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Bobby Brenner playing basketball for UW-Whitewater

Bobby Brenner, a native of Silver Lake, and graduate of Wilmot Union High School, will compete for the 2016-17 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s basketball team. Brenner, a freshman at UW-Whitewater, is majoring in accounting. The Warhawks are off to a 4-0 start in non-conference play, including wins over Colorado College on Nov. 18, NAIA No. […]

Local students among 2016 UW-Whitewater spring graduates

The following students received degrees this spring from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Twin Lakes — Jordan Raymond graduated with a Bachelor of Science in psychology, Rachel Sullivan graduated with an Associate of Arts in associate of arts, Steven Augustyn graduated with a Master of Science in communication, Joseph Terrault graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration […]

Sarah March wins Carthage College Presidential Scholarship

Sarah March of Twin Lakes won a Presidential Scholarship at Carthage College. The Presidential Scholarship is open to all majors and awards 35 scholarships ranging from 75 percent tuition to full tuition, room and board. During the campus visit, prospective Presidential Scholars will have a conversation with two faculty/staff members and/or complete an essay. Carthage […]

Michael Frett on Carleton College football team for 2016

Michael Frett from Salem is a member of the Carleton College football team for the 2016 season. Carleton is coached by Bob Pagel, who is in his fifth season as head coach, and 12th on the Knights’ staff. Carleton is a member of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) and NCAA Division III. Founded in […]

Bethany Hathcock named to Bob Jones University’s University Singers

Bethany Hathcock of Silver Lake has been named to Bob Jones University’s University Singers, BJU’s largest choral organization. Hathcock is a freshman majoring in Cross-Cultural Service. All students at BJU are welcome to audition and are placed in a choral group according to their classification and abilities. Singers are re-auditioned periodically to determine proper placement. […]

Monica Rasch to compete for UW-Whitewater cross country team

Monica Rasch, a native of Kenosha, and graduate of Westosha Central High School, is competing for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s cross country team during the 2016 season. Rasch, a freshman at UW-Whitewater, is majoring in physical education. The Warhawks opened the 2016 season  Sept. 17. UW-Whitewater will compete in four more meets prior to the Wisconsin […]

Brandon Schattner named to Augustana College’s 2016 spring term Dean’s List

Brandon Schattner, a junior majoring in Accounting and Business Administration from Twin Lakes, was among the students named to Augustana College’s 2016 spring term Dean’s List. Founded in 1860, Augustana College is a four-year residential college of the liberal arts and sciences. The college is recognized for the innovative program Augie Choice, which provides each […]

Dalton Karow named to spring 2016 Kettering University dean’s list

Dalton Karow of Salem made the Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 Semester at Kettering University, Flint, Michigan. Kettering University is a private cooperative education and experiential learning-based university, offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees in STEM and Business fields.

Nancy Hyman receives degree from University of Iowa

Nancy Hyman, a native of Twin Lakes, recently received a BA-Elementary Education degree from the University of Iowa. Hyman received her degree at the close of the spring 2016 semester.

Timothy Davis graduates from Harding University

Timothy Davis of Twin Lakes received a diploma at Harding University’s commencement exercises May 7. Davis received a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology.   Harding is the largest private university in Arkansas. Harding also maintains study abroad programs in Australia, Chile, England, France, Greece, Italy and Zambia. For more information visit

Local students graduate from Edgewood College

The following local students have been named to the Dean’s List at Edgewood College for the Spring 2016 semester: Garrett Bogucki of Twin Lakes. Katie Kleich of Twin Lakes. Located in Madison, Edgewood College is a liberal arts Catholic college in the Dominican tradition. It  serves approximately 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students at the  Monroe Street and […]

Justin MacNaught participates in Augustana College commencement

Augustana College, Rock Island, Ill., held its spring commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 22. Among the graduates who participated in the ceremony were Justin MacNaught from Wilmot, who was recognized with a major(s) in Economics. Founded in 1860, Augustana College is a  four-year residential college of the liberal arts and sciences. The college enrolls 2,500 students […]

Local students among spring 2016 Spring Carthage College graduates

These local students have graduated from Carthage College in Kenosha in spring 2016 term: John Feekes of Salem, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management and Marketing (graduated Cum Laude). Zachary Fitzpatrick of Bristol, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance and Accounting . Jennifer Lila of Silver Lake, earned a Bachelor of Arts […]

Local students named to UW-Whitewater 2016 spring Dean’s List

The following students were named to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Dean’s List for the 2016 spring semester. Twin Lakes — Nathaniel Hensel, Jami Steffen, Faith Anderson, Sydney VanZeeland, Rachel Sullivan, Tyler Schatzka, Zachary Faber, Tiffany O’Dowd, Michaela Efflandt, Brittany Moore. Trevor — Jessica Velez, Jeffrey Teumer, Cody Filiatreault, Summer Cliff, Nicole Mellen, Nicholas Geyer, Kelsey Norton. Salem — Courtney Weber, Samuel Thurow, Jordyn Hameau, Taylor Ingolia-Brown,  Zachary Robinson, Jessica Stevens, Kierstin Sorensen, Tyler Lacombe, Thomas Neave, Erica Price, Levi Kelley, Tylar Edenhofer. Bristol — Benjamin Aker, Leah Blair, Seth Kopczynski, Thomas […]

