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December 20, 2005

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Baker honors more than 700 graduates
Baldwin City, Kan. — More than 700 undergraduate, graduate and nursing students at Baker University received diplomas during three separate ceremonies Saturday and Sunday at the Collins Center.

“No one, of course can assure you what the future will hold, but it is our hope for you that life will be satisfying and productive, that your days will be punctuated by joy and marked by charity, and that you and your loved ones may one day be blessed by a world at peace,” said Baker President Daniel Lambert to more than 200 undergraduates before Sunday’s graduation ceremony.

Speakers at the three ceremonies were Michael Davis, interim law dean at the University of Kansas; Cynthia Smith, president and CEO of Sunflower House, a child abuse prevention center in Shawnee; and Kay Schallenkamp, president of Emporia State University.

Davis spoke at the Saturday ceremony that honored 246 Master of Business Administration graduates.

Smith spoke at the Saturday ceremony that recognized 226 graduates who received degrees in Master of Science in Management, Master of Liberal Arts, Master of Arts in Education and Master of Arts in School Leadership.

Schallenkamp spoke at the undergraduate ceremony on Sunday for the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Nursing and School of Professional and Graduate Studies. There were 52 graduates in the College of Arts and Sciences, 28 in the School of Nursing and 167 in the School of Professional and Graduate Studies.

Graduates from the winter commencement are listed below.

 

College of Arts and Sciences
Bachelor of Arts

Caleb Clipsham, art education; John Patrick Cross, political science and philosophy; Kimberly Edwards, chemistry and art history; Alicia Rae Ehlers, religion; Karl P. Halamicek, studio art; Anthony J. Henderlong, international studies and German; Alyssa Ann Hudson, art history; Claire Susanne Kueffer, elementary education; Cara Lynn Langston, political science; Carolyn Lynn Langston, political science; Carolyn Marie Lynch, biology; Patrick Mahoney, sociology; Clinton L. McClure, sociology; Nicholas Paul McQuiston, mass communication; Donald J. Pridmore; Sociology; Andrew Merrill Richardson, history; Katie Tipton, political science and philosophy; Sarah Jane Vangermeren, English; Gerren Vincent, religion; Joseph R. Vinduska, mass communication; Chris Ryan Young, religion.

Bachelor of Music Education
Jennifer Hedrick, music education; Jennifer Christine Miller, music education.

Bachelor of Science
Erik Joseph Abels, computer information systems; Kristin Bock, mass communication and physical education; Michael Brennan, physical education; Dana Lynn Corson, business; Erin Elizabeth Cox, business; Hannah Rae Dillon, elementary education; Emily Kristine Finger, elementary education; Kerry Fitzgerald, elementary education; Amy B. Freedman, elementary education; Jeffrey Scott Frenya, physical education; Megan Merrill Gormley, business; Jessica Rose Hirsch, elementary education; Heather Marie Hunninghake, elementary education; Carolyn Masoner Jones, business; Libby Marie Lewis, accounting; Marcie Jean Madsen, elementary education; Jason Martinez, accounting; Kaci Renee McMahon, business; Shannon N. Moore, molecular bioscience; Jennifer Alicean Nance, business; Joseph Michael Paterson, business; Katherine Nicole Patton, elementary education; Raymond C. Pruitt, sociology; Jamie Renee Pulse, elementary education; Jonathan Shipley, exercise science; Jennifer Kristine Sogas, elementary education; Christina Lynn Sriram, elementary education; Jason Andrew Swarts, computer information systems and accounting; Dana Anne Tarantino, elementary education; Aaron Wright, mass communication.

School of Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Michelle Ashley Baker-Welch; Juli A. Beadleston; Charna Blake; Susan Buckmaster; Billi Joan Bush; Kristopher Charles Byman; Summer Michelle Cole; Shanetta Fortune; Kimberly K. Golder; Kristen Caren Harris; D. Yvonne Hartner; Debbie Anne Hornung; Kristin Nicole James; Miranda Jean Kirk; Ashley N. Koetting-Perez; Casey Ann Lyons; Julie R. Owens; Ryan C. Parker; Frances M. Rogers; Kayla M. Schnee; Heather Dione Schroeder; Melissa Katherine Talley; Jessica Renee Tarvin; Teresa Diane Taylor; Sarah J. Turpen; Miricle M. Ufford; Amanda Kay Wainright; Cameron White.
 

