University Relations and Communications

MSU Billings Graduation

May 7, 2013



Aaron Clingingsmith, University Relations, 657-2243
Debbie Brown, University Relations, 657-2266


958 students received degrees at 86th annual commencement


See also: MSUB Commencement Web Site


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / Tuesday, May 07, 201


Students from US states other than Montana who have applied for graduation


Degree Designation:
AA: Associate of Arts
AAS: Associate of Applied Science
AS: Associate of Science
B: Bachelor
BA: Bachelor of Arts
BFA: Bachelor of Fine Arts
BS: Bachelor of Science
CAS: Certificate of Applied Science
CER: Certificate
M: Master
MED: Master of Education
MS: Master of Science
Honors Designation:
***Summa Cum Laude (4.00 GPA Bachelor's Degree)
**Magna Cum Laude (3.75 - 3.99 GPA Bachelor's Degree)
*Cum Laude (3.50 - 3.74 GPA Bachelor's Degree)
++High Honors (3.75 -4.00 GPA Associate Degrees and Certificates)
+Honors (3.50 - 3.74 GPA Associate Degrees and Certificates)        
#University Honors Scholar



Students are listed in alphabetic order, with Honors students listed first



*Cordova-Elizabeth V. Collins, Human Services; BS
Anchorage-Stephannie Keegan, Applied Science; B



**Gilbert-Jennifer M. Allen, Liberal Studies; BS
**Phoenix-Kristen Elise Kastelic, Management and Marketing; BS
Peoria-Tanya Rene Eckles, Public Relations; BS
Eagar-Chad Alan Tamblyn, Environmental Studies; BA



Marianna-Walter Elvisto Hobbs, Sr., School Counseling; MED



**Oceanside-Janae T. Welch, Elementary Education; BS
*Downey-Zachary Roy Ketcher, Outdoor Adventure Leadership; BS
++Santa Cruz-Denice Waller Fraser, Nursing; AS
Garden Grove-Kailee J. Anderson, Criminal Justice and Sociology; BS
American Canyon-Nathan Azevedo, Health Administration; BS
Ventura-Jennifer M. Brookshire, Outdoor Adventure Leadership; BS
Ventura-Jennifer M. Brookshire, Fire Science; AS
Concord-Emilee N. Cherry, Automotive Technology; CER
San Luis Obispo-Brian S. Hutchings, Liberal Studies; BS
San Diego-Tristen R. James, Accounting Technology; AAS
San Diego-Chad Donald Kingery, Rehabilitation and Related Services; BS
Lakeside-Barbara Parks, General Studies; AS
El Cajon-Kyle White, Fire Science; AS



**Colorado Springs-Dustin Scott Turnbull, Health and Human Performance (Human Performance Option); BS
+Loveland-Raychel Anne Carpenter, Paramedic; AAS
Denver-Markina Louise Barthelemy, Advanced Studies; MS
Denver-Brady Chavez, Management; BS
Fowler-Morgan Moss, Special Education (P-12)/Elementary Education; BS
Durango-Emily Ruth Gates Olson, Interdisciplinary Studies; MED
Evergreen-Riley Stoudt, Biology; BS



++Jacksonville-Amy N. Hill, General Studies; AA
Lakeland-Matthew William Britt, Psychology; BS
Naples-Corey M. Hansen, Public Relations; BS
Coral Springs-Eileen Johnson, Paramedic; AAS



Gainesville-Dennis Rech, Sociology; BS



*Makakilo-Katie Mahealani Moloney, General Business; BS



Meridian-Gloria Clark, Practical Nursing; AAS
Star-Margarita J. Pollock, Liberal Studies; BS
Boise-Brianne Quintieri, Liberal Studies; BS
Spirit Lake-Casi Dawn Reisenauer, School Counseling; MED
Rexburg-Colby W. Robison, Liberal Studies; BS
Boise-Clifton Thomas, English; BA



Chicago-James Reed, Public Administration; M



Danville-Brian Hazelton, Outdoor Adventure Leadership; BS



Olathe-Amy Ann Ansley, Advanced Studies; MS



Medfield-Reis Cairns Costello, Management; BS
Boston-Shawna Dias, Public Relations; BS



Portage-Amy E. Campbell, General Business; BS



Stillwater-Amy E. Anderson, Curriculum and Instruction; MED
Becker-Shimon D. Cohen, Applied Science; B
Stillwater-Cierra Dornfeld, Art Teaching Option and English Teaching Option; BA
Waconia-Ashley Nicole Genske, Interdisciplinary Studies; MS
New Hope-Katie Ann Stokoe, Practical Nursing; AAS



Bayard-Lisa E. Rengler, Sociology; BA
Scottsbluff-Tayler Lyn Yates, Rehabilitation and Related Services; AA
Scottsbluff-Tayler Lyn Yates, Human Services; BS


