Campus notes

Published 9:00 am Saturday, December 7, 2019

MSU-Mankato honors local students

The academic high honors and honors lists for the 2019 spring semester at Minnesota State University-Mankato have been announced.

High honors list students are Jazmin Brue and Benjamin Brumbaugh of Alden, Brett Neel of Alden, Brianna Anderson of Ellendale, Natalie Aash of Geneva, Kristi Fett of Glenville, Stormi Hagen of Hartland, Leah Johnson of Kiester, Erika Heideman of Northwood, and  Angela Bixby  and Anissa Janzig of Wells.

Honors list students are Mackenzie Anderson, Sky Anderson, Venesses Brito-Lino, Kylie Brown,  Jadin Brue, Cali Cantu, Kalli Citurs, Andrew Huerta-Ortiz, Brody Nielsen, Alexis Peralta Rojas,  Corde Purdie, Taylor Thompson and Rachel Wangen of Albert Lea; Emily Crabtree, Katelyn Crabtree, Jorey Fischer and Natalia Galindo; Karter Sletten of Geneva; Morgan Jellinger of Glenville; Nicholas Tate of Hollandale; Erin Coy, Maurya Johnson, Raece Johnson and Sandra Quezada of New Richland; Juliann Wiersma of Walters; and Claire Christianson, Thomas Mantor, Kelly Neubauer and John Schuster of Wells.

Students receiving high honors received a GPA of 4.0 for the semester. Those on the honors list earned a GPA of 3.5 to 3.99 on a 4.0 scale.

 

Area students awarded scholarships from Iowa State

The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences awarded scholarships to three area students for the 2019-20 academic year.

Sydney Larson of Lake Mills, who is studying family and consumer science education and Studies, received the Blanche Miller Family & Consumer Sciences Endowment Scholarship and the Brock and Ruth Ann Seney Student Teaching Scholarship.

Kayla Overland of Albert Lea, who is studying food science, received the Diane R. McComber Scholarship, Pearl Rock Williams Memorial Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences, and Ralph W. Williams Memorial Scholarship.

Karina Stripe of Hayward, who is studying early childhood education, received the Karen Brown Eslinger Scholarship.

 

A.L. student graduates from UW-Madison

Samuel Ware from Albert Lea graduated with distinction from the College of Letters and Science, earning a Bachelor of Science in computer sciences. J.J. Watt, NFL star and former player for the Badgers, gave the commencement speech.

 

Several area students graduate

Several area natives graduated after the spring 2019 session at South Dakota State University.

From Glenville, McKenna Marae Cech earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences; and Courtney Shae Williamson earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Education and Human Sciences.

From New Richland, Jasmine Ann Piepho earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Natural Sciences.

From Walters, Matthew Pearson Obermeyer earned a Bachelor of Science from the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences.

From Wells, Matthew Allen Harpestad earned a Bachelor of Science from the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences; and Cody Casmer Latusek earned a Bachelor of Science from the College of Engineering.

Deanna Renae Shellen majored in English and earned cum laude honors from St. Olaf College. She is a graduate of United South Central High School. The college’s 130th commencement ceremony was held in Northfield on May 26th, 2019.

 

L.M. student honored

Faith Christenson, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2022, has earned the spring 2019 Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence. Christenson is a graduate of Lake Mills High School. Students who receive a term grade point average of 3.3 or higher while completing at least three courses earn the spring 2019 Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence.

 

Scholarships awarded

Zech Aman, a first-year student at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, received the Diversity Excellence Scholarship for the 2019-20 academic year. Aman is a graduate of United South Central High School.

Iowa State University recently announced scholarships awarded by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for the 2019-20 academic year.

Riley Arthur of Ellendale, who is studying agricultural business, received the Farm Credit Services of America Scholarship, CHS University Scholarship and John L. Guy Agricultural Business Scholarship.

Nathan Orban of Emmons, who is studying agricultural business, received the CALS Student Recruitment Scholarship.

Ryan Hansen of Freeborn, who is studying agricultural studies, received the Landus Cooperative Scholarship for Freshmen in Agricultural Business and Agricultural Studies and the Tyrone D. Artz M.D. Scholarship in Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Halee Miller of Glenville, who is studying animal science, received the CALS Student Recruitment Scholarship.