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More than 400 Mines students named to 2014 spring Dean’s List
Release Date Wednesday, June 25, 2014

RAPID CITY, S.D. (June 24, 2013) – More than 400 South Dakota School of Mines & Technology students were named to the Dean’s List for the 2014 spring semester. In order to merit a spot on the Dean’s List, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester. Full-time students must have earned a minimum of 12 credit hours that term, while part-time students must have earned between three and 11 credit hours that term. Students named to the list are:

Branden Abramson, chemical engineering, Champlin, Minn.; Tyler Adams,civil and environmental engineering, Newell; Jackson Ade, metallurgical engineering, Gilbert, Ariz.; Hannah Aker, computer science, applied and computational mathematics, Piedmont; Nicholas Alberts, electrical engineering, Britton; Othman Ali, electrical engineering, Rapid City; Garth Allen, mechanical engineering, Jud, N.D.; Shelby Allen, interdisciplinary sciences-atmospheric sciences, geological engineering, Lincoln, Neb.; Nicole Amiotte, mining engineering, Rapid City; Aman Anand, interdisciplinary sciences-science, technology and society, Aldie, Va.; Ashleigh Anderson, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Scott Anderson, geological engineering, Rapid City; Andrew Anthony, mechanical engineering, Las Cruces, N.M.; Tyler Artz, mining engineering, Ashton; Devyn Asche, civil and environmental engineering, Glendive, Mont.; Arjun Ayyangar, Rapid City; Andrea-Marie Babbs, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Alexander Bachwich, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Drew Baier, mechanical engineering, Gillette, Wyo.; Amir Bajramovic, civil and environmental engineering, Sioux Falls; Derek Bankston, industrial engineering and engineering management, Aberdeen; Kevin Barry, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Joshua Barth, geology, Riverton, N.J. ; Kelsey Barth, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Kanysa Bartsch, mechanical engineering, Lubbock, Texas; Peter Baudhuin, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Samson Bauer, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Lance Baum, computer engineering, Clearwater, Neb.; Rika Beck, environmental engineering, Pierre; Nathaniel Behning, mechanical engineering, Woodstock, Ill.; Chase Beier, mechanical engineering, Glenwood, Iowa; Warren Berg, chemical engineering, Lemmon; Kylie Berger, civil and environmental engineering, Sioux Falls; Patrick Berke, mechanical engineering, Elwood, Neb.; Sean Bestgen, electrical engineering, Whitewood; Meghan Beukelman, chemistry, Rapid City; Charles Biberg, mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering, Tenstrike, Minn.; Austin Bierle, mechanical engineering, Aberdeen; Victoria Bierwirth, geological engineering, Custer; Jessica Bintliff, interdisciplinar sciences-health sciences, Rapid City; Thomas Birgenheir, chemical engineering, Rapid City; Glenn Bitar, computer science, Norway; Tyler Blotske, mechanical engineering, Fairmount, N.D.; Allison Bodvig, computer science, applied and computational mathematics, Bismarck, N.D.; Lucas Bohn, civil and environmental engineering, Milbank; Zane Boldon, mining engineering, Buffalo Gap; Gary Bolinger, indisciplinary sciences-health sciences, Douglas, Wyo.; Bianca Boll, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Zane Boylan, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Margaret Braasch-Turi, chemistry, Owatonna, Minn.; Jacob Bradley, chemical engineering, Chadron, Neb.; Megan Bradley, applied biological sciences, Chadron, Neb.; Taran Bradley, geology, Black Hawk; Adam Brewer, mining engineering, Utica; John brink, computer science, Saint Paul, Minn.; Andrew Brown, civil and environmental engineering, Pierre; Caleb Brown, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Ryan Brown, computer engineering, Rapid