SPGS
Associate of Arts in Business

Raymond Arnold Anderson
Deon T. Austin
Tracy M. Bebout
Cristina Brigandi
Kimberly Diane Bilyeu
LaTonya Renee Brown
Maurice D. Bruenger II
Jennie Thuong Lee Brungardt
Deborah Anne Burandt
Anita D. Butler
Jose L. Cervantes, Jr.
Angela M. Childers
Renita Leunna Clark
Jamie Marie Daniels
Jeremy Shane Davis
Richard B. Ehlers
Terry Ann Evans
Zachary T. Forsyth
Lorilyn R. Galvan
Kim C. Getchell
Elys Elaine Torbert-Goff
Alethea D. Gray
Donna M. Griddine
Sonja Kay Gutto
Eric S. Hoffman
Stacy L. Hoffman
Mark Alexander Jenkins
Rodney M. Jenkins
Aimee L. Jones
Jason B. Jones
Lorie Lynn Joslin
Terri Renee Lindsay
Carol Lynne Lowery
Tony V. Lynn
Victoria Lee Eastin Matthews
Margaret Elaine McNeil
Dana L. McPherson
Bryan A. Morrison
Phillip Wayne Oliver
Donald E. Pabst
John David Ragsdale
Dinia A. Regular
Rebecca Jane Rummel Smith
Lori A. Spalding
Shonda LaShay Triplett
Quinlyn L. Warrick-Brown
Paul R. Wikoff II
Deborah A. Willetts
Martina R. Williams
Marilyn Jo Wilson
Crystal Joy Goff-Witter
Diane Marie Zeman

Bachelor of Business Information Systems
Nathaniel Ray Aiken
Mark Bohnenkemper
Carmen Joy Campbell
Shelley LeAnn Fales
David Edward Khan
Matthew Minnich
Michael Wayne Moore
Brant Collin Myers
Scott A. Ostrander
Ellen L. Rivers
Jeff W. Rivers
Kent Douglas Sanders
Christie L. Saunders


Bachelor of Business Administration
Kandy Jo Anderson
Lila Beth Bauer
Doreen Renae Bedingfield
Tracey Dean Best
Teresa Renee Brull
Michael David Clover
Brian J. Craig
Justin DeWeese
Sherry L. Draper
Tabitha Lyn Dysart
Kelly Christine Mulloy Fahrmeier
Jennifer L. Falk
Juliane M. Garcia
Mandy S. Gosney
Jeremy Borden Graham
Martin Ray Guenther
Susan Lynn Hall
James Louis Hoover
Robin L. Hurd
Jaime D. Johansen
Kelly Anita Johnson
Tamalia G. Johnson
John Steven Knepper
Tamara Knepper
Traci L. Lighthiser
Erica Lynn Lupardus
David Brent Luther
Patricia Catherine Lynch
Amanda Lynn Martin
Rhonda L. Meng
Anita Melanie Montgomery
Matthew Gerald Moore
Melissa Marie Moore
Peter E. Newallis, Jr.
Melissa Louise Noe
Michael Patrick Oliver
Beth A. Pine
Christopher T. Prescott
Aeva Luceile Godden-Ramirez
Leisa Ann Reid
Cara L. Revis
Patricia Helene Riesgo
Justin W. Roberts
Terri M. Sanchez
Ken Shepard
Richard A. Sirna
Ila Dale Sloan
Carla M. Smocks
Lyndsi Kaye Splettstaszer
Lynette Kay Landis
Myra Kay Stithem
Edwin D. Tubby
Tara L. Vargas
Steven L. Wayman
John Wesley Wells
Robert Alan West
Vincent A. Westley


Bachelor of Science in Management
Stacy Renee Barclay
Kevin L. Bishop
Bryan A. Bruner
Christine A. Clarady
David Austin Cook
Magna Cum Laude
Jamie Diane Ketron Corkran
Dawn Michelle Courson
Shawn Patrick Crossley
Stephanie Leigh Davis
Cynthia Naomi Dengel
Alison Suzanne Dick
Patricia Marie Farrington
Melissa L. Fehd
Scott W. Franek
Alvin R. Franks
Amy Lorraine Garrison
Catharine L. Glanville
Elizabeth Ann Heinemann
Amanda Evelyn Henry
Richard Scott Keen
Chad Everette Lindsay
David Robert Longnecker
Marilyn L. Lyons
John Madden, IV
Scott Mahlan
Maria T. Marion
Allen K. Meyer
Jerrid Ray Moore
Calvin Niblack III
Jennifer Lynn Penner
Michael C. Quon
Robert M. Schofield
M. Patrick Schreck
John W. Skinner Jr.
Robin Elizabeth Sneed
Nicole Shirann St. John
Cory W. Stone
Shannon Heather Stowe
Amanda Lynn Sutton
Nancy Kathleen Tempel
Debra Lucero Thompson
Amy Elizabeth Tilley
Jeff Martin Tryk
DeAnna K. Williams
Lori A. Yochim


