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Spring 2017 Degree Conferrals Announced

Seniors complete requirements for their degrees.

The Alma College Registrar’s Office is pleased to announce the following students have completed the requirements for their respective degrees. Several students also earned graduation honors, awarded in three levels, recognizing outstanding academic achievement.

The highest honor, summa cum laude, is given to students who have achieved a 3.8 grade point average (GPA); magna cum laude honors are awarded to students who have achieved a 3.6 GPA, and cum laude honors require an achievement of 3.4 GPA. In addition to graduate honors, Alma graduates may earn Department Honors by demonstrating superior performance in a particular academic discipline. To receive this award, graduates presented a thesis of honors caliber and achieved a GPA of 3.5 or higher in their major field.

Students are listed below by their hometown:

Christopher Johnson of Sunnyvale, CA received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology.

Meng Cai of Beijing, China received a Bachelor of Arts degree in new media studies.

Zi-Ling Liang of Maoming, China received a Bachelor of Arts degree in new media studies.

Wanqing Wang of Tianjin, China received a Bachelor of Arts degree in new media studies.

Jose Maldonado Del Corral of Quito, Ecuador received a Bachelor of Arts degree in new media studies and marketing.

Fabrice Constant of Miami, FL received a Bachelor of Arts degree in health care administration.

Leona Barnes of Chicago, IL received a Bachelor of Arts degree in art and design and anthropology.

Aaron Griffin of Glen Ellyn, IL received a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing.

Patrick Mallett of Naperville, IL received a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude in new media studies.

Katia Hamamouche of Carmel, IN received a Bachelor of Arts degree summa cum laude with Departmental Honors in education.

Mikhaila Markham of Perryville, MD received a Bachelor of Arts degree summa cum laude in new media studies.

Paige Ampey of Allegan, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology and anthropology.

William Mulligan of Allenton, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree cum laude in biology.

Sarah Bishop of Alma, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in art and design.

Alexandra Laykova of Alma, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree summa cum laude in chemistry and integrative physiology and health science.

Evan Masley of Alma, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration.

Trisha Reed of Alma, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in athletic training.

Jordan Wilson of Alma, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing.

Alexander Bryan of Almont, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in new media studies.

Lindsey Lloyd of Ann Arbor, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing.

Kaitlyn York of Auburn, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree summa cum laude in political science.

Grant Greenwood of Bay City, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in professional accounting.

Austin Schnepp of Beaverton, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude in international business administration.

Weston Kartes of Boyne City, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in education and social studies.

Thomas Miller of Brighton, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude in international business administration.

Richard DeMarois of Canton, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration.

Hannah King of Cheboygan, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude in biology.

Brett Hutcheon of Chelsea, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology and anthropology.

Kelsey Stoll of Chesaning, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude in education.

Zachary Lesniak of Commerce Township, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration and English.

Josie Sabo of Coopersville, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude in new media studies and art and design.

Jordan McGowen of Davisburg, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude in new media studies.

Marcella Flury of Dearborn Heights, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in new media studies and art and design.

Kaila Black of DeWitt, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in integrative physiology and health science.

Danielle Knight of Elwell, MI received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree cum laude with Departmental Honors in nursing.

Tyler Edwards of Flint, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing.

Nicholas Sullivan of Flushing, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude in health care administration.

Elizabeth Taylor of Fruitport, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree cum laude in psychology.

Jay Lindgren of Gaylord, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in integrative physiology and health science.

Eric Mason of Gaylord, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude in professional accounting.

Sean McDonald of Gladwin, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education and mathematics.

Mary Benson of Grand Rapids, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude in Spanish.

Gillian Young of Grand Rapids, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in education.

Joshua Carolan of Grosse Pointe Farms, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in management.

Jerome Jackson II of Harper Woods, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in integrative physiology and health science.

Macayla Greiner of Hart, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree magna cum laude with Departmental Honors in integrative physiology and health science.

Claudia Barajas of Holland, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree cum laude in biology.

John Kimball of Howell, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history.

Victoria Sheffer of Indian River, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology and anthropology.

Emily Allison of Jackson, MI received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree magna cum laude in art and design.

Trent Hullett of Jackson, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry.

Amber Tuttle of Kalamazoo, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology.

Durham Basso of Lake Orion, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in integrative physiology and health science.

Josef Perry of Lapeer, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in educational studies.

Steven Luomala-Kipp of Linden, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree with Departmental Honors in communication.

Justin Larkins of Livonia, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry.

Audrey Ortiz of Midland, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree summa cum laude in physics.

Joseph Bongard of Millington, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in integrative physiology and health science.

Eric Veurink of Montague, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in integrative physiology and health science.

Charles Clark of Mt. Pleasant, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in professional accounting.

Morgan Seaberg of Muskegon, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in integrative physiology and health science.

Kaylan Fitch of Onekama, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology.

Jessica Bigelow of Perry, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree summa cum laude with Departmental Honors in English.

Amanda Kline of Petoskey, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology.

Sabrina Gambill of Portland, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude in political science.

Roderick Howard of Redford, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in integrative physiology and health science.

R. Collin Rankin of Redford, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry.

Ally Chapoton of Richmond, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology.

Reilly Gordon of Rochester Hills, MI received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in art and design.

Chase Fairchild of Rockford, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree summa cum laude in professional accounting.

Brianna Yaroch of Sanford, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in new media studies.

Taylor Card of Shelby Township, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude in Spanish and English with Departmental Honors in English.

Jill Kemper of Shelbyville, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology.

Breanna Collins of Sheridan, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in educational studies.

William Belcher Jr. of Spring Lake, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing.

Jonathan Mundt of Spring Lake, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing.

Aaron Khoury of St. Clair Shores, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology.

Julia Knebl of St. Joseph, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in integrative physiology and health science.

Katarzyna Majkowski of Stockbridge, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in health care administration.

Tyler Beistline of Utica, MI received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology.

Mackenzie Kalisiewicz of Warren, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history.

Sydney Hooker of Wayland, MI received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology, sociology and anthropology.

Vivienne Walton of Greensboro, NC received a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude in psychology and theatre and dance-dance with Departmental Honors in theatre and dance-dance.

Luke Ashton of Omaha, NE received a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude in political science and anthropology with Departmental Honors in political science.

Miranda Ward-Wellington of Barnegat, NJ received a Bachelor of Arts degree in educational studies.

Story published on August 22, 2017