Director of Admissions
I had a great time at college. Now I want to share that enthusiasm with students who are thinking about starting their own college journey.”
Patrick is an avid angler who loves fishing for trout, walleye and tiger muskies. He grew up in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and attended Laramine County Community College. He then transferred to the University of Wyoming where he earned his Bachelor's in Business Administration and went on to Chadron State College to complete a Master's in Business Administration.
Patrick's favorite experiences at college were being involved in campus life. He was a student ambassador, served on the student activites board and could always be found cheering on college athletics.
Laramie County Community College, Associate of Science in Accounting and Business Administration
University of Wyoming, Bachelor's in Business Administration
Chadron State College, Master's in Business Administration
Tawnie grew up on a beef cattle ranch in western South Dakota with her parents and four younger siblings. After high school, she attended South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD, where she studied Animal Science and was an active member of the Honors College, Ag-Bio Ambassadors, Livestock Judging Team, Little International stock show and GracePoint Wesleyan Church worship band.
In college, she served in a variety of higher education positions including recruiting students for the College of Ag and Bio, academic advising, peer mentoring, tutoring, leading supplemental instruction for a chemistry lab, being a teaching assistant for Honors Orientation and being a member of the Honors College Dean’s Student Advisory Council.
In her downtime, Tawnie enjoys playing cards and spending time with her family, having bonfires, working on the family ranch, playing with her puppy and re-reading the Harry Potter series.