City; Noah Brubaker, applied and computational mathematics, Lincoln, Neb.; Brett Brune, mechanical engineering, Columbus, Neb.; Rachel Brunstad, geological engineering, Menomonie, Wis.; Zachary Burggraff, geological engineering, Sturgis; Chad Buse, mechanical engineering, Lennox; Travis Buse, chemical engineering, Lennox; Michael Bush, mechanical engineering, Cleghorn, Iowa; David Cabrera, geological engineering, Englewood, Colo.; Adam Caldwell, Chemistry, chemical engineering, Rapid City; Micki Callison, mining engineering, Rapid City; Grant Cameron, mechanical engineering, Alpine, Wyo.; Scott Carda, computer science, Pierre; Courtney Carlson, chemical engineering, Brandon; Erik Carlson, mining engineering, Rapid City; Grace Carrier, chemical engineering, Springfield, Ohio; Matthew Carriker, mechanical engineering, Culbertson, Neb.; Laura Case, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Trevor Cash, computer engineering, Rapid City; Nathaniel Chapman, chemical engineering, Watertown; Christian Chavez, mechanical engineering, Henderson, N.V.; Anne Christensen, industrial engineering and engineering management, Sioux Falls; Paul Christenson, electrical engineering, Huron; Zachary Christy, computer engineering, Belle Fourche; Nicholas Claggett, civil and environmental engineering, Syracuse, N.Y.; Joshua Clemens, mechanical engineering, Northville; Christopher Cody, applied and computational mathematics, Saint Peter, Minn.; Pamela Coleman, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Preston Cook, computer engineering, Norfolk, Neb.; Kjerstin Cosand, applied and computational mathematics, Sioux Falls; Ethan Courter, geological engineering, Chippewa Falls, Wis.; Samuel Cowan, mechanical engineering, Ashland, Ore.; Adelyn Crabtree, chemical engineering, Pierre; Zachery Crandall, chemistry, Lidgerwood, N.D.; Daniel Crecco, metallurgical engineering, Boulder, Colo.; Ashley Croston, general studies, Ellsworth Air Force Base; Mathew Daniel, electrical engineering, Brooklyn Park, Minn.; Joshua Daybrest, computer engineering, Rapid City; Jesse Decker, mechanical engineering, Frankfort; Bryce Decora, applied and computational mathematics, mechanical engineering, Broadwater, Neb.; Zachary DeJong, mechanical engineering, Canton; Adrian Del Grosso, computer engineering, Huron; Ryan Demarais, electrical engineering, Summerset; Tyler Derickson, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Reece Deutscher, interdisciplinary sciences-health sciences, Lemmon; Levi Dexter, mechanical engineering, Amelia, Neb.; Katherine Diehl, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Johnathan Dietz, industrial engineering and engineering management, Casper, Wyo.; Brandon Dike, civil and environmental engineering, Norfolk, Neb.; Cedric Dimasa, mining engineering, Rapid City; Ashley Ditlev, applied biological sciences, Rapid City; Jace Doan, mechanical engineering, Renner; Brianna Dodge, industrial engineering and engineering management, Piedmont; Michael Dollarhide, civil and environmental engineering, Pipestone, Minn.; Matthew Dondelinger, mechanical engineering, Sioux Falls; Wesley Doney, chemical engineering, Rapid City; Evan Doughty, geology, Rapid City; Matthew Dyke, applied and computational mathematics, Hartford; Benjamin Dykstra, electrical engineering, Rapid City; Tait Earney, geology, Whitney, Neb.; Kirk Ehlke, civil and environmental engineering, Canova; William Eldridge, geological engineering, Rapid City; Andrew Fagrey, computer engineering, Rapid City; Nathan Fangmeier, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Craig Fatherlos, chemical engineering, Alcester; Jeremy Feist, civil and environmental engineering, Newcastle, Wyo.; Laton Felton, electrical engineering, Big Timber, Mont.; Erik Fenske, chemical engineering, Savage, Minn.; Ashur Fleming, chemical engineering, Hoven; Spenser Foster, mechanical engineering, Flandreau; Timothy Fountain, metallurgical engineering, Rapid City; Megan