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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 […]

Dalton Heckel, D’Angelo Lux on 2018 UW-Whitewater football team

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team looks to ride a wave of momentum over the second half of the 2017 season into its 2018 campaign, which begins Saturday, Sept. 1, at Dubuque (Iowa). The following student-athletes from Western Kenosha County are members of the 2018 UW-Whitewater football team: Dalton Heckel of Silver Lake (Wilmot Union […]

Local students among UW-Whitewater spring 2018 graduates

The following students earned degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at spring commencement on May 19, 2018: Twin Lakes  — Tyler Schatzka graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting. Courtney De Groot graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance. Matthew Mcnulty graduated with a Bachelor of Science in environmental science. Trevor — […]

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

The following local students were named to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Dean’s List for the 2018 spring semester. Twin Lakes — Amanda Hutchings, Sam Davis, Jacob Gildemeister, Tiffany O’Dowd, Jeremy Freeman, Brett Aichholzer, Stephanie Nuccio, Gwendolyn Threadgill, Marina Anderson. Trevor — Grace Cannon, Sean Stewart,  Summer Lynne Cliff, Anica Henderson. Silver Lake — Sarah Strasser, Jorie Brenner. Salem — Gregory Kuhfuss, Ashley Anderson, Emily Smith, Jennifer […]

Lisa Zimmermann named to Cedarville University Dean’s List for 2018 spring semester

Cedarville University student Lisa Zimmermann of Trevor, achieved the Dean’s List for the 2018 spring semester. Zimmermann maintained a 3.5 GPA while taking at least 12 credit hours from Cedarville University. Cedarville University, located between Dayton and Columbus, Ohio is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 3,963 undergraduate, graduate, and online students […]

Bethany Hathcock named Bob Jones University legacy student

The Bob Jones University Alumni Association has recognized Bethany Hathcock, a Junior Cross-Cultural Service major from Silver Lake, as a legacy student. Each year the BJU Alumni Association is pleased to recognize second, third, and fourth generation legacy students. In order to be eligible, students must have at least one parent who graduated from BJU. […]

Andrew Rapinchuk initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Andrew Rapinchuk of Bristol was initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni are initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 […]

Thomas Karczewski awarded Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation Tools of the Trade scholarship

Four Gateway Technical College apprentice students were awarded $1,500 Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation Tools of the Trade scholarships to help them cover out-of- pocket expenses such as tuition, tools and clothing so that they are able to complete their training. The Gateway apprentices are part of a statewide effort by Great Lakes to award a record […]

Jacob Gray receives PhD from University of California, Riverside

Jacob Gray has received his PhD in Psychology from the University of California, Riverside. Dr. Gray  is a  2014 Graduate of University of Minneapolis, 2010 graduate of Westosha Central High School and 2006 graduate of Brighton Grade School. Dr. Gray has taken a position with Dynamic Measurement Group in Eugene Oregon as a Senior Research […]

Clara Kevek, Anna Walther, Carlie Banchi initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

The following local residents were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Clara Kevek of Bristol was initiated at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Anna Walther of Bristol was initiated at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Carlie Banchi of Trevor was initiated at […]

Local students present at 2018 UW-Whitewater Undergraduate Research Day

The following local students presented at Undergraduate Research Day at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater: Summer Lynne Cliff, of Trevor. who is studying geography, presented the following project(s); Are Hurricanes Stronger, or has the Landscape Changed? Colin Deady, of Trevor, who is studying marketing, presented the following project(s); Reimaging, Reinventing, and Revolutionizing Mary Kay . Jessica […]

Amanda Hutchings elected president of UW-Whitewater Sigma Sigma Sigma

Amanda Hutchings from Twin Lakes, who is studying special education at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, was elected president of Sigma Sigma Sigma. “Being the president of a fraternity or sorority is a life-changing and skill-building experience. Those students elected to serve in this role are the equivalent of a CEO of a small business,” said […]

Emily Svejnoha graduates from Harding University

Emily Svejnoha of Twin Lakes is one of more than 400 graduates who received a diploma at Harding University’s commencement exercises Dec. 16, 2017. Svejnoha received a Master of Science in physician assistant studies. Graduates include students from the College of Allied Health, College of Arts and Humanities, College of Bible and Ministry, Paul R. […]

Vanessa Tym named to University of Nebraska-Lincoln fall 2018-18 dean’s list

Vanessa Tym of Bristol has been named to the Deans’ List/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semester of the 2017-18 academic year. Tym, a freshman English major, was named to the Dean’s List for the College of Arts and Sciences. More than 5,100 students at Nebraska have […]

Riley Meisinger named to Wisconsin Lutheran College Dean’s List for fall 2017

Riley Meisinger, of Twin Lakes, a senior at Wisconsin Lutheran College, has been named to the college’s Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester. Riley is a graduate of Wilmot High School. To be eligible for Dean’s List, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.6 or higher. Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC) is an […]

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