Virtual ceremony for graduates will be held on May 16

    The University of Minnesota Crookston will be hosting a Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2020 on campus on Saturday, October 24, 2020 and is currently gathering more information from students and their families via an online survey on who is planning to attend the on-campus ceremony.

    A University of Minnesota systemwide (all five campuses combined) virtual commencement ceremony for student graduates will be held Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 11 a.m. The Crookston campus commencement program can be found at https://www.crk.umn.edu/umc-commencement/commencement-2020.

    The schedule of events for UMN Crookston’s virtual commencement for their 53rd graduating class will include:

    • University of Minnesota systemwide video

    • U of M systemwide speakers including U of M President Joan T.A. Gabel, U of M Regent Mike Kenyanya, U of M Professor Emeritus John Wright, and U of M Distinguished Professor Michael Osterholm

    • Conferring of the Degrees by U of M Regent Ken Powell

    • UMN Crookston speakers including Chancellor Mary Holz-Clause, UMC Student Association President Greg Johnson and UMC Alumni Association President Alisha Asleson

    • UMN Crookston graduates slideshow and faculty/staff well wishes

CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION

    Baccalaureate degrees will be conferred upon those listed below, subject to the completion of all curriculum requirements:

High Distinction

    Evan Barnes, Chris Call, Kalie Anna Crayton, Meredith W. Cross, Erin Dellrocco, Madeline Sue Drayna, Riley Elizabeth Ellison, Jonah Figueiredo, Jessica Lynn Flattum, Justin Andrew Gaddis, Daniel John Gryskiewicz, Elizabeth Melia Haufschild, Amber Johnson, Noah Edward Kalway, Bryan Gregory Kors, Chanjoo Lee, Tavia Nicole Lawson, Jerian Renee Lind, Daniel Emmett Lucid, Shayla Dorothy Marthaler, Shaun Eliott Mathias, Nicole Jean Mazour, Caitlin Marie Michaelis, Nicole Peterson Morgan, Ellen Mary Murphy, Flavio Ribeiro, Katelyn Rickers, Grace Lynne Roers, Nicholas Rodger Rudnik, Sabrina Rux, Lisa Ann Schroeder, Sara Seiberlich, Chloe Ruth Smith, Kayla Ann Stangeland, Jordan Wrobleski, Amy Jo Zappa, and Yuxin Zhou.

Distinction

    Mackenzie Bartels, Spencer Scott Billings, Magda Blumhardt, Kinlee Morgan Burke, Ross Chandonnet, Tessa B. Coster, William K. Cross, Nathan Michael DeTurk, Edlin Gonzalez, Noah Carl Heuchert, Kjersti Hocking, Logan Huso, Gregory A. Johnson, Max Kabachenko, Anna Bernice Kirkpatrick, Emily Knaeble, Megan Tye Koch, Christopher Lang, Samantha Renee Larson, Sabrina Leuer, Bruno Bormolini Marques, Kenzie Brianna Maynard, David Joseph Molitor, Kiley Ashton Montcalm, Darla Kay Muckenhirn, Amanda Olson, Michael W. Pennington, Paige Pitlick, Corrie Sandra Powell, Ryan Michael Ratcli, Claire Elizabeth Rooney, Claire Ruckheim, Eric Thomas Rud, Robyn Lynn Schnobrich, Kristina Rose Schroeder, Kaitlin Jo Sikkink, Thor Thomas Skoe, Alyssa Margaret Thomas, Michael Tripi, Kayla Marie Tsuchiya, Whitney Weidenborner, and Mengyuan Xu.

