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U of M, Crookston Announces Spring Semester 2008 Graduates
June 17, 2008

Contact: Robert Nelson, Registrar, 218-281-8560 (, Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director of communications, 218-281-8432 ( )

CROOKSTON, Minn. (June 17, 2008) – The Office of the Registrar at the University of Minnesota, Crookston recently announced its list of spring 2008 graduates. Students completed their degree requirements during spring semester 2008. Graduates are listed below with their degree(s) earned.

The University of Minnesota, Crookston enrolls approximately 1,200 full-time students and is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The U of M, Crookston is a four-year baccalaureate degree granting institution, dedicated to learning, discovery and engagement in northwest Minnesota.

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Aasness, Austin James

Agriculture AAS/ Animal Science BS

Fergus Falls



Armstrong, Vanessa Louis Biology BS/ Health Sciences BS Fisher MN  
Barchenger, Maria E. Business Management, BS Albany MN  
Barrett, Thomas Patrick Agricultural Systems Mgmt BS East Grand Forks MN  
Beach, Jessica Lynn Animal Science BS Sebeka MN  
Bladow, Kiely Ann Early Childhood Education BS Monument CO  
Blazejewski, Amanda D Equine Science BS Newfolden MN  
Blocker, Michelle Elizabeth Equine Science BS Zim MN  
Bohlman, Tyson Mark Manufacturing Management BMM Grand Forks ND  
Brorson, Nicholas Kevin Information Networking Mgmt BS Anchorage AK  
Brule, Jamie Ann Applied Health BAH Rochester MN  
Cailier, Timothy Daniel Plant Industries Mgmt BS Crooksotn MN  
Carneal, Vincent P. Applied Studies BS Wadena MN  
Christensen, Sarah Jean Equine Science BS Appleton WI  
Clark, Emilee Jane Marketing/Management AAS Fort Branch IN  
Conkins, Eric John Hotel/Restrnt/Inst Mgmt BS Morris MN  
Crance, Theresa Marie Hlth Sciences BS/ Biology BS Timber Lake SD  
Darsow, Jacob Alex Business Management BS St. Paul MN  
Davis, Erin Elizabeth Applied Studies BS Crookston MN  
Davis, James Edward Natural Resources BS Hewitt MN  
Derosier, Tyler Lee Information Technology Mgmt BS Crookston MN  
Derouard, Megan Gisele Sport & Recreation Mgmt BS Kenora ON CAN
Dighans, Luke Agronomy BS Peerless MT  
Efird, Brittany Danielle Equine Science BS Joplin MO  
Egli, Shawn Andrew Manufacturing Management BMM

