100 graduate from Beacom business school

The University of South Dakota's Beacom School of Business, highly rated by the Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report, recently announced that 100 students graduated in its winter term.


In congratulating the 47 MBA students and 53 bachelor’s degree students, Beacom Dean Venky Venkatachalam sounded a confident note:

“We are confident that they will be very successful in their pursuit of career goals and ambitions, as our faculty and staff have worked very hard to prepare them for careers and the opportunities that lie ahead,” he said.

The graduates, sorted by degree, are:

Master of Business Administration

Patrick Ryan Baird, Brett Andrew Bentele, Ashley Alyssa Boesche, Christopher Burnley, Stephanie Arlene Candler, Misty Janai Colvin, Eric Davis, Cindy Kun DeAnda, Heath Allen Elenbaas, Yasser Mohamen Samir Ghanem, Dustin A. Kizzire, Hao Lu, Nolan Lubarski, Michael Jay Merry, Jennifer Nicole Ness, Anthony Okyere-Boaten, Michelle Patel, Thor Allen Peterson, Jason Philip Roslawski, Corey L. Singleton, Jessica Slater, Lori L. Steward, Jerred Don Tarrell, Caleb Sidney Van Kirk, Raja N. Vinjamuri, and Kendra Christine Wilkens.

Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Professional Accountancy

Vonda Cotton, Natalie Rose Gubbels, Karlie Labeth McCoy, Emily Morris, Sarah K. Pieper, and Abigail X. Trieb. Master of Professional Accountancy: Nicole Elizabeth Anderson, Shelby Mae Hogue, Marissa Ann Hughes, Jennifer Jeitz, Billy Joel Jons, Erin McNannay, Jeremy Ray Miiller, Nicholas Monahan, Matthew David Navy, Sarah Joy Ridley, Jamie Svanda, Michelle K. Thompson, Nicole Mitsuko Warns, and Xianchen Zhao.

Bachelor of Business Administration

Katelyn Nicole Allerdings, Alba Basha, Erin Michele Bauer, Mikkelle Kristine Carlson, Dana Janelle Fick, John Ole Foss, Melissa Crawford Fraser, Austin Daniel Fritz, Richard Antonio Gonzalez, Alicia Hamann, Diane Hanisch, Nathan Wayne Hofer, Asha Hassan Ibrahim, Scott Joseph Iten, Christopher John Jackson, Dominic Philip Jankowski, Wes Johnson Reid Patrick Kiner, Jesse Jeffrey Kluin, Brady Todd Knodel, Alexis R. Kuiken, Travis James Kvaale, Daniel Everett Lahammer, Benjamin J. Lamfers, Andrew Limoges, Yunrui Liu, Kyle Joseph Loudenslager, Alexandra Grace Mattern, Derek D. McBride, Megan Elizabeth McCarthy, Michael William Arnold Mettler, Kenneth W. Muckala, Sarah Nelson, Andrew Neyhart, Lindsey Rae Panitzke, Nicholas Alan Paulson, John W. Plucker, Erin Rebecca Rasmussen, Marisol Rattray, Michael C. Ronayne, Gretchen Emmalie Schneekloth, Nicki Schulzkump, Michael James Sorenson, Shelby Spelbring, Sonya S. Storm, Alexander Lee Thomason, Junnan Tian ThanhXuan Tran, Austin James Wagner, Midori Ann Weinandt, Christopher William Whempner, Michael L. Wickersham, Lara Marie Williams, and Joseph C. Wurtz.

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