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More than 400 Mines students named to fall Dean’s List
Release Date Tuesday, February 25, 2014

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Feb. 25, 2014) – More than 400 South Dakota School of Mines & Technology students were named to the Dean’s List for the 2014 fall 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.; Jeremy Adams, mechanical engineering, Sundance, Wyo.; 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; Garth Allen mechanical engineering, Jud, N.D.; Shelby Allen, interdisciplinary sciences-atmospheric sciences, geological engineering, Lincoln, Neb.; Thomas Allison, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Nicole Amiotte mining engineering, Rapid City; Ashleigh Anderson, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Jordan Anderson, computer engineering, physics, Rapid City; Wyatt Anderson, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Daniel Andrus, computer science, Spearfish; Tyler Artz, mining engineering, Ashton; Alexander Bachwich, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Kevin Barry, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Joshua Barth, geology, Riverton, N.J.; Kelsey Barth, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Peter Baudhuin, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Samson Bauer, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Rika Beck, environmental engineering, Pierre; Nathaniel Behning, mechanical engineering, Woodstock, Ill.; Kylie Berger, civil and environmental engineering, Sioux Falls; Charles Biberg, mechanical engineering, Tenstrike, Minn.; Victoria Bierwirth, geological engineering, Custer; Jessica Bintliff, interdisciplinary sciences-pre-professional health sciences, Rapid City; Thomas Birgenheir, chemical engineering, Rapid City; Jaron Boerner-Mercier, geology, Manchester, Conn; Lucas Bohn, civil and environmental engineering,  Milbank; Zane Boldon, mining engineering, Buffalo Gap; Bianca Boll, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Zachary Boyd, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Zachary Boysen, mechanical engineering, Custer; Margaret Braasch-Turi, chemistry, Owatonna. Minn.; Jacob Bradley, chemical engineering, Chadron, Neb.; Megan Bradley, applied biological sciences, Chadron, Neb.; Taran Bradley, geology, Black Hawk; Mark Braunesreither, chemical engineering, Mission Hill; Adam Brewer, mining engineering, Utica; Conner Brightwell, geology, Neenah,Wis.; Andrew Brown, civil and environmental engineering, Pierre; Caleb Brown, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Jacy Brown, interdisciplinary sciences-pre-professional health sciences, Buffalo; Cody Buehner, mechanical engineering, Canistota; Matthew Bunge, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Zachary Burggraff, geological engineering, Sturgis; Chad Buse, mechanical engineering, Lennox; Michael Bush, mechanical engineering, Cleghorn, Iowa; Adam Caldwell, chemistry, chemical engineering, Rapid City; Micki Callison,  mining engineering, general studies, Rapid City; Cole Cameron, mechanical engineering, Milbank; Scott Carda, computer science, Pierre; Courtney Carlson chemical engineering, Brandon; 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; Rebecca Ceremuga, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Christian Chavez, mechanical engineering, Henderson, N.V.; Caleb Childers, interdisciplinary sciences-atmospheric sciences, Scenic; Aditya Chivukula Venkata, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; 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.; Christopher Cody, applied and computational mathematics, Saint Peter, Minn.; Samuel Coffin, electrical engineering, Rapid City; Preston Cook, computer engineering, Norfolk, Neb.; Cody Cooper, mechanical engineering, Brighton, Colo.; Kjerstin Cosand, applied and computational mathematics, Sioux Falls; Harrison Costello, geological engineering, Ignacio, Colo.; Ethan Courter, geological engineering, Chippewa Falls Wis.; Mason Cover, electrical engineering, Alliance, Neb.; Samuel Cowan, mechanical engineering, Ashland, Ore.; Jason Cox, electrical engineering, Vail, Ariz.; Jennifer Coyle, applied and computational mathematics, Rapid City; Adelyn Crabtree, chemical engineering, Pierre; Ashley Croston, general studies, Ellsworth; Brooke Dadah, interdisciplinary studies-pre-professional health sciences, Rapid City; Erica Daniels, applied