AMES, Iowa (January 12, 2022) – More than 1,800 graduates received degrees from Iowa State University in December. Graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremonies were held Dec. 17-18 at Hilton Coliseum.
Lisa Schulte Moore, professor of natural resource ecology and management and associate director of Iowa State’s Bioeconomy Institute, spoke at the graduate ceremony. Alumna Cara Heiden, retired co-president of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Des Moines, gave the undergraduate address.
During the undergraduate ceremony, university leaders will award an honorary Doctor of Science degree to Herbert Allen (Al) Myers, founder and president of Ames-based Ag Leader, for his achievements as an agricultural engineer, inventor, innovator, entrepreneur and global pioneer in precision agriculture.
Following are graduates from your area:
HOMETOWN, STATE; NAME, DEGREE (if listed), MAJOR(S), HONORS PROGRAM (if listed)
Matthew Upah, Bachelor of Science, Animal Science
Kathryn Andersen, Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Studies
Kyra Alexander, Bachelor of Arts, English, Cum Laude
Derek Hollister, Bachelor of Science, Mathematics
Shelby Karr, Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies
Grace Shultis, Bachelor of Science, Technical Communication, Cum Laude
Lane Marlow, Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Systems Technology, Magna Cum Laude
Mitchell Thys, Bachelor of Science, Industrial Technology, Magna Cum Laude
Emily Howes-Vonstein, Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, Magna Cum Laude
Cole Smith, Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude
Faith Hagenow, Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology and Health, Magna Cum Laude
Tyler Buresh, Bachelor of Science, Agronomy, Magna Cum Laude