Master of Business Administration
Catherine Irene Adams
Jennifer K. Addington
Michael C. Alonso
Robert Alston
Gina Jacoby Ameen
Jason L. Anderson
Arrin Leigh Arensman
Kimberly A. Armstrong
Amy Lynn Atkinson
Thomas D. Badgett
Melissa Dawn Baldwin
Glendale A. Barber
Janet Marie Bartel
Belinda J. Bell
Anna M. Bellamy
Julie Ann Benson
Christi S. Bergkamp
Dixie D. Bingham
Kristin R. Boggs
Jennifer Alane Bollinger
Thomas Nicholas Boudeau
Bryan Samuel Brackeen
Mark R. Braden
Glenn V. Bradfield
Joanne L. Brady
Deborah Michele Brooks
Sulynn Sommers
Maria Bugenhagen
Janet Leigh Campbell
Belinda Carter
Craig Conroy Charles
Jenea Dianne Chartier
Victoria Lee Christian
Aysha B. Clark
Jeremy L. Clevenger
Jeffrey D. Cline
Kimberlee A. Cluck
David Charles Cooper
Enrique A. Cordero
Carol L. Cornelius
Melinda Lee Cowin
David Bruce Cox
Jason R. Cross
Jeffrey D. Culpepper
Sonya Evette Curtis
Beth ""Renee"" Danforth
Chekotah Jean DeCou
Jeremy Richard Deering
Audrey Anna DeGrandpre
John R. Doherty
Amanda Lee Donnelly
James Daniel Dornbusch
Derek A. Douglas
Clay C. Dublin
Edward Duda
Carla S. Dunigan
Kyra LaSha Dunson
Lisa M. Dye
Chad Robert Edwards
Fernando B. Ely
Tisha Joy Emerson
Sara Louise Erickson
Armando Escobedo
Shirley J. Evans
David Alan Faircloth
Brian Falk
Andy Huynh Farrell
Kevin K. Fast
Dean R. Faulk
Cassandra Kaye Fey
Gene L. Field
Joey L. Findley
Mark A. Fletcher
David Andrew Foster
Gene Franklin Freeman
James Lance French
Johnnie E. Gallegos
Coelet Phillips Galloway
Jared Stephan Gast
Brian Anthony Gavin
Kerry S. Girty
Matthieu L. Graber
Barbara Elaine Graff
Peter F. Gram
Sandra L. Tatman-Hafenstein
Ed W. Hamil
Elizabeth Renee Hamilton
Michael Brett Hardy
Robert W. Harris Jr.
Gwendolyn A. Hartley
Floyd Hawkins III
Thomas Wayne Haynes
Mary Anne Elizabeth Hebert
Erica LeAnn Hendren
Vandi Marie Henricks
Ly K. Her
Guy Omar Howard
Charles M. Huard
Traci Hughes Needham
Roosevelt E. Hunt Jr.
Gregory P. Johnson
Lee Ann Johnson
J.T. Johnson, Jr.
Richard Eugene Kaestner
Jeffery S. Kaminski
Marsha Lynn Kemp
Briana Kems
Rania Y. Khan
David Michael Kinnan
Natalie R. Klaas
Brian James Klausner
Mark Allen LaFond
Gregory Paul Lawson
Angelique Mae Lee
Nicholas Austin Lehman
Kimberly A. Levy
Vera Renee Lewis
Jill Lockard
Kelli L. Loudabarger
Carrie L.S. Lower
Chansitha Ly-Hunt
William Martin Lytton
Valerie Ann Macan
Timothy J. Mallen
Mary Ellen Manero
Charlie Kamenyi Manyara
Thompson Joshua Matambo
Laci L. Marden
Leticia Ann McBain
Scott Clinton McClanahan
La Shana Lanise McGee
Kaylen J. McKenna
LaTonya L. McKinney
Christine E. Meisel
Mark Arden Melms
Amy Elizabeth Mendenhall
Moises Mendoza
Kalin C. Mieras
April Michele Courtney Miller
Ryan D. Miller
Timothy P. Miller
Traci Dawn Miller
James Jeffrey Moody
George L. Moore III
Toby Jay Moore
Kathryn Renee Mudge
David T. Muir
Audra Michelle Murphy
John Edward Murphy
M. Scott Murray
Karissa Jean Nace
Diane M. Neria
Kimberly Jill Nichols
Sandy Lynn Carson Noble
Daniel C. Nohrenberg
Barbara H. O'Beirne
Darsey Brooke Offutt
Christopher A. Olson
Maria T. Pacheco
Carmen Rose Palo
Sarah Beth Gray-Panesi
Laura Lynn Parker
Debra Lynn Patton
Natalia K. Perine
Beverly Ann Phillips
Angela G. Pikus
Russell M. Pine Jr.
Greg W. Plimmer
Stacey Marie Plimmer
Jeremy Duane Portlock
Deborah K. Prather
Chelle R. Price
Scot Earl Pruett
Jeffrey Mark Ratcliff
Tania L. Raugewitz
Greg Reed
Rochelle N. Ramirez
Betsi Brooke Ricono
Michael Aaron Roberts
David Edward Robinson
Julie A. Rodman
Abelardo A. Rodriguez
Ryan Roppe
Melinda L. Runnion-Goebel
Chad Barrett Ruoff
Marc C. Schaffer
Douglas Dean Scheibe
Cheryl Lynn Bauman Schinze
Isabel Sylvia Schmedemann
Sue Ann Schmidt
John Anthony Schnieders
Catherine Ann Schonberger
Amit K. Sharma
John Dwight Sheldon
Peter V Shenouda
Charlotte Shipley
Christopher L. Shutts
Kelly Michelle Sizemore
Skanda V. Skandaverl
Brandon Jason Smith
Rhonda L. Smith
Stephanie E. Snyder
David E. Sostarich
Shaunta Marie Stanford
Carrie Elizabeth Stark
Terry L. Stevens
Nathan Perry Stewart
Jeff Michael Stimac
Darrin L. Stone
David Michael Sutphin
Linda K. Tarwater
Bruce Tedrow
Kevin S. Thies
Brian Edward Thomas
Colinda D. Thompson
Jill Elizabeth Thummel
Michael Lynn Till
Nathaniel Richard Tyler
Jacqueline Ann Tyson
Erica Dawn Vail
Angela D. Valadez
Jason Christopher Vaughn
Gustavo Cabral Victoriano III
Phillip Volen
Matthew Stephen Wagner
Josh R. Walker
Eric M. Walsh
Jason T. Waltonen
Jeffrey Scott Walz
James Eric Wasson
Derrick K. Watts
Leslie DeAnne Weaver-Steinert
Eric Robert Webb
Harold Steven Webber
Shane M. Wehkamp
Melissa Danielle Weishaar
Trevor K. Wells Jr.
Cheryl McCullough Wescott
James Dennis White
Elaine Whitfield
Terrence Ramont Williams
Clint W. Wolf
Natasha Claire Wyckoff
Cynthia R. Renyer Wysong
Daniel L. Yardley
Susan Ann Yetter
Amber D. Zenger
Russell Eugene Zimmerman


