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Amy Nydahl makes Georgia Southern University Dean’s List

Georgia Southern University recently named 2,518 students as 2014 Spring Semester Dean’s List honorees. Amy Nydahl from Bristol, has been named to the list for excellence in academics. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the […]

Local students among UW-Stout Class of 2014

Undergraduate and graduate students participated in commencement ceremonies at University of Wisconsin-Stout in May. Cody Davenport of Bristol,  received a B.S. in golf enterprise management. Erika Bohn of Bristol,  received a B.S. in family and consumer science education, a B.S. in marketing and business education. Jacob Wagner of Salem,  received a B.S. in applied science. […]

Brett Prange graduates from Universal Technical Institute

Universal Technical Institute, Inc., a provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians, has announced the graduation of Bret C. Prange from its automotive program. Originally from Twin Lakes, Prange came to the Lisle, Ill., campus to pursue a program specifically designed to provide the […]

Kelsey Woodke named to Upper Iowa University Dean’s List

Kelsey Woodke, a Marketing major from Salem, was named to the Upper Iowa University 2013-14 Spring Dean’s List. To be honored, the undergraduate must have earned a minimum 3.50 GPA for the semester and be enrolled as a full-time student. For more information about Upper Iowa University, go to

Cheyenne Moffat receives Guy Allen Tawny Prize

Cheyenne Moffat, of Twin Lakes,  received the Guy Allen Tawny Prize at Beloit College’s Honors Day Convocation on May 7. Moffat is a first-year student. The Honors Day Convocation is an annual event held to honor outstanding Beloit College students and their accomplishments. Beloit College is a residential, liberal arts college offering 40 majors to […]

Local students part of Carthage College Celebration of Scholars

Carthage College held the fourth annual Celebration of Scholars in May. Celebration of Scholars showcases the research, scholarly, and creative achievements of students and faculty from all academic divisions at Carthage, including: Bianca Bakanec of Salem. Alexander Clark of Salem. Kira Immordino of Trevor. Established in 1847, Carthage is a college of the liberal arts […]

Kaitlyn Welzen named to Ripon College Dean’s List

Ripon College has announced the names of students who have made the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester., including: Kaitlyn Welzen, a Junior Spanish and Environmental Studies major at Ripon College, from Twin Lakes. Welzen is the child of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin C. Welzen of Twin Lakes. The Dean’s List honors undergraduate students […]

Matthias Chenault graduates from UW-Platteville

University of Wisconsin-Platteville hosted its spring commencement on May 10, 2014, in Williams Fieldhouse. Among those receiving degrees was Matthias Chenault a Mechanical Engineering major from Bristol. University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, is settled in a historic mining town near the Iowa and Illinois borders and enrolls 8,600 students.  For more information on the […]

Elizabeth Hinz named to UW-River Falls Dean’s List

The spring semester Dean’s List honoring 1, 348 students at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls has been released by Registrar Daniel Vande Yacht. To be named to the Dean’s List, a full-time undergraduate student must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a scale of 4.0, or midway between an “A” and […]

Benjamin Ihlen on MSOE Dean’s list

Milwaukee School of Engineering has announced the following local students have been named to the MSOE Dean’s List for the 2013-14 Winter Quarter: Benjamin Ihlen, from Trevor, was named to the Dean’s List. Ihlen is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering and Master of Science in Structural Engineering. MSOE is an independent, non-profit […]

Riley Meisinger gets Wisconsin Lutheran College’s Discovery Grant

Riley Meisinger, of Twin Lakes, is the recipient of Wisconsin Lutheran College’s Discovery Grant. Meisinger, a member of the 2014 graduating class of Wilmot Union High School, is the daughter of Robert and Dawn Meisinger. Wisconsin Lutheran College is an independent Christian college in Milwaukee that is recognized for its academic excellence and Christian leadership […]

UW-Whitewater announces spring 2014 dean’s list

The following students with local ties were named to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater dean’s list for the 2014 spring semester. Randall: Aaron Bonogofsky. Twin Lakes: Faith Anderson, Katelyn Herreid, Jennifer Mosansky, Daniel Lunetta, Brielle Stanek, Kelsey Myers, Zachary Faber, Jeremy Freeman, Michaela Efflandt, Nikki Meyers, Brittany Moore, Megan Stoen, Lauren Saxon. Trevor: Kathleen Plummer, Julia Teumer, Jessica […]

Mollie Wang named to NIU Dean’s List

Northern Illinois University announced that Mollie Wang of Bristol has been recognized as a Dean’s List student in the College of Health & Human Sciences. The Dean’s List is compiled by NIU’s academic colleges according to student grade point averages. Students must meet a minimum semester grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale […]

Cheyenne Moffatt named to Beloit College Dean List

Cheyenne Moffatt of Twin Lakes was recently named to the spring 2014 Dean’s List at Beloit College. Moffatt is a First Year student. Beloit College is a leading liberal arts college founded on the Wisconsin frontier in 1846. Beloit presents students with a Liberal Arts in Practice curriculum offering more than 50 majors and hundreds […]

Justin Rullman graduates from Butler University

Justin Rullman, a Sociology major and a resident of Twin Lakes, was one of 824 Butler University students who completed degree requirements in May 2014. Those graduating included 130 in the College of Business, 79 in the College of Education, 220 in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 84 in the Jordan College of […]