Megan (Kerkman) LeQuesne to among UW-Whitewater athletics 52nd Hall of Fame Class

Megan (Kerkman) LeQuesne, Central High School graduate, will be among the the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater department of intercollegiate athletics 52nd Hall of Fame Class. The other former student-athletes are: Jeremy Burks ’01, Stuart Elzy ‘01, Melinda (Erickson) Hoffman ’02, , Kara (Krumenauer) Meissen ’01, Allison (Erickson) Tenhagen ’02, Steve Tenhagen ‘02 and Ryan Zelhofer ’04 […]

Jaymes Gayhart named to dean’s list at UW-Stevens Point

Jaymes Gayhart has earned a College of Fine Arts & Communication Dean’s Distinguished Achievement Award for the Spring 2016 semester at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Gayhart is a graduate of Westosha Central High School (class of 2015).

Local students named the Carthage College Spring 2016 Dean’s List

A total of 833 students have been named to the Carthage College Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 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 local students achieved the honor:   Grant Fischer of Bristol. […]

Tyler Farrell is UW-Parkside Class of 2016 Chancellor’s Award recipient

Tyler Farrell of Bristol is the Class of 2016 Chancellor’s Award recipient for the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Spring 2016 Commencement took place Saturday. Farrell is an economics and geography major. “The skills I obtained here have prepared me for the many opportunities I will encounter in the future,” he said. “The doors that have been opened for me by UW-Parkside are […]

Grant MacKinnon makes Fall 2015 Dean’s List at Creighton University

Grant MacKinnon of Salem, was named to the fall 2015 Dean’s List at Creighton University. MacKinnon is a Junior in the College of Arts and Sciences. Full-time students who earn a 3.5 grade-point average or better on a 4.0 scale are eligible for the Dean’s List. Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., enrolls 4,100 undergraduates and […]

Local students earn degrees from UW-Whitewater winter 2015

The following local students earned degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at winter commencement on Dec. 19, 2015. Twin Lakes — Jerad Werth graduated with an A.A. in associate of arts, Stephanie Solger graduated with a BBA in marketing, Courtney Knowles graduated with a B.S. in English. Trevor — Lauren Skalecki graduated magna cum laude with a BSE […]

Megan Sippy named to UW-Madison Dean’s List

Megan Sippy of Paddock Lake was named to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Dean’s List for the Fall 2015 semester. Sippy is a freshman in the College of Letters & Science.

Gateway Technical College Fall 2015 Dean’s List

The following local individuals have earned the honor of being included on the Gateway Technical College Dean’s List for the Fall 2015 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 list calculations […]

Jason Kim named to Fall 2015 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Dean’s Honor List

Jason Kim, of Trevor, has been named to the Dean’s Honor List at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for the Fall 2015 semester. The Dean’s Honor List recognizes full-time students who maintain grade-point averages of a minimum of 3.50 out of a possible 4.0 and have no grades below “C.” Kim studies Elect Media, Arts, & Comm. […]

Lauren Feltner named to UW-Madison Dean’s List

Lauren Feltner, of Trevor, was named to the Dean’s List for the Fall of 2015 semester at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Feltner is a student in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

Cody Lane graduates from UW-Madison

Cody Lane graduated on Dec. 20, 2015 from University of Wisconsin-Madison, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Wildlife Ecology and Certificate in Environmental Sciences. He graduated with Distinguished Honors and Honors in Research. Cody graduated in 3 1/2 years and earned a 4.0 cum gpa. He also was named to the Dean’s List. Cody […]

Zachary Fitzpatrick tour Hong Kong as part of Carthage College J-Term

Zachary Fitzpatrick of Bristol is among Carthage College students who participated in a J-Term study tour to Hong Kong. J-Term is a special month-long period of study in which Carthage students explore subjects outside their majors or minors, discover new interests, and test their creativity through classes held both on campus and around the world. It’s […]

Cassie M Quinn (DeBolt) completes law degree

Cassie M Quinn (DeBolt) has completed her Juris Doctorate (law degree) from the University of Dayton Law School, Dayton, Ohio. Cassie is a 2010 graduate of Westosha Central High School.

Amy Nydahl named to Georgia Southern University Fall 2015 Dean’s List

Georgia Southern University recently recognized more than 2,800 students on the Fall 2015 Dean’s List. Amy Nydahl, a Logis/Intermodal Transpo major 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 […]

Abigayle Barman selected as National Youth Correspondent to 2016 Washington Journalism and Media Conference

Abigayle Barman, of Trevor, has been selected as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2016 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. Barman joins a select group of students from all over the country for an intensive study of journalism and media. Barman was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and […]

Natalie Tym graduates from University of Minnesota Crookston

The Office of the Registrar at the University of Minnesota Crookston recently announced its list of Fall Semester 2015 graduates. Students completed their degree requirements during fall 2015. Natalie Tym, Bristol, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and Equine Science . The University of Minnesota Crookston enrolls approximately 1,800 full-time students and […]

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