Student Excellence Awards 2004
Amy Boehm, of Havre, plans to graduate in May 2004 with a Bachelor and Associate's degree in Business Technology with minors in Accounting, Small Business Management, and Marketing: Technical Sales and Services. She is the daughter of Karl and Jean Boehm of Missoula and has four children of her own. Upon graduation, she hopes to gain experience in a broad field, and eventually start her own business. She is the Chief Administrative Officer for Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE).
Catina Hinkle, of Havre, will graduate in May 2004 with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering Technology (CET) and an Associate's degree in Design Drafting. She is the daughter of Dennis and Linda Hinkle. Upon completion of school, she will move to Missoula to work as a field engineer for Montana Department of Transportation, eventually, she hopes to move into a design position. Catina has served as president and treasurer of the CET Club and as treasurer of the Drafting Club.
April Keith, of Great Falls, will graduate in December 2004 with her Bachelor's degree in Business Technology and a minor in Small Business Management. April is the daughter of David and Teri Keith and Louise Keith. When she graduates, she hopes to obtain a position with the corporate office of Party Universe, a company she currently works for. Eventually, she would like to pursue a Master's degree and own her own business. April Keith has served as the president and vice president of MSU-College of Technology's Student Association. She has received several scholarships, including the Soroptomist Scholarship, the Access Grant, and the Heisey Award. She is currently the Youth Activities Director for Central Assembly of God in Great Falls.
Tiffany Laisnez, of Dutton, will graduate in May 2004 with a Bachelor's degree in Business Technology and a minor in Small Business Management. She is the daughter of Pat and Cherie Laisnez. Upon graduation, Tiffany would like to enter the workforce and then continue her education, pursuing a teaching degree. Eventually, she would like to own a catering business or small cafÃ©. While attending college, Tiffany has been secretary for the MSUN House Counsel and president of the Spirit Band.
Warren Quick, of Havre, will graduate in May 2004 with a degree in Health Promotion and a minor in Business Technology. He is married to Jami Quick. Warren would like to pursue his Master's degree and continue coaching. He is currently the assistant coach for women's basketball and the head coach for the golf team. He has also organized and run the Youth Skylights Basketball Camp.
Carley Robertson, of Havre, will graduate in May 2005 with a Bachelor's degree in Diesel Technology. She is the daughter of John and Betty Robertson of Butte. In addition to pursuing her diesel degree, Carley works in area medical facilities, such as Fort Belknap Indian Health Services, Rocky Boy's Clinic, and Northern Montana Hospital's Emergency Room. Carley would like to learn the about power generation to help places in the world that need clean water and a basic sewage system. Currently, Carley teaches a technical writing class at Northern and EMT Continuing Education to the Rocky Boy's ambulance crew. She is working as a facilitator for the Environmental Health Subcommittee of the Consortium with Hill County's Public Health Department, she is a board member of the HELP Committee and Boys and Girls Club and Chair of the Board of Directors for Hi-Line Therapeutic Riding Association. She is also a member of Northern's Diesel Technology Club.
Chris Rossmiller, of Fort Benton, will graduate in May 2005 with Bachelor's degrees in Design Drafting and Civil Engineering Technology. He is the son of Don and Carol Rossmiller. In the future, Chris would like to work in an architectural firm and then go back to school to get his Master's degree in Architecture. During his college tenure, Chris has served as president of the American Design Drafting Association (ADDA), secretary of Civil Engineering Club (CET), Sergeant of Arms for VICA and as a resident assistant.
Caleb Schaeffer, of Columbia Falls, will graduate in May 2004 with a degree in Physical Education. He is the son of Rick and Vickie Schaeffer. Upon graduation, Caleb hopes to obtain a teaching position and as a wrestling coach. Caleb wrestling career has been very successful. He is a three-time national placer and a two-time Academic All-American. He is also a member of the National Education Association.
Jennifer Vaughn, of Havre, will graduate in May 2005 with Bachelor's degrees in Secondary Education: Science and Biology. She is the daughter of Paula and Chuck Vaughn. Jennifer would like to teach in a Montana school. Jennifer serves as secretary of the Science Club and public relations chair of the Student Education Association. She also volunteers as a 4-H leader and a chaperone for the Havre High School Science Bowl Team.
Emmett Willson, of Shepherd, will graduate in December 2004 with a degree in Secondary Education: Social Sciences Broadfield. He is the son of Larry and Bea Willson. Eventually, Emmett would like to own a business and buy a ranch. He also wants to coach wrestling. Emmett Willson competes on the Northern wrestling team and has had a successful wrestling career. He is a two-time national wrestling champion, a five-time outstanding wrestler, a Midlands Champion, and a Vegas Champion