Wartburg College students are getting hands-on experience in their majors through summer internships in Denver, Colo.
Nineteen students are enrolled in the eight-week Wartburg West summer internship program. They are living in college-owned apartments and work at a variety of Denver offices and organizations.
The Revs. Nelson and Bonita Bock, co-directors of the Wartburg West program, arrange and supervise the internships.
Wartburg West also offers a four-month program that includes academic coursework and a preprofessional internship. Students who enroll in this program spend Fall Term or Winter Term in Denver.
Wartburg College is a selective liberal arts college of the Lutheran church (ELCA), nationally recognized for community engagement. It enrolls 1,805 students from 29 U.S. states and 49 countries.
Denver summer interns and their employers include:
Austin Greco: biology/pre-med, son of Bob and Terrie Greco of Boone, Denver Health Medical
Brandon Hosch: communication arts, son of Karie Hosch, and Rob and Kate Hosch, all of Epworth, Entercom Denver Radio
Brok Dawley: biology, son of Kelly and Misti Dawley of Montezuma, North Washington Dental Group
Hannah Cox: communication arts, daughter of Tim and LuAnn Cox of Epworth, Haifleigh Brandworks
Ian Bee: communication arts, son of Michael and Christine Bee of Monona, Denver Parks and Recreation Communications Department
Jake Reinhardt: sport management, son of Mark and Lisa Reinhardt of Waverly, Denver Park and Rec
Jacob Wittman: biology, son of Todd and Sarah Wittman of Appleton, Wis., Dr. Lynn Hellerstein at Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center
Katelin Ryan: history, daughter of Don and Robyn Ryan of Waverly, Historic Denver
Kendall Stelk: business administration, son of Jeff and Linda Stelk of Bettendorf, B’s Ballpark Museum
Kendra Kregel: biology, daughter of Barb and Brett Wall of Delhi, and Kent Kregel of Waukon, Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center
Neil Shields: business administration and math, son of William and Beth Shields of Adel, Mercy Housing Accounting Department
Nicole Peyton: biology, daughter of Bradley and Linda Peyton of Marion, Denver Health Medical
Nneka Molokwu: biology, of Lafia, Nigeria, St Joseph’s Hospital
Oluwatosin Adeyeye: biology, of Lagos, Nigeria, Denver Health
Rebekah Holten: communication arts and Spanish, daughter of John and Sandra Holten of Minneapolis, Su Teatro Theater Company
Samantha Banser: biology, daughter of Bryan and Pamela Banser of Janesville, Denver Health Medical
Shanna Miller: biology, daughter of Mark and Lisa Miller of Algona, North Washington Dental Group
Shawna Van Meighem: biology and Spanish, daughter of Gail Danniger and Todd Van Meighem of Marion, Denver Health Medical Neighborhood Clinics
Yuk Teng Chan: business administration/finance, of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Colorado Division of Housing