Schools & Students published Oct. 10, 2019

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ALC Students of the Month

Named Students of the Month for September at the Alternative Learning Center in Willmar were Alexys Trevino and Brittni Ivy. Trevino’s favorite subject is math and she plans to pursue a career in event planning. Ivy’s favorite subject is art and she hopes to pursue a career either as an underwater welder or a tattoo artist.

Concordia College

Seniors Tate Hovland of Willmar and Carly Erickson of Hawley have been elected Homecoming king and queen at Concordia College in Moorhead. The theme this year is "Cobber Pride, Stayin’ Alive.” The coronation ceremony was held Oct. 7. Other events during Homecoming Week include a bonfire and fireworks, a parade, football game and a Homecoming concert.


The Willmar Area Community Foundation, in conjunction with CommunityGiving, is pleased to announce that 21 students from Willmar and the surrounding areas received $37,975 in academic scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year. Receiving scholarships listed by school district were:

AGGC: Jayden Friauf and Courtney Hartmann, Marv Otto Scholarships; Ryan Peterson, Elizabeth Sherwood and Morgan Tritabaugh, Harold E. Bjur Scholarships; Jayden Anderson, Madisyn Randt and Jenna Zaeska, Adams Family Scholarships.

Litchfield: Shanna Kinny, Virginia Grussendorf Memorial Scholarship


MACCRAY: Lindsey Barton, Kelby Jaenisch, Andrew Miller, Isabelle Plagge and Kyle Stranberg, Josh Palke Scholarships.

New London-Spicer: Waverley Rogers, Marv Otto Scholarship; Samantha Johnson, New London-Spicer Alumni Scholarship.

Willmar: Hannah Johnson and Paw Si Blut, Dorothy Brown Scholars; Jeanette Elizondo, Dr. Austin and Muriel McCarthy Family Scholarship; Zachary Courtney and Kathryn Gubrud, Dorothy Timm Meili Scholarships.

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