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Annual Student Awards Celebration Recognizes Excellence and Achievement for 2014-15 Academic Year

By Elizabeth Tollefson on
Wednesday, May 6, 2015

The annual Student Awards Program, a celebration of student service, leadership, and academic and athletic achievement, was held recently at the University of Minnesota Crookston. To see photos from the Student Awards Celebration, visit the photo gallery.

Award recipients included the following students:

Builder of Diversity Award

Marina Farrow

Computer Help Desk Award

Cedric Citrowske

John Polley Soil and Water Conservation Award

Renee Tomala

The Wildlife Society Travel Award

Megan Boetcher

Outstanding Agricultural Systems Management Student

Sam Jacobson

Crookston Student Association (CSA)

Bailey Braatz, Josee Plante, Delaney Kohorst, Younghwa"Gabriella" Byeon, and Joseph Wodarek. Emily Goff, Emily Campbell,Natalie Tym, Ann Baek, and Justin Goodroad. Emily Caldis, Monika Sweet, Cassie Hagg, Tareyn Stomberg, Mikala Guidinger.

Dale Knotek Community Service Award

Delta Theta Sigma

Female and Male Student Athlete of the Year

Ashley Martell and Matt Borowicz

Female and Male Outstanding Athlete of the Year

Katrina Moenkedick and Greg Lofquist

Justin Knebel Memorial Award

Lucas Reller

Outstanding FutureEducator

Taoqin Shen

MCC President's Student Leadership Award

Ashley Martell

Most Supportive of Students

Terrill Bradford

Outstanding Educator

Rachel McCoppin

Outstanding Service to Students

Chancellor Fred Wood

Outstanding Accounting Students

Manuella Brown and Cody Schoonover

Outstanding Animal Science Pre-veterinary Student

Jacqui Mueller

Outstanding Animal Science Student

Dylan Pratt

Outstanding Communication Student

Sumin "Nicki" Gwak

Outstanding Entrepreneurship Student

 Jason Kulyk

Outstanding Management Student

Tyler Lowthian

Outstanding Environmental Science Students

Amber Suchy

Bryan Harvey

Outstanding Equine Science Student

Shannon Salm

Outstanding First Year Biology Students

Bryanna Grefthen

Kaycie Hagen

Outstanding Horticulture Student

Stephanie Reko

Outstanding Marketing Students

Delaney Kohorst

Bailey Braatz

Brennan Andreas

Kenzie Church

Outstanding Musicand Theater Student

Alex Conwell

Outstanding Student Ambassadors

Emily Caldis

Tareyn Stomberg (Rookie of the Year)

Mikaela Trowbridge

Emily Campbell

Dakota Grimm

Cassie Hagg

Julia Rinn

Outstanding Student Representative

Tareyn Stomberg

Outstanding CSA Voting Delgate

Johnnie Pauly

Outstanding Writing Tutor

James Aasen

President's Volunteer Service Award

Ross Sigler

Tyler Lowthian

Jesse Jennings

Justin Goodroad

Joan Melichar

Matthew Patrick

Mikala Guidinger

Bailey Braatz

Mikaela Trowbridge

Dakota Grimm

Cassie Hagg

Alisah Adams

Andrew Buell

Gyungyoun "Ann" Baek

Ashley Martell

Vanessa Robbins

Tareyn Stomberg

Emily Caldis

Amanda Hoffman

Alisha Adams

Outstanding Health Management Senior

Brittany Wauzynski

Outstanding Manufacturing Management Student

Danne Brown

Outstanding Finance Students

Trista Robinson

Michael Roedl

McKayla Walters

Jessica Hood (online)

Julia Job-Neist (online)

SOS Service Award

Tyler Lowthian

Andrew Buell

Emily Caldis

Joanie Melichar

Outstanding SOSLeader

Mikala Guidinger

Outstanding Animal Science Pre-vet Student

Jacqui Mueller

Outstanding Animal Science Student

Dylan Pratt

Outstanding Equine Science Student

Shannon Salm

Outstanding Study Abroad Experience Student

Laura Gabrielson

Outstanding CSA Voting Delegate

Johnnie Pauly

Outstanding Writing Tutor

James Aasen

Student Employeeof the Year

Josh Rudbeck

John Niemczyk

Student Programmerof the Year

Andrew Buell

Study AbroadExperience Award

Laura Gabrielson

StudentAchievement Awards

Brennan Andreas

Tomas Parker

Matt Borowicz

Jesse Jennings

Katelyn Rieland

Brooke Vatthauer

Kenzie Church

Emily Goff

Ashley Martell

Julia Rinn

Heather Buchhop

Ann Baek

Mary Mikutowski

Justin Goodroad

Emily Campbell

Emily Caldis

Woman of the Year

Mary Mikutowski

Man of the Year

Justin Goodroad

To download or view photos of the student award recipients, view online. (Note: Not all award recipients were available for photos so some awards do not have a corresponding photograph.)

The University of Minnesota Crookston now delivers 31bachelor's degree programs, 22 minors, and 36 concentrations on campus as well as 14 degree programs entirely online.  These degrees are offered in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from more than 20 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious Universityof Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit www.umcrookston.edu.

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