and computational mathematics, Rapid City; Travis Davis, mechanical engineering, Belle Fourche; Joshua Daybrest, computer engineering, Rapid City; Jesse Decker, mechanical engineering, Frankfort ; Jessica Decker, interdisciplinary studies-pre-professional health sciences, Rapid City; Bryce Decora, applied and computational mathematics, mechanical engineering, Broadwater, Neb.; Zachary DeJong, mechanical engineering, Canton; Ryan Demarais, electrical engineering, Summerset; Dion Deutscher, applied biological sciences, Lemmon; Reece Deutscher, interdisciplinary sciences-pre-professional health sciences, Lemmon; Kendra Deziel, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Jordan Dick, metallurgical engineering, Casper, Wyo.; Nicholas Dietrich, electrical engineering, Rapid City; Brandon Dike, civil and environmental engineering, Norfolk, Neb.; Jace Doan, mechanical engineering, Renner; Brianna Dodge, industrial engineering and engineering management, Piedmont; Dehcontee Doe, mining engineering, Brooklyn Center, Minn.; Michael Dollarhide, civil and environmental engineering, Pipestone, Minn.; Matthew Dondelinger, mechanical engineering, Sioux Falls; Jessica Dornbusch, chemical engineering, Milbank; Evan Doughty, geology, Earlville, Ill.; Spencer Drach, mechanical engineering, Eden Prairie, Minn.; Joshua Drake, mining engineering, Boise, Idaho; Michael Drexler, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Dustin Dunn, mechanical engineering, Meridian, Idaho; Matthew Dyke, applied and computational mathematics, Hartford; Tait Earney, geology, Whitney, Neb.; William Eldridge, geological engineering, Rapid City; Lindsey Evans, electrical engineering, Rapid City; Taylor Evans, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Andrew Fagrey, computer engineering, Rapid City; Jerald Farke, mechanical engineering, Armour; Craig Fatherlos, chemical engineering, Alcester; Charles Feltman, electrical engineering, computer science, Rapid City; Erik Fenske, chemical engineering, Savage, Minn.; Spencer Ferguson, civil and environmental engineering, Sioux Falls; Dustin Fischer, mechanical engineering, Hot Springs; Abby Fleck, civil and environmental engineering, Rice, Minn.; Timothy Fountain, metallurgical engineering, Rapid City; Daygan Fowler, environmental engineering, Canada; Jared Fox, geology, Rapid City; Megan Frager, mechanical engineering, Peoria Ill.; John Franklin, mechanical engineering, Rochester, Minn.; Garrett Frederick, mechanical engineering, Chadron, Neb.; Therese Frels, physics, Guthrie Center, Iowa; Cameron Frey, physics, Pierre; Tyler Frick, mechanical engineering, Yankton; Trisha Gabbert,  interdisciplinary sciences-atmospheric sciences, atmospheric and environmental sciences, Rapid City; Steven Gates, electrical 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; Logan Glaser, civil and environmental engineering, Okabena, Minn.; Kevin Glassner, industrial engineering and engineering management, Box Elder; Cody Goetz, mining engineering, Welsey, Iowa; Heather Goka, mechanical engineering, Black Hawk; Joseph Golik, mechanical engineering, Dickinson N.D.; Theodore Goltz, mechanical engineering, Alcester; Kenneth Grambihler, mechanical engineering, Everett, Wash.; Brent Greenway, Jackson, Minn.; Nicholas Grimshaw, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Ryan Grosek, chemical engineering, applied biological sciences, Westminster, Colo.; Shaun Gruenig, computer engineering, Rapid City; Trevor Gunderson, mechanical engineering, Inver Grove Heights, Minn.; Levi Guisinger, interdisciplinary studies-pre-professional health sciences, Rapid City; Dustin Hachmann, chemical engineering, Jasper, Minn.; Michael Hanley, Mining Engineering, Rapid City; Derek Hanson, mechanical engineering, Valley Springs; Jarek Haverluk, geological engineering, Belfield, N.D.; Luke Hawkins, electrical engineering, Renner; Keenan Henning, electrical engineering, Stanley,  N.D.; Nicholas Hilgendorf, electrical engineering, Fairmont, Minn.; Drew Hinker, civil and environmental engineering, Woonsocket; William Hinker, chemical engineering, Mitchell; Travis Hirschey, civil and environmental engineering, Faribault, Minn.; Matthew Hochhalter, mechanical engineering, Bowman, N.D.; Zachary Hochhalter, chemical engineering, Mott, N.D.; Christine Hodny, mechanical engineering, Aberdeen; Preston Hofer, mechanical engineering, Dickinson, N.D.; Steven Hofer, electrical engineering, Boise, Idaho; Rhianna