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WDTC Announces Fall Semester Dean's List

Western Dakota Technical College (WDTC) congratulates students named to the Fall Semester 2023 Dean's List. To qualify, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for a minimum of 12 credits in a given semester.

The Dean's List begins with South Dakota students and their hometowns followed by additional states and students.

Belle Fourche – Cash Johnson, Electrical Trades; Lacey Kenoyer, Accounting; Heidi Lindberg, Practical Nursing; Destanie Mowery, Allied Health; Ashley Schuldt, Accounting; Shawn Trainor, Architectural & Engineering Technology; Zane Wager, Automotive Technology.

Black Hawk – Anaktoria Callahan, Environmental Engineering Technician; Austin Evans, Computer Science-Information Technology Specialist; Kalob Seal, Computer Science-Information Technology Specialist.

Box Elder – Courtney Brinkman, Computer-Aided Design; Veronica Burchett, Business and Technology; Damian Dominguez-Garcia, Medical Laboratory Technician; Jennifer Gentile, Practical Nursing; Joslin Gross, Business and Technology; Kaleb Jimison, Allied Health; Monique King, Automotive Technology; Genesis Mata, Paramedic; Carson Mitchell, Electrical Trades; Brooke Outka, Practical Nursing; Crystal Probst, Registered Nursing; Cody Proffit, Electrical Trades; Gabriel Raney, Electrical Trades; Breanna Wetzel, Electrical Trades .

Buffalo - Reese Hunsucker, Dental Assisting.

Caputa - Ari Hendrickson, Welding and Fabrication.

Castlewood - Hannah Karst, Allied Health.

Chamberlain - Wyatt Powers, Electrical Trades.

Custer  Connor Brings Plenty, Electrical Trades; Jason Staley, Technical Studies.

Ellsworth Air Force Base - Coltin Hollyfield, Diesel Technology; Jenna Pollock, Practical Nursing; Peyton Weiler, Surgical Technology.

Fairburn - Emily Cupery, Criminal Justice.

Hermosa - Caitlyn Ford, Accounting; Zachary Mlinar, Computer Science-Information Technology Specialist; Lanie Weaver, Dual Enrollment.

Hill City - Adam Patton, Welding and Fabrication; Benjamin Stout, Computer Science-Information Technology Specialist.

Hot Springs - Tyler Bilbruck, Registered Nursing; Christina Butler, Paramedic; Zetadell Depositario, Registered Nursing; Barrett Sanders, Welding and Fabrication; Jillian Simunek, Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Emphasis; Seth Simunek, Practical Nursing.

Interior - Adam Amiotte, Diesel Technology.

Kadoka - Andi Stone, Medical Laboratory Technician.

Keystone - Christopher Gregson, Business and Technology.

Lead - Megan Bernal, Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Emphasis; Joey Burrows, Electrical Trades; Angela Cochran, Practical Nursing; Quinn Ernst, Automotive Technology; Whitney Mckee, Practical Nursing; Laurie Reinhardt Reif, Business and Technology; Emily Thomas, Surgical Technology; Nina Ulloa, Criminal Justice; Alexia Wright, Dental Assisting.

McLaughlin - Kathryn Volk, Business and Technology.

Murdo - Tanner Brunskill, Welding and Fabrication.

Nemo - Tylar Dellit, Practical Nursing; Ashley Lary, Automotive Technology.

Newell - Jacobie Mooney, Accounting.

Nisland - Stefanie Simmons, Practical Nursing.

Oelrichs - Dylan Davidson, Electrical Trades.

Piedmont - Miranda Montileaux, Dental Assisting; Harrison Weber, Electrical Trades -Autonomous Equipment Technician; Sara Weber, Registered Nursing.

Pierre - Ryleigh Harmon, Dental Assisting.

Pine Ridge - Richard Hagen, Diesel Technology.

Quinn - Tia Guptill, Architectural & Engineering Technology.

