Mines News

Release Date Tuesday, February 12, 2019

148 Students Graduate from SD Mines Fall 2018

RAPID CITY, SD (Feb. 15, 2019) – South Dakota School of Mines & Technology graduated 148 students during the fall 2018 commencement ceremonies in December. Graduates received Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees.

Graduates who released their names and hometowns for publication are:

 

Name Degree Major City ST
Isiah McGuire BS Civil & Env. Engineering Glendale AZ
Isaiah Manley - LAUDE BS Interdisciplinary Sci - Preprof. Health Sci. Corona CA
Garrett Chun MS Engineering Management Mariposa CA
Jacob Otteman BS Industrial Eng. & Eng. Mgmt. Whittier CA
Oliver Olele MS Engineering Management Aurora CO
Heath Pirkey BS Metallurgical Engineering Berthoud CO
Trace Anderson BS Civil & Env. Engineering Fort Collins CO
Payton Humpal BS Industrial Eng. & Eng. Mgmt. Fort Collins CO
Colby Harris-LAUDE BS Mechanical Engineering Greeley CO
Matthew Jones BS Mechanical Engineering Westminster CO
Rachael Woods MS Engineering Management Andover KS
Elizabeth Friesen MS Civil & Env. Engineering Olathe KS
Benjamin Hoffman BS Mechanical Engineering Overland Park KS
Dalton Walker BS Mining Eng. & Mgt. Sharon Springs KS
Kristine Reed PhD Atmospheric & Env. Sciences Somerville MA
Siddig Elhag MS Construction Engineering Management East Lansing MI
Michael Milbauer BS Electrical Engineering Apple Valley MN
Aaron Kusch BS Geological Engineering Champlin MN
William Staib - MAGNA BS Mechanical Engineering Chaska MN
Danielle Tourtillott - LAUDE BS Civil & Env. Engineering Eagan MN
Frank Torvik BS Geological Engineering Hopkins MN
Spencer Oeltjenbruns BS Civil & Env. Engineering Luverne MN
Justin Van Keulen BS Mechanical Engineering Minneota MN
Heidi Milczark BS Chemical Engineering New Ulm MN
Taylor Ericksrud BS Mechanical Engineering New York Mills MN
Amery Kuhl MS Engineering Management North Branch MN
Landon Graf BS Industrial Eng. & Eng. Mgmt. Prior Lake MN
Tait Johannsen MS Chemical Engineering Rochester MN
Jonathan McBurney BS Civil & Env. Engineering Roseville MN
Bailey Grussing - MAGNA BS Chem. Engineering/Six Sigma Greenbelt Cert. Rushmore MN
Ahoua Konney MS Engineering Management Saint Cloud MN
Kaleb Olsen BS Electrical Engineering Shakopee MN
Mason Rensch BS Chemical Engineering Wayzata MN
Caleb Mueller BS Mechanical Engineering Winthrop MN
Kyle Daledovich - LAUDE BS Mechanical Engineering Lohman MO
Dakotah Rusley BS Computer Engineering Baker MT
Samantha Erhardt MS Engineering Management Dickinson ND
Quinn Del Val - LAUDE BS Applied & Comp. Math/Industrial Eng. & Mgt Fargo ND
Christopher Droste MS Mining Eng. & Mgt. Washburn ND
Clairissa Selby BS Civil & Env. Engineering Omaha NE
Brett Pacha BS Mechanical Engineering Stuart NE
Hunter Joseph BS Geological Engineering Mantua NJ
Kristopher Langlois MS Engineering Management Alamogordo NM
Nicolas Avila MS Mining Eng. & Mgt. Elko NV
Andrew Holomshek BS Geological Engineering Mount Sinai NY
Alana Carrier BS Mining Eng. & Mgt./Global Eng. Cert. Springfield OH
Jonathon McBain MS Mining Eng. & Mgt. Ada OK
Jacob Sexton BS Mechanical Engineering Medford OR