Brittney Blazich playing softball at Wisconsin Lutheran College

Brittney Blazich of Bristol,  a freshman at Wisconsin Lutheran College, was named to the Warriors softball team. Bill Curtis is in his third season as head coach of the Wisconsin Lutheran College softball team. Last season, the Warriors tied a program record for wins with a 19-19 overall record and a 13-11 mark in the NACC. […]

Tiffany Ouwerkerk earns scholarship to Mount Mary University

Tiffany Ouwerkerk, daughter of Ragnar and Kimberly Ouwerkerk, Paddock Lake, has been awarded a Heritage Scholarship to Mount Mary University for the 2014-2015 school year. The Heritage Scholarship is a renewable award, which honors the strong tradition of moral and academic integrity as established in 1913 at the University’s founding by the School Sisters of […]

Augustana students Darrick Jackson, Mackenzie Moriarty studying abroad, conducting research

Augustana College students with local ties are participating in extra learning opportunities. Darrick Jackson from Salem, a senior majoring in geology, took advantage of an opportunity to study abroad in East Asia. Mackenzie Moriarty from Trevor, a senior majoring in neuroscience, took advantage of an opportunity to conduct research in psychology . “These experiences broaden […]

Chelsea Visk named to Miami University president’s list

Chelsea K. Visk of Salem was named to the Miami University president’s list. Miami University students who are ranked in the top three percent of undergraduate students within each division for first semester 2013-14 have been named to the president’s list recognizing academic excellence. Miami University is a public university located in southwestern Ohio, offering […]

Tyler Floyd named to Benedictine University Dean’s List

Benedictine University has announced that 846 students, including Tyler Floyd of Salem, were named to the Fall 2013 Dean’s List. The Dean’s List recognizes full-time students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average or above. Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has […]

Robert Shales graduates from UW-Stout

Robert Shales, of Bristol, graduated from UW-Stout at the December 2013 commencement ceremony with a BS Golf Enterprise Management and a Business Administration Minor. UW-Stout, Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, is a special mission university in the UW System. The university has a long-standing reputation of serving business, industry, education and the helping professions through its specialized […]

Travis Lacombe named to ASU Dean’s list

Undergraduate students who earn 12 or more graded semester hours during a semester in residence at Arizona State University with a GPA of 3.50 or higher are eligible for the Dean’s List. A notation regarding Dean’s List achievement appears on the unofficial transcript. The following local students were named to Dean’s List at Arizona State University: Travis […]

Grant MacKinnon given Robbie Award at Creighton

Creighton University College of Arts and Sciences sophomore Grant MacKinnon of Salem, received the Robbie Award during the Department of History’s Annual Honors Banquet April 24. The Joseph R. Robbie Awards are given to the outstanding first year student in each section of the required introductory history course through the generosity of the late Joseph […]

Local students named to Carthage College Dean’s List

A total of 847 students have been named to the Carthage College Dean’s List for academic excellence during the fall 2013 semester. Dean’s List honors are accorded Carthage students who achieve a 3.5 grade-point average while carrying at least 14 credit hours during a semester. Local students include: Bianca Bakanec of Salem. Courtney Baker of […]

Local students among recipients of Chancellor’s Award at UW-Stout

Students from Western Kenosha County are among the recipients of the University of Wisconsin-Stout Chancellor’s Award for the fall 2013 semester: Erika Bohn of Bristol majoring in BS family and consumer sciences education, BS marketing and business education. Sara Orzech of Bristol majoring in BS business administration. Kelly Senter of Salem majoring in BFA industrial design, […]

Megan Stoen named to UW-Whitewater Hawk Squad

Megan Stoen, a senior Spanish major from Twin Lakes,  was named a member of the 2014-15 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Hawk Squad. The Hawk Squad serves as the face of the student body, providing orientation programming for new UW-Whitewater students and their families. Duties include holding small group meetings with students during Plan-It Purple (summer orientation […]

Connor Grayson in UW-Whitewater production of “Romeo and Juliet”

“Romeo and Juliet,” the story of everlasting love and devastating tragedy, comes to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in a modern, steam punk production. Connor Grayson, a junior theatre education major from Silver Lake, appears as Lord Montague and Peter. Written by William Shakespeare, the play tells the tale of two teenagers in Verona that meet […]

Cody Lane selected for Wisconsin Hilldale Research Fellowship

Cody Lane of Brighton has been selected to receive a 2014-15 Wiscnosn Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship. “The fellowships are awarded on the basis of a research proposal jointly developed by an undergraduate student and a UW-Madison faculty or research staff member,” explains a letter sent to Lane’s parents. Lane is in his second year at […]

Gateway Technical College Dean’s List Fall 2013

The following individuals have earned the honor of being included on Gateway Technical College Dean’s List for the Fall 2013 semester. This award is reserved for those students who completed at least 6 hours of postsecondary course work – not including development/remedial credits – and achieved a grade point average of 3.75 or higher. Dean’s […]

Benjamin Ihlen named to Milwaukee School of Engineering Dean’s List

Milwaukee School of Engineering has announced the following students have been named to the MSOE Dean’s List for the 2013-14 Winter Quarter: Benjamin Ihlen, from Trevor, was named to the Dean’s List. Ihlen is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering and Master of Science in Structural Engineering. Undergraduate students who have earned at […]

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