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Presentation College Announces President and Dean Lists for Spring 2021

ABERDEEN, S.D. — Presentation College has announced the President and Dean Lists for the Spring 2021 semester. To qualify for the President’s List, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average for the semester. Students maintaining a 3.5 to 3.999 grade point average are included on the Dean’s List.

President’s List:

Kyle Angielski
Angela Claussen
Josephyne Clemens
Nimish Gounder
Brooke Heairet
Kenzie Kuxhaus
Hayden Leggett
Michael Lyons
Alex Mantone
Antony Martinez
Justin Mcclurg
Patricia Ladine Mendoza
Sydney Miller
Morgan Moelter
Samuel Motzkus
Jack Murray
Kristina Nelson
Giulia Occhino
Emma Ogitchida
Jenna Ostenson
Jocelyn Peterson
Abbie Rodgers
Elizabeth Serago
Camryn Shockley
Echo Smit
Amy Turner
Samantha VanderWel
Alexandra White
Delainey Williams
Zachary Zierden

Dean's List:

Rebecca Allen
Zack Anders
Lexee Anderson
Rodney Axson
Laura Babcock
Jillian Barton
Parker Beastrom
Jackson Becker
Kellan Callahan
Jamie Campbell
Erica Carda
Olivia Castellanos
Ronna Chappell
Heather Cline
Alyssa Correa
Nicholas Delgado
Candace Dobberpuhl
Christian Fischer
Natalie Flores
MiKayla Forsting
Rolando Galvez
Samuel Garner
Samantha Geditz
Owen Gollinger
Aaron Havis
Jacob Hawkins
Corrine Helmueller
Hannah Hoffert
Dylan Humphrey
Kelsie Jenkins
Kendel Jones
Preston Jones
Alexander Karp
Cassidy Keller
Jacob Klemme
John Kludt
Yasmin Knock
Katrin Kriener
Jordan Kulczyk
Sarah Larson
Cassandra Loa
Emily Locke
Gabrielle Lopez
Aylene Lopez
Shaina Mack
Kendell Magalis
Maria Martinelli
Krystina McCollum
John Miller
Hannah Moffenbier
Shawnee Mollman
Nicholas Moore
Staci Musielak
Caleb Mutchler
Zach Niederman
Keagan Niedermeyer
Allisen Nielsen
Vanessa O'Brien
Tone Oglesby
Kotaro Okada
Kelechi Okoh
Eduardo Ortiz
Yulissa Pena
Evy Peterson
Brandy Peterson
William Putman
Megan Roehl
Carla Rothwell
Brook Russell
Ashley Elaine Sanchez
Karly Sanchez
Kennedy Schimke
Emily Schock
Sean Schuring
Clayton Scott
Mikayla Semenov
McKenzie Serfoss
Kelsey Smith
Miranda Stever
Alex Sumption
Amelia Tarbox
Makaela Teiken
Emma Thompson
Shelby Tietz
Gavin Ulbrich
Harleigh Utecht
Victoria Vau
Julisa Vega
Camille Vestal
Josie Walz
Kayla Weitzman
Maxwell Welch
Sidney Welling
Ashleigh Wong
Charity Zetterlund

SD Athletic Trainers' Association Awards PC Student and Educator of the Year

The South Dakota Athletic Trainers’ Association held its annual Honors and Awards Banquet. Presentation College senior athletic training student, Michael Lyons was recognized as the 2021 SDATA Athletic Training Student of the Year. The award serves to recognize an athletic training student for their involvement in the athletic training profession at the school, state, or district level. Lyons attends Presentation College in Aberdeen, SD and will graduate in the spring of 2022.

 “Michael is a model athletic training student. He is not only passionate about his future in athletic training, but also works to strengthen the profession. We are lucky to have someone of his caliber in our program and I am excited to see what the future holds for Michael. I know that he will continue to positively impact the lives of his patients, colleagues and the broader athletic training community,” said Brittany Hubbart the athletic training education program director at Presentation College.

