PLATTEVILLE, WISCONSIN (July 19, 2021) The University of Wisconsin-Platteville awarded diplomas to nearly 900 students from its three campuses for the spring of 2021. Because of COVID-19, no ceremonies were held, but will be rescheduled at a later date.

Students from this area who graduated, with their hometown and major include:


Annawan, IL

Dalton Coppejans, Agricultural Business

Atkinson, IL

Taylor Riffe, Psychology

Bettendorf, IA

Adam Brockman, Engineering Physics

Clinton, IA

Keaton DenBesten, Industrial Technology Management

Nathaniel Lueders, Industrial Technology Management

Allyson Whitehead, Chemistry

Colona, IL

Jacob Widger, Mechanical Engineering

Davenport, IA

Brenden Goellnitz, Industrial Technology Management

Cole Grothusen, Civil Engineering

Madison Harbour, Fine Arts

William Kludy, Biology

Elliott Manuel, Political Science

East Moline, IL

Trevor Viren, Construction Management

Eldridge, IA

Jaden Wilshusen, Industrial Technology Management

Geneseo, IL

Nickolas Anderson, Agricultural Business

Le Clare, IA

Sydney Frazer, Business Administration

Moline, IL

Abigail Aguirre, STEM Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence Education

Justin DeArmond, Software Engineering

Timothy Knobloch, Construction Management

Tampico, IL

Alec Wetzell, Agricultural Education

Taylor Ridge, IL

Cheyenne Bush, Animal Science

UW-Platteville is located in Southwest Wisconsin and has branch campuses in Richland Center and Baraboo. In 2020, UW-Platteville was named the best public institution in Wisconsin for annual return on investment for the fifth consecutive year by Payscale. For more information on the university, visit

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