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U of M, Crookston Student Christine Williams Commissioned as Second Lieutenant
January 24, 2007

CROOKSTON, Minn. (January 24, 2007) –Christine Williams recently received her commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force (USAF) in a ceremony held in Kiehle Auditorium on the University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) campus. The oath was administered by Col Dan Berrenkott, her former commander and mentor. 
Christine Williams was commissioned in a ceremony on January 23, 2007
Christine Williams was commissioned in a ceremony on January 23, 2007


Williams served as an enlisted member of the Air Force before she returned to college full time at UMC where she completed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Studies in December 2006.  Williams was enrolled in the AFROTC program through UMC and University of North Dakota (UND).  Col Tony Williams (no relation) of UND's AFROTC Detachment conducted the ceremony.

The University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) delivers more than 24 different undergraduate degree programs, including online options, in agriculture; arts, humanities and social sciences; business; math, science and technology; and natural resources. UMC is dedicated to helping students and the region aim higher, reach further and dream big dreams. To learn more, visit www.UMCrookston.edu.