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Congratulations to NMC’s Summer 2018 Graduates

Posted by Julie Cerney Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018

Image of members of the 2018 DNP class

Nebraska Methodist College welcomed its latest line of nursing and allied health graduates at summer commencement ceremonies held at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church on August 3.

The ceremony honored the accomplishments of the 120 nursing and allied health graduates, including the 23 members of the first cohort to graduate from NMC’s Master of Occupational Therapy program.

“We are very proud of our graduates and the many achievements attained along their journey from students to healthcare professionals truly committed to making a difference in the lives of people in their most vulnerable times, ” said Dr. Deb Carlson, president and CEO of Nebraska Methodist College. “Our graduates are taking the next step forward as educated citizens, equipped with the skillset, mindset and heartset to be outstanding healthcare providers and leaders.”

Here is the list of graduates with their degrees and special honors acquired. 

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Michelle Jeanne Blackman

Bryan Keith Gall

Leanne Grover Galvan

Lori Ann Jerina

Nhi Yen Nguyen

Teclaire Mindiga Ntui-Ayuk

Christina Lee Sailors

Marcella Louise Sorrell

Angela Rose Zavala

Image of Dr. Deb Carlson congratulating a DNP graduate.

Master of Science in Nursing

Kathryn M. Anderson

Lindsey Marie Anderson

Jeremiah Lee Blake

Jessica Frances Cote

Tasha Lashay DeWeese

Dolores Diaz

Monica Rose Dinslage

Jessie Rae Ferris

Tricia Beth Jensen

Molly Elizabeth Knutson

Elizabeth Ann Markmann

Nicole Josette Nixon

Nevada Schnatz

Whitney Ann Veazey

Brooke Loretta Walters

Elizabeth Faith Watkins

Master of Occupational Therapy

Image of a Master of Occupational Therapy graduate

Lindsey Marie Bairn

Christa Renée Carr

Alyssa Marie Conrad

Torrie Marann Dannehl

Melissa Ann Doerr

Anna Mae Gerhard

Kelsie Marie Goc

Michael Bruce Greenwood

Melinda Ruth Hedges

Hannah Elise Hovis

Kaitlin J. Johnson

Leah Marie Miller

Britany Kaitlin DeShae Neal

Brianna Marie Oropeza

Brooke Podtburg

Ashton Taylor Rakow

Maddison Rouse

Christine Nicole Schrepel

Emily Ann Steinbach

Joseph James Sutko

Karli Mariah Thompson

Elizabeth Araceli Valencia-Sanchez

Megan Vermeer

Image of an MOT graduate with faculty members

Bachelor of Science, Health Studies

Eddie C. Davis Jr.

Bachelor of Science, Imaging Sciences

Julia Donna Delaney ***

Lea Danielle Gillespie ***

Mackenzie Melissa Jorgensen ***

Sarah Jolyne Lajiness ***

Caleb McGowan *

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Jean Elizabeth Bailey

Michaela Maureen Castellano ***

Ashley Nicole Coffiel

Jonathan Lyle Cooney *

Karla Coria

Andrea Myra Deering **

Giselle Winnie A. DeGuzman ***

Richard Joseph Dettmer

Image of a decorated cap at NMC summer commencement 2018Kara Maureen Donovan

Cambria Nichole Evans **

Renee Lynn Fulton **

April Gomez **

Abigail Carrie Holzwarth ***

Wendy Michelle Hunter-Williams **

Madeline Chloe Kindler *

Tammy Louise Klug

Megan Marie Marshall **

Ciera Diane Martinez *

Dakota Faye McCormick *

Erica Jeanette Menjivar

Alyssa Jewel Murray ***

Ashtynn Elizabeth Neill

Kaneesha Kierra Reed

Emily Jane Rollag

Anna Kay Rozeboom ***

Kristine Novelle Ryan *

Joel Michael Sahulka **

Kara Sue Schrage ***

Sarah Marie Singleton

Carolyn Ann Smith ***

Alissa Rae Thompson

Sarah Elizabeth Vitek

Brianna Walker

Mikaela A. Washington **

Tai Lynn Marie Wick **

Image of the 2018 graduating class in radiologic technology

Associate of Science, Radiologic Technology

Megan Mackenzie Anderson ◊◊◊

Mariah R. Bengtson

Taylor Rene Bier ◊◊◊

Shane David Conley

Image of a personally decorated cap of an NMC rad tech grad

Amanda Rose Cross ◊◊◊

Laura Rose Douglas ◊◊◊

Taisha Kay Garside ◊◊

Sara Elizabeth Gramberg ◊◊

Haley Gray-Dekraai ◊◊◊

Caitlin Hurst ◊◊◊

Kelsey Ann Jones ◊◊

Regan Michelle Landen Ω ◊◊◊

Ashley Nichole Loss ◊◊

Vicki Jean McIntosh ◊◊

Megan T. Miksch

Laura Pachunka ◊◊◊

Victor David Sanabria-Amaya ◊

Laura Elizabeth Siderewicz ◊

Daci Lyn Smith † Ω

Colton Gunnar Starman

Kayla Lynn Wegman ◊◊

Associate of Science, Respiratory Care

Leah Jo Fowler

Image of the 2018 Medical Assistant graduating class

Certificate in Medical Assisting

Suzanne Michelle Barrett ◊

Nicole Marie Bellar ◊◊◊

Lizzette Carrizosa-Ortiz ◊◊◊

Precious Christine Grancer

Kelly Josephine McDonnell ◊◊◊

Kendra Elizabeth Means ◊◊

Morgan Lee Renner

Sarah L. Sears

Tennehya Joy Williamson ◊◊◊


Graduation Honors

Baccalaureate Honors Designation

  *** Summa Cum Laude

  ** Magna Cum Laude

  * Cum Laude

Associate or Certificate Honors Designation

  ◊◊◊ Highest Distinction

   ◊◊ Distinction

    ◊ Honorable Mention

† Educated Citizen Honor Society

Ω Portfolio of Distinction



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Topics: health professions, nursing, Master of Occupational Therapy

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