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Bethel announces spring 2018 Dean’s List, Honor Roll

June 1st, 2018

One hundred eleven students have been named to the Dean's List, and 22 to the honor roll, for the spring 2018 semester.

To earn semester honors, a student must have completed a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours and not have an I (Incomplete), NR (Not Reported) or IP (In Process) in any letter-graded courses, with the exception of seminars.

Students whose semester grade point average is 3.7 or higher are named to the Dean’s List, while those with a GPA of 3.50-3.699 are listed as members of the Honor Roll. Class designations are made according to the number of hours completed.



Cherish Doku, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Ahmed Fall, Staten Island, New York

John Hansberry, Vancouver, Washington

Karyssa Henry, Seguin, Texas

Mierra McKinney, Wichita

Addie Regier, Newton

Abby Schmidt, Newton

Merrick Schmitz, Wichita

Kacie Torrens, Castle Rock, Colorado

Laura Tran, North Newton

Alayna Wallace, McPherson

Payton Walters, Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Briley Young, Wichita


Jennifer Andres, Newton

Polly Carlson, Hurley, South Dakota

Kate Cherveny, Topeka

Elizabeth Friesen Birky, Denver

Jalal Gondal, Noble, Oklahoma

Jennifer Harrison, Fort Scott

Madison Hofer-Holdeman, Wichita

Adam Kroeker, Augusta

Jessica LaRocque, Cawker City

Anna Lubbers, Peabody

Mallory Meier, Winfield

Jennifer Meysing, Goessel

Madeline Nachtigal, Lawrence

Caroline Preheim, Nolensville, Tennessee

Katie Relph, Salina

Zachary Shima, Topeka

Elizabeth Tran, North Newton


Caleb Allen, Moundridge

Parker Austin, Derby

Sarah Balzer, Inman

Ayse Bayiryuzu, Wuppertal, Germany

Candy Dao, Salina

Emily Epp, Marion, South Dakota

Naomi Epp, North Newton

Emma Girton, Wichita

Alena Haase, North Newton

Akiyaa Hagen-Depusoir, Salina

Abby Harders, Moundridge

Katrina Heinrichs, Hesston

Ryan LaCombe, Newton

Lauren Nehrbass, Parsons

Lil Padro, Miami

Austin Prouty, Newton

Lara Scott, Newton

Rylie Scudder, Little Elm, Texas

Treyton Sleep, Holcomb

Chase Sparks, Oklahoma City

Dante Texeira, Wichita

Marieke van Bergeijk, Hesston

Kendrick Weaver, Hesston

Anna Wiens, Goessel

Kaci Wilson, Sterling


Sam Bertholf, Winfield*

Sarah Booth, Goessel

Connor Born, North Newton

Eli Brockway, McPherson

Erin Conner, Wichita*

Jacey Crowther, Roxbury*

Leah Friesen, Henderson, Nebraska*

Lily Funk, Olathe

Nathan Gamache, Halstead

Dominick Geddert, Fresno, California

Westen Gesell, Winnipeg, Manitoba*

Bryan Gilmore, Lebo

Heath Goertzen, Goessel

Reece Hiebert, Walton*

Jordan Hill, Augusta

Gabe Johnson, Abilene

Kate Jolliff, Newton*

Maya Kathrineberg, Salina

Emily Knight, Moundridge

Nathan Kroeker, Augusta

Matthew Lind, Newton/Harrisonburg, Virginia*

Alec Loganbill, Hesston

Anthony Mapes, Derby

Stephanie McGhee, Hutchinson/McPherson*

Connor Mickens, Meriden

Samuel Morgan, White City

Brianna Newport, Haysville*

Lacey Pfannenstiel, Hays*

Abby Phillips, Quenemo*

Abigail Pineda, Malone, Texas

Nick Preheim, Peabody

Logan Price, Wichita

Elizabeth Ratzlaff, Moundridge

Austin Regier, Newton*

Jeni Reichenberger, Wichita*

Calen Rupp, Holcomb

Randall Schmidt, Lawrence

Riley Schmieder, Wellman, Iowa

Rebecca Schrag, Newton

Kylee Schunn, Whitewater*

Tyler Shima, Topeka*

Taylor Simmons, Syracuse, New York*

Broderick Stohs, Marysville

Bailey Strausz, Moundridge

Anna Stucky, Moundridge

Alyssa Sullivan, Kansas City, Kansas*

Shalei Swaim, McPherson*

Delona Torres, Newton*

Kiley Varney, Hesston*

Abby Viele, Wichita*

Cassandra Voth, Littleton, Colorado

Autumn Walton, Belleville*

Ben Wiens, Goessel*

Caitlin Williams, Wellington

Serena Wong, North Newton

Jayce Yoder, Topeka

*denotes graduating senior




Caitlin Cordes, Maize


Jayde Blain, Cawker City

Sydney Bollinger, Lawrence

Sydney Harper, Andover

Kerrigan Simons, Riley

Luke Unruh, Goessel

Chloe Wall, Goshen, Indiana


Georgia Anderson, Wichita

Leisle Hoffman, Wichita

Kaycee McClelland, Newton

Callie Ross, Overland Park

Kayla Shirley, Newton


Kimberly Buzbee, Topeka*

Heather Chaney, Erie*

Tanner Long, St. Helens, Oregon*

Zane McHugh, Wichita*

Ciara Mckinney, Moore, Oklahoma*

Brendan Ostlund, Mount Hope

Ashlynn Speakman, Parachute, Colorado

Olivia Wetter, Colby

Roderick Williams, Dallas*

Veronica Ziegler, Hesston*

*denotes graduating senior

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