Frager, mechanical engineering, Peoria, Ill.; Therese Frels, physics, Guthrie Center, Iowa; Tyler Frick, mechanical engineering, Yankton; Kalie Friedel, chemical engineering, Atkinson, Neb.; Daniel Friendshuh, electrical engineering, Buffalo Gap; Colton Fuhrmann, computer science, Rapid City; Cody Gallaher, chemical engineering, Rochester, Minn.; Steven Gates, electrical engineering, computer engineering, Rapid City; Dylan Geyer, computer engineering, computer science, Rapid City; Trenton Giddings, industrial engineering and engineering management, Highmore; Gannon Gilbraith, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Thomas Gladson, mechanical engineering, Bloomfield, Iowa; Kevin Glassner, industrial engineering and engineering management, Box Elder; Cody Gobbs, mining engineering, Bismarck, N.D.; Cody Goetz, mining engineering, Welsey, Iowa; Heather Goka, mechanical engineering, Black Hawk; Zachari Greager, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Ryan Grosek, chemical engineering, applied biological sciences, Westminster, Colo.; Levi Guisinger, interdisciplinary sciences-health sciences, Rapid City; Zane Haase, electricalengineering, Lemmon; David Haberman, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Dustin Hachmann, chemical engineering, Jasper, Minn.; Tyler Harrod, computer engineering, Rosemount, Minn.; Joshua Hastreiter, mining engineering, Lincoln, Neb.; Austin Hembry, chemical engineering, Glenwood, Iowa; Nicholas Hilgendorf, electrical engineering, Fairmont, Minn.; Samuel Hill, mechanical engineering, Sandwich, Ill.; Jonathan Himelspach, chemical engineering, Denver, Colo.; Daniel Hines, chemical engineering, Dell Rapids; Travis Hirschey, civil and environmental engineering, Faribault, Minn.; Jakub Hladysz, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Matthew Hochhalter, mechanical engineering, Bowman, N.D.; Zachary Hochhalter, chemical engineering, Mott, N.D.; Daniel Hodges, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Kyle Hohn, electrical engineering, Parkston; Kelsey Holbrook, civil and environmental engineering, Madison; Eric Holmgren, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Caden Holzer, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Cole Holzer, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Amber Horsley, interdisciplinary sciences-health sciences, Piedmont; Nathan Horsley, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; William Horwath, mechanical engineering, Omaha, Neb.; Riley Hosman, electrical engineering, Brandon; Austin Howard, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Ricky Hulse, chemical engineering, York, Neb; Samuel Huntington, mechanical engineering, Sioux Falls; Joshua Huntley, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Akash Jaggi, mining engineering, Bingham Farms, Mich.; Brianna Jaward, applied biological sciences; Andrew Jennings, electrical engineering, Rapid City; Dana Jensen, computer science, electrical engineering, Omaha, Neb.; Amy Johnson, electrical engineering, Rapid City; Jared Johnson, mechanical engineering, Casper, Wyo.; Kati Johnson, chemical engineering, Buffalo; Samantha Johnson, interdisciplinary sciences-health sciences, Belle Plaine, Minn.; Sarah Johnson, chemical engineering, Rapid City; Tiffany Johnson, applied biological sciences, Hermosa; Cole Jolovich, civil and environmental engineering, Dayton, Wyo.; Bryce Kampa, geological engineering, Webster; Michael Kelly, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Charli Kenzy, interdisciplinary sciences-health sciences, Iona; Justin Kepler, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Chase Ketterling, mechanical engineering, Cheyenne, Wyo.; Seth Kijewski, mechanical engineering, Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; Justin King, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Nicholas Klabenes, electrical engineering, Oneill, Neb.; Jesse Klein, chemical engineering, computer