Presentation College Athletic Training Education Program Director Brittany Hubbart was also recognized for her work as the SDATA 2021 Athletic Training Educator of the Year. This award serves to recognize and athletic training instructor or preceptor for their outstanding dedication to the development of athletic training students and the profession of athletic training.

Both received their award at the South Dakota Athletic Trainer’s Association annual honors and awards banquet on June 3rd in Sioux Falls, SD.

SD AHEC Scholars Recognition Ceremony

Presentation College had 7 senior nursing students complete this two year long SD AHEC Scholars program. These students each completed 160 hours to gained knowledge and experience in practicing health in rural and underserved communities.

In this photo from left to right: Dennise Brock (Northeast SD AHEC Board of Director Vice President/Huron Regional Medical Center), Emma Thompson (PC-BSN), Jean Mitchell (Northeast SD AHEC Board of Directors President/Faulkton Area Medical Center), Megan Roehl (PC-BSN), Callie Mickelson (PC-BSN), Kelsie Jenkins (PC-BSN), Emily Schock (PC-BSN), MiKayla Forsting (PC-BSN), Shelby Tietz (PC-BSN), Dr. Paula Langteau (PC), and Sandra Durick (Northeast SD AHEC Executive Director).

Communication Honor Society Induction

On April 15, Parker Beastrom, Brooke Heairet, and Hannah Hoffert were officially inducted into Lambda Pi Eta, the Collegiate Honor Society associated with the National Communication Association. To be eligible, students must have completed 60 total credits (with at least 12 in Communication) and have earned a 3.0 cumulative GPA, a 3.25 GPA in Communication courses. Congratulations on your academic achievement!

Photo: Parker Beastrom; Dr. Paula Langteau, College President; and Brooke Heairet. (Hoffert not pictured.)

Presentation College Business Students Recognized with Top Honors at PBL Virtual State Leadership Conference

Students from across five colleges, located in North and South Dakota, came together to Aspire to lead and network at the virtual Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) State Leadership Conference (SLC).    Participants from across North Dakota universities, Presentation College, and Northern State University attended this exciting conference to enhance their business skills, expand their networks, and participate in business and business-related competitive events. Presentation College students competed in both individual and team events.

The following Presentation College students received recognition at the PBL Awards of Excellence Program on April 10, 2021: 

Jerod Boswell received 1st place in Client Service, 1st place in Help Desk, and 3rd place in Financial Concepts.  Josephyne Clemens received 1st place in Business Ethics.  Nimish Gounder received 1st place in Human Resource Management (team event), 1st place in Impromptu Speaking, and 1st place in Management Analysis and Decision Making (team event).  Aaron Havis received 2nd place in Contemporary Sports Issues.  Cassidy Keller received 1st place in Marketing Analysis and Decision Making (team event), 1st place in Public Speaking, and 2nd place in Global Analysis and Decision Making (team event).  Sydney Miller received 1st place in Job Interview, 1st place in Marketing Analysis and Decision Making (team event), and 2nd place in Global Analysis and Decision Making (team event).  William Putman received 1st place in Human Resource Management (team event), 1st place in Management Analysis and Decision Making (team event), and 2nd place in Management Concepts.  Alexandra White received 1st place in Human Resource Management (team event) and 1st place in Management Analysis and Decision Making (team event). 

“These students are some of the most dedicated and hard-working students at Presentation College. It is quite evident that all of their persistence to excellence came to fruition at the PBL Awards of Excellence program this year.  Each of these young women and men will truly be an asset to their communities,” said Brenda Merkel, Presentation College business faculty.                                               

For many students, the competitive events are the capstone activity of their academic careers. In addition to the competitions, students immersed themselves in interactive virtual workshops, tied blankets for Project Linus, and heard from motivational keynotes on a broad range of business topics.


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