Hoffman, interdisciplinary studies-pre-professional health sciences, Rapid City; Kyle Hohn, electrical engineering, Parkston; Patrick Holland, chemistry, New Richmond, Wis.; Caden Holzer, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Cole Holzer, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Amber Horsley, interdisciplinary sciences-pre-professional 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; Samuel Huntington, mechanical engineering, Sioux Falls; Joshua Huntley, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Emily Iverson, chemical engineering, Rapid City; Stephen Iverson, chemical engineering, Larkspur, Colo.; Akash Jaggi, mining engineering, Bingham Farms, Mich.; Jade Janis, mechanical engineering, Pine Ridge; Andrew Jennings, electrical engineering, Rapid City; Dana Jensen, computer science, electrical engineering, Omaha Neb.; Michelle Jensen, metallurgical engineering, Clearwater, Fla.; Samantha Jensen, interdisciplinary studies-pre-professional health sciences, Superior, Colo.; Paul Jewell, mining engineering, Stillwater, Minn.; Benjamin Johnson, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Kati Johnson chemical engineering, Buffalo; Spencer Johnson, mechanical engineering, Lakefield, Minn.; Tiffany Johnson, applied biological sciences, Hermosa; Doug Kadrmas, electrical engineering, Dunn Center N.D.; Bryce Kampa, geological engineering, Webster; Lauren Keene, computer science, Rapid City; Matthew Keller, industrial engineering and engineering management, Black Hawk; Michael Kelly, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Kaelyn Kenner, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, Rapid City; Charli Kenzy, interdisciplinary sciences-pre-professional health sciences, Iona; Justin Kepler, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Chase Ketterling, mechanical engineering, Cheyenne, Wyo.; Charles Kieffer, civil and environmental engineering, Cambridge, Minn.; Seth Kijewski, mechanical engineering, Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; Jin Kim, applied biological sciences, Lincoln, Neb.; Justin King, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Kevin Kinney, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Lindsay Kirby, chemical engineering, Broomfield, Colo.; Nicholas Klabenes, electrical engineering, Oneill, Neb.; Jesse Klein, chemical engineering, computer science, Spearfish; Matthew Knowlton-Key, industrial engineering and engineering management, Hill City; Edward Knudsen, electrical engineering, Rapid City; 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; Nathan Kovarik, electrical engineering, Rapid City; Zachary Kroehler, mechanical engineering, Henderson, Minn.; Rachel Krohn, mechanical engineering, computer science, Rapid City; Seth Kuenzel, mechanical engineering, Black Hawk; Dean Laganiere, applied and computational mathematics, computer science, Racine, Minn.; Murray LaHood-Burns, computer science, Black Hawk; Joshua Laird, geology, Webster City, Iowa; Zachary Lampert, geological engineering, Rapid City; Emmet Lang, mechanical engineering, Saint Paul, Minn.; Levi Lange, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; David Langerman, computer engineering, Hermosa; David LaPorte, geological engineering, Rapid City; Eric Larsen, mechanical engineering, applied and computational mathematics, Sioux Falls; Noah Larson, electrical engineering, Lakeville, Minn.; Seungyoon Lee, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Derek Lehmann, electrical engineering, Havana, N.D.; Rashyll Leonard, physics, Montrose, Colo.; Michael Leopold, geological engineering, Frisco, Colo.; Christian Less, interdisciplinary sciences-pre-professional health sciences, Rapid City; 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; Aaron Litka, civil and environmental engineering, Sioux Falls; Xavier Loose, physics, Sioux Falls; Joseph Lyon, chemical engineering, Akron, Iowa; Nicole MacDonald, interdisciplinary sciences-pre-professional health sciences, Rapid City; Joe Machado, chemical engineering, Black Hawk; Katherine MacMillan, computer science, Rapid City; Nathan Madden, metallurgical engineering, mechanical engineering, Box Elder; Kaitlyn Mahlik, industrial engineering and engineering management, Fond du Lac, Wis.; Michael Mahowald, geological engineering, Bismarck N.D.; Joel Maier, mechanical engineering, Bismarck, N.D.; Cathene Malin, mechanical engineering, Hudson, Wis.; Brandon Malsam, civil and environmental