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278 students to receive degrees at May 17 commencement ceremony

Friday, May 9, 2014

The offiical Missouri State-West Plains logoWEST PLAINS, Mo.– A total of 278 students will be candidates for graduation from Missouri State University-West Plains during commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 17, at the West Plains Civic Center.

In addition, 41 students will participate in commencement ceremonies for Missouri State University-Springfield graduate and undergraduate degree programs, some of which are available through the Missouri State Outreach program on the West Plains campus.

Orvin Kimbrough, St. Louis, a member of the Missouri State University Board of Governors, will give the keynote address.  Kimbrough, a product of the St. Louis Public Schools and the State of Missouri foster care system, serves as the president and CEO of United Way of Greater St. Louis, where he leads the organization to help people throughout the St. Louis region live their best possible lives.  Before joining the United Way, Kimbrough worked with a number of not-for-profits, including serving as the executive director for Interfaith Partnership/Faith Beyond Walls.

The title of Kimbrough’s presentation will be “Imagination!”  Everyone is invited to attend the event.

Members of the 2014 graduating class, their hometowns and the degrees they will be receiving are listed below:

 

Missouri State University-West Plains 2013-2014 Graduates

 

Associate of Arts in Teaching

MISSOURI

Birch Tree:  Jessica M. Brown, Jeffrey Russell Collins

Mountain Grove:  Kelsie Leann Hutsell

Mountain View:  Brittney Kristine Bews, Beverly Lynn Collins

Thayer:  Angela Nicole Mustion

West Plains:  Jennifer Ruth Callahan, Deborah C. Kinder, Phillip Eric Kinder, Megan Elizabeth Malko, Kelsey Michelle Perkins

 

Associate of Arts in General Studies

CANADA

Chateauguay, Quebec:  Malcolm P. Henderson

Montreal, Quebec:  Jonathan D. K. Tshibuy

SOUTH KOREA

Busan:  Sangpill Lee

ARKANSAS

Salem:  Dillon C. Hubbard

INDIANA

Merrillville:  Edward Thomas Seay

KANSAS

Lenexa:  Joshua William Fare

MISSOURI 

Alton:  Miranda Joe Axelsen, William R. Johannsen, Ryan E. Mendenhall, Laura L. Morgan, Kristina Michelle Russback. Steven N. Ryan, Danielle Nicole Zook

Birch Tree:  Jessica M. Brown, Haley Amber Hoskins

Bucyrus:  Kaitlyn Anne Neal

Cabool:  Sandra Marie Chick, Lauren G. Kelley, Jenna Beth Kiser, Joshua Thomas Luerssen, Ellen Victoria Shelton

Caulfield:  Katie Allison Hamby

Conway:  Anna Marie Cantrell, Cody Douglas Skidmore

Dora:  Lemuel ben Emunah, Jonathan Nathaniel Hamby, Mia F. Krause, Brandy Nicole Olmsted

Ellington:  Meaghan M. Weaver

Eminence:  Breanna Marie Barton, Mary Alyssa Carr

Falcon:  Julie Anne Johnson

Foristell:  Alyssa Marie Glasscock

Gainesville:  Zachary Blaine Hambelton, Shaina Michael Naegele, Kyle James Simpson

Hardenville:  Austin G. Thompson

Hartshorn:  Rebecca Annabelle Hawkins Havens

Hartville:  Kelsey Elizabeth Collins, Jenifer Madison Wylie

Houston:  Amanda MaKaye Duke, Joseph A. Gilbert, Emily L. Harris, Elizabeth Reed Hayes, Jessica Lynne Spauldin, Breonna T. Woodmansee

Huggins:  Emily Rose Bailey

Kansas City:  Kiera Vonshea Searcy

Koshkonong:  Desiree K. Smith

Labadie:  Nicole Michelle Marshall

Lebanon:  Shawna Renee Johnson

Licking:  Joshua K. Gorman, Amanda Marie Jones

Mountain Grove:  Kadie Ruth Dugger Anderson, Brandon Alexander Barnett, Branson R. Crewse, Brandon K. Day, Rebecca Elise Feston, Titus Daniel McKinley, Cassie Lynne Miller, Kayla S. Satterfield, Kambri M. White

Mountain View:  Courtney Lynn Dale, Stacey C. Friedline, Tyler Lee Taylor

Norwood:  Jo A. Lewis

Piedmont:  Mallory Jane Buffington

Pomona:  Jordan Christopher Capeder, Joseph Thomas Chilton, Melissa Nicole Dancer, Stacy Nicole Phillips Dollins, Casey Mariah Hall, Sara M. Batista Johnson, Adam James Kissinger

Pottersville:  John Adams Beam, Steven Steele

Ridgedale:  Michaela Lynn Fisher

Rolla:  Brandi Lea Myers, Erica Nicole Volkmer

Saint Charles:  Kendra Alexis Barnard

Springfield:  Kristi Danielle Falls Ary, David John Halbrook

Summersville:  Jessica Beth Dresher

Tecumseh:  Barbara June Turner

Thayer:  Zachary D. Fling, Lauren Elizabeth Hargus, Angela Nicole Mustion, Christin Capri Pounders, Ashley Ann Prince, Shelby Christine Simpson

