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Brian Hopkin, Riley Meisinger named to Wisconsin Lutheran College’s Dean’s List

Area residents have been named to Wisconsin Lutheran College’s Dean’s List for the spring semester. To be eligible for Dean’s List, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.6 or higher. Local students include: Brian Hopkins, of Silver Lake, a senior. Riley Meisinger, of Twin Lakes, a freshman. Wisconsin Lutheran College is an independent, […]

Timothy Davis makes Harding University Dean’s List

Twin Lakes resident Timothy Davis, a senior psychology major at Harding University, is among more than 1,200 University students included on the dean’s list for grades achieved during the spring 2015 semester. The dean’s list is published each semester by Dr. Larry Long, University provost, honoring those who have achieved high scholarship. To be eligible, […]

Katie Kleich named to Edgewood College Spring 2015 Dean’s List

Katie Kleich of Twin Lakes has been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2015 Semester at Edgewood College. Full-time students who maintain a 3.75 grade point average at the College are eligible for this honor. Located in Madison, Edgewood College is a liberal arts Catholic college in the Dominican tradition. For more information about […]

Brian Hopkins receives scholarship at Wisconsin Lutheran College Honors Convocation

Brian Hopkins, of Silver Lake, received the Gary and Sandra Greenfield Christian Leadership Scholarship at the Wisconsin Lutheran College Honors Convocation on Friday, May 1, 2015. The Gary and Sandra Greenfield Christian Leadership Scholarship is presented to a student who has displayed exemplary Christian leadership, as demonstrated to us by the college’s first full-time president […]

Bethany Rombalski and Kelly West exhibit art at Carthage College Celebration of Scholars

Local students who attend Carthage College were among the presenters at the fifth annual Celebration of Scholars event on April 24. The poster exhibition featured original research, scholarship, and creative work completed by Carthage students. These local students exhibited their work: Bethany Rombalski of Salem, presented “Synthesis of 1-phenyl-3-(trimethylstannyl)- 1-propanone” . Kelly West of Trevor, […]

William Sullivan initiated into Phi Kappa Phi

William Sullivan of Salem, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Sullivan is pursuing a degree in accounting at University of Wisconsin–Whitewater. Sullivan is among approximately 32,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi […]

Kelsey Woodke graduates from Upper Iowa University

Upper Iowa University has announced the names of its December 2014 graduates, followed by the degree earned and respective honors. Students with local ties include: Kelsey Woodke of Salem, with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than […]

Dakota Grimm recognized with two awards at University of Minnesota Crookston

Dakota Grimm was recognized during Student Awards Celebration at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The annual Student Awards Program, a celebration of student service, leadership, and academic and athletic achievement, was held recently at the University of Minnesota Crookston. Grimm a Junior from Bristol, majoring in Animal Science was recognized with Outstanding Ambassador Award, President’s […]

Kaitlyn Welzen recognized at Ripon College Awards Convocation for Spring 2015

Kaitlyn Welzen, a Senior Spanish and Environmental Studies major and a minor in Sociology, was recognized during the spring 2015 Awards Convocation at Ripon College. Welzen received Ripon’s Alumni Association Senior Award and the Deans’ Award . Welzen is the child of Kevin and Christina Welzen of Twin Lakes. Ripon College was founded in 1851. For […]

Katie Skora part of UW-Whitewater Women’s Club Volleyball national championship

Katie Skora, a Central High School alumni from 2014, is the only freshman amongst juniors and seniors on the UW-Whitewater Women’s Club Volleyball team. On April 11, the women’s club volleyball team won the National Collegiate Club Volleyball championship, held in Kansas City, Missouri. In order to win the championship, that morning UW-Whitewater defeated UW-Oshkosh (25-15, […]

Jacob Weidner performs with Augustana Chamber Singers

The Augustana (College) Chamber Singers performed their spring concert on Sunday, April 19 in Wallenberg Hall. Seventeen student musicians, including Jacob Weidner of Bristol, shared their talent with the Augustana community. Selections included “Dobbin’s Flowery Vale” arranged by Rachel Lindley and “World of Sports” by Anders Edenroth, among others. This performance was in conjunction with […]

Taylor Naef named to Augustana College Dean’s List for 2014-15 winter term

Augustana College announced 856 students were named to the Dean’s List for the 2014-2015 winter term. Students who have earned this academic honor have maintained a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a four-point scale for courses taken during the term. Taylor Naef from Bristol, was among the students named to the winter term […]

Taylor MacKinnon named to Creighton University Dean’s List

Taylor MacKinnon of Salem, a fourth-year student in Creighton University’s School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, was named to the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions Dean’s List for fall 2014. Full-time students who earn a 3.5 grade-point average or better on a 4.0 scale are eligible for the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions […]

Zachary Fitzpatrick participates in Africa study tour

Carthage College students on the “Economics and Business in Southern Africa” study tour — including Zachary Fitzpatrick of Bristol  — explored a stunning variety of spectacular natural environments, exotic wildlife, historic townships, uniquely sophisticated cities, world-renowned cuisine, and very lively and diverse cultures. On the tour, students visited South Africa, Botswana, and Kingdom of Lesotho […]

Angela Mitek participates in study tour with Carthage College

Angela Mitek of Bristol, participated in a J-Term study tour to Honduras with Carthage College. The “Biodiversity, Brains, and Behavior” study tour was an opportunity for adventurous students to study the ecology of a Caribbean coral reef ecosystem while learning about the evolution of nervous systems and behavior. After becoming SCUBA certified, students learned about […]

