Campus Notes

Published 10:00 am Sunday, June 12, 2016

Scholarships awarded 

The Albert Lea Eagles Auxiliary Past Presidents Scholarship winners for the year 2015-16 are Randi Mehus, Amanda Gravholt and Kendra Manges. Each of the winners received a $300 scholarship.

Randi Mehus

Randi Mehus

Mehus is the daughter of Bryan and Joni Mehus of Spring Grove and granddaughter of Herbert Mehus, also from Albert Lea. Her field of study is business administration and management.

Amanda Gravholt

Amanda Gravholt

Email newsletter signup

Gravholt is the daughter of Jay and Rebecca Gravholt of Yankton, South Dakota, and granddaughter of Sharon Hemenway of Albert Lea. Her field of study is psychology or ministry and Spanish.

Manges is the daughter of Beth Manges of Albert Lea and the late Ray Manges. She is the granddaughter of Elaine Manges of Albert Lea and Wallace and Doris Hildebrandt of Kenyon. She is the niece of Ruth Tennis. Her field of study is music education.

Local student named
to dean’s list

Erik Anderson, son of Mark and Teresa Anderson of Albert Lea, was named to the spring 2015-16 academic year dean’s list at Bethany Lutheran

Kendra Manges

Kendra Manges

College in Mankato. Anderson is a 2013 graduate of Albert Lea High School.

In order to be named to the dean’s list, a student must carry at least 14 academic credits and maintain at least a 3.5 grade point average.


SDSU announces scholarship recipient

South Dakota State University announced Samuel Johnson of Glenville will receive the Sondey Family Scholarship Endowment for the upcoming academic year.

Johnson, a junior agricultural business major, is the son of David and Sandy Johnson. He is involved in Alpha Gamma Rho, Little International, the Collegiate Farm Bureau and Alpha Zeta.

He is also on the Ag-Bio Prexy Council and is an ag-bio ambassador.


Two natives
on dean’s list

Eric Eliason, dean and vice president of academic affairs at Concordia College in Moorhead, has announced the names of students whose superior academic achievement during the second semester of the 2015-16 academic year placed them on the dean’s honor list.

Tyler Egge of Albert Lea, son of Dwaine and Beth Egge; and Solveig Lange of Albert Lea, daughter of Todd and Christma Lang, were recognized on the list.

To qualify for this designation, students must carry a minimum of 12 semester credits and have a grade point average of at least a 3.7 on a 4.0 scale.


Area students recognized

South Dakota State University has released its spring 2016 semester dean’s list. Area students recognized on the list included Jason Krcil of Albert Lea, Kailie Drescher of Alden, Andrea Jean Tomschin of Alden, Samantha Bergstrom Ivers of Austin, Mitchell Morem of Austin, Mary Bjorklund of Clarks Grove, Rosemary Hubly of Clarks Grove, Caylee Tennis of Hayward, Cassidy Jo Latusek of Wells and Colin Wegner of Wells.

To earn dean’s list distinctions at SDSU students must have completed a minimum of 12 credits and must have earned at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Tomschin and Tennis were both listed as receiving a perfect 4.0 grade point average.



Local student honored

Minnesota State University-Moorhead has released its dean’s list in recognition of academic achievement  for the spring 2016 semester. Luke Sundblad of Albert Lea was among those honored with the distinction.