science, Spearfish; Alix Kling, chemistry, Lemmon; Colen Kling, physics, electrical engineering, Belle Fourche; Kevin Koch, electrical engineering, Sioux Falls; Kyle Koerner, mechanical engineering, Freeman; Tyler Kok, mining engineering, Belle Fourche; Cody Kopriva, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Dylan Kotnour, interdisciplinary sciences-science, technology and society, Rapid City; Nathan Kovarik, electrical engineering, Rapid City; Elizabeth Kreher, civil and environmental engineering, Bellevue, Neb.; Jena Kreuzer, mechanical engineering, Westminster, Colo.; Zachary Kroehler, mechanical engineering, Henderson, Minn.; Rachel Krohn, mechanical engineering, computer science, Rapid City; Dalton Kuehl, mechanical engineering, Hartford; Seth Kuenzel, mechanical engineering, Black Hawk; Murray LaHood-Burns, computer science, Black Hawk; Joshua Laird, geology, Webster City, Iowa; Zachary Lampert, geological engineering, Rapid City; Levi Lange, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; David Langerman, computer engineering, Hermosa; David LaPorte, geological engineering, Rapid City; Adam Lawson, computer science, Rapid City; Seungyoon Lee, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Joshua Leland, electrical engineering, Mitchell; Rashyll Leonard, physics, Montrose, Colo.; Michael Leopold, geological engineering, Frisco, Colo.; Samuel LeTempt, civil and environmental engineering, Sheridan, Wyo.; Joseph Lillo, computer science, Stillwater, Minn.; Andrew Limbach, civil and environmental engineering, Kearney, Neb.; Daniel Lindborg, metallurgical engineering, Brooklyn Park, Minn.; Alexandra Ling, mechanical engineering, Sioux Falls; Sonia Lingani, chemical engineering, Rapid City; Alexis Long, chemical engineering, New Hope, Minn.; Xavier Loose, physics, Sioux Falls; Casey Losinski, chemical engineering, Fountain City, Wis.; Cody Lundie, electrical engineering, computer engineering, Rapid City; Joseph Lyon, chemical engineering, Akron, Iowa; Zeb Lytle, chemical engineering, Wall; Emily Astrid- Machado, interdisciplinary sciences-health sciences, Rapid City; Joe Machado, chemical engineering, Black Hawk; Nathan Madden, metallurgical engineering, mechanical engineering, Box Elder; Kaitlyn Mahlik, industrial engineering and engineering management, Fond du Lac, Wis.; Trevor Mahoney, computer science, Scottsbluff, Neb.; Michael Mahowald, geological engineering, Bismarck, N.D.; Joel Maier, mechanical engineering, Bismarck, N.D.; Melissa Mairena, civil and environmental engineering, Okaton; Brandon Malsam, civil and environmental engineering, Hosmer; Ian Markon, metallurgical engineering, Rapid City; Isaac Markon, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Cody Marnach, chemical engineering, Madison; Ary Marsee, applied biological sciences; Francis Marso, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Alyssa Mastel, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Jonathan Mathews, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Austin Maus, mechanical engineering, Dickinson, N.D.; Chase Maxey, mining engineering, Greeley, Colo.; Mark Mazzucco, metallurgical engineering, Mesa, Ariz.; Erin McCullough, mining engineering, Olympia, Wash.; Ivy McGillivray, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Colin McGowan, mechanical engineering, Peoria, Ill.; Mark McKenzie, interdisciplinary sciences-health sciences, Rapid City; Dakota McTaggart, mechanical engineering, Newell; Katrina Metty, chemical engineering, Andover, Minn.; Jevin Meyerink, applied biological sciences, Platte; Matthew Mielke, computer engineering, Canton; Eric Milbrandt, mechanical engineering, Groton; Kristina Miles, mining engineering, Whitewood; Alec Millner, chemical engineering, Veblen; Mohamed Hakeem Mohamed Nizar, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Trevor Moheit, chemical engineering, Vacaville, Calif.; Daniel Moore, physics, Black Hawk; James Morris, mechanical engineering, Box