Peru State College awards 181 degrees in December

Peru State College awards 181 degrees in December

Peru, Nebraska – Peru State College and its President, Dr. Dan Hanson, granted degrees to 181 graduates on Friday, December 14, 2018.

Peru State granted 72 Master of Science in Education degrees, 8 Master of Science in Organizational Management degrees, 1 Bachelor of Arts degree, 89 Bachelor of Science degrees and 8 Bachelor of Applied Science degrees.

The formal ceremony for all 2018-2019 graduates will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2018, in the Al Wheeler Activity Center.

Nestled in the hills of historic southeast Nebraska, Peru State College offers a mix of innovative online and traditional classroom undergraduate and graduate programs, including online graduate degrees in education and organizational management. Established in 1867 as Nebraska’s first college, Peru State has transformed over the past century and a half into a state-of-the-art institution offering diverse, multifaceted educational programs to around 2,400 students.

NAME Degree Major HONORS CITY STATE
Achenbach, Danyelle Marie Master of Science in Organizational Management Entrepreneurial and Economic Development Portland ME
Allen, Renae Master of Science in Organizational Management Entrepreneurial and Economic Development Phillips NE
Angus, Christopher Raymond Bachelor of Applied Science Business Administration – Management Cum Laude Lake Havasu City AZ
Bachman, Monica Marie Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Gretna NE
Baker, Robert Dean Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice – Administration Omaha NE
Bald, Jordan Brian Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Papillion NE
Barnes, Justin Bachelor of Science Computer Management Information Systems Tallahassee FL
Bartholomew, Benjamin Alan Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Accounting Summa Cum Laude Atlantic IA
Battershaw, Chad Bachelor of Science Computer Management Information Systems Austing TX
Beber, Lindsay Ann Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Omaha NE
Bellomy, Christopher Glenn Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice – Counseling Summa Cum Laude Barnegat NJ
Blakely, Dana Lynn Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Omaha NE
Boeche, Catherine S Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Nebraska City NE
Booth, Stephanie Anne Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Nebraska City NE
Branigan, Amanda Leigh Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Gretna NE
Buckendahl, Morgan Leigh Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Pierce NE
Budler, Tabitha Helen Bachelor of Science Psychology Magna Cum Laude Central City NE
Burki, Beth Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Ponca NE
Buskirk, Lindsey Anne Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Management Cum Laude Paonia CO
Buskirk, Phillips Master of Science in Organizational Management Entrepreneurial and Economic Development Grand Junction CO
Calvillo, Ismael Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice – Administration Summa Cum Laude Tucson AZ
Catania, Mark Bachelor of Applied Science Business Administration – Management La Vista NE
Cerveny, Treven Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Wilber NE
Christiansen, Seneca Jane Bachelor of Science Computer Management Information Systems Lincoln NE
Cole, Hannah R Bachelor of Science Elementary Education & Early Childhood Education PK-3 Nebraska City NE
Cole, Kathleen L Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Rolla MO
Coons, Tammy Sue Bachelor of Science Psychology & Criminal Justice – Law and Society Summa Cum Laude Oneill NE
Corbett Jr, Thomas Charles Bachelor of Science Psychology Saint Albans WV
Corter, Stephanie Diane Bachelor of Science Psychology & Criminal Justice – Administration Beatrice NE
Cortez, Carley Jean Bachelor of Science Disease and Human Health Summa Cum Laude Cook NE
Coughlin, Jacob Christopher Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Management & Computer Management Information Systems Omaha NE
Cowan, Machaela Marie Bachelor of Science Disease and Human Health & Pre-Mortuary Science Cum Laude Omaha NE
Crocker, Stephanie Marie Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Beatrice NE
DeBord, Jennifer Elizabeth Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Kearney NE
Delzer, Kiley A Bachelor of Science Elementary Education Cum Laude Omaha NE
