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UTTC honors graduates
15 December 2006

Martha Dvorak and Sheena Cain
COLLEGE GRADUATES: Martha Dvorak, Bogota, Colombia, and Sheena Cain (Blackfeet), Bismarck, ND, were among those honored during a program December 15 at United Tribes Technical College. Both graduated from the college's Nutrition and Food Service program. United Tribes News Photo

BISMARCK (UTN) - United Tribes Technical College honored 26 graduates during a ceremony December 15 at the college in Bismarck. Twenty-one had completed studies earning Associate of Applied Science Degrees. Five were awarded certificates of completion.

Associate of Applied Science Degrees:

Automotive Service Technology: Nicholas Urbanec, Winnebago, NE.

Business Office Technology - Administrative Assistant Medical: DeAnn Sue Birdsbill (Three Affiliated) New Town, ND; Jolynn Lovato (Crow) Lodge Grass, MT.

Business Office Technology - Administrative Assistant Office: Darla Jo Hanley (Standing Rock) Mandan, ND; Angela Marie Howard (Three Affiliated) Bismarck, ND.

Computer Information Technology: Robert P. Bear (Caddo Nation of Oklahoma) Bismarck, ND; Nicole L.E. Two Crow (Three Affiliated) Bismarck, ND.

Criminal Justice: Lance Fillspipe (Oglala) Oglala, SD; MariAnna Howard (Three Affiliated) Bismarck, ND; Gordon J. Runs After Jr. (Cheyenne River) Eagle Butte, SD; Justin W. Two Crow (Three Affiliated) White Shield, ND.

Health Information Technology: Farroll Baker Pretty Weasel (Crow) Crow Agency, MT.

Nutrition and Food Service: Kelly Marie Hurley (Standing Rock) Bismarck, ND; Sheena Dawn Cain (Blackfeet) Bismarck, ND; Betsy Ann Small Jumper (Lower Brule) Pierre, SD; Martha Liliana Rubia Dvorak (Bogata, Columbia) Bismarck, ND; Shane C. Brunelle Sr. (Turtle Mountain) Belcourt, ND.

Small Business Management: Anthony D. Ammann (St. Croix Anishinabe) New Richmond, WI; Crystal M. Belgarde (Turtle Mountain) Belcourt, ND; Dominique A. Saucedo (Oglala) Pine Ridge, SD.

Tribal Environmental Science: Richard L. White Jr. (Oglala) Kyle, SD.

Medical Transcription Certificate: Carri L. Alexander, Columbus, OH; Roseanne Daede, Bowdle, SD; Joyce M. Miller, Flasher, ND; Sue Harr Wolf, Beulah, ND; Kate L. Fasching, Mandan, ND.

      Guest speaker for the program was Mike Mabin (Turtle Mountain), owner and president of Agency MABU, a full-service marketing and communications company, Bismarck, ND.

      The first awards made for the newly endowed Marvin Family Scholarship were presented to Office Technology graduate DeAnn Birds Bill (Three Affiliated), New Town, ND and Art-Art Marketing student Lyman Vivier (Standing Rock) Cannonball, ND.

      The drum group Tatanka Nagi provided opening and closing songs. A meal was served at the UTTC cafeteria.


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