Northwestern Students will Graduate in Commencement Ceremonies December 15

Kate Martin | December 11, 2012

The term wraps up with final exams and graduation ceremonies.

Northwestern will present diplomas and certificates to 33 students in commencement ceremonies this weekend.

A ceremony for the College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine will be held at 2 p.m. on December 15. Northwestern will present Master of Acupuncture degrees to four students, and Master of Oriental Medicine degrees to 12 students. Graduating student Maria Johnson will give the student greeting, and the commencement address will be delivered by Honora Lee Wolfe, Dipl.Ac. Wolfe was the founding director at the Boulder College of Massage Therapy in 1976; has taught at many national and regional acupuncture colleges and conferences; and has written several books on Chinese and Western medicine.

The School of Massage Therapy graduation ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. on December 15. Northwestern will present Associate of Applied Science degrees to 14 students, and the Certificate of Professional Massage Therapist to three students. Michele Renee, DC, assistant professor at Northwestern, will give the commencement address; and Amy Morrison, a member of the graduating class, will present the student greeting.

The commencement ceremonies will be held on campus in the auditorium, with a reception to follow. The graduates include:

Master of Acupuncture

  • Victoria Carroll
  • Melissa Sue Castillo
  • Meghan Forrest
  • Deborah A. Genrick

Master of Oriental Medicine

  • Cierra Grace Anderson
  • Jamie E. Anderson
  • Monique J. Askew
  • Angela Biasi Clifford
  • Lacey Rochelle Cline
  • Leah Eichmiller
  • Darla Ann Erickson
  • Jamie Lynn Erickson
  • Jesse M. Garrett
  • Sana’a Abutalib Gasmelsied
  • Maria Lynn Johnson Narveson
  • Samantha Dawn Parfrey

Associate of Applied Science in Massage Therapy

  • Kayla J. Bowell
  • Anders Benjamin Carlson
  • Kelsey E. Carlson
  • Frank W. Herrmann
  • Jeannine Jo Johnson
  • Julie Lynn Jorgenson
  • Sophie Mae Jundt
  • Rebecca M. Kasten
  • Amy Morrison
  • Kellie Joy O’Brien
  • Barbara Jean O’Neill
  • Kimberly Osborne
  • LeAnne Jean Roelike
  • Samuel E. Vanderpoel

 Certificate of Professional Massage Therapist

  • Nicholas Crist
  • Natalia S. Merrifield
  • Greta Lee Schmidt-Krohn
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