MMC Watertown Commencement

May 6, 2017

WATERTOWN, SD — Mount Marty College (MMC) – Watertown held their Spring Commencement

Saturday, May 6, at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown.

Graduates received their bachelor’s degrees at the one-hour ceremony, where they celebrated through

longstanding traditions and reflections on the opportunities ahead. MMC-Watertown graduated 20

students this spring at its Watertown campus.

This year’s Watertown commencement speaker was April Moen, Ph.D., MMC graduate and adjunct

faculty member. Dr. Moen is Principal of Westside Elementary School in Sisseton and has taught as an

adjunct instructor for the Education department at MMC for the past 15 years. In 2016, she was

recognized as the MMC Faculty of the Year.

Graduates in the photo are: back row, left: Ashley Collins, B.A. in Business Administration, Clear Lake,

SD; Callie Beck, B.A. in Business Administration, Springview, NE; Candice Hill, B.A. in Human Service,

Sisseton, SD; Heather Prisinger, B.A. in Psychology, Wilmot, SD; Raschon Simmons, B.A. in Human

Service, Hopkins, MN; Trevor Miller, B.A. in Criminal Justice, Parker, SD; John Hasche, B.A. in Business

Administration, Lake Preston, SD; and McCoy Thompson, B.A. in Criminal Justice, Brookings, SD.

Front row, left: Katie Kellen, B.A. in Elementary Education, South Shore, SD; Nikki Mack, B.A. in

Elementary Education, Watertown, SD; Brittany Formanek, B.A. in Business Administration, Watertown,

SD; Chandler Rydberg, B.A. in Elementary Education, Watertown, SD; Shayla Loof, B.A. in Elementary

Education, Watertown, SD; and Nathan Thomas B.A. in Business Administration, Watertown, SD.

Graduates not pictured are: Brandi Barondeau, B.A. in Accounting, Clear Lake, SD; Elizabeth

Cunningham, B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, Watertown, SD; Nancy Gilbertson, B.A. in Accounting,

Watertown, SD; Jan Hansen, B.A. in Accounting, Watertown, SD; Melanie Masar, B.A. in Accounting,

Watertown, SD; Travis Peterson, B.A. in Information Technology, Watertown, SD;

To learn more about MMC-Watertown, call (605) 886-6777.