
Benjamin Christian Back
Jayna Margaret Baer
*Kathy Jo Balek
*Andrew Lee Balough
Angela Marie Beaver
Aaron Richard Bergan
Brian Adam Bjerk
Brittany Jo Blankenship
Rakiah Nicole Bonjour
Britny Wanita Lynn Brand
Karissa Rene’ Brand
*Sara Renee Bretey
Ryan Joseph Bryant
*Jessica Renae Cerwinske
Brandy Sue Choate
*Faith Ann Christensen
*John Ian Christianson
*Melissa Patti Lynn Christopherson
Evan James Collins
Kyle Troy Cooper
Heather Lee Danburg
Kaci Jo Dannen
Be Thi Dao
Chrystina Ann Davis
Matthew W. Davis
Jack Anthony Dedic
Mallory Ann Dempsey
Ruiz Robert Detrick
Zakkary Richard DeVries
Jeffrey Lee Elings
Joni Anne Enderson
Michael D. Fingalsen
Adam Wesley Flathers
Matthew Steven Floy
Gabrielle Lynne Francis
Alexandra Marie Frank
Jordan Beverly Frank
Robee Marie French
Eliason Allen Gilbert
Halie Diane Greenwood
*Tia Marie Lynn Gutierrez
Jessica Elyse Gutierrez
Alysha Nicole Haaland
Colin Richard Halfpap
Casey Robert Hall
Caitlin Jan Hanson
Thomas Richard Heimbuch
Nicolle Noel Hewett
Bryan Jeffrey Howell
*Avery John Hubbard
*Kristina Marie Hugi
Lucas Michael Humburg
Travis John Imhoff
Lindsey Alyssa Isaacson
Elena Ivanov
Michelle Kathleen Jackson
*Lori M. Johnson
Johnnie Meyering, Jr.
Abigail Carolyn Kacer
Jason Steven Kay
Thomas J. Kelly
Ashley Lea King
Autumn Lorraine King
*Britne Jean Kingery
Molli Gene Koehler
Amy Ann Kranz
Andrew Michael LoCascio
Vince Paul Lockwood
Sadie Ann Lonning
Johnathon Lee Maine
Haley Rae Mallo
Menzell Gerard Marrow
Amanda Tracy Martin
Ashley Lyn Mattson
Taylor Rae McLaughlin
James Phillip Miles, Sr.
*Ethan Aron Miller
Kelly Linn Miller
Madison Noelle Miller
Nakayla Roxann Miller
Aimee Lynn Mussman
Samuel Joseph Nelson
Callie Mackenzie Odegaard
*Morgan Lynn Oliver
Sarah Rachel Ollman
Jennie Lee Olson
Erika Lynn Olthoff
*Molly M. Osegera
*Joseph Aaron Paloma
Dylan Gene Pannhoff
Matthew Russell Patras
Colton Thomas Payne
Logan John Pearce
Destiny Hope Piippo
Holli Rae Price
Sarah Marie Reckner
Christopher Thomas Redfern
Hillary Sue Reich
Jorge A. Reyes
Joseph Terrence Rottinghaus
Thaddaeus Timothy Rozen
Brian E. Samson
Brittani Kristine Sanchez
Lisa Ann Sanchez
Kody Robert Sauter
Daniel James Schintgen
Tisha Renee Schmidt
Hannah Mae Schriever
Albanie Marie Schultz
Abbigayle Ruthann Schupanitz
Cody Michael Siefken
Crystal May Simonson
Kasandra Russell Smith
Kyler Duane Smith
Colton Alexander Staudt
Jack Stauffer
*Siri Kay Storesund Hansen
Keya Marie Sylvester
Mariah Justine Thiese
Devin Charles Thomas
Alysha Marie Thompson
Brock Steven Thompson
Amanda Lea Toebe
Teri Ann True
*Samantha Jo Vining
*Blake Michael Walderbach
Jennifer Renae Weiss
*Sarah Elizabeth Williams
Briana Amy Williams
Savannah Lee Willier
Andrea Ryan Winters
Mary Claire Kathleen Wunderlich
Weston Roy Wyborny

