WHS graduates earn Northwestern College degrees

ORANGE CITY, Iowa — Matthias Johnson and Camila Wede were among 248 graduates to receive bachelor’s degrees at Northwestern College during recent commencement ceremonies.

Johnson graduated with a major in business administration/management. He is the son of Sharon Johnson of Worthington. Wede graduated cum laude with a major in political science. She is the daughter of Greg and Teresa Wede of Worthington.

Several from region on USF dean’s list

SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota — More than 600 students recently made the spring 2021 dean’s list at the University of Sioux Falls.

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Among those earning places on the list were:

Adrian: Moriah Bullerman, Brooke Echter. Beaver Creek: Angela Martinyuk. Edgerton: Jennifer Schelhaas. Ellsworth: Angela Boyenga. George, Iowa: Taylor Jumbeck. Hardwick: Isabella Niemeyer, Mandie Petersen. Hills: Grace Bundesen. Jackson: Summer Janzen. Lakefield: Caitlin Liliquist, Rebecca Salentiny. Little Rock, Iowa: Karissa Harms, Mariah Leemkuil. Luverne: Grace Steensma, Cade Ver Steeg. Pipestone: Brooklyn Hiniker. Rock Rapids, Iowa: Allie Geerdes, Bailey Herman, Dominique Kooiker. Sibley, Iowa: Brooke Norgaard, Troy Soat, Benjamin Wollmuth. Slayton: Cale Engelkes, Danielle Hoekman. Worthington: Ashlyn Greve, Christian Lietz, Diana Rivera, Neveah Schreiber.

Iowa State announces spring 2021 dean's list

AMES, Iowa — More than 10,500 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the spring semester 2021 Dean's List. Students named to the Dean's List must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded coursework.

Ashton, Iowa: Jennifer Mangel (senior, biology), Anessa Schoo, (junior, pre-interior design). George, Iowa: Mackenzie Burg (senior, graphic design). Hardwick: Nicholas Rogers (junior, genetics-AGLS). Jackson: Jordann Schneekloth (junior, animal science). Lake Park, Iowa: Cheyenne Nelson (junior, psychology), Ryan Vermulm (senior, architecture-professional degree). May City, Iowa: Jesse Castillo (junior, meteorology). Melvin, Iowa: Alex McDougall (junior, agricultural and life sciences education), Jacob Schultz (senior, agronomy). Milford, Iowa: Jacob Bockman (sophomore, agricultural studies), Bradenn Droegmiller (senior, aerospace engineering),Matthew Finch (senior, veterinary medicine), Alli Harms (junior, agronomy), Ashley Kleve (sophomore, environmental science-LAS), Kyle Martin (sophomore, horticulture), Kristin Nelson (junior, apparel, merchandising and design), Juan Rubiano (senior, finance). Rock Rapids, Iowa: Bergin Debruin (senior, animal science), Adam Knoblock (sophomore, agricultural business), Farrah Lewis (sophomore, linguistics), Emily Popkes (senor, marketing), Jay Waagmeester (sophomore, public relations). Rushmore: Tristan Thier (sophomore, agricultural systems technology). Sibley, Iowa: Claire Hoppe (sophomore, journalism and mass communication), Alec Jensen (junior, management information systems), Andrea Meyer (senior, child, adult and family services), Charley Zylstra (sophomore, agricultural studies). Spirit Lake, Iowa: Devin Amdahl (sophomore, software engineering), Ashlee Boelter (senior, architecture-professional degree), Harley Butler (senior, environmental science-AGLS), Madalyn Button (junior, chemistry), Mackenzie Chavez (senior, elementary education), Nathan Cornwall (junior, kinesiology and health), Cail Donkersloot (junior, chemical engineering), Anna Ellefson (junior, psychology), Mikaela Gaskill (senior, environmental science-AGLS), Tessa Leathers (junior, psychology), Allison Martyr (senior, English), Madison Meyer (junior, graphic design), Cheyenne Minniss (senior, mechanical engineering), Grace Peterson (senior, anthropology), Delaney Quance (senior, entrepreneurship), Kolby Richter (sophomore, kinesiology and health), Madeline Richter (senior, finance), Carter Tifft (senior, pre-athletic training), Emily Werner (junior, interior design), Adam Wicks (junior, animal ecology). Storden: Thomas Sell (junior, agricultural engineering). Worthington: Autumn Arnt (senior, animal science), Margaret Putnam (junior, animal science).

Lakefield student earns UMN Crookston degree

CROOKSTON — The Office of the Registrar at the University of Minnesota Crookston recently announced its list of spring 2021 graduates. Students completed their degree requirements during the spring session 2021.

Spring session graduates include Katie Schmid of Lakefield, who graduated with a bachelor of science in finance.

Many students from area receive ISU degrees

AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University recognized 4,798 spring graduates on May 7 and 8. Students had the opportunity to attend in-person ceremonies and celebrations at Hilton Coliseum and Jack Trice Stadium, which were livestreamed for those who preferred a virtual option.

