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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 […]

Shannon Rosol named to Dean’s List at Biola University

Shannon Rosol, from Trevor, was one of 1,513 students who were named to the Biola University Dean’s List for spring 2014. Biola students are placed on the Dean’s List to honor those with a grade point average of 3.6 or higher while enrolled in twelve or more credit units and whose cumulative grade point average […]

Marie Everett named to Upper Iowa University dean’s list

Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce Marie Everett from Twin Lakes was named to the Summer 2014 Dean’s List. Everett is a Accounting major at the UIU Elkhorn Center. To be honored, the undergraduate must have earned a minimum 3.50 GPA for the semester and be enrolled as a full-time student. Founded in 1857, […]

Evan Ketterhagen selected for Ab Nicholas Scholarship

Evan Ketterhagen, son of Tara and Keith Ketterhagen has been selected to receive the Ab Nicholas Scholarship of $10,000 for the 2014-2015 school year. The scholarship was established to recognize outstanding high school student athletes that are enrolled in a University of Wisconsin System school. The scholarship may be renewed for the next three school […]

Local students named to Carthage College Dean’s list

A total of 766 students have been named to the Carthage College Dean’s List for academic excellence during the spring 2014 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: Courtney Baker of Trevor. Kira Immordino of […]

Kaitlyn Welzen receives Clifford Crump Phi Beta Kappa Award

Kaitlyn Welzen, a Junior majoring in Spanish Environmental Studies at Ripon College from Twin Lakes, received the 2014 Clifford Crump Phi Beta Kappa Award during the College’s annual Awards Convocation. A cash award is given to a sophomore and a junior selected by the Ripon Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa on the basis of academics, […]

Local students among Carthage College Class of 2014

A total of 602 students participated in the Carthage College graduation ceremony Sunday, May 25, in the N. E. Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center Field House. Graduates with local ties included: Brittney Helbig of Salem. Hannah Keller of Bristol. Andrew Myers of Salem. Catherine Kutzleb of Twin Lakes. James Schultz of Twin Lakes. Meagen Elle […]

Darrick McCarthy and Mackenzie Moriarty among Augustana College Class of 2014

Augustana College, Rock Island, Ill., held its spring commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 25. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos delivered the commencement speech, and more than 600 students participated in the ceremony. Among the graduates: Darrick McCarthy, from Salem, graduated with a major(s) in Geology. Mackenzie Moriarty, from Trevor, graduated with a major(s) in NeuroscienceBiology. Those graduating […]

Grant MacKinnon makes Dean’s List at Creighton University

The following local students Creighton University made the Dean’s List in the 2014 spring semester: Grant MacKinnon of Salem, a sophomore 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 Honor Roll. Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., enrolls […]

Samuel Wagner in Lawrence University Class of 2014

Samuel Wagner, son of Spence and Amy Wagner, Salem, earned a bachelor of arts degree with a major in biology from Lawrence University Sunday, June 15 at the college’s 165th commencement. Wagner is a 2010 graduate of Catholic Central High School, Burlington. Award-winning broadcast journalist Charles Gibson, former anchor of ABC’s “World News” and long-time […]

Cody Lane named to UW-Madison Dean’s List

Cody Lane of Brighton was named to the University of  Wisconsin-Madison Dean’s List for the 2013 spring semester. Lane earned a 4.0 grade average for the semester.

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 […]

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