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Minnesota State University Moorhead's spring commencement is Friday, May 11 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in MSUM's Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse. About 700 students are expected to participate in the ceremonies.


These local students are expected to graduate with the following degrees and honors:

- Amber Bjerketvedt, Vining, Bachelor of Science. Major(s): Special Education, Early Childhood Education;

- Laura Brown, Perham, Bachelor of Science. Major: Elementary Education. Honors: Summa Cum Laude;

- Danielle Clark, Battle Lake, Bachelor of Arts. Major: Anthropology;

- Cortney Dettwiler, New York Mills, Bachelor of Nursing. Major: Nursing. Honors: Summa Cum Laude;

- Staci Dreyer, Ottertail, Bachelor of Arts. Major: Biology. Honors: Magna Cum Laude;

- Kacey Franklin, Battle Lake, Bachelor of Science. Major(s): Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education. Honors: Summa Cum Laude;

- Madison Heemstra, Vergas, Bachelor of Arts. Major: Philosophy;

- Kristin Hodnefield, Battle Lake, Bachelor of Science.Major: Elementary Education. Honors: Cum Laude;

- Jared Hotakainen, New York Mills, Bachelor of Science. Major: Elementary Education;

- Tiffany Jennings, Ottertail, Bachelor of Social Work. Major: Social Work. Honors: Magna Cum Laude;

- Danielle Lehman, Pernam, Bachelor of Science. Major: Accounting;

- Erin Peterson, Perham, Bachelor of Arts. Major: Psychology. Honors: Cum Laude;

- Jack Rosenthal, Ottertail, Bachelor of Science. Major: Operations Management;

- Kimberly Schossow, Perham, Bachelor of Nursing. Major: Nursing;

- Jamie Shepersky, Perham, Bachelor of Social Work. Major: Social Work. Honors: Cum Laude;

- Laura Trosdahl, Vining, Bachelor of Science. Major: Finance. Honors: Summa Cum Laude;

- Celeste Weber, Ottertail, Master of Science. Major(s): Counseling and Student Affairs.