New Jersey

Jersey City-Miriam Veltman, Communication Arts (Mass); BA

New Mexico

Albuquerque-Christopher J. Voller, Athletic Training; MS


New York

New York-Anne-Marie Kristine Sauter, General Business; BS


North Dakota

**New Salem-Allison Bopp, Finance; BS
*Williston-Ashley Marie Wagner, Elementary Education; BS
Bismarck-Chelsey Jo Fleck, Marketing; BS
Bismarck-Chelsey Jo Fleck, Human Resources; AS
Surrey-Shawna Hoelscher, General Business; BS
Williston-Sharlissa Carol Evelyn Lantz, Elementary Education; BS
Williston-James Andrew Laqua, Finance; BS
Bowbells-Teresa Katherine Roering, General Business; BS



Woodward-Linzy Andrew Hickman, Outdoor Adventure Leadership; BS
Poteau-Patricia L. Skinner, Health Administration; M



*Portland-Aurora Pierson-Cosgriffe, Elementary Education/Reading; BS
Canby-Lisa Allen, Sport, Recreation and Fitness Management; MS
Portland-Debbie R. Dumler, Liberal Studies; BS
Corvallis-Kari Hoover, Interdisciplinary Studies; MS
Oakridge-Leah M. Martin, Liberal Studies; BS
Portland-Sierra Rose Langeberg Tittle, Athletic Training; MS
Salem-Courtney A. Wilske, Human Services; BS



Ligonier-Jessica Nicole Mowry, Public Relations; MS
Jeannette-Catherine L. Ponterio, Advanced Studies; MS


South Dakota

Sioux Falls-Matthew Aaron Skinner, Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling; MS



**Hinckley-Cynthia Ann Riojas, Applied Science; B
Ferron-Heather M. Jorgensen-Behling, Special Education (P-12)/Elementary Education; BS
Aurora-Whitney Mickelsen, Sociology; BS
Saint George-Tresa Leontine Scharbrough, General Studies; AS



Winchester-Heather Christine Mohler, Athletic Training; MS



**Yakima-Adrienne Marie Biglow, Elementary Education; BS
++Yakima-Alyssa M. Kidder, Nursing; AS
Yakima-Amanda Brusic, Criminal Justice; BS
Auburn-Isaiah Kell Garrison, Criminal Justice and Sociology; BS
Quincy-Michael Peter Kooy, Fire Science; AS
Enumclaw-Chelsea Lovejoy, Applied Science; B
Snohomish-Thomas Sheets, Criminal Justice; BS
Roy-Jonathan Troxell, Sustainable Energy Technician; AAS
Lynden-Kirsten Van Diest, Accounting; BS
Pasco-Gordon Vierck, Liberal Studies; BS



Seymour-Jacob Adam Ciesielczyk, Liberal Studies; BS
Milwaukee-Megan Mueller, Athletic Training; MS



***Dayton-Amy Kay Mitchell, Applied Science; B
**Cody-Kiffany Nelson, Elementary Education; BS
*Buffalo-Kyle Zachary Armstrong, Accounting; BS
*Greybull-Linda L. Close, Liberal Studies; BS
*Powell-Mandy Michelle Gutierrez, Public Relations; BS
*Sheridan-Laura Beth Love, Accounting; BS
*Worland-Casey P. Shryack, Special Education (P-12)/Elementary Education; BS
+Worland-Taylar Shay Keller, Automobile Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology; AAS
Sheridan-Nichole Alley, Liberal Studies; BS
Buffalo-Charles Jay Constantine, History Teaching Option; BA
Cody-Toni Marie Cook, Health Administration; BS
Worland-Brian Ray Decker, General Business; BS
Powell-Tyleen R. Degele, Accounting Technology; AAS
Powell-Kenny Duyck, Diesel Technology; AAS
Green River-Tyrel S. Flammang, Fire Science; AS
Sheridan-Kyle Fulkerson, Fire Science; AS
Sheridan-Kyle M. Fulkerson, Sociology; BA
Powell-Chelsea Leaette Girardot, Human Services; BS
Gillette-Taylor J. Jones, History Teaching Option; BA
Worland-Peter Anthony Leyva, Outdoor Adventure Leadership; BS
Dubois-Amy Elizabeth Miller, Liberal Studies; BS
Buffalo-Colter G. Miller, Power Plant Technology; AAS
Worland-Wade Newton, Diesel Technology; AAS
Dayton-Jordan O'Donnell, Educational Technology; MED
Powell-Kelsey Ann Ogren, Political Science; BS
Jackson-Sara Kathleen Stephan, Interdisciplinary Studies; MED
Casper-Lukas Adam Stevens, School Counseling; MED
Buffalo-Jill W. Trabing, School Counseling; MED
Buffalo-Robert Scott Trabing, Environmental Studies; BA
Sheridan-Ryan Lee Trujillo, Nursing; AS
Lovell-Mary A. Young, Environmental Studies; BA