Schools & Students published Jan. 17, 2023

News about educational achievements among students from west central Minnesota.

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Named to the fall semester dean’s list with a GPA of 3.5 or higher at the University of Wisconsin school in Superior was:

Kerkhoven: Wylee Lottman

Redwood Falls: Patricia Northrup

Bismarck State College

Named to the fall semester Presidents list with a GPA of 3.5 or higher at the Bismarck, North Dakota, school was:

Glenwood: Darion Alexander


Alexandria Technical and Community College

Named to the fall semester dean’s list with a GPA of 3.5 or higher were:

Belgrade: Evan Fischer, Karsee Kampsen, Hannah Lieser

Brooten: Kailey Fischer, Taylor Glebe, Jennifer Ortiz, Paige Prentice

Clara City: Spencer Vander Pol

Cosmos: Mason Kruse

Dawson: Collin Swedzinski

Degraff: Bree Fath

Glenwood: Damian Douvier, BreAnna Johnson, Janel Moen, Tanner Nestor, Dustin Peterson, Haley Shea, Chandler TeBrake, Elisabeth Uhlenhoff, Mariah Walker


Granite Falls: Brooke Meyer, Alexis Smith

Hancock: Alexander Denzer, Micah Koehl, Cody Messner, Holly Messner, Hope Schmidgall, Dallas Walton

Hawick: Kaitlin Haase

Lake Lillian: Austin McClain

Montevideo: Lauren Dehne, Joshua Ingle

Olivia: Caeden Gluesing

Paynesville: Brady Goebel, Katherine Orbeck, Bobbi Jo Schmitt

Pennock: Lance Sawatzky


Prinsburg: Christopher Harrington

Raymond: Tyler Heida

Redwood Falls: Bo Evans

Renville: Krystina Kocher

Spicer: Adam Klaphake

Starbuck: Kaitlyn Blaskowski, Bailey DeSmith, Bryce Hacker, Devan Liebeg

Villard: Megan Heveron, Robert Malecha, Ellen Oeltjen, Isaac Ruegemer, Avery Vanderhagen, Lisa Weir

Willmar: Joshua Venenga

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