Dia, Amanda Denise Bachelor of Science Elementary Education Cum Laude Nebraska City NE
Drake, Lindsey Lee Bachelor of Science Psychology Magna Cum Laude Lincoln NE
Dunn, Sara Marie Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Bellevue NE
Elam, Jane Elizabeth Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Omaha NE
Elliott, Monica Ann Bachelor of Science Psychology Summa Cum Laude Elkland MO
Ellis, Janine Sue Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Omaha NE
Ferguson, Luigi Bachelor of Science Psychology Addison TX
Fernandez, Jessica Jean Bachelor of Applied Science Business Administration – Management Pierre SD
Ferrero, Cheryl S Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Bayard NE
Fields, Jamie Sue Bachelor of Applied Science Business Administration – Management Cum Laude Franklin GA
Flodman, Arlyn Joseph Bachelor of Science Major: Kinesiology Hickman NE
Friend, Andrew Michael Bachelor of Science History Bennington NE
Frye, Delanie Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction La Vista NE
Gillham, Clarissa Ann Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Grand Island NE
Gleason, Jacob LaThary Bachelor of Science Psychology & Pscychology Valley NE
Gomez, Marissa Rayne Bachelor of Science Language Arts Teaching Omaha NE
Grant, Deedra Jo Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Chadron NE
Gray, Donna Katherin Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction El Paso TX
Guenther, Amanda Jean Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Fremont NE
Hascall, Brianna Marie Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Alliance NE
Hauck, Shauna Lee Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Fremont NE
Hayes, Kelsey Jo Bachelor of Science Early Childhood Education Inclusive B-3 Magna Cum Laude Falls City NE
Heller, Jordyn Aspen Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Management Lincoln NE
Herman, Curtis Michael Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Omaha NE
Hoehn, Daniel James Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Accounting/CPA & Computer Management Information Systems Magna Cum Laude Hickman NE
Hoesing, Luke Bachelor of Science Health and Physical Education K-12 & Supplemental Endorsement:  Coaching (7-12) Fremont NE
Hof, Amber Ann Bachelor of Arts Liberal Arts & Pre-Nursing Red Cloud NE
Hoglund, Ross Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Lincoln NE
Hohman, Ashley Leigh Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Warsaw IN
Holland, Sherri C Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Nebraska City NE
Jackson, Samantha Jo Bachelor of Science Middle Level Education Summa Cum Laude Kearney NE
Johnson, Alexa HarLynn Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Fremont NE
Johnson, Chloe Ann Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Marketing Cum Laude Sidney NE
Jordening, Jonah Lee Master of Science in Organizational Management Entrepreneurial and Economic Development Cortland NE
Kaoga, Selesa L Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Accounting Adelanto CA
Kennedy, Myranda Noelle Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Marketing & Business Administration – Management Summa Cum Laude Brownville NE
King, Quentin Bachelor of Science Psychology Omaha NE
Kinney, Mark W Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Omaha NE
Knowles, Raechel Angelique Bachelor of Science K-12 Special Education Cum Laude Peru NE
Knudsen, Amber Rose Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Atlantic IA
Koester, Stephanie Master of Science in Organizational Management Entrepreneurial and Economic Development Coralville IA
Korte, Samuel John Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Management Wilber NE
Kosmicki, Chelsey Renee Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Management Lincoln NE
Kostal, Abigail Louise Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Odell NE
Kramer, Allison Cecilia Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Bellevue NE
Kreft, Alex Michael Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Papillion NE
Kuhlmann, Christopher Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Management Wonder Lake IL
Kuhlmann, Schuyler Eugene Bachelor of Science Elementary Education Cum Laude Table Rock NE
LaBrie, Miranda Lurye Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Fremont NE
Larson, Lori Beth Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice – Counseling Syracuse NE