Dale Malinzak PhD Geological Engineering Uniontown PA
Colter Dunagan MS Materials Engineering & Science Box ELDER SD
Samuel Hinricher BS Electrical Engineering Box Elder SD
Daniel Eitreim BS Chemical Engineering Brandon SD
Jacob Bennett BS Mechanical Engineering Custer SD
Hannah Wegehaupt - MAGNA BS Computer Science Dimock SD
Katherine Giorgio - MAGNA BS Applied Biological Sciences Elk Point SD
Rahel Dean-Pelikan BS Mining Eng.&Mgt/Eng. Mgt&Leadership Cert. Hermosa SD
Joshua Patterson BS Mechanical Engineering Hermosa SD
Derek Merchen - MAGNA BS Civil & Env. Engineering Hot Springs SD
Sky Dragoo BS Mining Eng. & Mgt. Lead SD
Dylan Lewis BS Chemical Engineering Lead SD
Clayton Evans BS Mechanical Engineering Murdo SD
Ryan Turnwall BS Mining Eng. & Mgt. Piedmont SD
Branden Abramson - LAUDE BS Chemical Engineering Rapid City SD
Morotolaoluwa Alabi MS Materials Engineering & Science Rapid City SD
Samuel Ammermann BS Mining Eng. & Mgt. Rapid City SD
Wyatt Anderson BS Mechanical Engineering Rapid City SD
Elijah Balavitch BS Industrial Eng. & Eng. Mgmt. Rapid City SD
Francis Baumann BS Interdisciplinary Sci - Science, Tech & Society Rapid City SD
Andrew Berreth MS Mining Eng. & Mgt. Rapid City SD
Rahul Bhargava MS Mining Eng. & Mgt. Rapid City SD
Venkata Bhattiprolu PhD Materials Engineering & Science Rapid City SD
Jacob Boschee PhD Physics Rapid City SD
Harold Broek III BS Mining Eng. & Mgt. Rapid City SD
Cody Burdick MS Engineering Management Rapid City SD
Jamie Caffee BS Mechanical Engineering Rapid City SD
Zhendan Cao MS Geological Engineering Rapid City SD
Clinton Chapman MS Chemical Engineering Rapid City SD
Krishna Govinda Rajan Chilkoor Gopala MS Civil & Env. Engineering Rapid City SD
Brittany Coupe BS Geological Engineering Rapid City SD
Paige Dexter BS Civil & Env. Engineering Rapid City SD
Matthew Dondelinger MS Materials Engineering & Science Rapid City SD
Sierra Doyle BS Mechanical Engineering Rapid City SD
Kimberly Drennon MS Civil & Env. Engineering Rapid City SD
Micheal Dupre AA General Studies Rapid City SD
Braeden Federle BS Chemical Engineering Rapid City SD
Sharla Glover BS Mechanical Engineering Rapid City SD
Evan Hagenlock BS Mining Eng. & Mgt. Rapid City SD
Raymond Hale BS Mechanical Engineering Rapid City SD
Matthew Hanley MS Engineering Management Rapid City SD
Chad Heath BS Computer Engineering Rapid City SD
Phillip Hillard BS Mechanical Engineering Rapid City SD
Benjamin Holkeboer BS Civil & Env. Engineering Rapid City SD
Casey Huntley MS Construction Engineering Management Rapid City SD
Kayleigh Johnson MS Paleontology Rapid City SD
Kylie Johnson-LAUDE BS Chemical Engineering Rapid City SD
Lin Kang MS Nanoscience & Nanoengineering Rapid City SD
Nihal Karanth BS Mechanical Engineering Rapid City SD
Austin Khork BS Industrial Eng. & Eng. Mgmt. Rapid City SD
Patrick Kozak MS Atmospheric & Env. Sciences Rapid City SD
Tony Krautbauer BS Electrical Engineering Rapid City SD
Ariana Lopez - MAGNA BS Chemical Engineering Rapid City SD
Bharathkiran Maddipudi MS Chemical Engineering Rapid City SD
Jonathan Mathews - SUMMA BS Mechanical Engineering Rapid City SD
Mariah Novak BS Applied Biological Sciences Rapid City SD