Elder; Christopher Mroczkowski, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Kayleigh Muilenburg, geology, Byron, Ga.; Ty Murphy, chemical engineering, Johnstown, Colo.; Jordan Needens, interdisciplinary sciences-health sciences, chemistry, Eaton, Colo.; Dakota Nelson, Rapid City; Joshua Nossaman, mechanical engineering, Pella, Iowa; Travis Nelson, chemistry, Lincoln, Neb.; Trent Nelson, chemical engineering, Sisseton; Joseph Newkirk, mechanical engineering, Layton, Utah; Nhut Nguyen, chemical engineering, Littleton, Colo.; Terry Nguyen, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; John Nicpon, chemical engineering, Chicago, Ill.; Joel Niesche, industrial engineering and engineering management, Wolverton, Minn.; Daniel Nix, physics, computer science, Sioux Falls; Zachary Norstedt, electrical engineering, Powers Lake, N.D.; Shawn Oberembt, geological engineering, Rapid City; Jordan Oligmueller, chemical engineering, Elbert, Colo.; Neal Olmstead, geological engineering, Rapid City; Riley Olson, civil and environmental engineering, Humboldt; Andrew Orchard, chemical engineering, Dayton, Wyo.; Nickolas Oster, mechanical engineering, Eureka; Seth Ostlie, chemical engineering, Truman, Minn.; Victoria Oveson, chemical engineering, Lakeville, Minn.; Jesse Parker, civil and environmental engineering, Alcova, Wyo.; Nathan Peatrowsky, metallurgical engineering, West Point, Neb.; K Nishanthi Perera, geological engineering, Olympia, Wash.; Cameron Peterson, physics, Rapid City; Elaine Petry, chemistry, Rapid City; Kylie Peyton, civil and environmental engineering, West Point, Neb.; Sarah Pfenning, chemical engineering, Rapid City; William Phelps, mechanical engineering, Omaha, Neb.; Jason Phillips, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Jacob Phipps, chemistry, Mesa, Ariz.; Zachary Pierson, computer science, Brooklyn Park, Minn.; Jenny Piette, applied biological sciences, Rapid City; Landan Pietz, civil and environmental engineering, Aberdeen; Kathleen Pingrey, general studies, Black Hawk; Shaun Preszler, civil and environmental engineering, Hosmer; Carson Purtell, mechanical engineering, Box Elder; Raymond Raisanen, mechanical engineering, Belle Fourche; Alex Rau, mechanical engineering, Java; Susan Ray, geological engineering, civil and environmental engineering, Prior Lake, Minn.; Fleford Redoloza, geological engineering, San Jose, Calif.; Kristy Rennick, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Alexander Rens, electrical engineering, Sioux Falls; Mason Rensch, chemical engineering, Rapid City ; Nathan Reuer, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Jason Richter, mechanical engineering, Sioux Falls; Matthew Robinson, civil and environmental engineering, Sioux Falls; Dallas Robirds, mechanical engineering, Powell, Wyo.; Alex Roeber, interdisciplinary sciences-atmospheric sciences, Tulare ; Megan Rohrer, industrial engineering and engineering management, Greenwood Village, Colo.; Ian Rosenbaum, computer engineering, Rapid City; Gina Rossi, civil and environmental engineering, Pueblo, Colo.; Andrew Rossow, computer engineering, Lakefield, Minn.; Devin Rowe, metallurgical engineering, Rapid City; Dominic Rubalcaba, mechanical engineering, Kearny, Ariz.; Benjamin Ruege, chemical engineering, Great Falls, Mont.; Kathleen Ryan, civil and environmental engineering, Collingdale, Pa.; Abigail Salkowski, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Carly Sandin, mechanical engineering, Greeley, Colo.; Trey Sauvage, interdisciplinary sciences-health sciences, Rapid City; Philip Schanilec, civil and environmental engineering, Forest River, N.D.; Kayla Schaunaman, applied biological sciences, Aberdeen; Cody Schellinger, civil and environmental engineering, Sheridan, Wyo.; Tyler Schlotterbeck, geology, Gibsonia, Pa.; Aaron Schmitz, mechanical engineering, Gregory; Nathan Schmitz, mechanical engineering, Gregory; Jeremy Schnell, civil and environmental engineering, Black Hawk; Johanna