Local graduates earn post-secondary accolades and degrees
Stephanie Welke of Tomahawk– has been named to the Dean’s List at Gustavus Adolphus College for the semester ending in May 2016.
The following local students have been named to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2015-2016 academic year: ATHENS- Savannah Janke-School of Education, Dean’s List; MERRILL- Michael Ball-School of Education, Dean’s List; Sydney Harris-College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Dean’s List; Lindsay Krueger-School of Human Ecology, Dean’s High Honors; Benjamin Kufahl-College of Engineering, Dean’s Honor List; Kelsey Messerschmidt-College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Dean’s List; Syd Midgorden-College of Letters and Science, Dean’s List; Ashley Mussell-College of Engineering, Dean’s Honor List; Erin Pankratz- College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Dean’s List; Mason Reinhardt-College of Letters and Science, Dean’s List; Therese Renaud-College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Dean’s List; Brady Schmelling-College of Engineering, Dean’s Honor List; Miranda Zahn, School of Human Ecology, Dean’s High Honors; Jenna Zamzow, School of Human Ecology, Dean’s High Honors; TOMAHAWK- Brittany Shotwell-College of Engineering, Dean’s Honor List; Demitri Shotwell, College of Engineering, Dean’s Honor List.
Kasey Marie Berna of Merrill– has been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2016 spring semester Dean’s List at Iowa State University. Berna, in her fourth year, is majoring in Animal Science.
The following local students have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse for the spring semester of the 2015-16 academic year: ATHENS- Madelyn Kulas, English Major: Rhetoric and Writing Emphasis; Luke Douglas Mroczenski, Mathematics Education Major; Heather Nicole Schreiner, Exercise and Sport Science Major: Exercise Science – Fitness Track; GLEASON- Kelsey Rae Renn, Biology Major; MERRILL- Matthew John Alexander, Finance Major; Aubrey Minda Anderson, Early Childhood through Middle Childhood Education Major; Kendra Ellen Andreska, Theatre Arts Major: Performance Emphasis; Grant Kyle Dahlke, Exercise and Sport Science Major: Exercise Science – Fitness Track; Lauren Michelle David, English Major: Literature Emphasis; Marissa Ann Klebenow, Biology Major; Courtney Renee Kolehouse, Biology Major; Ashley Kristen Nowak, Biology Major: Aquatic Science Concentration; Kelci A Peterson, Exercise and Sport Science Major: Physical Education; Amanda Jean Vonderheid, Athletic Training Major; TOMAHAWK- Mesheal Lee Bushor, Mathematics Major; Allison Leigh Gustafson, Biology Major: Biomedical Science Concentration; Samantha Joelle Kleich, Undeclared Major – SAH; Rachael Elizabeth Miller, Biology Major: Biomedical Science Concentration; Nicole Margaret Nerva, Psychology Major; McKena Jean Viegut, Therapeutic Recreation Major.
The following local students were named to the Dean’s List at UW-River Falls for the Spring Semester 2016: ATHENS- Lindsey Albrecht-Dairy Science; Hannah Frank-Agricultural Studies; GLEASON- Benjamin Sosnovske-Agricultural Engineering Technology; TOMAHAWK- Ryan Kuehn-Biology.
Morgan Thompson of Merrill-has been named to the Dean’s List for the 2016 Spring Semester at the University of Pittsburgh.
Nicole Phillips of Tomahawk- has received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University at spring commencement April 30. Nicole, daughter of Kristine Phillips and Robert Phillips, is a Tomahawk Senior High School graduate.
Katie Wayda of Merrill-has earned Semester Honors for the Spring 2016 semester at Edgewood College.
Kristen Verdoorn of Merrill-has graduated from Carthage College in Kenosha. Kristen received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology (graduated Summa Cum Laude).
Hunter Dowds, son of Matthew and Nicala Dowds, Merrill- was recognized for outstanding achievement at Lawrence University’s May 24 student honors and awards dinner. Dowds received the $5,000 Henry Merritt Wriston Scholarship Award. The award, named in honor of Lawrence’s 8th president, includes a $5,000 prize for each of the next three years to be used to enhance the student’s educational experience. He is a 2015 graduate of Merrill Senior High School.
The following local students were named to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Dean’s List for the 2016 spring semester: Mitchell Schauer-Tomahawk, and Jessica Sabey-Merrill.
The following local students graduated in May from University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie: ATHENS- Cole Bergman-B.S. Engineering Technology; Shelby Taylor-B.S. Psychology; GLEASON- Kasie Holt-M.S. School Counseling; MERRILL- Erica Holz, B.S.-Human Development and Family Studies; Timothy Jahnke- B.S. Human Development and Family Studies; Chelsea Kufahl-B.S. Professional Communication and Emerging Media; Kelsey Pintens- B.F.A. Industrial Design; Derek Woellner-B.S. Professional Communication and Emerging Media; TOMAHAWK- Michael Swarmer-B.S. Supply Chain Management.
B.S=Bachelor of Science degree
M.S= Master of Science degree
B.F.A=Bachelor of Fine Arts degree
The following local students have been named to Michigan Tech’s Spring Semester Dean’s List: MERRILL- Ashley Berton-Wildlife Ecology & Mgmt; Mitchell Finnegan-Civil Engineering; Bryce Litschauer-Mechanical Engineering Tech; TOMAHAWK- Katherine Russell-Materials Science and Engineering; Tyler Wittmann-Environmental Engineering.