News Release

Students Recognized for Achievement and Excellence

By Elizabeth Tollefson on
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Kathryn Sheetz and Michael McMahonThe annual Student Awards Program, a celebration of student service, leadership,and academic and athletic achievement, was held recently at the University of Minnesota Crookston. 

Professor Rachel McCoppin gave the welcome and the UMC Choir sang a musical selection along with Hail! Minnesota under the direction of Associate Professor George French. The evening concluded with the announcement of Man and Woman of the Year. The two awards are selected from students receiving the recognition for Outstanding Student Achievement. Michael McMahon was named Man of the Year and Kathryn Sheetz was named Woman of the Year for the 2015-16 academic year. (They are pictured above.) 

A photo gallery for the evening is located at http://z.umn.edu/15ub.

Awards included were: 

Last Name

First Award
Barthel Mitchel Outstanding Student Orientation Staff Leader; President's Volunteer Service Award
Beatty Kaylin Equine/Pre-Vet
Bohm Reed Turfbowl Team
Borgerding Lee UMC Student Employee of the Year
Braatz Bailey Outstanding Student Achievement; Student Orientation Staff Service Award; President's Volunteer Service Award
Timmins Brooke Outstanding Sport and Recreation Management Student
Buchhop Heather Animal Science
Cable Matthew Outstanding Finance Student
Carrier Wes Outstanding Manufacturing Management
Clark Paige Communication Minor
Cole Nathan Outstanding Marketing Student
Eischen Amanda Outstanding Management Student
Foley Allison Outstanding Accounting Student
Feragen Joy Outstanding English Student
Gonzales Steven Student Builder of Diversity Award; President's Volunteer Service Award, Student Volunteer of the Year
Gordon John Turfgrass; Turfbowl Team
Hauser Baillee Outstanding Student Achievement; Accounting Student
Hoffman Amanda Programmer of Year
Hoffman Chandler Outstanding Sport and Recreation Management Student
Joerissen-Ward Marcus Computer Help Desk Award
Kerr Ndidi Outstanding Student Achievement
Kim Kisun Outstanding Student Achievement
Kohorst Delaney Outstanding Student Achievement
Larson Kristi Outstanding Sport and Recreation Management Student
Suda Lineane Kaori Outstanding Horticulture Student Award
McMahon Michael Outstanding Student Achievement
Menke Megan Outstanding Marketing Student
Morton Angie Future Educator
Pagliano Alexander Communication Student Online
Peterson Allie Outstanding Marketing Student
Rieland Katelyn Outstanding Student Achievement
Rinn Julia Ambassador of the Year
Roscoe Rikki Communication Student; Outstanding Student Achievement;
Rynda Ryan Outstanding Student Achievement; President's Volunteer Service Award
Sheetz Kathryn Outstanding Student Achievement
Slezak Mike Turfbowl Team
Steeley Emily Equine
Stomberg Tareyn Outstanding Student Achievement; Student Orientation Staff Service Award; President's Volunteer Service Award
Bigger Tearlach Outstanding Management Student
Wallace Wade Outstandinag Student in Environmental Science
Walsh Tanner Turfbowl Team
Walters Mckayla Outstanding Finance Student
Yorek Keith Animal Science
Bayliss Victoria President's Volunteer Service Award
Byeon Younghwa President's Volunteer Service Award
Carlson Brett President's Volunteer Service Award
Giese Maddie President's Volunteer Service Award
Grimm Dakota President's Volunteer Service Award
Haakenson Halie President's Volunteer Service Award
Hagg Cassie President's Volunteer Service Award
Javner Dalton President's Volunteer Service Award
Koepp Alec President's Volunteer Service Award
Melichar David President's Volunteer Service Award
Nelson Laryssa President's Volunteer Service Award
Nelson Matt President's Volunteer Service Award
Odor Isieoma Ray President's Volunteer Service Award
Riestenberg Mary President's Volunteer Service Award
Robbins Vanessa President's Volunteer Service Award
Schultz Megan President's Volunteer Service Award
Torkelson Ashley President's Volunteer Service Award
Walton Anthony President's Volunteer Service Award
Weisel Trina President's Volunteer Service Award
Wolff Bailey President's Volunteer Service Award

The University of Minnesota Crookston now delivers 34 bachelor's degree programs, 22 minors, and 39 areas of emphasis 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 University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit www.umcrookston.edu

Contact

Elizabeth Tollefson
University Relations
218-281-8432