engineering, Hosmer; Kayla Marchus, interdisciplinary sciences-pre-professional health sciences, Longmont, Colo.; 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; Sawyer Mathiesen, mechanical engineering, Sturgis; Mark Mazzucco, metallurgical engineering, Mesa, Ariz.; Lucas McCarthy, mechanical engineering, Eagan, Minn.; Erin McCullough, mining engineering, Olympia, Wash.; Colin McGowan, mechanical engineering, Peoria, Ill.; Mark McKenzie, interdisciplinary sciences-pre-professional health sciences, Rapid City; Robert McLaughlin, electrical engineering, Sioux Falls; Adam Meaney, computer science, Mitchell; Jevin Meyerink, applied biological sciences, Platte; Matthew Mielke, computer engineering, Canton; Ryan Miller, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Strider Miller, mining engineering, Sioux Falls; Alexander Mischke, civil and environmental engineering, Woodinville, Wash.; Mohamed Lukman Mohamed Irshad, mechanical engineering, Sri Lanka; Mohamed Hakeem Mohamed Nizar, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Trevor Moheit, chemical engineering, Vacaville, Calif.; Daniel Moore, physics, Black Hawk; Dalton Morgan, geological engineering, Emerson, Iowa; Thomas Morgan, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Dustin Moser, electrical engineering, Rapid City; Kayleigh Muilenburg, geology, Byron, Ga.; Tyler Nack, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Jordan Needens, interdisciplinary sciences-pre-professional health sciences, chemistry, Eaton, Colo.; Travis Nelson, chemistry, Lincoln, Neb.; Trent Nelson, chemical engineering, Sisseton; Joseph Newkirk, mechanical engineering, Layton, Utah; Terry Nguyen, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; John Nicpon, chemical engineering, Chicago, Ill.; Joel Niesche, industrial engineering and engineering management, Wolverton, Minn.; Zachary Norstedt, electrical engineering, Powers Lake, N.D.; Neal Olmstead, geological engineering, Rapid City; Riley Olson, civil and environmental engineering, Humboldt; Samantha Ormesher, interdisciplinary sciences-pre-professional health sciences, Rapid City; Victoria Oveson, chemical engineering, Lakeville, Minn.; Brooke Padilla, applied and computational mathematics, computer science, Piedmont; Brogan Pappel, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Darren Parke, chemical engineering, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Arthur Patten, computer engineering, Sheridan, Wyo.; Nathan Peatrowsky, metallurgical engineering, West Point, Neb.; K Nishanthi Perera, geological engineering, Olympia, Wash.; Cameron Peterson, physics, Rapid City; Sarah Pfenning, chemical engineering, Rapid City; William Phelps, mechanical engineering, Omaha, Neb.; Zachary Pierson, computer science, Brooklyn Park, Minn.; Kathleen Pingrey, general studies, Black Hawk; Jordan Powell, chemical engineering, Sandy, Ore.; Shaun Preszler, civil and environmental engineering, Hosmer; Kristina Proietti, geological engineering, Rapid City; Luke Pucket, mechanical engineering, Hot Springs; Kari Pulli, mechanical engineering, Westborough, Mass.; Carson Purtell, mechanical engineering, Box Elder; Raymond Raisanen, mechanical engineering, Belle Fourche; Katy Ramsbacher, industrial engineering and engineering management, Culbertson, Mont.; Kirk Rausch, mechanical engineering, Onaka; Fleford Redoloza, geological engineering, San Jose, Calif.; Kristy Rennick, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Mason Rensch, chemical engineering, Rapid City; Nathan Reuer, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Jason Richter, mechanical engineering, Sioux Falls; Anna Robertson, interdisciplinary sciences-atmospheric sciences, Ham Lake, Minn.; Laura Rochlitz, geology, Paxton, Neb.; Megan Rohrer, industrial engineering and engineering management, Greenwood Village Colo.; Ian Rosenbaum, computer engineering, Rapid City; Gina Rossi, civil and environmental engineering, Pueblo, Colo.; Kyle Rovick, mining engineering, Saint Anthony, Minn.; Devin Rowe, metallurgical engineering, Rapid City; Dominic Rubalcaba, mechanical engineering, Kearny, Ariz.; Ethan Sager, mining engineering, Starkweather N.D.; Carly Sandin, mechanical engineering, Greeley, Colo.; Trey Sauvage, interdisciplinary sciences-pre-professional health sciences, Rapid City; Katie Schaefers, industrial engineering and engineering management, Miller; Kayla Schaunaman, applied biological sciences, Aberdeen; Zachary