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Congratulations to NMC’s Summer 2023 Graduates

Posted by Sara Giboney Friday, Jul. 28, 2023


Nebraska Methodist College (NMC) welcomed its latest line of nursing, allied health and healthcare management graduates at its commencement. The ceremony took place on July 27 at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church.

The ceremony honored the accomplishments of 188 graduates who have the skill set, mindset and heart set to be outstanding healthcare professionals. We proudly welcome each one to the ranks of NMC alumni!

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

Doctor of Education, Education and Leadership in Healthcare

Chizaram Gift Ajiri

Jack Brogdon

Maria Ann Cuccinello

Toya Remicia Pereira Desarmes

Kassandra Alyce Erickson

Larissa Jane Fiote

Emma Fogt

Shane William Gibson

Jonathan Wayne Griffith

Sarah Lynne Kort

Jennifer Lynn Mason

Matthew James McKinnon

Erik Jon Mutterer

Shantell DeVorah Phelps

Travis J. A. Smith

Sean Gregory Steele

Christine Anne Townsend

Mary Elizabeth Van Winkle

Gary Charles Ventola

Ryan David Wolf

Daniel Cameron Zak

Doctor of Education, Public Health Policy

Thomas Burgett

Dawn Michelle Fichter

David Bradley Hall

Erin Obermeier Schneider

Holly C. Sak

Brittany Crystal Scully

Kristen Ann Villarreal

Doctor of Nursing Practice, Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Kathleen Anthone

Nicholas Louis D'Amico

Allyson Christine Fortenberry

Ryan Mahoney

Doctor of Nursing Practice, Advanced Nursing Practice

Casey Kelly

Doctor of Nursing Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner

Julia Augustyn

Danielle Rae Bryant

Stephanie M. Coats

Ashlee J. Denny

Kjirsten Ervi

Olivia Grace Gold

Celyce Beverly Graves

Denice M. Louder

Kathryn Ann Miller

Jeremy Kyle Morgan

Jessica Mowrey

Gena Popken

Janae Whitaker

Devon N. Wilhelm-McMullen

Kendyl Rae Zeisler

Emily Marie Zoz

Doctor of Nursing, Public Health Policy

Colleen Margaret Hobbs

Lucas Alan Manning

Jessica Marie Pauley

Doctor of Occupational Therapy

Torrie Marann Dannehl Niewohner

Carrie Lea Griffin

Kourtney Kincaid

Libby Irene Lemburg

Master of Business Administration in Healthcare

Jackie Nicole Blackwell

Jaida Kairee Carley

Master of Occupational Therapy

Ryan Charles Bailey

Hannah Bellinghausen

Hannah Christine Buswell

Holly Marie Crawford

Kalee Michelle Cross

Carli Anne Cullan

Alyssa Catherine Derby

Madison Nicole Eliker

Andrea Fees

Sadie Glynn

Macy Gustafson

Jenna Houseman

Ashley Marie Kistaitis

Genna Grace Langford

Brendon Menke

Hayden Elliot Penny

Jenny Lai Pham

Haley Piper

Rachel Elise Potthoff

Sydney Reed

Lindsay Elyse Reichl

Alexa Jo Smith

Taylor Jo Sramek

Kelsie L. Stovall

Jessie Kynaston Vargas

Kylie Young

Master of Science in Nursing, Care Coordinator

Emily Ann Seevers

Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Educator

Darren Qi-Qian Chew

Madelyn Joan Flowers

Payton Marie Flowers

Paige Abigail Martin

Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Executive

Jill M. Broekemeier

Chelsea Ann Craig

Bailey Evers

Samantha J. Evers

Stacy Laue

Amber Meyo

Amanda Lynn Pecoraro

Terri Dianne Perry

Hanna Jo Tate

Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Informatics

Hannah Michelle Hopson

Kayla McKain

Laura Marie Wishman

Bachelor of Science in Imaging Sciences

Mariah Renee Bengtson, Cum Laude

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

Kaitlyn Marie Dahlke

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Jalyn Adams, Magna Cum Laude

