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Montana Tech Announces Student Honors

05/04/2020

Montana Technological University announced the valedictorians for the class of 2020 and other special student awards.

Valedictorian honors are awarded for academic excellence both for the attainment of the applied science degree and the bachelor of science degree. The bachelor of science valedictorian award is given to the graduating senior at Montana Tech who has achieved the highest grade point average overall in his or her years of study at the university. The recipient must be receiving his or her first baccalaureate degree and must have earned all-academic credits at Montana Tech. The valedictorians are Annika Rapp, Business and Information Technology from Butte, Montana; and Rachel Hadley, Geophysical Engineering from Dayton, NV; and Nathaniel Younk, Petroleum Engineering from Richmond, MI.

The associate of applied science valedictorian award is given to the graduate who has achieved the highest grade point average overall in his or her years of study toward a first associate of applied science degree. The recipient must have earned all-academic credits at Montana Tech. The associate of applied science valedictorian for 2020 is Kyeli Ostler, Radiologic Technology from Whitehall, MT. Montana Tech also announced the recipients of the Chester H. Steele Honor Awards. The Chester H. Steele Honor Award is given to recognize the outstanding graduating senior or seniors in engineering with the highest scholastic achievement. The 2020 recipients are Rachel Hadley, Geophysical Engineering from Dayton, NV, and Nathaniel Younk, Petroleum Engineering from Richmond, MI.

The second Chester H. Steele Award is presented to an outstanding graduate in mining/geology selected on the basis of scholastic achievement. The award goes to Connor Hickman, Mining Engineering from Spokane, WA.

Montana Tech also awarded the Highest Scholastic Standing in Arts & Sciences Award to Annika Rapp, Business and Information Technology.