Among the graduates from the area:

Melvin, Iowa: Jacob Schultz, bachelor of science, agronomy. Milford, Iowa: Thor Heimdal, bachelor of science, statistics. Okoboji, Iowa: Zaid Gustafson, bachelor of arts, advertising. Sibley, Iowa: Andrea Meyer, bachelor of science, child, adult and family services. Spirit Lake, Iowa: Colten Bengs, bachelor of science, finance; Mackenzie Chavez, bachelor of science, elementary education; Zachary Deitering, bachelor of science, accounting; Allison Martyr, bachelor of arts, English; Makenna Murray, bachelor of science, animal science; Delaney Quance, bachelor of science, entrepreneurship and international business; Madeline Richter, bachelor of science, finance (summa cum laude); Madeline Richter, bachelor of science, marketing (summa cum laude); Stephen Sabharwal, bachelor of science, supply chain management.

Area students graduate from Ridgewater College

WILLMAR — Ridgewater College announces the names of its fall and spring semester graduates. Virtual ceremonies for both campuses took place in May 2021.

Students graduating with a diploma or degree graduate with honors if they have a GPA of 3.5 to 3.74, with high honors if they have a GPA of 3.75 to 3.99 and highest honors if they have a GPA of 4.0.

The following students from the area graduated:

Jasper: Joshua Raak. Luverne: Kaylie Ossefoort. Westbrook: Skyler Swenhaugen (high honors). Wilmont: Ryan Newman (high honors). Windom: Julianna Rehnelt (highest honors), Joslin West. Worthington: Theresa Keodouangsy, Adam Munkel.

WHS grads on Luther College dean’s list

DECORAH, Iowa — Adam Koller and McKenna Prunty, Luther College sophomores from Worthington, have been named to the 2021 Spring Dean's List.

To be named, a student must earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale and complete at least 12 credit hours with 10 hours of conventional grades (A, B, C, D).

Regional students qualify for NDSU dean’s list

FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA — Area Minnesota students were among the 3,529 North Dakota State University students to be placed on the spring 2021 dean’s list.

A student must earn a 3.5 grade point average or higher and be enrolled in at least 12 class credits to qualify for the spring list.

Among the students making the list, and their majors, were:

Brewster: Massen Kunerth, management. Heron Lake: Taylor Johanning, exercise science. Jackson: Abagail Turner, civil engineering. Lakefield: Hunter Gustin, biological sciences; Nicole Gustin, undeclared; Kaleb Sydnes, precision agriculture. Mountain Lake: Braden Rempel, computer engineering; Karen Soutthivong, management. Pipestone: Delaney Drey, music; Rachel Stiles, industrial engineering & management; JT Tinklenberg, biological sciences. Windom: Camryn Thom, veterinary technology. Worthington: Patrick Burns, industrial engineering and management; Kara Thuringer, biological sciences.

Iowa Lakes releases spring 2021 academic lists

ESTHERVILLE, Iowa — Iowa Lakes Community College has released its 2021 Spring Honors List, which includes full-time students taking 12 credits or more and earning a grade point average of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

The dean's list contains students with a 3.25-grade point average to 3.99, and the president's list showcases students who earn a 4.00 (A)average. Among the students earning honors were:

PRESIDENT’S LIST: Adrian: Madison Neuenburg. Lake Park, Iowa: Alexis Stahly. Milford, Iowa: Katee Ackerman, Kyle Bird, Makayla Heim, Dalton Johnson, Shailen Markwardt, Jesse Meendering, MacKenzie Miller, Zane Poss, Allison Wellendorf. Ocheyedan, Iowa: Jason Breuer. Spirit Lake, Iowa: Carter Axford, Azalea Benjamin, Bailey Berquist, Sophia Butler, Kaitlyn Kelly, Cameron Miller, Hieu Nguyen.

DEAN’S LIST: Arnolds Park, Iowa; Kole Carstens, Tyler Jose, Leah Schon. Lake Park, Iowa: Nicole McClain, Gregory Orwig. Lake Wilson: Ashley Cagle. Milford, Iowa: Quinn Dodds, Brooke Furman, Kylan Green, Nathan Kollasch, Ella Stoll. Ocheyedan, Iowa: Gannon Atherton, Justin Prochnow. Okoboji, Iowa: Jackson Krebs. Spirit Lake, Iowa: Tristan Adams, Hunter Bengs, Karley Burbridge, Drake Hetland, Skylar Ingraham, Lawton Kramer, Levi Lindell, Hope Marshall, Megan Mason, Samuel Mayer, Brice Pratt, Jordyn Sorenson, Elizabeth Stauffer.

Morningside announces dean's list students

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Morningside University has released the names of students recognized as achieving dean's list recognition for the spring semester of the 2020-21 academic year.

The dean'slList recognizes Morningside students who achieve a 3.67-grade point average or better and complete at least 12 credits of coursework with no grade below a "C-."

Among those making the list were:

Arnolds Park, Iowa: Danielle Unrau (4.0 GPA). Okoboji, Iowa: Abigail Dulin (4.0 GPA). Rock Rapids, Iowa: Ashley Boer (4.0 GPA), Zed Heimensen (4.0 GPA), Callie Yeakel. Sibley, Iowa: Colvin Jenness, Spirit Lake, Iowa: Skylee Blocker, Carissa Doran. Worthington: Will Brandner, Payton Sauerbrei (4.0 GPA).

WHS graduate on UW-River Falls list

RIVER FALLS, Wisconsin — The University of Wisconsin-River Falls spring semester dean's list honoring 1,788 students has been released.

To be named, a full-time undergraduate must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a scale of 4.0, or midway between an "A" and "B" average. Among the students earning dean’s list recognition was Kayla Anderson, a horticulture major from Worthington.