2021 – 2022 Student Accomplishments

Here is a taste of what our students have accomplished in the 2021-2022 academic year:

Undergraduate Students

Over 100 undergraduate majors graduated this year. Our undergraduate majors will be utilizing their degrees in a broad array of jobs upon graduation, and many are beginning graduate school in the fall! From JDs, MSWs, working in non-profit, the financial and health sectors, police officers, and more!

Graduate School Plans

  • Brianna Perez, future JD from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College
  • Conrad Kim, future Masters in Sociology from University of North Carolina-Charlotte
  • Elizabeth Lovell, Master's in Library and Information Science from the University of Iowa
  • Elle Weilbrenner, future JD from Drake University
  • Erin Gilbert, Masters in School Counseling from DePaul University
  • Isaac Bills, future JD from Georgetown Law School
  • Michaela Messier, future JD from St. Thomas Law School
  • Michaela Nelson, future Masters in School Counseling from Marshall University of Law
  • Nicholas Hove, future JD from the University of Cincinnati
  • Regan Smock, future PhD in Sociology from the University of Iowa
  • Sarah McCauley, future JD from the University of Illinois-Chicago School of Law
  • Sarika Rademacher, future Masters in School Counseling from Upper Iowa University
  • Vuong Nguyen, future JD from the University of Iowa Law School

New Jobs

  • Aidan Sackett, West Des Moines Police Department
  • Alex Fischer, Human Resource Specialist at Bio-Techne
  • Alexa Stein, Miller, Fidler & Insurance Agency and Insurance
  • Ali Tharp, Bar Manager at Henry’s in Soulard
  • Anthony Lord, Operations Coordinator II at JB Hunt
  • Avery Mirocha, Youth Leader at Linn County Juvenile Detention Center
  • Bailey Engledow, Crisis Intervention Specialist at AbbeHealth Mental Health Services
  • Brady Lemke, U.S Fish and Wildlife Services
  • Bronson Gloeckner, Residential Officer in the Sixth Judicial District, Department of Corrections
  • Cassandra Calkins, Residential Officer in the Sixth Judicial District, Department of Corrections
  • Delaney Gipp, Area Manager at Amazon
  • Devyn Atzen, Catch Des Moines
  • Dylan Harvey, Government Policy Associate at Woolf Group
  • Ethan Martin, Police Officer at the Newton, IA Police Department
  • Gigi Gilbert, Receptionist at Carousel Auto Group
  • Jameson Reineke, Assistant Director of Sales and Marketing at The Celebration Farm
  • Jennifer Stallons, Title Insurance  
  • Kobe Ahrens, Police Officer for the Bettendorf, IA Police Department
  • Kyle O'Malley Trooper for the Illinois State Police
  • Madeline Kuperman, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
  • Makayla Chevalier, Financial Advisor for Northwestern Mutual
  • Makenzie Jones, Communications Coordinator for Strategic Elements
  • Megan O'Neill, Iowa Army National Guard
  • Mia Brdecka, Police Officer for the University of Iowa Police Department
  • Morelia Galvan, Conservation Warden for Iowa DNR
  • Morgan Santee, Junior Account Manager for State Farm Insurance
  • Tristan Popillion, City Year Mentor for America
  • Yuji Lopez, University of Iowa Health Care Safety & Security

Honors Society

  • Brianna Perez, Alpha Phi Sigma
  • Cassandra Calkins, Alpha Phi Sigma
  • Elle Weilbrenner, Alpha Phi Sigma
  • Michaela Messier, Alpha Phi Sigma
  • Gretchen Dodge, Alpha Phi Sigma
  • Amy Letavay, Alpha Phi Sigma


  • Regan Smock – 2022 Outstanding Sociology Senior Award
  • Brianna Perez – 2022 Outstanding Criminology Senior Award
  • Regan Smock – Selected for the 2022 Dare to Discover Campaign

Graduate Students

New Jobs

External Awards

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