Schoenfelder, mining engineering, Dunlap, Ill.; Tyler Schoening, mechanical engineering, Sidney, Neb.; Levi Schoenrock, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Adam Schroeder, interdisciplinary sciences-science, technology and society, Box Elder; Joshua Schultz, computer science, Sturgis; Roye Schwab, mechanical engineering, Aberdeen; Gage Scott, physics, Black Hawk; Krista Showalter, industrial engineering and engineering management, Arlington, Wash.; Jeremy Simmons, mechanical engineering, Bakersfield, Calif.; Tristen Simons, mechanical engineering, White Owl; Dakotah Simpson, electrical engineering, Lead; Akshay Singh, computer science, Lucknow, India; Trenton Slichter, chemical engineering, Sioux Falls; Erik Snead, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Steven Sobania, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Zachary Sowards, mechanical engineering, Black Hawk; Cody Spicer, electrical engineering, Fort Collins, Colo.; Aaron Spies, mechanical engineering, Watertown; Rosemary Squillace, chemical engineering, Rapid City; Kevin Stanek, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Scott Stearns, interdisciplinary sciences-atmospheric sciences, Hecla; Austin Steffen, mechanical engineering, Crofton, Neb.; Ethan Steward, mechanical engineering, Chelsea; Andrea Strain, chemical engineering, Rapid City; Janelle Strampe, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, Green River, Wyo.; Dylan Striebel, civil and environmental engineering, Black Hawk; Mark Strissel, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Nicholas Stullenburger, mechanical engineering, Rockledge, Fla.; Yiwen Sun, mining engineering, Rapid City; Jacob Swanson, mechanical engineering, Whitefish Bay, Wis.; Caitlin Taggart, applied and computational mathematics, computer science, Glendive, Mont.; Ryan Taylor, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Nicole Thompson, civil and environmental engineering, Fort Collins, Colo.; Tayler Thomsen, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Cody Tidwell, chemistry, Box Elder; Jessica Tisdale, civil and environmental engineering, Owanka; Daniel Tronstad, mechanical engineering, physics, Rozet, Wyo.; Jacob Tucker, electrical engineering, Marengo, Ill.; Mark Undseth, industrial engineering and engineering management, Fergus Falls, Minn.; Ramon Urquiola, mining engineering, Rapid City; Lukas Van Laecken, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Daniel Van Overbeke, mining engineering, Fairmount, N.D.; Luke Vangerpen, industrial engineering and engineering management, Avon; Christina Vasseur, civil and environmental engineering, Otsego, Minn.; Erik Vik, civil and environmental engineering, Yankton; Margaret Vinton, applied biological sciences, North Platte, Neb.; Cody Vollmar, mechanical engineering, Mills, Wyo.; Michael Vortherms, computer engineering, Yankton; Thomas Waddell, computer science, Woodland Park, Colo.; Houston Wagner, geology, Bellevue, Wash.; Andrew Warren, geological engineering, Rapid City; Henry Wegehaupt, electrical engineering, Dimock ; Brook Wendling, mechanical engineering, Bryant; Kaci Wheeler, civil and environmental engineering, Whitewood; Jeffery Wientjes, industrial engineering and engineering management, Houston, Texas; Nathan Williams, mechanical engineering, Sioux Falls; Michael Willman, metallurgical engineering, Sarasota, Fla.; Alexander Wilson, mechanical engineering, Broomfield, Colo.; Zachary Wimmergren, mechanical engineering, Saint Michael, Minn.; Antoinette Winckel, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Hannah Wisser, physics, Oakland, Ore.; Phillip Wolla, mechanical engineering, Tioga, N.D.; Brittanee Wood, chemical engineering, Havre, Mont.; Elizabeth Woody, computer science, Rapid City; Jennifer Zeise, industrial engineering and engineering management, Arvada, Colo.; John Ziadat, mechanical engineering, Spearfish

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