Lefeber, Joshua Daniel Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Maryville MO
Little, Jason Lee Bachelor of Science Computer Management Information Systems Summa Cum Laude Nolensville TN
Luber, Jeremiah Dale Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Scottsbluff NE
Lucky, Brandie Nicole Master of Science in Organizational Management Entrepreneurial and Economic Development Council Bluffs IA
Lutz, Brenda G Master of Science in Organizational Management Entrepreneurial and Economic Development Rock Port MO
Lutz, Zachary David Bachelor of Science Health and Physical Education K-12 & Supplemental Endorsement:  Coaching (7-12) Magna Cum Laude Cedar Creek NE
Lyons, Taylor Kristina Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Lincoln NE
Madison, Elizabeth Kristine Bachelor of Science Wildlife Ecology Magna Cum Laude Thurman IA
Maiuro, Kelsey Brooke Bachelor of Applied Science Business Administration – Management Berwick PA
Maldonado, Emanuel Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Omaha NE
Marshall, Abbie Elaine Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Management Cum Laude Nebraska City NE
Marshall, Katie Beth Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Hickman NE
Mayer, Jason Henry Bachelor of Science Psychology Omaha NE
Mayo, Deondrae Keron Bachelor of Science Sport and Exercise Science Ocala FL
McCullough, Tia Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Management Omaha NE
McCunn, Faith Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Atlantic IA
McFeely, Claire Elizabeth Bachelor of Science Psychology Bellevue NE
McKenzie, Ashley M Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Omaha NE
McLennon, Annmarie R. Bachelor of Applied Science Business Administration – Management Omaha NE
McLeod-Nicholson, Sharris Sharee Bachelor of Science Psychology Cum Laude Lacey WA
Menard, Karen Antoinette Bachelor of Science Psychology Cum Laude Wellington CO
Milam, Jamie Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Falls City NE
Miller, John D Bachelor of Applied Science Business Administration – Management Summa Cum Laude Exeter NE
Mohlman, Kenzie T Bachelor of Science Elementary Education & English as a Second Language Endorsement Cum Laude Lincoln NE
Mollohan, Kate Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Lockport IL
Monk, Amanda Michelle Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Omaha NE
Moore, Heidi Lynn Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Elkhorn NE
Moran, Jamie Lynne Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Elkhorn NE
Morehead, Jessica Paige Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Management Fort Wayne IN
Morong, Michael Christopher Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Accounting Omaha NE
Morrison, Larry Dean Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Accounting Lincoln NE
Mulholland, Vicki Linn Bachelor of Science Early Childhood Education Inclusive B-3 Magna Cum Laude Sterling NE
Nason, John J Bachelor of Science Psychology Lincoln NE
Niemeier, Carrie LeAnn Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Kearney NE
Noll, Wade Evan Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Marketing Magna Cum Laude Falls City NE
Olson, Brooke Whitney Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Chadron NE
Osborn, Nicole Lynn Bachelor of Science Music K-12 Vocal/Instrumental Summa Cum Laude Kimberling City MO
Peterson, Rebecca Ann Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Elkhorn NE
Pfeiffer, Brianna Lynn Bachelor of Science Elementary Education Summa Cum Laude Nebraska City NE
Plattes, Sarah Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Saint Paul MN
Poindexter, Sharon Marie Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Papillion NE
Powell, Amanda Alleen Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Tarkio MO
Prichard, Kelsey Cheyenne Bachelor of Science Educational Studies Falls City NE
Rannells Sr, Trenton Allen Bachelor of Science Elementary Education Summa Cum Laude Glenwood IA
Razo, Stephany Roshell Bachelor of Science Psychology Omaha NE
Rezny, Amy Jean Bachelor of Science Psychology Wilber NE
Richards, Jillian Marie Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Omaha NE
Robine, Elizabeth Ann Bachelor of Science Elementary Education & Early Childhood Education PK-3 Cum Laude Omaha NE
Rush, Amber Marie Bachelor of Science Early Childhood Education Inclusive B-3 Cum Laude Bellevue NE