Caitlin Grace Allen, Magna Cum Laude

Zoe Arnold, Summa Cum Laude

Chantel Bade, Summa Cum Laude

Ashton Barnes, Summa Cum Laude

Jared N. Biltoft, Summa Cum Laude

Abby Bise, Summa Cum Laude

Sarah J. Count, Summa Cum Laude

Deborah L. Cueny, Magna Cum Laude

Rachel Nicole Deckert, Magna Cum Laude

Tabitha Dendinger, Magna Cum Laude

Alexa DiGiacomo, Summa Cum Laude

Brittany Elise Dosen, Magna Cum Laude

Reagan DuBois, Magna Cum Laude

Erica Jean Eichenauer, Magna Cum Laude

Chelsey Dawn Erpelding, Summa Cum Laude

Emelyn Escalante, Summa Cum Laude

Leonardo Estrada, Magna Cum Laude

Maria Fier, Summa Cum Laude

Alison Brea Finan

Michaela B. Foster, Magna Cum Laude

Jami Frieze, Magna Cum Laude

Lindsey Fuchs, Magna Cum Laude

Joey Gross, Summa Cum Laude

Melissa Grossman, Summa Cum Laude

Parker Donly Gutschow, Magna Cum Laude

Grace Catherine Hall, Magna Cum Laude

Keegan Hendrickson, Magna Cum Laude

May Catherine Hoesing, Magna Cum Laude

Hannah K. Hoover, Summa Cum Laude

Samantha Rachelle Hope, Cum Laude

Gabriela Solena Ibarra, Summa Cum Laude

Kristen M. Lightfoot, Summa Cum Laude

Allison Lincoln Magna, Cum Laude

Rebecca McCubbin, Magna Cum Laude

Crystal Marie McLane, Cum Laude

Stephanie Jo Meehan, Summa Cum Laude

Abigail Elizabeth Meisinger, Cum Laude

Catherina Christina Meltz, Summa Cum Laude

Brenna Ann Molczyk, Cum Laude

Inonge Mundia, Cum Laude

Jamie Olsen, Summa Cum Laude

Maria Katreena Orquita, Summa Cum Laude

Hayley Michelle Reicks, Magna Cum Laude

Madalyne Rohl, Magna Cum Laude

Lauren Rongisch, Magna Cum Laude

Jessica Schott, Magna Cum Laude

Yann Arnaud Michel Seghda, Magna Cum Laude

Alicia N. Sforza, Summa Cum Laude

Haoyu Si, Magna Cum Laude

Laine Marie Stark, Summa Cum Laude

Chelsea Mickayla Stevens, Summa Cum Laude

Jaclyn Marie Strohm, Summa Cum Laude

Katelyn Strouf, Magna Cum Laude

Justin M. Syring, Magna Cum Laude

Abby Lynn Thai, Magna Cum Laude

Kaitlyn Thiele, Magna Cum Laude

Linda Ngoc Trinh, Magna Cum Laude

Samantha Marie VanHoozer, Magna Cum Laude

Dianna Yvonne White

Kyla Ann Winkelbauer, Magna Cum Laude

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy

Haylie Haddix, Summa Cum Laude

Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Tamiko Cordell-Reavis, Summa Cum Laude

Kara Simonsen, Distinction

Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology

Samantha Adamson, Highest Distinction

Vale Brannan, Highest Distinction

Amy Nicole Brutsche, Highest Distinction

Kira Capps, Distinction

Ashlyn Marie Doiel, Distinction

Paige LaVonne Engelsman, Distinction

Makayla Estes, Honorable Mention

Keean Guerrero

Jayda Hammer, Honorable Mention

Katie Louise Hennings, Highest Distinction

Josefina Marie Herrera, Distinction

Jaci Ann Hill, Highest Distinction

Amanda Ketcham, Highest Distinction

Sydney Klein, Highest Distinction

Blake M. Lienemann, Highest Distinction

Alexandra Medina-Ortiz

Adam Meyer, Highest Distinction

Bryan N. Nguyen, Distinction

Hollie Palumbo

Brynn Vanis, Distinction

Hailee Zimmerman, Distinction

Baccalaureate Honors Designation

Summa Cum Laude – cumulative GPA of 3.87 to 4.00

Magna Cum Laude – cumulative GPA of 3.64 to 3.86

Cum Laude – cumulative GPA of 3.50 to 3.63

Associate or Certificate Honors Designation

Highest Distinction – cumulative GPA of 3.87 to 4.00

Distinction – cumulative GPA of 3.64 to 3.86

Honorable Mention – cumulative GPA of 3.50 to 3.63

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