Master of Science in Management

Olubukola Adebanjo
Lynee D. Anderson
Kia Breaux Randle
Carrie Kavanaugh Brun
Betty Mae Strong Ewell
Tiffany Amanda Dirksen
Treven Stewart Feleciano
Christopher Jay Galvin
Jamie R. Gatson
Angelia LaNette Green
Kathleen N. Halverson
Lucia Gayle Harding
Susanne Elizabeth Hurst
Traci Lynn Kruckemyer
James Edwin Mayfield, Jr.
Karen Fulgham McCoy
Dena M. Norris
Leawna L. Parker
Gina Chaverri-Pauley
Tiffany Renee Ringot
Tana Kay Schroeder
Denisa C. Smith
Patrizia Elisa Smouse-Gomez
Susan C. Thompson
Brett Matthew Trimble
Bridgett DeAnne Troutman
Felicia Maureen Vannoy
Amy Suzanne Vega
Brenda G. Wagner
Marilyn J. Warner
Karen Lynn Wavra
Ericka E. Wiley
Fakeisha Lashay Wright


Master of Liberal Arts
Katherine L. Archer
Audrey Diane Caudle
Emily Cary Gleasure
Jennifer L. Halvorson
Sherri Lynn Hanysz
Anne Reid Hoskins
Sara Christine Kline
Lauren Michelle LaHue
Rebecca S. Lankenau
Jan Kipp McElwain
Joshua Paul Nichols
Mary Lucille Norland
Nikole Marie Rowe
Dallas S. Scrip
Nancy B. Smithyman
J. Matthew Sorrels
Tiffany N. Taylor
Rafael Tolentino
Molly Rebecca Watts

