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Alex Tenhagen named to Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Honor Roll

Alex Tenhagen, a graduate of Wilmot Union High School and member of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s swimming and diving team, is one of 373 UW-Whitewater student-athletes representing all 22 of the institution’s varsity sport programs were named to the 2019-20 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Honor Roll. Tenhagen, who was a sophomore in 2019-20, is […]

Sean O’Dowd begins Plebe Summer at US Naval Academy

Sean O’Dowd a graduate of Wilmot Union High School in Wilmot,was inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2024 Wednesday, July 1, and will begin six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training as part of Plebe Summer. Approximately 1,200 candidates are selected each year for the Academy’s “plebe” or freshman class, and each student is […]

Troy Hickey named to Spring 2020 Bradley University Dean’s List

More than 2,600 students were named to Bradley University’s Dean’s List for Spring 2020. To be eligible for the Dean’s List a student must achieve a minimum 3.5 grade point average for the semester on a 4.0 scale. Local residents include: Troy Hickey of Silver Lake, who is majoring in marketing. Bradley University is a […]

Makayla Fedler wins award in Wisconsin Newspaper Association 2020 Better Newspaper Competition

Makayla Fedler from Salem, who is studying journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, was among the award winners at the Wisconsin Newspaper Association 2020 Better Newspaper Competition. UW-Whitewater’s independent student newspaper, The Royal Purple, won second place for Best Newspaper Promotion. “The entire staff should be really proud of their hard work reaching out to […]

Claire Vozel named to MSOE fall 2019 Dean’s List

Claire Vozel has made the Dean’s List at Milwaukee School of Engineering for fall of 2019. Vozel, of Randall, is a freshman majoring in mechanical engineering. She is a 2019 graduate of Wilmot Union High School. Share14Tweet14 Shares

Maggie Hillock to perform at Carnegie Hall with UW-Whitewater Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Maggie Hillock of Paddock Lake will perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City Tuesday as a member of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Hillock is a sophomore studying percussion performance and is a member of the ensemble’s percussion section. She is a graduate of Salem School and Central High School. The performance […]

Hannah Vozel recognized at Awards for Excellence at Montana State University

Hannah Vozel of Randall was among 40 of Montana State University’s top seniors and their faculty and staff mentors that were recognized Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the 38th annual Awards for Excellence event held on the MSU campus. Honored students are nominated by faculty in their college or department. Qualified seniors must have at least a […]

Madison Bailey named Carthage College Fall All-Academic All-Conference award

The College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) announced their honorees of the Fall All-Academic All-Conference award with 85 student-athletes from Carthage College selected. Among the honorees was Madison Bailey of Twin Lakes. The CCIW Academic All-Conference list comprises those individuals that achieved an overall grade-point average of 3.30 or above and lettered in their […]

Local students named to UW-Whitewater Dean’s List

The following local students were named to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Dean’s List for the 2019 fall semester: Brett Aichholzer, Twin Lakes. Ashlyn Brey, Silver Lake. Vince Comaroto, Trevor. Grady Duffy, Twin Lakes. Noah Fox, Salem. Josh Friedrichs, Salem. Sydney Griffiths, Trevor. Bekah Gruener, Bristol. Hannah Gruener, Bristol. Kyle Grzyb, Trevor. Kieran Kehoe, Twin Lakes. […]

Joseph Burba earns degree from University of Iowa

Joseph Burba of Salem was one of more than 1,800 University of Iowa students to celebrate earning their degree from the UI during commencement ceremonies staged in December after the completion of the UI’s fall 2019 semester. Burba received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Biochemistry. Share145Tweet145 Shares

Emmett Eifert, Maggie Hillock named to UW-Whitewater Symphony Orchestra for Fall 2019

The following local students were named to the Whitewater Symphony Orchestra at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for the Fall 2019 semester: Emmett Eifert, Trevor, who is studying music, was named to the principal bass section. Maggie Hillock, Paddock Lake, who is studying music performance, was named to the percussion section. The Whitewater Symphony Orchestra is a […]

Local students earn scholarships at UW-Whitewater for 2019-20

The following local students are among the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater scholarship recipients receiving financial awards for the 2019-20 academic year: Grace Cannon, of Trevor, who is studying Spanish, won the following scholarship(s): College of Education and Professional Studies International in honor of student teaching in the U.S. and Mexico; Burton Heldt Grady Duffy, of Twin […]

Bethany Hathcock named to Bob Jones University’s 2019 Concert Choir

Bethany Hathcock of Silver Lake was named to Bob Jones University’s 2019 Concert Choir. Hathcock is a Senior majoring in Cross-Cultural Service. The Concert Choir is one of BJU’s upper-level choirs comprised of mostly junior and senior students. Auditions are held for new members every August and January before the start of each semester. “I’m […]

D’Angelo Lux, Niko Lemke to play with UW-Whitewater in Division III national championship football game

Two players with local ties are on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team that will play in the Stagg Bowl XLVII Division III national championship game Friday at 7 p.m. in Shenandoah, Texas. D’Angelo Lux of Salem (Westosha Central High School), a senior majoring in journalism, and Niko Lemke of Salem (Westosha Central High School), a […]

D’Angelo Lux and Niko Lemke to play football for UW-Whitewater this season

 The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team begins its 2019 season this week as it seeks an unprecedented 37th Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship. Two team members have local ties: D’Angelo Lux of Salem (Westosha Central High School), a senior majoring in Journalism. Lux appeared in eight games last season. Niko Lemke of Salem (Westosha Central […]

