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Written by Julie Shockey   
Thursday, 20 June 2013 14:43

DECORAH, IA (06/18/2013)(readMedia)-- Luther College held commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2013 at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 19 in Luther College's Regents Center Main Gym.

Andrew Ambrose of Bettendorf, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in biology and chemistry .

Tyler Brewer of Bettendorf, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in management .

Elisabeth Haager of Bettendorf, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in anthropology and environmental studies .

Alexander Heiselman of Bettendorf, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in management .

Zachary Jipp of Bettendorf, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in physical education and biology magna cum laude.

Paxton Molinari of Bettendorf, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in physical education .

Matthew Rubins of Bettendorf, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in computer science .

Kelsey Weindruch of Bettendorf, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in health .

Reece Rickertsen of Bryant, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in biology .

Charles Banta of Calamus, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in computer science .

Matthew Engelson of Clinton, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in music .

Haley Clark of Davenport, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in history .

Michael Crowe of Davenport, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in English cum laude.

Mitchell DeFauw of Davenport, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in English .

Nicole Woodson of Davenport, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in biology magna cum laude.

Abby Sandry of DeWitt, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in sociology cum laude.

Shari Huber of Eldridge, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in physical education summa cum laude.

Chelsea Weiss of Eldridge, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in biology and political science .

Gregory Daniels of Long Grove, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in biology summa cum laude.

Tyler Hagy of Muscatine, Iowa, received the bachelor of arts degree in music and theatre/dance .

Victoria Serra of Silvis, Ill., received the bachelor of arts degree in English .

Commencement speaker was Arne Sorenson, chairman of the Marriott Global Diversity and Inclusion Council.

Chingwei Mutombu, executive director and founder of First Step Initiative, was presented with the Luther College Young Alumni Award. This award recognizes outstanding achievement of Luther alumni in their vocation or avocation who have graduated in the last 15 years.

Charlie Bruer was awarded the Luther College Jenson Medal. Luther College's Jenson Medal is presented each year to an outstanding senior, selected by the graduating class, who best demonstrates the ideals of the college through service to students and the college community.

A national liberal arts college with an enrollment of 2,500, Luther offers an academic curriculum that leads to the bachelor of arts degree in 60 majors and pre-professional programs.