Montana State University

Nursing Student One of Eight MSU 4.0 Graduates

June 1, 2004

Montana State University graduated an unusually large crop of perfect graduates during recent 2004 commencement ceremonies. Eight MSU students graduated with perfect 4.0 grade point averages throughout their undergraduate careers.

Theodore Nader Armstrong of Minot, N.D., Eric James Aver of Libby, Stacie Noelle Byrd of Kalispell, John Anthony Cookson Jr. of Butte, Britney Lane Moss of Bozeman, Shauna Marie Peek of Great Falls, Kristine Anne Kleedehn of Anchorage, Alaska and David Martin Tarby of Rapid City, S.D. all graduated with perfect. 4.0 grade point averages.

Aver graduated with bachelor 's of science degrees in both math and physics. Armstrong graduated with a bachelor's of science degree in physics. Byrd graduated with a bachelor's of science degree in health and human development. Cookson graduated with a bachelor's of science degree in economics. Moss graduated with a bachelor's of science degree in chemistry. Peek graduated with a bachelor's of science degree in nursing. Kleedehn graduated with a bachelor's of science degree in economics and Tarby graduated with a bachelor's of science degree in cell biology and neuroscience.

MSU graduated 2,296 candidates for degrees in seven academic colleges at ceremonies held May 8 in Brick Breeden Fieldhouse.

May 28, 2004 - Carol Schmidt, MSU News Service