Colin Deady, Evelyn Swatkowski and Kayla Weidner present research

The following local students presented undergraduate research findings at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater as part of Undergraduate Research Day : Colin Deady, of Trevor, who is majoring in marketing, presented the following project(s): The Wall Street Journal Experience (WSJ | X) . Evelyn Swatkowski, of Kenosha, who is majoring in biology, presented the following project(s): Behavioral […]

Katherine Grabarec earns semester honors at Edgewood College

Katherine Grabarec of Twin Lakes has earned Semester Honors for the Spring 2019 semester at Edgewood College. Fulltime students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average for the semester are eligible for this honor. Located in Madison, Edgewood College is a liberal arts Catholic college in the Dominican tradition. It serves approximately 2,000 undergraduate and […]

Abigail Clark, Brett Niederer named to Augustana College

Augustana College announced more than 1,000 students were named to the Dean’s List for the 2019 spring 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. Local students on the list included: Abigail Clark of Twin Lakes […]

Julia Ziemelis named to University of Dayton dean’s list

Bristol resident Julia Ziemelis earned a spot on the University of Dayton’s spring 2019 dean’s list, which honors undergraduate students achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA for the semester. The University of Dayton is a national, Catholic, research institution. Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary (the Marianists), ShareTweet0 Shares

Trent Jones competes in international collegiate DECA conference

Trent Jones of Trevor was among the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students that contributed to an exceptional team performance at the International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida. Jones, who is majoring in marketing, was a top 10 finisher in the Sales Management Meeting competition. He also earned a blue level Passport Leadership award for engagement […]

Adria Bollendorf receives Alverno College Jack Keating Student Civic Leadership Award

Adria Bollendorf, a senior at Alverno College, received the Jack Keating Student Civic Leadership Award at the annual Campus Compact for Wisconsin (CCWI) Civic Engagement Institute. Bollendorf is a Bristol resident and a Central High School graduate. The award recognizes students who have taken a leadership role in creating change in their community. By awarding […]

Maggie Hillock performing in Germany, Poland with UW-Whitewater Vocal Jazz, Chamber Singers

Maggie Hillock of Paddock Lake is among the students performing in Germany and Poland with two choir groups from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. On the tour are members of the UW-Whitewater Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Chamber Singers. Hillock, a music performance major who will be a sophomore in the 2019-20 school year, is the drummer for […]

Rachel Senft named to UW-La Crosse fall 2018 Dean’s List

Rachel Senft, a 2018 graduate of Central High School, has earned a place on the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must have earned not less than a 3.5 semester grade point average and have carried a minimum of 12 semester credits. Senft is […]

Local students named to UW-Whitewater 2018 fall Dean’s List

The following students were named to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Dean’s List for the 2018 fall semester. Brett Aichholzer of Twin Lakes Terry Andersen of Salem Rachel Barnes of  Twin Lakes. Leah Blair of Bristol. Ashlyn Brey of Silver Lake. Danielle Bykowski of Salem. Grace Cannon of  Trevor. Nicholas Geyer of Silver Lake. Jacob Gildemeister of […]

Megan Marie Sippy graduates from UW-Madison

Megan Marie Sippy of Paddock’s Lake participated in the 2018 Winter Commencement ceremony at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Sippy received her B.S. Degree from the College of Letters and Science. Her double major was Neurobiology and Education. She also “Graduated with Distinction.” Sippy is a 2015 graduate of Westosha Central High School. Her parents are Anthony […]

Angela Nevoso accepted for enrollment at Palmer College of Chiropractic

Angela Nevoso of Twin Lakes, was accepted for enrollment for the Fall 2018 trimester in the Doctor of Chiropractic degree program at Palmer College of Chiropractic’s main campus, Davenport, Iowa. Palmer College of Chiropractic was founded in 1897 in Davenport, Iowa, by D.D. Palmer, the discoverer of chiropractic. More than 2,100 students attend Palmer College […]

Nikita Ruffolo performs in Troy University dance show

Troy University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presented its Fall Dance show in November. Among the students who participated was Nikita Ruffolo of Salem, who served as Dancer. About 70 students participated in “Art in Motion,” a collaborative effort that stemmed from the inspiration of both artists and dancers as they worked alongside one another […]

Vince Comaroto, Maggie Hillock, Megan Turk performing in 2018 UW-Whitewater Warhawk Marching Band

The following local students are performing in the 2018 Warhawk Marching Band at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater: Vince Comaroto, of Trevor, who is studying computer science. Maggie Hillock, of Paddock Lake, who is studying music-percussion performance. Megan Turk, of Trevor, who is studying psychology education. Nicknamed “Wisconsin’s Finest,” the marching band is well known throughout […]

UW-Whitewater’s Sarah Hutchinson and Nikki Stratton named to 2017-18 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Honor Roll

A total of 346 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student-athletes representing all 20 of the institution’s varsity sport programs were named to the 2017-18 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Honor Roll. The Warhawks’ 11 women’s teams had 197 honorees, while 149 student-athletes from the nine men’s teams garnered Scholastic Honor Roll accolades. The Honor Roll is part of […]

Carthage College football team read and play with Paris School students

Paris School had some considerable larger visitors than usual on Friday — members of the Carthage College football team. The football players came to the school to read, take questions and get in a little recess with Paris kindergarten through second graders. “We thought they would be good mentors for our students and (Carthage football) Coach […]

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