COLLEGE NEWS

Graduating from St. Olaf College in Northfield were Gretchen Mueller of Marine on St. Croix with a chemistry major and Derek Waller of Wyoming (cum laude) with English and history majors.

Jenna Fischer of Scandia, Hankamer School of Business, was named to the spring 2014 dean’s list at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

Kailey Hanson of Wyoming was named to the spring 2014 dean’s list at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall.

The following local students were named to the spring 2014 dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. From Forest Lake: Natalie Emholz, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences; Stella Furlano, College of Letters and Science; Joseph Goossens, College of Engineering; Nicolette Johnson, College of Engineering; Taylor Kiesow, School of Education; Patrick Moran, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. From Hugo: Ashley Hanson, College of Letters and Science; Christian Miesen, College of Engineering; Mackenzie Rathmanner, College of Engineering; Jocelyn Zajac, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. From Scandia: Kristina Johnson, School of Nursing; Tal Swenson, College of Engineering; Tanae Swenson, College of Engineering. From Wyoming: Laura Frericks, School of Education; Carter Peterson, College of Engineering.

Michele Slattery of Forest Lake was named to the spring 2014 dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Local students were named to the spring 2014 dean’s list at North Dakota State University in Fargo. From Forest Lake: Luke Capistrant,construction management; Reid Larson, mechanical engineering; Ross Larson, mechanical engineering, Michael Tchida, zoology; Kyle Thielke, pharmacy. From Hugo: Cole Cameron, mechanical engineering. From Scandia: Bridget Eklund, biotechnology.

Brittany Gibson of Wyoming, a junior business administration major, was named to the spring 2014 dean’s list at Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina.

Isabelle Morrissey was named to the spring 2014 dean’s list at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

Named to the spring 2014 dean’s list at Minnesota State University-Moorhead were Ariana Babcock of Forest Lake, mass communications; Bennen Bierman of Forest Lake, biology; Lauren Brink of Forest Lake, mass communications; Glendon Miron of Hugo, exercise science/physical education; Jacob Pithan of Wyoming, biology.

Charles Lindgren of Forest Lake was named to the president’s list at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, South Dakota.

Andrew Massey of Forest Lake, a junior at St. Cloud State University, was awarded a $1,500 Olga B. Satre Hart Memorial Scholarship for Athletics. Massey is a member of the golf team.

Rachel Baniecke of Forest Lake has received a $1,500 freshman academic scholarship at North Dakota State University in Fargo. Baniecke plans to major in animal science.

Dominic Shaw of Forest Lake graduated from St. John’s University in Collegeville with a BA in psychology.

Three local students graduated from the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph: Lexi Alm of Stacy, BA in psychology, magna cum laude; Constance Berger of Wyoming, BA in English; Amy Olsen of Stacy, BA in management.

Amber Borsch of Forest Lake earned an MS with a major in human resources from the University of Scranton in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Katherine Stolz of Forest Lake and Christian Gaffy of Scandia were named to the spring 2014 dean’s list at Saint Mary’s University in Winona.

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