Rapid City - Heather Aldridge, Allied Health; Madison Anderson, Practical Nursing; Magali Ardon, Dental Assisting; Seth Asheim, Welding and Fabrication; Lilyann Bechen, Business and Technology; Remington Bremer, Plumbing Technology; Susan Burnham, Health Information Management; Amber Byrne, Architectural & Engineering Technology; Olivia Cain, Allied Health; Casey Clarke, Computer Science-Information Technology Specialist; Hannah Cortez, Dental Assisting; Michael Crespo, Computer Science-Information Technology Specialist; Payton Cummings, Allied Health; Caleb DeGarmo, Diesel Technology; Jordana DeSersa, Dental Assisting; Alyssa Dikoff, Welding and Fabrication; Steven Dumovich, Practical Nursing; Hannah Fischer, Practical Nursing; Jantzen Fisher, HVAC/R Technology; Madilyn Foreman, Dual Enrollment; Brandon Gayton, Computer-Aided Design; Andrew Gillespie, Electrical Trades; Sonja Gonzalez, Business and Technology; Brian Goza, Allied Health; Emily Grangaard, Surgical Technology; Timothy Harmon, Dual Enrollment; Kylee Heintz, Surgical Technology; Kaitlynn Herman, Dual Enrollment; Brandon Hilton, Accounting; Bryan Kemp, Computer Science-Information Technology Specialist; Gaige Kienast, Electrical Trades; Peyton Kistler, Environmental Engineering Technician; Gage Koehler, Dual Enrollment; Kylee Koller, Technical Studies; Amanda Kruse, Health Information Management; Taylor Kurtenbach, Allied Health; Leah Luebke, Practical Nursing;Jameson McClain, Plumbing Technology; Collin McCracken, Welding and Fabrication; Jeremy McRae, Electrical Trades -Autonomous Equipment Technician; Sabrina Miller, Practical Nursing; Azaria Mittleider, Dental Assisting; Cassandra Morris, Allied Health; John Murray, Medical Laboratory Technician; Charlie Neiffer, Dental Assisting; Kiran Neill, Dual Enrollment; Bradley Niemann, Paramedic; Annyka Petrik, Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Emphasis; Bailee Pike, Health Information Management; Mattison Poynter, Business and Technology; Emily Ragains, Dual Enrollment; Layla Red Kettle, Dental Assisting; Pamela RedLeaf, Business and Technology; Ian Richardson, Computer Science-Information Technology Specialist; Madison Richardt, Medical Laboratory Technician; Dominick Rodriguez, Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Emphasis; Amy Roost, Allied Health; Lisa Sanchez, Allied Health; Caleb Schoenherr, Construction Technology; Erick Shaw, Electrical Trades; Rylan Silbernagel, Automotive Technology; Amber Simmonds, Paramedic; Eric Snoozy, Electrical Trades; Sydney Sobolewski, Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Emphasis; Alex Spencer, Registered Nursing; Bernadette Stelzle, Practical Nursing; Julie Swan, Registered Nursing; Gregory Swanson, Welding and Fabrication; Adrienne Takusi, Practical Nursing; Corrine Thompson, Registered Nursing; Jonathon Todd, Allied Health; Jorge Ucan, HVAC/R Technology; Aly Venegas, Practical Nursing; Lucia Vidas, Dental Assisting; Hayden Walter, Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Emphasis; Jesse Weber, Registered Nursing; Grace Wick, Practical Nursing; Rachelle Williams, Computer-Aided Design; Justin Yurisich, Automotive Technology; Micaela Zachmeier, Precision Machining Technology.

Rosebud - Richard Dorian, HVAC/R Technology.

Saint Onge - Aubrey Redinger, Computer-Aided Design.

Spearfish - Mark Berndt, Computer Science-Information Technology Specialist; Logan Bosh, Electrical Trades; Kelsee Colgrove, Criminal Justice; Gabriella Cummins, Accounting; Jessalynn Lopez-Lewis, Practical Nursing; Lance McNeese, Computer Science-Information Technology Specialist.

Sturgis - Julianne Blakeman, Registered Nursing; August Bowman, Computer Science-Information Technology Specialist; Dawson Johnson, Medical Laboratory Technician;Bradley Painter, Registered Nursing; Luke Ross, Medical Laboratory Technician.

Summerset - Lindy Doyle, Dental Assisting; Karissa Duncan, Registered Nursing; Anthony Kitchens, Architectural & Engineering Technology; Ryan Miles, Computer-Aided Design; Anna Rosencranz, Registered Nursing.

Vale - Shaley Dirk, Accounting.

Wall - Abigail Collins, Practical Nursing; Alanah Pomrenke, Medical Laboratory Technician.

Watertown - Brooke Redder, Library Technician.

White River - Renegade Wooden Knife, Electrical Trades.

Whitewood - Sierra Mahaffy, Practical Nursing; Mariah Mitchell, Business and Technology.

Bemidji – Casamera King, Environmental Engineering Technician.

Fredonia – Kaleb Entzi, Diesel Technology.

Ainsworth – Shelly Saner, Dental Assisting.

Chadron  Henry Kennell, Construction Technology.

West Caldwell – Joel Feria, Electrical Trades.

Gillette - Gauge Ross, Welding and Fabrication.

Pine Haven - Lanee Powers, Business and Technology.

Sundance - Angela Reed, Computer-Aided Design.

About Western Dakota Technical College

Western Dakota Technical College (WDTC) was established in 1968 and is the only technical college serving the western South Dakota region. 

WDTC offers nearly 40 programs in a variety of fields, including Business and Computers, Construction and Manufacturing, Energy and Environmental Technologies, Health Sciences, Legal and Public Services, and Transportation Technologies. 

Ninety-nine percent of Western Dakota Technical College's most recent graduates are working, continuing their education, or are enlisted in the military per the WDTC 2022 Placement Report. There were 320 respondents out of 342 graduates surveyed. [*Placement information is derived from graduate surveys, faculty-collected data, placement surveys started six months after graduation, and the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation. Overall placement rate is figured by: (responding graduates employed, continuing education, or in military service)/(responding graduates who are seeking employment). The number of program graduates are unduplicated by CIP code.]

Western Dakota Technical College faculty, staff, and administration focus their efforts on helping students gain the skills and experiences they need to succeed. Through hands-on learning, internships, and industry partnerships, Western Dakota Tech students graduate ready to make a real and immediate contribution to their employers and to their communities.

For information about WDTC, call (800) 544-8765 or (605) 718-2565 or send an email to Visit us on the web at


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