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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 […]

Skyler Karow named to fall 2014 University of Minn./Twin Cities Dean’s List

Skyler Karow, a 2014 Central High School graduate, has been named to the Carlson School of Management – University of Minnesota/Twin Cities Undergraduate Dean’s List for the 2014 fall semester. Karow is studying marketing.

Kaitlyn Welzen, Wylie Gahart named to Ripon College Fall 2014 Dean’s List

Ripon College has announced the names of students who have made the Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester. The Dean’s List honors undergraduate students who earned grade-point averages of 3.40 or higher in at least 12 semester credit hours of regular letter-grade. Local students include: Kaitlyn Welzen, a Senior Spanish and Environmental Studies major […]

Caroline Holverson on roster for 2015 UW-Whitewater gymnastics team

Caroline Holverson, a graduate of Central High School, will compete for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater gymnastics team in 2015 as the program recently announced its roster. Holverson is majoring in psychology at UW-Whitewater. On the gymnastics team, she is seen as a possible entry into the all-around competition this season. View the team’s complete 2015 season preview […]

Rachel Kammerzelt, Kelsey Kammerzelt named to Augustana College Fall 2014 Dean’s List

Augustana College’s Fall 2014 Dean’s List included the following students with local connections: Rachel Kammerzelt, Paris, a first year student with an undecided major. Kelsey Kammerzelt, Paris, a senior majoring in graphic design and communications studies. Founded in 1860, Augustana College is a four-year residential college of the liberal arts and sciences in Rock Island, […]

Local students named to Carthage College Dean’s List for Fall 2014

A total of 870 students have been named to the Carthage College Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester. Dean’s List honors are accorded to Carthage students who achieve a 3.5 grade-point average while carrying at least 14 credit hours during a semester. The following Western Kenosha County students were named to the Carthage College Dean’s […]

Justin MacNaught, Taylor Naef named to Augustana College Dean’s List

Augustana College announced 888 students were named to the Dean’s List for the 2014 fall 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. Students from Western Kenosha County include: Justin MacNaught of Wilmot, a junior majoring in […]

Isabella Blackburn offered admission to Cornell College

Note: This story was updated from an earlier version due to incorrect information supplied by readMedia Newswire. — DH Isabella Blackburn of Twin Lakes has been offered admission and awarded the Founders Scholarship at Cornell College. Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, is a national liberal arts college.  This year it was named of the […]

Suzanne Silberschmidt & Jacob Weidner in Augustana College Christmas program

Augustana College performed its annual ‘Christmas at Augustana,’ performance on Friday, Dec. 5, and Saturday Dec. 6. More than 300 student musicians shared their talents, in one of the highlights of the Augustana and Quad-City holiday season including: Suzanne Silberschmidt of Salem. Jacob Weidner of Bristol. Founded in 1860, Augustana College is a four-year residential college […]

Marie Everett graduates from Upper Iowa University

Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce Marie Everett from Twin Lakes, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in August. Honors qualifications as follows: Summa cum laude is awarded to those with at least a 3.9 GPA; magna cum laude (3.7-3.9 GPA), and cum laude (3.5-3.7 GPA). Upper Iowa University […]

Local players advancing with UW-Whitewater football team

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team won its 34th Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship and ninth in the last 10 years with a 10-0 regular season record. The Warhawks are currently preparing to host 14th-ranked Wabash (Ind.) this Saturday at noon in a second round game in the NCAA Division III Playoffs. The following student-athletes […]

Nataile Tym homecoming royalty candidate at the UM-Crookston

Nataile Tym of Bristol was a candidate for homecoming royalty at the University of Minnesota Crookston. Seniors Kevin Bunde and Mikala Guidinger were crowned king and queen on Oct. 15, during homecoming at University of Minnesota Crookston. The coronation was held in the Keihle Auditorium. Guidinger is from Rochester, Minn., and majoring in management, and Bunde […]

Brian Hopkins named to Wisconsin Lutheran College football team

Brian Hopkins of Silver Lake, a junior, is a member of the Wisconsin Lutheran College football team. After one year away, Dennis Miller returns to the sidelines for his 14th season as head coach of the Wisconsin Lutheran College football team. Miller enters the season with a 47-82 career record. The Warriors finished 4-6 in […]

Christopher Nelson, Dalton Heckel playing football for UW-Whitewater in 2014

The following students were named to the 2014 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team. Twin Lakes – Christopher Nelson, a junior general management major. Silver Lake – Dalton Heckel, a freshman criminology major. After defeating UW-Eau Claire 52-3 on Oct. 18, UW-Whitewater extended its winning streak to 23 consecutive games, the second-longest streak in the NCAA […]

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