December 3, 2012
Fall commencement at Northwestern Oklahoma State University will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9, in Percefull Fieldhouse.
Dr. Peggy Wisdom, 1968 alumna, will provide the commencement speech. Wisdom is professor of neurology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She currently is chief of Neurology/ Rehabilitation at the Oklahoma City Veterans' Affairs Medical Center.
Music will be provided by the Ranger symphonic band under the direction of Dr. Michael Stone.
A reception honoring the graduates will immediately follow the ceremony and be held in the in the Student Center Ballroom.
Ninety-five students are candidates to receive bachelor’s degrees, six will receive master of education degrees.
Eleven of those receiving bachelor’s degrees will graduate with honors. Students with cumulative grade point averages between 3.70 and 3.79 are designated cum laude, those with GPAs between 3.80-3.89 are magna cum laude and those above 3.90 are summa cum laude.
Those honor graduates, their degrees and their hometowns are as follows:
SUMMA CUM LAUDE
CARMEN – Kaylee Byrd, Bachelor of Science Education in health and sports science.
HELENA – Cali Crissup, Bachelor of Science in mass communication.
NEWKIRK – William Edwardson Jr., Bachelor of Science Education in elementary education.
WAUKOMIS – Blanca Schmitz-Cole, Bachelor of Business Administration.
MAGNA CUM LAUDE
FARGO – Trey Long, Bachelor of Science Education in health and sports science education.
MEDFORD – Matthew Lebeda, Bachelor of Science in chemistry.
MOORELAND – Morgan Plummer, Bachelor of Arts education in English education.
LAKIN - William Rice, Bachelor of Science in biology.
SAN ANTONIO – Christina Nunez, Bachelor of Science in health and sports science education.
KATHMANDU – Jeevan Pandey, Bachelor of Science in computer science.
ALVA – Crystal Perrin, Bachelor of Science Education in elementary education.
MASTER OF EDUCATION
ALVA – Kaylen Corder, school counseling; Kathryn Franta, adult education management and administration.
ENID – Kathryn Anton, non-certificate; Emily Jenkins, elementary education; Kristen Miller, educational leadership.
MINNEOLA – Mickey Stout, secondary education.
BACHELOR OF ARTS
CARRIER – Destinee Burnham, English.
DOVER – Gregory Green Jr., history.
ENID – Stephanie Randolph, history; Miranda Taylor, general studies.
MENO – Vanessa Melendez, Spanish.
PONCA CITY – Deborah Greer, English.
SHIDLER – Sharon McEuin, sociology.
WOODWARD – Patricia Byrd, history; PeggySue Williams, sociology.
LOS ANGELES – Marcell Manccine, sociology.
SAN JOSE – Christopher Jones, sociology.
BACHELOR OF ARTS EDUCATION
WOODWARD – Illanna Bell.
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
BLACKWELL – Sharon Utech, business administration.
BOLEY – Michael Mann, business administration.
PONCA CITY – Brendon Gemmill, business administration; Timothy Rathbun, accounting.
POND CREEK – Autumn Chambers, accounting.
SEILING – Kasey Trammell, business administration.
WOODWARD – Brandy Stinson, accounting; Leesa Stinson, business administration.
PERRYTON – Timothy File, business administration.
BACHELOR OF MUSIC
ALVA – Dana Miller, vocal music.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
ADA – Ayla McCoy, health and sports science education.
ALVA – Emilee Beard, health and sports science education; Brandy Callison, criminal justice; Becky Hansel, biology; Gary Harley, health and sports science education; Travis Hofer, psychology; Taylor Hooper, health and sports science education.
BLACKWELL – Matthew Hill, psychology; Tonya Hill, psychology.
BURLINGTON – Jeremy Harper, health and sports science education.
CANTON – Renae Acker, psychology.
CHEROKEE – Kelcie Judd, psychology; Cynthia Passwater, agri-business.
ENID – Joshua Bowles, conservation law enforcement; Kayla Enloe, psychology.
FAIRFAX – Matthew Hunt, health and sports science education.
GUTHRIE – Kelsey Burdick, health and sports science education.
HELENA – Teague Burkes, health and sports science.
KINGFISHER – Kyle Jech, health and sports science education.
LAHOMA – Lila Pettyjohn, psychology.
MARLAND – Adam Beck, criminal justice/law enforcement.
MOORELAND – Betty Sowell, psychology.
NEWKIRK – Geoffrey Elliott, chemistry.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Ashton Fitzgerald, health and sports science education.
PONCA CITY – Carla Carney, computer science; Kyrie Crippen, psychology.
TYRONE – Bradley Amerin, mathematics.
SHATTUCK – Kyle Bentley, health and sports science education.
WOODWARD – Jeryka Pipins, health and sports science education.
ANTHEM – Jordan Flittie, health and sports science education.
BURBANK – Krista Smith, health and sports science education
ONTARIO – Patrick Johnson Jr., criminal justice-law enforcement.
ROMOLAND – Lena Jordan, computer science.
WEST COVINA – Robert Mata, health and sports science education.
CALDWELL – Ami Lebeda, computer science.
LAKIN – Logan Mosburg, psychology.
MEDICINE LODGE – Bobbie Rae Maze, agriculture.
WINFIELD – Paul Berndsen, mass communication.
HILLSBORO – Amanda Dixon, agriculture.
ORAL – Clint Kindred, agri-business.
SAN ANTONIO – Kayla Meloni, health and sports science education.
VEGA ALTA – Jose Maysonet, health and sports science education.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE EDUCATION
BILLINGS – Casey Stoll, elementary and special education.
BUFFALO – Gloria Carpenter, early childhood education.
ENID - Tanya Gordon, early childhood education; Tabbitha Huggins, elementary education.
GAGE – Audra Olive, early childhood education.
GOLTRY – Matthew Foster, health and sports science education.
MEDFORD – Dyshia Evans, ag education.
NEWKIRK – Charles Hensey, agriculture education.
OKEENE – Candy Jones, early childhood education.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sarah Brodt, elementary education; Cary Cox, early childhood education.
PONCA CITY – Chelsey Wilks, elementary and early childhood education.
SAND SPRINGS – Tommy Rogers, health and sports science education.
SENTINEL – McKensey Maddox, agriculture education.
WAUKOMIS – Patricia Hess, elementary and early childhood education.
WAYNOKA – DaNae Hagelberg, early childhood education.
BROOMFIELD – Halee Hogner, special education.
ANTHONY – Cassie Teel, elementary and early childhood education.
AUGUSTA – Lucas Camac, health and sports science education.
HARRISONVILLE – Lauren Milner, early childhood education