Local students graduatePublished 9:00am Saturday, July 7, 2012
University of St. Thomas
Scott Given received an master’s degree in business administration.
Amalie Niethammer received a Master of Arts degree in music education.
Evan Nolander recieved a Bachelor of Science degree in biology.
Tyler Petersen received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and economics.
Ashley Stewart received a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication and journalism.
Kathryn Hubly received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Catholic studies.
Cailin Timm received a Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience.
St. Olaf College
Tessa Christensen, daughter of Scott Christensen, graduated with an exercise science major.
Andrew Knutson, son of Scott and Jacqueline Knutson, graduated cum laude with a biology major with a concentration in biomedical studies.
Jonathan Back, son of Barry and Laura Back of Albert Lea, graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in graphic design. Back is a 2009 graduate of Alden-Conger High School.
Paul Little, son of Martin and Arlene Little of Alden, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in history. Little is a 2008 graduate of Alden-Conger High School.
Hetal Patel of Albert Lea, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in ESL education. Patel is a 2008 graduate of Albert Lea Senior High School.