Morningside College announces 2016-17 Roadman and Dimmitt scholars

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

A total of 337 students were named Roadman Scholars and Dimmitt Scholars at Morningside College in recognition of high academic distinction for the 2016-17 academic year.

Roadman Scholars must be full-time students who have completed at least 45 credits of college work with a cumulative grade point average of 3.76 or above. The award is named in honor of the late Earl Roadman, who was president of Morningside College from 1936 to 1956.

Dimmitt Scholars must be full-time students who have completed at least 45 credits of college work with a cumulative grade point average between 3.50 and 3.75. The award is named in honor of the late Lillian Dimmitt, who served as a teacher and administrator at Morningside College for more than 60 years.

Alta: Rachael J. Arnts, Roadman Scholar, senior, mass communication and Megan K. Miller, Dimmitt Scholar, senior, nursing.

Laurens: Rachel A. Potter, Dimmitt Scholar, senior, mass communication, religious studies.

Newell: Shelby M. Kingery, Roadman Scholar, junior, nursing; Nancy J. Medel, Dimmitt Scholar, senior, social and behavioral science, managerial accounting and Marissa J. Morenz, Roadman Scholar, senior, nursing.

Schaller: Kelsey M. Brenner, Roadman Scholar, senior, mathematics teaching, special education teaching and Jason A. Kenny, Roadman Scholar, senior, applied agricultural & food studies.

Storm Lake: Elvis A. Castro, Roadman Scholar, junior, biology, chemistry and Madison L. Laven, Dimmitt Scholar, senior, developmental psychology.