Wasiu Oyetunji MS Chemical Engineering Rapid City SD
Connor Posusta BS Chemical Engineering Rapid City SD
Jesse Punsal MS Civil & Env. Engineering Rapid City SD
Alissa Quam BS Chemical Engineering Rapid City SD
Ishara Ratnayake MS Nanoscience & Nanoengineering Rapid City SD
Trevor Rombough BS Electrical Engineering Rapid City SD
Saeed Shahmiri MS Electrical Engineering Rapid City SD
Malik Shakur MS Construction Engineering Management Rapid City SD
Gavin Silveira - MAGNA BS Mechanical Engineering Rapid City SD
Scott Sinclair BS Interdisciplinary Sci - Science, Tech & Society Rapid City SD
Gage Skillingstad BS Civil & Env. Engineering Rapid City SD
Ethan Smith BS Chemical Engineering Rapid City SD
Dominic Stelzle BS Mechanical Engineering Rapid City SD
Blake Stone BS Civil & Env. Engineering Rapid City SD
Jessica Teeslink MS Electrical Engineering Rapid City SD
Diamond Tuhy BS Applied Biological Sciences Rapid City SD
Andrea Vargas Castano - LAUDE BS Civil & Env. Engineering Rapid City SD
Rebekah Volner BS Civil & Env. Engineering Rapid City SD
Trey Wammen BS Electrical Engineering Rapid City SD
Jena Welbig BS Industrial Eng. & Eng. Mgmt./Six Sigma Cert. Rapid City SD
Brittnie Wratchford BS Geological Engineering Rapid City SD
Connie Zehms BS Civil & Env. Engineering/Constr. Eng. Mgt. Cert. Rapid City SD
Mark Buttenhoff BS Computer Science Sioux Falls SD
Joseph Hemmer MS Civil & Env. Engineering Sioux Falls SD
Danika Pollreisz - LAUDE BS Chemical Engineering Sioux Falls SD
Lincoln Stoel BS Chemical Engineering Sioux Falls SD
Nav Tran MS Chemical Engineering Sioux Falls SD
Casey Bergstrom MS Mechanical Engineering Spearfish SD
Dusty Mattern BS Mechanical Engineering Spearfish SD
Gordon Vandine - LAUDE BS Mechanical Engineering Spearfish SD
Koby Dobler BS Mechanical Engineering Sturgis SD
Aaron Fortier BS Metallurgical Engineering Sturgis SD
Mollie Hunt BS Geological Engineering Sturgis SD
Katelyn Kirsch BS Metallurgical Engineering Sturgis SD
Kayla Kaasa - MAGNA BS Chem. Engineering/Six Sigma Greenbelt Cert. Watertown SD
Taylor Popham BS Civil & Env. Engineering Webster SD
Benjamin Cameron - LAUDE BS Mechanical Engineering Yankton SD
Aaron Alphonsus - MAGNA BS Applied & Comp. Math/Computer Science Cedar Park TX
Tanmay Chandwani MS Construction Engineering Management College Station TX
Garson Bowers BS Geological Engineering El Paso TX
Arthur Linke BS Metallurgical Engineering Somerset WI
Sarah Rawlings - LAUDE BS Civil & Env. Engineering Ranchester WY
Josiah Horner - MAGNA BS Mechanical Engineering Rock Springs WY
Gabriel Jones BS Mechanical Engineering Sheridan WY

 

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Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, S.D., offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university enrolls 2,654 students with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1. The SD School of Mines placement rate for graduates is 97 percent, with an average starting salary of more than $61,300. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu and on  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Snapchat

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