Albert City student receives bachelorís degree from Northwestern College

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Kylie Sundblad was among 267 graduates to receive bachelorís degrees at Northwestern Collegeís commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 13.

Thirty-one students received Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees, while the rest of the graduating seniors were granted Bachelor of Arts degrees.

Dr. Rick Melmer, director of Leadership South Dakota, gave the commencement address. Internationally renowned opera star Simon Estes was awarded an honorary doctorate.

Sundblad graduated with a major in social work from Northwestern College. She is the daughter of Mick and Jill Sundblad of Albert City.

Northwestern College is a Christian college of more than 1,250 students in Orange City. Rated a top-10 Midwestern college by U.S. News & World Report magazine, Northwestern provides an education committed to academic rigor and a Christ-centered worldview.