Meservey
Ian Russel Barrick

Mitchell
Justin Kane Huebsch

Nevada
*Jennifer M. Anderson
*Trent Philip Dittmer

Nashua
Tyler Lee Franzen
Ashley Elizabeth Pahnisch

New Hampton
Tessa Marie Hanson
Jackie Antonieta Heying
Laura Mae Riha

Nora Springs
Blake Allen Blickenderfer
*Maranda Anne DePew
*Yeni N. Klemesrud
Taylor Nichol Loterbauer
Erik James Mathre
Austin Michael Schmidt
Joshua Louis Van Lent
Christofer Lee Wood

Northwood
Daniel Allen Bruce
Dylan Scott Buechele
*Hailee Nicole Erlandson
Jordan Harlan Helgeson
*James William Medlang
Jessica Rose Medlang
Roberta Ann Metcalf
John Barlo Porter
Joseph Michael Read
*Michelle Lynn Srigley

Osage
Yngwie Allen Goyette
*Taylor Lynn Grimm
Ryan Douglas Grimm
Tyler Duane Johnson
Lakota Jon Kirst
Annetta Grace Krukow
Isaiah Micah Lancaster
Danielle Lynn Madsen
Bethany Christine Marcks
Roger Scott Moen
*Casey James Palsic
Hannah Ann Popp
Colton Jon Rader
*Brandy L. Rivers
Shane Allyn Shaw
*Kaitlyn Nicole Stricker
*Hagen Gunnar Tornes
Autumn Emreàl Weitzel
Morgan Kathleen Wilde

Parkersburg
Dakota Johnson-Brown Cox

Pella
Abigail Marleen Chiles
Payson Drake Nossaman

Plainfield
Kaitlin Marie Koob
Jacob Alan Luck
Cody Adam Marks

Plymouth
Travis Waldren Charlson
Matthew David Gordon
Jason Carmody Hackett
Colton James Ott

Postville
*Kylee Lynn Olson

Rembrandt
Rebecca Jean Herwig

Riceville
Ryan Joseph Drilling
Wyatt John Holmen

Rock Falls
Lincoln Charles Jost

Rockford
Sabrina Marie Dow
Caraline Ann Eggena
*Sarah Yvonne Heft
Dale Jacob Jeffrey

Rockwell
Joshua Marlin Corporon
Alex Meyer Dahley
Elizabeth Kathryn Linville
Joseph Jay Myers
Kyle Alan Parcher
McKenna Marie Robinson
*Cassidy Jo Schmidt
Macy Jo Sturges

Rowan
Cortnay M. Jacobson

Rudd
Cathy Lynn Barkhurst
Jessica Nanette Godderz
*Benjamin Joseph Neal
*Casey Marie Wood

Scarville
Travis Robert Nielsen

Sheffield
David Scott Asche
*Taylor Kristine Greimann
*Alexia A. Moore
Kelsey Kay Nierengarten
Ryan David Smit
Ellen Kay Stanbrough
Jamie Lynn Stanbrough

Spencer
*Ashly Eileen Meyer

St. Angsar
Cylea Rachael Ahlf
*Courtney Rae Alder
Sarah Marie Bublitz
Kala Joy Gasteiger
Cody Dean Hanson
Maaike Sue Hendrikson
Skyler Steven Hulshizer
*Dylan Joseph Johnson
Bethany Lee Lowe
Jordan Michael Meek
Kelsi Marie Tews
Casey Jaynard Zuehl

Stacyville
Kayla Jane Blake
Samantha Jo Hemann
Zachary N. Hemann
Gregg Jacob Krebsbach
*Matthew Kevin Meyerhofer
Natasha R. Meyerhofer

