Commencement Honors & Awards 2012

The following students have earned distinction for outstanding achievements in a variety of academic and personal pursuits, and were recognized during the Commencement ceremony on May 20 and the Honors Convocation on May 19. Mount Mercy University congratulates these students for their considerable contributions to the mission and spirit of Mount Mercy! 

Mary Catherine McAuley Award . . . . . . . Daniel Morgan
Mary Frances Warde Award . . . . . . . Ryan Pleggenkuhle
President's Award . . . . . . . Cynthia Petersen

The Outstanding Accounting Student Award . . . . . . . Lesa Caspers
The Outstanding Economics Student Award  . . . . . . . Jonathan Close
The Outstanding Finance Student Award . . . . . . . Randalle Seeley
The Outstanding Human Resource Management Award . . . . . . . Janae Rosien
The Outstanding Marketing Student Award . . . . . . . Emily McLane
The Sister Mary Norbert Karnik Award . . . . . . . Cory Taylor
The Outstanding Adult Accelerated Student Award . . . . . . . Michelle Vrban
The Biology Award . . . . . . . Ian Ster
The Sister Immaculata Business Award . . . . . . . Adam Kaefring
The Dale Harrison Outstanding Management Student Award . . . . . . . Zachery Kuntz
The Computer Science Award . . . . . . . John Erickson
The Criminal Justice Award . . . . . . . Christina VanderZee
The Sister Mary Xavier Award . . . . . . . Alison Swanson
The Sister Mary Ildephonse Award . . . . . . . Rachel Dee
The John P. Barthel Poetry Award . . . . . . . Jessica Joens, Kristine Kouba, Alison Swanson
The History Award . . . . . . . Joy Williams
The Mathematics Award . . . . . . . Dana Poellet
The Sister Mary Edward Nursing Award . . . . . . . Megan Mahoney
The Sister Monica Ryan Philosophy Award . . . . . . . Kyle Thompson
The Political Science Award . . . . . . . Kyle Thompson
The Christine L. Woodruff Psychology Award . . . . . . . Travis Voss
The Sister Mary Agnes Hennessey Communication Award . . . . . . .Jennifer Koenighain
The Outstanding Journalism Student Award . . . . . . . Ryan Pleggenkuhle
The Anne K. Stenzel Social Work Award . . . . . . . Katie Easterly
The Nancy LaMorgese Sociology Award . . . . . . . Michele Wegmann
The Sister Roseline Kos Senior Education Award . . . . . . . Elizabeth Hill
The Co-Curricular Service Award . . . . . . . Dana Poellet
The Sister Mary Roberta Lyness Award . . . . . . . Sara Wolf
The Sisters of Mercy Social Justice Award . . . . . . .Elizabeth Brumm

Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

Elizabeth Brumm Kristie Chisholm Angela Crary Keely Danielsen
Rachel Dee Paula Hermsen Elizabeth Hill Nicole Hotz
Jessica Joens Tricia Juszczyk Adam Kaefring Kristine Kouba
Denis Krdzalic Benjamin Kucera Zachery Kuntz Jennifer Lala
Rebecca Lampe Leandro Martinez Daniel Morgan Allison Osweiler
Cynthia Petersen Jay Petersen Dana Poellet Benjamin Reinhart
Allison Roemig Jenna Schueller Susan Schwennen Randalle Seeley
Dustin Smaby Ian Ster Alison Swanson Travis Voss
Weston Wery Sara Wolf Britney Yotter