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Engelmann, Katie Mae Natural Resources BS Crookston MN  
Erickson, Nicole Renae Accounting BS/Business Starbuck MN  
Erklouts, Daniel Duane Manufaturing Management BMM Brooklyn Center MN  
Eskelson, Paige Rochelle Business Management BS Enderlin ND  
Fenske, Candace Christine Applied Health BAH Madelia MN  
Field, Joseph Allen Business Management BS Thief River Falls MN  
Fitzgerald, Rebekah Miller Sport & Recreation Mgmt BS Faribault MN  
Forse, Matthew Scott Accounting BS Sturgeon Lake MN  
Fox, Cody Brandon Natural Resources BS New Ulm MN  
Gildner, Emily E Early Childhood Education BS Apple Valley MN  
Goering, Blaine Anthony Applied Studies BS Crookston MN  
Gorman, Dylan Yale Business Management BS Minneapolis MN  
Graff, Randy John Sport & Recreation Mgmt BS St. Paul MN  
Groenke, Brent Rollin Natural Resources BS Morden Canada MB CAN
Hagen, Steven Lloyd Business Management BS Mayville ND  
Haman, James T Plant Industries Mgmt BS Crary ND  
Harren, Joshua Joseph Natural Resources BS St Cloud MN  
Hegge, Lydia Jane Hotel/Restrnt/Inst Mgmt BS Crookston MN  
Henderson, Bobby Wayne Natural Resources BS Ada MN  
Hoselton, Lee Brian Information Technology Mgmt BS Drayton ND  
Irrgang Jr, James Allen Business Management BS Grand Forks ND  
Ishag, Elzaki Adam Manufacturing Management BMM Brooklyn Park MN  
Jeremiason, Katie Marie Business Management BS Marshall MN  
Jesunas, Theresa A Agriculture AAS/ Equine Science BS Phillips WI  
John, Clement Alao Manufacturing Management BMM Brooklyn Park MN  
Kollar, Joseph Francis Sport & Recreation Mgmt BS Norwood-Young America MN  
Koski, Amy Jo Dietetic Technician AAS Coon Rapids MN  
Krell, Christine Marie Equine Science BS Verndale MN  
Krigbaum, Jonathan Boyd Accounting BS Grand Forks ND  
Kruschke, Rebecca M Agriculture AAS/Equine Science BS Onamia MN  
LeTourneau, David James Natural Resources BS White Bear Lk MN  
Lisell, Ryan Elmer Manufacturing Management BMM Roseau MN  
Loll, Josiah John Agricultural Business BS Campbell MN  
Lopez, Juanita Ann Business Management BS Crookston MN  
Malo, Alysson Jean Early Childhood Education BS Crookston MN  
McCargar, Sasha Marie Equine Science BS Le Sueur MN  
Meissner, Joshua Evan Natural Resources BS Brandon MN  
Mendiola, Romualdo Jose Business Management BS Northridge CA  
Menze, Dauline Marie Communication BS Starbuck MN  
Messner, Brent Kristopher Sport & Recreation Mgmt BS McVille ND  
Meyer, Micah David Natural Resources BS Parkers Prairie MN  
Miller, Amber Nicole Equine Science BS De Pere WI  
Milne, Brittany Lann Hlth Sciences BS Glendive MT  
Misik, Jerome John Manufacturing Management BMM Pine City MN  
Mohamed Elhad Ben, Mohamed Abdallah Manufacturing Management BMM Grand Forks ND  
Morin, Matthew Robert Natural Resources BS East Grand Forks MN  
Mountin, Todd Steven Dietetic Technician AAS Lacey WA  
Muise, Rachel Lian Equine Science BS Ojai CA  
Munch, Amanda Louise Communication BS Beltrami MN  
Myint, Khin Manufacturing Management BMM Shakopee MN  
Myllykangas, Paul Edwin Natural Resources BS Wolf Lake MN  
Naplin, Eric David Biology BS North Street MI  
Nevalainen, Chad Robert Natural Resources BS Kabetogama MN  
Nordick, Andrew William Natural Resources BS Fergus Falls MN  
Oien, Joshua Andrew Hotel/Restrnt/Inst Mgmt BS Oakdale MN  
Osowski, Chad Michael Agricultural Systems Mgmt BS Grafton ND  
Osowski, Rebecca Lynn Agricultural Business BS Lakewood CO  
Palm, Lucas Andrew Golf and Turf Mgmt BS Elmhurst IL  
Paulson, Carolyn Nicole Equine Science BS Thief River Falls MN  
Peterson, Wade Andrew Agronomy BS/ Agricultural Business East Grand Forks MN  
Plaine, Teal Robert Business Management BS Hallock MN  
Ramsden, Corey A Agricultural Business BS/ Agriculture AAS Sisseton SD  
Regan, Melanie Katie Equine Science BS Anchorage AK  
Robinson, Demario Dwane Manufacturing Management BMM Crookston MN  
Roerick, Craig Matthew Agricultural Education BS/ Animal Science BS Swanville MN  
Roiko, Amanda Amelia Hotel/Restrnt/Inst Mgmt BS Verndale MN  
Ruther, Samantha Marie Applied Studies BS Richville MN  
Schafer, Leah Kristine Equine Sciences Sherburn MN  
Schoenberger, Shannon Mary Equine Sciences Detroit Lakes MN  
Schwartz, Amy Jo Plant Industries Mgmt BS Monticello MN  
Sedler, Brittany A. Hotel/Restrnt/Inst Mgmt BS Finley ND  
Seiler, Ashley Jane Equine Science BS West Concord MN  
Severance, Kyle Ellis Animal Science BS Waterbury Center VT  
Simpkins, Debra L Business Management BS Crookston MN  
Singh, Bisham Manufacturing Management BS Brooklyn Park MN  
Smith, Andrew Roy Information Technology Mgmt BS Eden Prairie MN  
Sponholtz, Kyle Alan Natural Resources BS Richland WA  
Stangler, Kathryn Renae Horticulture BS Deer River MN  
Starr, Robert James Natural Resources BS Cottage Grove MN  
Steigauf, Thomas John Golf and Turf Mgmt BS/ Horticulture BS Woodbury MN  
Steinbrecher, Lisa Marie Business Management BS Seward AK  
Swanson, Timothy Paul Agricultural Business BS Warren MN  
Swedber, Kimberly Grace Hotel/Restrnt/Inst Mgmt BS Waterville MN  
Thompson, Andrew Douglas Agricultural Systems Mgmt BS Park River ND  
Thronson, Britney Ann Agricultural Business BS Halstad MN  
Tomlanovich, Tyler J Golf and Turf Mgmt BS/ Horticulture BS Eagle River WI  
Tucker, Ryan B Business Management BS Crookston MN  
Turner, Susan Janette Business General AS/ Marketing Management AAS/ Sport and Recreation BS Echo MN  
Vo, Hung Tien Information Technology Mgmt BS/ Business General AS Pelican Rapids MN  
Wang, ShengBo Business Management BS Shing Juang City Taipei TAIWAN   TWN
Warren, Allison L Animal Science BS/ Biology Burlington ON CAN
Webster, Levi John Information Technology Mgmt BS Kennedy MN  
Werner, Amber Crystal Arenda Equine Science BS/ Plant Industries Mgmt BS Big Lake MN  
Williams, Amanda Mary Natural Resources BS Littlefork MN  
Wolvert, Brian Peter Natural Resources BS Randle WA  
Woodward, Terence Cory Natural Resources BS Eyota MN  
Zumbaum, Kristin Lea Equine Science BS Elk River MN  
Zutz, Steve Sport and Recreation Mgmt BS Red Lake Falls MN