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Schools & Students published July 27, 2021

News about educational achievements among students from west central Minnesota.

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Central Lakes College

Named to the spring semester dean’s list with a GPA of 3.25 or higher at the school with campuses in Brainerd and Staples were:

Benson: Teja Hodge

Litchfield: Makennon Lokken

Redwood Falls: Daniel Smith

Villard: Riley Engle

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Willmar: Anthony Riewer

Bethel University

Named to the spring semester dean’s list with a GPA of 3.6 or higher at the St. Paul school were:

Atwater: Jaren Kaddatz

Benson: Courtney McNeill

Brooten: Isaac Vliem

Clarkfield: Signe Christensen

Dawson: Lydia Aafedt

Madison: Karly Siedschlag

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Montevideo: Rachel West

Olivia: Abby Sigurdson

Redwood Falls: Katie Friese

Spicer: Abigail Goetzman, Julia Goetzman, Jacob Holmen

Villard: Ally Albers

Willmar: Makenna Brouwer, Abigail Hoffmann, Alicia Honken, Hailey Larson, Sadie Raitz

University of Nebraska

Named to the spring semester dean’s list with a GPA of 3.6 or higher at the Lincoln school was:

Willmar: Abigail Mathiasen

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MSC Southeast

Named to the Minnesota State College Southeast spring semester president’s list with a GPA of 3.5 or higher at the school with campuses in Winona and Red Wing was:

Dawson: Miranda Evenson

Northwestern College

Named to the spring semester dean’s list with a GPA of 4.0 at the Orange City, Iowa, school was:

Blomkest: Megan Slagter

Minnesota West

Named to the Minnesota West Community & Technical College fall semester dean’s list with a GPA of 3.5 or higher at the school with campuses in Canby, Granite Falls, Jackson, Pipestone, Worthington, Luverne and Marshall were:

Benson: Alan Winters

Clara City: Jennifer Aurelius

Clarkfield: Justin Ehrenberg, Andrew Shultz

Danvers: Ty Wersinger

Granite Falls: Douglas Bendel Jr., Skyler Corner, Noah Lusti

Hazel Run: Hunter Johnson

Madison: Andrew Daly, Jordan Pearson

Montevideo: Laura Banken, Dayna Baune, Ruth Garbe, Luis Herrera, Jennifer Macziewski, Scott Olson, Mason Rongstad, Patrick Sanders, Owen Strunc, Kelsey Thomson, Susannah Wamstad, Debbie Wilson

New London: Siri Gossman, Timothy Matters Jr., Riley Straus

Raymond: Jay Marcus

Redwood Falls: Aunika Elberling, Holden Runck

Sacred Heart: Celeste Knutson

Watson: Pamela Groothuis, Abby Torgerson

Willmar: Josie Muller

Concordia College

Named to the spring semester dean’s list with a GPA of 3.7 or higher at the Moorhead school were:

Benson: Mariah Ahrndt, Olivia Vergin

Brooten: Brooke Deters, Nicholas Steinhofer

Dawson: Ashley Borstad, Savannah Erickson

Glenwood: Tyler Bents, Christopher Claussen, Matthew Gruber, Grace Names

Lake Lillian: Sutton Junkermeier

Litchfield: Anna Brock, Evan Hart, Mayson Huhner, Emily White

Madison: Rachel Bringle, Molly Hacker

Montevideo: Ellie Opdahl, Kamren Saue

Morris: Katherine Folkman, Elijah Grove, Tate Nelson

New London: Anna Backes, Grace Illies, Georgia Wachtler

Olivia: Sarah Mehlhouse

Paynesville: Jared Campbell, Emily Leusink, Samantha Leusink, Zachary Schroeder

Redwood Falls: Megan Trebesch

Spicer: Eli Hulstein

Starbuck: Jackson Johnsrud

Villard: Sierra Nelson

Willmar: Natalie Amon, Joshua Curtiss, Jake Evans, Avery Hovland, Cayle Hovland, Jacob Meyer, Sara Miller, Hannah Olson, Jessica Skindelien, Jack Spilles, Amanda Zuidema

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Donna Middleton started working at the West Central Tribune in 1975 and has been the news assistant since 1992. She compiles the arts, health, farm and community page calendars, as well as rewrites and works on the special sections.
She can be contacted at dmiddleton@wctrib.com or phone 320-214-4341.
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