Scheuffele, mechanical engineering, Wagner; Christopher Schiller, geology, Camas, Wash.; Joshua Schmidt, mining engineering, Gettysburg; Aaron Schmitz, mechanical engineering, Gregory; Nathan Schmitz, mechanical engineering, Gregory; Jeremy Schnell, civil and environmental engineering, Black Hawk; Johanna Schoenfelder, mining engineering, Dunlap, Ill.; Taylor Schoenfelder, chemical engineering, Dimock; Levi Schoenrock, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Adam Schroeder, interdisciplinary sciences-science, technology, and society, Box Elder; Joshua Schultz, computer science, Sturgis; Joseph Schurch, mechanical engineering, Lakeville, Minn.; Roye Schwab, mechanical engineering, Aberdeen ; Jordan Shannon, chemical engineering, Sioux Falls; Nathaniel Shoener, electrical engineering, Whitefish Bay, Wis.; Jeremy Simmons, mechanical engineering, Bakersfield, Calif.; Tristen Simons, mechanical engineering, White Owl; Dakotah Simpson, electrical engineering, Lead; Brock Smith, mechanical engineering, Casper, Wyo.; Stephen Smock, mechanical engineering, McCook, Neb.; Steven Sobania, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Christine Sorensen, computer science, Vermillion; Bryce Soulek, chemical engineering, Lake Andes; Zachary Sowards, mechanical engineering, Black Hawk; Aaron Spies, mechanical engineering, Watertown; Jaysen Spurlock, computer science, Gillette, Wyo.; Rosemary Squillace, chemical engineering, Rapid City; Jacob St.Amand, computer engineering, Waconia, Minn.; Kevin Stanek, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Scott Stearns, interdisciplinary sciences-atmospheric sciences, Hecla; Austin Steffen, mechanical engineering, Crofton, Neb.; Micah Steffes, civil and environmental engineering, Rapid City; Derek Stotz, computer science, Sioux Falls; Andrea Strain, chemical engineering, Rapid City; Janelle Strampe, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, Green River, Wyo.; Abram Strickland, electrical engineering, Red Wing, Minn.; Dylan Striebel, civil and environmental engineering, Black Hawk; Mark Strissel, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Jacob Swanson, mechanical engineering, Whitefish Bay, Wis.; Matthew Swiss, electrical engineering, physics, Minot, N.D.; Caitlin Taggart, applied and computational mathematics, computer science, Glendive, Mont.; Andrew Thompson, computer science, Rapid City; Michael Thompson, applied and computational mathematics, physics, Rapid City; Nicole Thompson, civil and environmental engineering, Fort Collins, Colo.; Jonah Thune, mechanical engineering, Big Stone City; Cody Tidwell, chemistry, Box Elder; Jessica Tiale, civil and environmental engineering, Owanka; Daniel Tronstad, mechanical engineering, physics, Rozet, Wyo.; Nathan Tubbs, mechanical engineering, Casper, Wyo.; Jacob Tucker, electrical engineering, Marengo, Ill.; Mark Undseth, industrial engineering and engineering management, Fergus Falls, Minn.; John Urban, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; William Uskoski, mechanical engineering, Hayti; Lukas Van Laecken, mechanical engineering, Rapid City; Daniel Van Overbeke, mining engineering, Fairmount, N.D.; Luke Vangerpen, industrial engineering and engineering management, Avon; Carrie Veer, chemical engineering, Lakeville, Minn.; Margaret Vinton, interdisciplinary sciences—science, technology, and society, North Platte, Neb.; Tyler Vogel, industrial engineering and engineering management, Rapid City; Michael Vortherms, computer engineering, Yankton; Thomas Waddell, computer science, Woodland Park, Colo.; Luke Walnofer, mechanical engineering, Chambers, Neb.; Andrew Warren, geological engineering, Rapid City; Henry Wegehaupt, electrical engineering, Dimock; Zachary Weishaar, industrial engineering and engineering management, Blair, Neb.; Brandon Westergaard, electrical engineering, Rapid City; 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.; Eric Willmott, industrial engineering and engineering management, Platte; Luke Wilson, mechanical engineering, Harrison, Neb.; 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; Teresa Worner, computer science, Starbuck, Minn.; Andrew Wunderlich, metallurgical engineering, Lincoln, Neb.; Brandon Yuill, electrical engineering, Rapid City; Trevor Zacher, interdisciplinary sciences-pre-professional health sciences, Beulah, N.D.; John Ziadat, mechanical engineering, Spearfish

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