Local Students Graduate from Buena Vista University

OTTUMWA – Buena Vista University congratulates graduates from the Fall 2019 semester. The following students local students earned degrees:

Nichole Barton of Ottumwa, IA graduated summa cum laude in elementary education at BVU Ottumwa

Ashlyn Cook of Ottumwa, IA graduated magna cum laude in elementary education at BVU Ottumwa

Mauri Hernandez Vargas of Ottumwa, IA graduated in human services and psychology at BVU Ottumwa

Leah Knipfer of Ottumwa, IA graduated in psychology at BVU Ottumwa

Rocio Patlan Baeza of Ottumwa, IA graduated summa cum laude in elementary education at BVU Ottumwa

Emily Pierson of Ottumwa, IA graduated in business with a concentration in human resource management at BVU Ottumwa

Beth Seamans of Ottumwa, IA graduated in psychology at BVU Ottumwa

Sarah Sprau of Ottumwa, IA graduated summa cum laude in elementary education at BVU Ottumwa

Josh Stockdall of Ottumwa, IA graduated in history at BVU Ottumwa

Josh Stockdall of Ottumwa, IA graduated in history at BVU Ottumwa

Students who graduated with honors completed a minimum of 60 credit hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5.

About Buena Vista University

Since 1891, Buena Vista University has prepared students for lifelong success and blends liberal arts with real-world applications. Our traditional campus on the shores of Storm Lake hosts students in a variety of majors and pre-professional programs, including elementary, secondary, and special education; business and accounting; and biological and chemical sciences. Our 16 degree-completion locations, online, and graduate programs expand student potential with a pace and academic rigor designed for working adults and a variety of class formats that make scheduling even more convenient. With an average scholarship of more than 50 percent off of tuition, BVU is an affordable option for all students. Visit www.bvu.edu.