Graduates

    Paul Aamodt, Kenzie Olivia Aasness, Durosma Ahmed Abdulahi, Ibrahim M. Abdullahi, Hannah Abel, Cathy Ackroyd, Thomas Andrew Ahern, Maslah Omar Ahmed, Heidi E. Allen, Bakhit Saeed Alsubousi, Tommy Altendahl, Amy Anderson, Heather Renee Anderson, Jennah Anderson, Sawyer Anderson, Tyler Anderson, Aaron Armbruster, Maghan Irene Aschoff, Areanna Mae Ash, Alina Ayub, Allison Dawn Babler, Neil Albert Bacon, Bret Badman, Matthew Charles Baker, Stephanie Lynn Baker, Quinn Alan Bauer, Roland Jonathan Baysah, Eric John Behnke, Justin Bellefeuille, Vadim Mikhailovich Belonovich, Esten Beneda, Angela Ranwick Beniek, Nicole Besonen, Chida Nanda Bhattarai, Jodie Lea Black, Emma Bliss, Mary A. Boateng, Natalie Jean Bohrer, Bryan Bokusky, Katie M. Boleen, Josh Bollig, Jaculin Marie Bolz, Johanna R. Boogaard, Britta Lynn Boozell, Anne Marie Boulianne, Todd Michael Boyles, Bailey Bradford, Ben Branscom, Briana Loren Brau, Richard Devin Brown, Christopher S. Brueske, Melissa Brunious, Serena Burkdoll, Jacqueline R. Burke, Amber Nicole Burroughs, Ian Calhoun, Eric Carter, Jianhao Chen, Drew Chesley, Mikayla Raeleigh Christopher, Shane Robert Chubaty, Michael B. Clark, Amanda Marie Clary, Harrison Cleary, Derefaa Henry Ayokunle Cline, Andrew Scott Clow, Richard Cobble, Tyler Coffield, Malcolm Cohen, Joshua Collins, Travis Conoryea, Luis Contreras, Ryan Corneiller, Hunter Patrick Cox, Daniel James Cyson, Ada Da Silva, Trisha Kay Dahlke, Brittany L. Darnell, Teniah Jade Davidson, Zachary Davis, Joseph De Jarnett, Jordan Landon DeBoer, Andrew James Decker, Jermaine Anthony Delgado, Kayla Ann Demuth, Gabrielle Deppa, Ryan Determan, Elliot Douglas Dickey, Brendon Manuel Timothy dos Santos, Megan E. Doughty, Amor Dozal, Philip Lee Dreher, Alysha Dykhoff, April Ebanks-Agurcia, Taylor Jaye Eklund-Visser, Davis Ekman, Wafa Ahmed Elkhalifa, Regis Eller, Brad Alan Ellsworth, Becky Engels, Breanna Erickson, Randi Kay Eriksen, Joy Ezike, Temmy Fakuajo, Nicholas Alan Falzone, Abdirizak H. Farah, Whitney Fenna, Erika Lynn Feeney, Scott Finberg, Samantha Anne Fisher, Jude Pam Fom, Elle Lyn Ford, Joshua Paul Frazer, Sheila M. French, Mason Fugleberg, Griffin Fussy, Sandeep Shivaji Gambhirrao, Hao Gao, Romulo Javier Garcia, John David Gatwood, Jasmine S. Gill, Meghan Roxanne Goetz, Elizabeth Ann Golkowski, Jennifer Good, Tina Goodin, Margo Paige Gordon, Michael Granali, Lauren Green, Ryan Greenwaldt, Malena Hope Groothuis, Dalton Grose, Austin Gross, Aaron Grover, Jayden Grover, Krysten Ann Marie Hall, Michelle Marie Haralson, William David Harmon, Kyra M. Harsha, Joshua M. Heil, Chelsea Mariah Hein, Carter Hendrickson, Peter Hendrickx, Irvin Jose Hernandez, Rosanna Hill, Xenia Marie Hillman, Bryn Hodge, Garrett Hohn, Kyle William Holecek, Aaron Hollcraft, Scott Holm, Treyton John Hought, Jiaming Huang, Nafisa Isac, Evan Corliss Jensen, Yixuan Jiang, Chase Johnson, Emily Lou Johnson Jennifer Lynne Johnson, Julie Johnson, Kristy Johnson, Lauren Ashley Johnson, Reece Michael Johnson, Stacey Jo Johnson. Victoria Johnson. Kayla Jones, Levi Benjamin Juntunen, Joelyn Kaela Kaden, Joshua Kauck, Ashley Ann Kesler, Matthew Kindem, Benjamin N. Knutson, Erin Knutson, Anthony Kobetsky, Tori Ann Koch, Karissa Lynn Kraulik, Luke Kroeplin, Mikki Kromy, Hannah Marie Krueger, Renee Krueger, Michael Kumar, Brandon Lee Lacher, Kristen Elizabeth Lake, Joshua Michael Lanasa, Michaela M. Lano, Jacob William Larkin, Chad David Larsen, Denette Fay Larson, Joseph