Saathoff, Brittany Bachelor of Science Psychology Wilber NE
Samuelson, Grace Marie Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Aurora NE
Samuelson, Michael Douglas Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Grand Island NE
Santos Jr, Abel Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Lincoln NE
Savala, Susan Kay Bachelor of Science Psychology Cum Laude New Market IA
Schaardt, Jordan Brooke Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Table Rock NE
Schaeffer, Taylor Anne Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Lincoln NE
Schlange, Alyson Lane Bachelor of Science Major: Kinesiology Cum Laude Auburn NE
Schlautman, Jason S Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Omaha NE
Schlueter, Erin Anne Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction La Vista NE
Scholl, Allyson Mae Bachelor of Science Psychology Falls City NE
Schroeder, Michaela D Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Fairbury NE
Schult, Melissa Marie Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction North Platte NE
Schweitzer, Connor Bachelor of Science Computer Management Information Systems Cum Laude Morrill KS
Scott, Michel J Bachelor of Applied Science Business Administration – Management Summa Cum Laude Highland KS
Shapiro, Kira Maureen Bachelor of Science Major: Kinesiology Summa Cum Laude Omaha NE
Sikyta, Athia Cheyene Bachelor of Science Psychology Lincoln NE
Slattery, Janessa Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Grand Island NE
Smith, Stephanie Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Beatrice NE
St Clair, James Patrick Bachelor of Science Psychology Omaha NE
Stafford, Mark Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice – Administration Plattsmouth NE
Stalling, David Arron Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Omaha NE
Sutton, Madison Lynn Bachelor of Science Psychology Omaha NE
Taylor, Kendall Bachelor of Science Psychology Omaha NE
Thibodeaux, Shelby Chance Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Rayne LA
Torghele, Alison Rae Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Management Summa Cum Laude Lincoln NE
Trueblood, Amanda Bachelor of Science Psychology Cum Laude Lincoln NE
Tsewole, Panseh Bachelor of Science Computer Management Information Systems Summa Cum Laude Marietta GA
Turnbull, Emily Katherine Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Management Summa Cum Laude Pawnee City NE
Unruh, Dee Ann Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Public Administration Summa Cum Laude Auburn NE
Varley, Taylor Marie Bachelor of Science Early Childhood Education Inclusive B-3 & Early Childhood Education PK-3 Cum Laude Omaha NE
Vazquez, Alberto Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Management Summa Cum Laude Riverside CA
Venard Wade, Gabrielle R Bachelor of Science Psychology Summa Cum Laude Lakemoor IL
Vice, Mahlory May Bachelor of Science Wildlife Ecology South Bend NE
Viera Alzueta, Cristina Bachelor of Science Major: Kinesiology Indian Orchard MA
Wahle, Samantha Adeline Bachelor of Science Early Childhood Education Inclusive B-3 Pacific Junction IA
Walls, Sherry Michele Master of Science in Organizational Management Entrepreneurial and Economic Development Mehligen RP
Waters, Heather Gibraun Bachelor of Science Psychology Magna Cum Laude Cedar Rapids IA
Wentling, Jessica Rae Bachelor of Science Language Arts Teaching & English as a Second Language Endorsement Cum Laude Crofton NE
Wiegel, Susan Master of Science in Organizational Management Entrepreneurial and Economic Development Shenandoah IA
Wilhelm, Erin Elisabeth Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Lincoln NE
Winters, Ashley Nichole Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Plattsmouth NE
Witt, Weston Glen Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Management Salem NE
Wolken, Paige Alexandra Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Bellevue NE
Zech, Emily Janae Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Auburn NE
Zurcher II, Charles Gill Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Papillion NE
Zurcher, Emily Rose Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction Papillion NE

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Note: A previous version of this release awarded Cum Laude, Summa Cum Laude and Magna Cum Laude to graduate students on the basis of their undergraduate awards. Graduate students are not eligible for these undergraduate honors.