Schools & Students published Dec. 13, 2022

News about educational achievements among students from west central Minnesota.

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Northern State University

Graduating at the winter commencement from the Aberdeen, South Dakota, school was:

Willmar: Brendon Canavan, master’s of music education


The GPA for the honors designations are cum laude 3.40-3.59, magna cum laude 3.60-3.79 and summa cum laude 3.80-4.0. Graduating at the end of fall semester with a bachelor's degree from Minnesota State University in Moorhead, listed by high school, were:

Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Hattie Kragenbring, magna cum laude

Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Cassandra Tensen, summa cum laude; Riley Lenarz; Dylan Meyer


Benson: Daniel Lenarz, Danielle Sondag

Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg: Jose Solis

Litchfield: Logan Nelson

Lac qui Parle Valley: Lindsay Kranz; Savannah DuFrane, cum laude

MACCRAY: Taylor Grussing, cum laude

Montevideo: Katherine Knudson, summa cum laude

New London-Spicer: Nathan Thein

Willmar: Aye Aye Khaing, magna cum laude; Elise Sack; Hannah Blanchette, magna cum laude


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