Local students graduate from UW-Whitewater

The following local students received degrees this winter from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater: Twin Lakes – Jennifer Mosansky graduated with a bachelor of science in education in elementary education. Twin Lakes – Nikki Meyers graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of science in education in early childhood education. Trevor – Kathleen Plummer graduated with […]

Elizabeth Marvitz in UW-Whitewater production of “The Tender Land”

Elizabeth Marvitz of Trevor, a freshman music major, was featured in the ensemble of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater production of “The Tender Land,” a coming-of-age opera based in the 1930s on a Midwestern farm. “The Tender Land” follows Laurie as she is about to graduate from high school and unexpectedly falls in love. This classic opera […]

Nate Hensel part of UW-Whitewater basketball conference championship run

Nate Hensel, of Wilmot, a general management major and member of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s basketball team, was part of the Warhawks’ recent run to the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament championship. UW-Whitewater, ranked second in the nation by, won its fourth-ever WIAC Tournament title last Saturday, defeating UW-Oshkosh 71-57 in the final […]

Victoria Jaeger named to Bethel University Dean’s List

Victoria Jaeger, a junior at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota, has been named to the Dean’s List for academic excellence for the fall 2014 semester. She is the daughter of Lynn and Linda Jaeger from Trevor. The Dean’s List honors students who achieve an outstanding scholastic record during a semester with a grade point […]

Local students earn honors at Edgewood College

The following area students have earned Semester Honors for the Fall 2014 semester at Edgewood College. Fulltime students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average for the semester are eligible for this honor. Garrett Bogucki of Twin Lakes. Katie Kleich of Twin Lakes. Emily Swanson of Woodworth. Brittany Buck of Twin Lakes. Located in Madison, […]

Samantha Sadowski graduates from Edgewood College

Samantha Sadowski of Salem graduated from Edgewood College in December. Sadowski earned a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy. Located in Madison, Edgewood College is a liberal arts Catholic college serveing approximately 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students at its Monroe Street and Deming Way campuses, and online. For more information about Edgewood College, […]

UW-Whitewater conference champion wrestling team includes Shane Siefert

The No. 2 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater wrestling team earned five individual championships Sunday en route to its fourth straight Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference team title at the conference championship meet at Kolf Sports Center. Shane Siefert of Paddock Lake is a member of the UW-Whitewater wrestling team. Siefert, the nation’s consensus No. 1 wrestler at […]

Suzanne Silberschmidt performs in Augustana College winter choir concert

Four of Augustana’s choirs performed their annual winter concert on Saturday, Feb. 7. More than 100 student musicians, including Suzanne Silberschmidt of Salem, shared their talents with the Augustana community. Participating choirs included Cantilena Augustana, Kammarkor, Wennerberg Men’s Chorus and Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble. The Webster Competition winners were also featured. Founded in 1860, Augustana […]

Shane Siefert of UW-Whitewater wrestling named Wrestler of the Week

Shane Siefert, a Health and Human Performance major and junior at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, was selected Wrestler of the Week by, the Web site announced Tuesday, Jan. 27. Siefert, ranked No. 1 in the nation at 197 pounds by both and the National Wrestling Coaches Association, posted three victories the preceding week, […]

Ryan Milligan earns Tools of the Trade Apprentice Scholarship

Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates has awarded a Tools of the Trade Apprentice Scholarship to Ryan Milligan of Bristol. Milligan is a student in sheet metal. “Great Lakes understands the apprentice’s dilemma, and we don’t want to see the cost of a welding helmet or steel-toe boots stand in the way of program completion,” said President and Chief […]

Kelsey Schwuchow to compete for UW-Whitewater women’s track in 2015

Kelsey Schwuchow, a native of Trevor, and junior at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, is a member of the Warhawks’ 2015 women’s track and field program as the team enters its indoor season. Schwuchow, a graduate of Central High School, is majoring in environmental science. UW-Whitewater started its 2015 campaign last Saturday by winning the Karl […]

Jessica Sweeney, Kathryn Swatkowski named to UW-Whitewater fall 2014 Dean’s List

The following students from Western Kenosha County were named to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Dean’s List for the 2014 fall semester: Jessica Sweeney from Powers Lake. Kathryn Swatkowski from Bristol. Note: Additional local names for this list previously published are available here.

Cody Lane named to Fall 2014 Dean’s List for UW-Madison

Cody Lane of Brighton was named to the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Dean’s List for fall 2014. Students on the Dean’s List have achieved at least a 3.5 grade point average.

Local students named to UW-Whitewater 2014 Fall Dean’s List

The following students from Western Kenosha County were named to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Dean’s List for the 2014 fall semester: Faith Anderson from Twin Lakes. Daniel Lunetta from Twin Lakes. Austin Johnson from Twin Lakes. Tyler Schatzka from Twin Lakes. Zachary Faber from Twin Lakes. Tiffany O’Dowd from Twin Lakes. Michaela Efflandt from Twin […]

Mollie Wang named to Northern Illinois University Dean’s List for fall 2014

Northern Illinois University announces that Mollie Wang of Bristol, is recognized as a Dean’s List student in Rehabilitation Services for the fall 2014 semester. Each semester’s Dean’s List is compiled by NIU’s academic colleges according to student grade point averages. To earn this distinction, students must meet a minimum semester grade point average of 3.5 […]

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