Larson, Liangqing Lee, Travis Aaron Lee, Zachary Lee, Joseph Lenahan, Bennett D. Lerud, Jiajie Li, Jiawei Li, Emma Jean Liedtke, Shun Liu, April Lee Livers, Trevor Escobar Long, Benjamin Richard Lord, John Patrick Lucid, Quincy Rae Luedeke, Tracy Leigh Lunak, Jonathan Lund, Jessie Marie Lunde-Burnside, Lesia Lysne, Michael Thomas MacDonald, Brittany Nicole Majette, Zachary Paul Malikowski, Melissa Ann Marin, Amy Joyce Adkins Marsen, LaDerek McCray, Herschel Lewis McPherson, Warren Mattila, Cole May, Jodi L. McCumber, Brandon Lynn Meek, Stacy Meinen, Mikhail Memedovich, Dylan John McKenzie Mendez, Steven Alan Meschke, Robert Eugene Mickschl, Brice Miller, Faysal Mohamed, Osob H. Mohamed, Shuaib Abdinor Mohamud, Ashlyn Monson, Hee In Moon, Freya Renee Moore, Logan T. Moreau, Lacey Chevette Morlan, Elysia Morris, Olivia Jeanne Moss, Jonattan Jamar Mudd, Benjamin Michael Muhs, Melissa Marie Munn, Mikayla Lorraine Musack, Joseph D. Mutch, Soohwa Na, Joseph Inrique Nava, Neh Ndingwan, Seth Taylor Newton, Danny Congdanh Nguyen, Javier Nicolau, Jonah Niere, Skylar Marie Niesche, Jessica Nikrin, Marisa Nix, Allison Mae Oberg, Thomas Oberle, Alexandra Ogdahl, Anna Olson, Kerissa Owens, Michael Allen Pangrac, Matthew Christopher Patrick, Christina Paugh, Bryce Paulson, Brock Pearson, Kristine Kelly Peltier, Wyatt Peppel, Clarke M. Peterson, Holie Peterson, Paige Pettit, Jennifer Pham, Vi Pham, Becky Plunkett, Kaylee Marie Pratt, Samantha Proctor, Jayde Proffitt, Olivia Puttin, Sheila Rainey, Jason Tyler Rarick, Courtney Reder, Stephan Reed, Elissa Ann Rehm, Andrew Daniel Rentschler, Erika Ribar, Chante Melissa Riley, Molly Mae Riley, Joely Marie Roberts, Mikaela Rodriguez, Brienna Y. Rogers, Jamie L. Rogers, Robert Todd Rose, Hanna Ruckheim, Mason Ruhlman, Coltan Brent Runge, Chris Rutchik, Annabelle Tuyizere Rypa, Rosie Sanchez, Kristina Schelonka, Jason Thomas Scherer, Ernest Ralph Scherger III, Ben Schlaak, Amber Marie Schoenicke, Ryne Schoger, Alicia Rae Schueler, Jessica Leah Schultz, Jalin Scott, Bryce Sebelius, Zachary P. Seipel, Cameron Shanks, April Sheldon, Taquan Shelton, Meranda Shindelbower, Adam Shykes, James Sierra, Michal Slezak, Ashley Smith, Lingfeng Song, Danielle Marie Steinke, Emmitt Stevens, Janica Stewart, Joseph Stewart, Haley Elizabeth Strachan, John Francis Strasser, Aleksandra Maria Stuttgen, Salman Hassan Syed, Zakeeyah Taddese, Janie Lee Thao, Nathan K. Theis, Xristo Theodoridis, Jack Austin Thibodeau, Carsten Thomas, Jennifer Sue Thompson, Regann Elizabeth Thrasher, Ian Frederick Spencer Timberlake, Nicholas A. Torgerson, Ryan L. Trapp, Morgan Douglas Trefz, Reginald Tejuan Troop, Amanuel Tsegaye, Jakob Michael Vandal, Brandon Steven Vanwatermulen, Vadim Virkh, Nicholas Vogel, Tyler Vold, Austin Walker, Anthony Waller, Tayylor Walters, Weiqian Wang, Zhengzheng Wang, Joseph Stanley Warner, Shelby Nicolle Wastweet, Ashley Watkins, Paige Weakley, Brenden Daniel Weber. Erica Webster, Shawn Michael Wegman, Carlee Wersal, Mariah Nicole Wetzel, Jill Diane Whitcomb, Nikki White, Brittney Helen Whited, Meghan Leanne Wien, Raelynn Nicole Wildman, Hope Lauren Williams, Tenniel Rose Winger, Anthony Lee Winters, Miranda Wohlers, Ethan Woinarowicz, Muluselam Aklilu Wolde, Samantha Jo Wolf, Laura Wong, Maxwell Robert Woodis, Nicholas James Wuensch, Robert Francis Wypy, Jared Vincent Zachman, Sarah Zellmer, Jingjie Zhang, Melanie Zickrick, Wyatt Michael Ziegler, Morgan Leah Zimny, and Emily Megan Zitzmann.