Master of Arts in Education
Julie Amanda Achey
Jeff Patrick Adams
Janice Lorene Aldrich
Rhonda Jo Applegate
Lori Ann Kemme
Meleah Dawn Atha
Molly E. Atherton
Jennifer L. Bacon
Morgan A. Bahn
David R. Bailey
Petal Charee Bartlett
Cynthia Joan Beshore
Kristan Michelle Black
Emily K. Bogue
Kami Noelle Bohlman
Angela L. Bright
Erin Kay Brinton
Aleesa A. Briscoe
Kathryn Anne Brittain
Holly Kay Brown
Kathleen Brox
Emily McNeil Bruner
Mary Anne Burton
Danna Mari Buzzard
Jonathan David Callison
Trisha D. Campbell
Sheldon Carpenter
Gerry Alan Carter
Marilou Cavin
Paula Michele Chambers
Selina Renee Chappell
Deborah Dawn Chaudhuri
Catherine Josephine Cisetti
Amy M. Cordova
Jamie Lyn Coult
Jayne Ann Denny
Lindsay Beth Dickes
Shannon Dorzweiler
Jill R. Douglas
Virginia L. Hanway Dunbar
Mendy Lea Edwards
Lisa Marie Elifrits
Angela Renea Espe
Kathie Remley
Darin L. Fischer
Shane Edward Foust
Michelle L. Fry
Jodi Gengler
Jennifer J. Glas
MeLisa Ann Gonzalez
Melissa Ann Grant
Rebekah S. Hammett
Brooke F. Harmon
Paula J. Hatcher
Jayme L. Hennegin
Elizabeth A. Henson
Lindsay E. Herb
Lorraine E. Hightower
Shirley A. Hodgell
Rick W. House
Michelle LeNaye Hubert
April Diane Jackson
Amy Callene Jeffries
Carla J. Johnson
Shelly Christine Johnson
Nancy Kay Jones
Elizabeth Anne Jorgensen
Jamie Justice
Anne M. Keeley
Jennifer A. Ko
Benjamin D. Kohring
Kelly Konrad
Daniel L. Krusemark
Kristina Lynn Lam
Kristi Melissa Larison
Thomas Patrick Lee
Michelle Leanna Lowden
Loni Lynn Luffman
Elizabeth Mael
Marty Ray Marker
Laura L. Marlow
Staci Rachelle Martin
Conan Scott McCormack
Rhonda K. McDaniel
Diane Ballard McGee
Nancy Alberg McGuire
Lori Ann Meis
Jay Christopher Meyer
Kyle Matthew Miesner
Emily Nichole Miller
Barbara Frances Morrow
Susan Mauck Nanney
Sarah Nicks
Amy Elizabeth Oades
Christina Pederson
Jason A. Peres
Jane Englebrecht Phelps
Kenneth Paul Phipps
Tracy Rae Pieper
Heather Lynne Pollard
Stella Jane Presley
Cynthia R. Price
Hillary Jean Raple
Charisse Lynette Ray
Erin Kay Reed
Stacey Rochelle Reisig
William Joseph Reiter
Martha Ann Reppert
Christi Rice
Rebecca Ripley
Kristina E. Rodriguez
Kathryn Anne Ruhe
Amy Kristin Schletzbaum
Jennifer Lynne Shaffer
Richard Adam Shaginaw
Melissa Jo Short
Wanda Elaine Simchuk
Jana Renee Smith
Jennifer L. Smith
Katherine Diane Smoll
Robert L. Stark
Angela Jean Stueve
Margo B. Suhler
Beth Ann Swanson
Sarah Merlene Tharp
Melissa Kay Thomas
Scott Errol Thomas
Kristin Renee Timm
Heather Marie Tobey
Tina L. Tritico
Ocena Mae Troutman
Andrea N. Van Cleave
Jennifer Lynn Van Utrecht
Gayla Ann Vieta
Erin Ann Walker
Jo Ann Warren
Melody Lynn Waters
Patrick Michael Watts
Shandi L. Webster
Ted S. Webster
Kyle Rene Welliver
Sarah Catherine Werning
Jackie A. Wilcox
Shannon Lenore Wilkinson
Rebekah Renee Winter
Shelbi Dawn Winter
Lori A. Witham
Cynthia D. Wynn
Brian Daniel Zipfel