Vanzant:  Erin Elizabeth Rodgers

Wasola:  Bonnie Genevia Hogue, Robert Clint Weldon

Wentzville:  Brandi Elaine Henson

West Plains:  Amanda Marie Achman, Sarah Ann Agee, Thomas Roy Anderson, Sydney Jean Ary, Torika Baleilekutu, Kendra Lynn Belcher, Tiffany Marie Bond, James David Bunch, Chelsea Brienne Angela Cloven, Danielle KayLynn Collins, Alyssa L. Cook, Abby Lee Corman, Rachel Brea Deal, Zachary Thomas Dixon, Toni Renee Dukes, Tori Dawn Dukes, Madison Kay Eades. Hallie Ann Eskew, Melissa D. Gilbreath, Shannon R. Gilbreath, Benton Gregory Grills, II, Ashley K. Harrill, Bryce Alan Harrill, Leah Ashley Harris, Tyler Duaine Hicks, Brandi Leigh Hobbs, Joshua S. Howell, Alisha Diane Hoyt, Debra LaRee Huse-DeBrown, Brandon D. Johnson, Amanda Nichole Justus, Logan R. Kinder, Logan Douglas Martin, Shannon Kathleen McGee, Rebekah Anne McLean, Coral Anne Miller, Christopher Duane Moore, Laiz Gomes Carneiro Novaes, Helena Peric, Bradyn Alexis Peterson, Dillon Joseph Puzzo, Truett Colay Ray, Kimberly Rose Roberts, Zachary Daniel Rothgeb, Andrea Michelle Shockey, April Lynn Smith, Nicholas T. Smith, Melonie D. Squires, Kristen A. Stevenson, Dalton James Stockton, Heather Michelle Summers, Stephanie Nicole Tackitt, Jonathan Blake Thornton, Jeffrey Tyler Trantham, Brittany Nicole Tryon, Wang Yun, Ashton Kenneth Kamran Willard, Stephanie Nichole Wortley, BreAnna E. Wright

Willow Springs:  Tyler Dean Barton, Carissa Ann Cardoza, Bethany Lynda Carter, Zachary Silas Collins, Isabelle A. Jones, Weston Tyler Lemon, Donald R. Metz, Valeriy A. Protsenko, Vera Aleksandrovna Protsenko, Nakita Danielle Walser , Anna S. Yakovleva, Inna S. Yakovleva

Winona:  Billie Ann Roberts Brown, Jacob Kale-Lynn Martin

NORTH CAROLINA

Jacksonville:  Shannon Janelle Campbell

OHIO

Canton:  Devaugntah M. Williams

Columbus:  Isiah K. Rogers

Strongsville:  Justin A. Jamison

TENNESSEE

Arlington:  Amanda Fall Wiseman

Crossville:  Jennifer Lynn Strickland

TEXAS

Richmond:  Victoria Alexis Williams

VIRGINIA

Norfolk:  Lisa Ann Evans Prahl

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee:  Arroyo R. Edwards

 

Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health

MISSOURI

Birch Tree:  Jeffrey Russell Collins

 

Associate of Applied Science in Business (Accounting)

MISSOURI 

West Plains:  Carolyn Joyce Meisenheimer Martin

 

Associate of Applied Science in Business (Computer Information)

MISSOURI 

West Plains:  Sarah Renee Randall

 

Associate of Applied Science in Business (Management)

MISSOURI 

Alton:  Lisa Michelle Simons

Mountain Grove:  Raymond Curtis Allen

West Plains:  Nina D. Tryon

 

Associate of Applied Science in Child and Family Development

MISSOURI 

Mountain Grove:  Shana Deanette Curtis

Norwood:  Jo A. Lewis

Pomona:  Stacy Nicole Phillips Dollins

West Plains:  Keena Louise Blake Simpson

Willow Springs:  Checotah Gayle McDaniel

 

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Graphics Programming

MISSOURI 

Birch Tree:  Michael Joseph Dow

Dora:  Lemuel ben Emunah

West Plains:  Wang Yun

 

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Graphics Programming (Game Development)

MISSOURI 

Dora:  Othniel Ehud ben Emunah

Isabella:  David Lee Flynn

Thayer:  Brandon Alan Mills

West Plains:  Zachary Michael Clark

 

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Graphics Programming (Web Development)

MISSOURI

Thayer:  Daniel Wayne Hurst

 

Associate of Applied Science in Enology

TENNESSEE

Smyrna:  Yanique Deal Bradford

 

Associate of Applied Science in General Agriculture

MISSOURI 

Huggins:  Emily Rose Bailey

Peace Valley:  Kinsey Lyn Rasor

West Plains:  Jeffrey Tyler Trantham

Willow Springs:  Weston Tyler Lemon

 

Associate of Applied Science in General Technology

MISSOURI

Koshkonong:  Collin Matthew Hadley

West Plains:  Deborah Ann Hatley, Jake Spraggins

 

Associate of Applied Science in Law Enforcement

MISSOURI 

Caulfield:  Wayne Thomas Romans

Clever:  Ryan S. Stoops

Columbia:  Sandra Dee Haynes

Springfield:  Matthew Allen Clayton

 

Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy

ARKANSAS

Mammoth Spring:  Julie Nicole Privett

MISSOURI

Elk Creek:  Kambri Michelle White

Pottersville:  Nicole Annette Collins

Springfield:  Kristi Danielle Falls Ary

Summersville:  Mandy Lynn Bradley

Thayer:  Ciji A. Clentimack

West Plains:  Nathan Isaac DeShazo, Carol Lynn Gerbasi, Daniel Todd Kinder, Rozanna Maria Montague

Willow Springs:  Wendy Lee Taylor

 

Associate of Applied Science in Technology (Management)

MISSOURI 

West Plains:  Jesse Lee White

 

Associate of Applied Science in Viticulture

MINNESOTA

Cold Spring:  Sydney Marie Giinthir

 

Associate of Science in Business

MISSOURI 

Bolivar:  Elizabeth Grace Kusel

Cabool:  Bailey Shay Clark

Gainesville:  Michaela Rose Howard

Mountain Grove:  Adeline Genevie Foresythe

Pomona:  Sara Melissa Johnson

West Plains:  Nathan Ray Arsenault, Marcella L. Bean, Debra R. Bowman, Dakota James Collins, Melissa D. Gilbreath, Shelly Lynn Hall, Jessica B. Solis, Kent Myles Thompson, Latoya Leila Vandenbulcke

 

Associate of Science in Nursing

MISSOURI 

Alton:  Jamie SuZann Johnston, Tara Jo McIntire, Kristina Michelle Russback

Birch Tree:  Michelle Elaine Dow

Cabool:  Sarah Elizabeth Barnaba

Conway:  Anna Marie Cantrell

Couch:  Cecily Ann Dale

Crocker:  Katelyn Ann Worstell

Gainesville:  Jamie Mae Turner

Houston:  Jennifer Nicole Belew, Wayna Katelyn Harper

Mountain Grove:  Kadie Ruth Dugger Anderson, Miranda Kay Rogers, Alexandra Caitlin White

Mountain View:  Adriane Elyse Castaneda, Stacey C. Friedline, Shena Lee McClellan

Pomona:  Casey Mariah Hall

West Plains:  Jessica Danielle Ashbrook, Shelby L. Belt, Lindsey Rose Ewen, Luther Shane Fleetwood, Hannah Elizabeth Fox, Victoria E. Hadley, Sarah Elizabeth Hulvey, Kimberly Ann Jeffery, Beth Whitney Kittle, James E. Miner, Nichole Lynn Roach, Elizabeth Ann Roberts, Shelby Marie Smith, Amanda Michelle Truog, Catrina Ann Tune, Tamber Dawn Weber

 

Missouri State University Outreach 2013-14 Graduates

 

Master of Business Administration

ARKANSAS

Hardy:  Janna B. Himschoot

 

Master of Science in Counseling, Elementary Education

MISSOURI

West Plains:  Moiria E. Seiber

 

Master of Science in Counseling, Secondary Education

MISSOURI

Summersville:  Julie S. Craig

 

Master of Science in Counseling, Mental Health

MISSOURI

Cabool:  Derrick L. Carroll

 

Master of Science in Education, Educational Administration (Elementary Principal)

MISSOURI

Cabool:  Anne E. Longwell

West Plains:  Rebecca Hutchinson

 

Master of Science in Education, Elementary Education

MISSOURI

West Plains:  Abbey Rae Bonham

 

Master of Arts in Teaching

MISSOURI

West Plains:  Mary Louise Tollenaar

 

Bachelor of Science in Child & Family Development

MISSOURI

Mountain Grove:  Shana Deanette Curtis

Norwood:  Jo A. Lewis

West Plains:  Brittany Nicole DeShazo, Keena Louise Simpson

Willow Springs:  Checotah Gayle McDaniel

 

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

MISSOURI

Birch Tree:  Miranda D. Tharp

Bucyrus:  Amber L. Clinton

Cabool:  Jennifer B. Collins, Rebena Ann Sigman

Caulfield:  Karen Lynette Meeks

Dora:  Candace Ann Mayberry

Eminence:  Sarah E. Rinne

Mountain Grove:  Marie Dawn MacLeod

Myrtle:  Sallie M. McFann, Tina R. Risner

Peace Valley:  Terra Gail Gilliam

Pomona:  Amber Lynn Capps

West Plains:  Brandi R. Blankenship, David Zachariah Cox, Clinton Tyler Dill, Samantha D. Hendrix, Jaime Lauren McGee, Eric M. Metcalf, Misty D. Rader, Patricia J. Rodriguez, Julie Marie Stewart, Christina M. Wittwer

Winona:  Whitney Dale Bridgeforth

 

Bachelor of Applied Science in General Agriculture

MISSOURI

Alton:  Jeffery Bennett Peace

 

Bachelor of Science in General Business

ARKANSAS   

Viola:  Tessa Marie Burden             

MISSOURI

Caulfield:  Ivan R. Tucker

Myrtle:  Jody L. Mills

Willow Springs:  Crystal Beverly Blagg

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