State Center
Austin James McCool

Storm Lake
Nicholas Anthony Seaman

Sumner
Josie BreAnn Leyh
Kelsey Mae Nilges
*Megan Elizabeth Tisue

Swea City
Taylor Ann Richardson

Thompson
Madeline Mae Arnevik
Sarah Ileene Kirschbaum

Thornton
Suzanne Dorothy Cook

Titonka
Elizabeth Ann Carlton
Jonathan Richard Trunkhill
Chad William Ullmann

Traer
BrandiAnne Marie Daub

Tripoli
Marisa Ann Root

Ventura
Colby Charles Dickes
*Drew W. Vaage

Vinton
Ricky William Jeray

Waterloo
Skyler Lee Capelle
Zachary Jon Fricke
Josephine Jean Jensen
Grace Carolyn Louise Olmstead

Waverly
Briley Elizabeth Emerson

Wesley
Bonita L. Schissel

West Bend
Kayla Marie Hartman

Colorado Springs, CO
Alexander Matthew Davis

Fort Collins, CO
Conor Alden Lang

Bridgeport, CT
Ryan John Moran

Doral, FL
Alejandro Gota

Miami, FL
Yoanse Mejias
Nosomy Francisco Pozo

Ellenwood, GA
*Sha-Keno Rhashaun Jenkins, Jr.

Chicago, IL
Wayne Martell Davis

Plainfield, IL
Quinn Daniel Ahern

Algonac, MI
*Benjamin Robert Coomer

Bessemer, MI
Hannah Marie Palmeter

Albert Lea, MN
*Vanessa Marie Allison
Erika Lee Blickenderfer
Mary Caroline Johnson

Albertville, MN
Ivan E. Adika

Austin, MN
Eugene Alan Sikora

Bricelyn, MN
Joshua Paul Berkeland

Brooklyn Park, MN
LaBrishia Scherraee Michael
Rajaneé Jayvier Michael

Burnsville, MN
*Shawn Jacob Schlechter

Clarks Grove, MN
Robert Loren Iverson

Crosslake, MN
Angela Irene Johnston

Dexter, MN
Curtis Russell Gilbert

Eagan, MN
Mackenzie Rose Moehle

Ellendale, MN
Abby Leigh Crabtree

Fountain, MN
Clay Milo Fishbaugher

Glenville, MN
Trenton Marvin Thoms
*Joshua Thomas Wallin

Ham Lake, MN
Davis Patrick Bryan

Hartland, MN
*Jacob Josiah Knutson

Inver Grove Heights, MN
Nathan Michael Spores

Kasson, MN
Elizabeth Dianne Tjosaas

Le Sueur, MN
Echo Mae Tischer

Lyle, MN
BreeAnna Faye Strouf

Minneapolis, MN
A’chieyah Brannache Sanders

Peterson, MN
*James Mitchell Knudsen

Richfield, MN
Sierra Ford-Washington

St. James, MN
Taylor Christian Berg

St. Paul, MN
Alexis Demetria Boyd-Lockett

West Plains, MO
Braxton Wyatt Williams

Mustang, OK
Jose Antonio Chavez Del Real

Rapid City, SD
Dawn Kay Bennett

Dallas, TX
Celeste N. Davila
Mike C. Udume

Grapevine, TX
Trevor George Tellin

Virginia Beach, VA
Mark Anthony Lowe

Appleton, WI
Hannah Lea Johnson
Hayley Rae Johnson

Trempealeau, WI
Trenton James Vondrasek

Blackmans Bay, Tasmania Australia
Ashleigh Victoria Onaca

Carnduff, Saskatchewan Canada
Janae Jo Stephane Annetts

Whitby, Ontario Canada
Erick Robert Vincent Lacey

Auckland, New Zealand
Daniel Lawrence Bradley

Lae, Morobe, Papua New Guinea
Adrine Savari Monagi

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
*Sapolai Yao

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