Class of 2018

St. Luke’s College Graduates 54 at Spring Commencement

            St. Luke’s College held its Spring Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 11, 2018 at the Sioux City Convention Center for the Class of 2018.  Fifty-Four students participated in the ceremony after successfully completing one of the College’s professional health care programs.  Bachelor’s Degrees were awarded in Health Sciences and Nursing, and Associate degrees were awarded in Registered Nursing, Radiologic Technology, and Respiratory Care. 

The Commencement Ceremony began with an invocation given by the Reverend Janell Norton, Staff Chaplain at UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s.  Welcome comments were given by Wendy Lindley, Chief Nurse Executive at St. Luke’s.  Mr. Lynn Wold, President and Chief Executive Officer at UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s delivered the commencement address to the graduating class. 

Diplomas were presented by Michael Stiles, Chancellor of St. Luke’s College, and Linda Krei, Vice Chairperson of the College Board of Directors.  Pins and hoods were presented by Dr. Susan Bowers, Dean of the Nursing Division; Dr. Dan Jensen, Dean of the Health Sciences Division; Cindy Duncan, Clinical Coordinator of Respiratory Care Education; Lorraine Sacino Murphy, Chair of the Department of Associate Degree Nursing Education; and Lorall Karpuk, Chair of the Department of Baccalaureate Nursing Education. 

Students receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing
Annmarie Aakhus Force, Courtney Anderson, Lupita Angulo, Kayleigh Best, McKenzie Best, Natalie Engle, Alissa Floen, Benjamin Graber, Tasha Jager, Lorena Perez, Lauren Rife, Amy Rozeboom, Briana Terry, Brandi Winkel.

Student Receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences
Merrin Blum

Students receiving Associate of Science degrees in Nursing:
Kristi Bose, Megan Bulthuis, Jessica Dietschy, Korrie Einck, Jenelle Flory, Nicole Gritters, Samuel Hawks, Holly Hiemstra, Kayla Hoogendoorn, Fedilia Lalruatsangi, Dena Lansink, Manuel Limon, Rayna McCormick, Megan Moran, Alyssa Sikkema, Kyla Slenk, Sarah Thiessen, Tyler Van Koevering, Ashley Van Otterloo, Rachel Ver Meer, Cassandra Vis, Michelle Willer, Haley Wilting.

Students receiving Associate of Science degree in Radiologic Technology:
Maribel Browning, Emmaline Carstensen, Megan Geesey, Dalton Jepsen, Alyssa Kelley, Alacia Krohn, Bailey Lynch, Anna Pelzer, Nina Phommakhanh, Riley Roepke, Emberose Stewart, Sally Tremayne.

Students receiving Associate of Science degrees in Respiratory Care:
Emily Neumann, Sejla Omerovic, Ashley Schneider, Kari Streff.