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UW-Eau Claire awards 801 scholarships to incoming Freshmen

Five hundred seventy-five incoming Freshmen received scholarships from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire for the 2022-23 academic year, with many students receiving multiple awards. Each award varies in amount and criteria. The following area students received scholarships:
• Cassandra Riehle, Athens, Chancellors Academic Excellence Scholarship, Freshman Honors Scholarship, and Materials Science and Engineering Excellence Scholarship
• Nicole Doering, Merrill, Pre-Professional Health Scholarship, Merrill High School
• Caitlyn Geiss, Merrill, Connie Bakker Native American Honor Scholarship and Diversity Scholars Award
• Sam Johns, Merrill, Welcome to Physics Scholarship
• Lydia McIntyre, Merrill, Freshman Honors Scholarship
• Bailey Orzech, Merrill, Mark of Excellence Scholarship
• Amelia Skoviera, Merrill, Freshman Honors Scholarship

Aspinwall mamed to SNHU President’s List

Tayler Aspinwall of Merrill was named to Southern New Hampshire University’s Summer 2022 President’s List. The summer terms run from May to August. Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.700 and above for the reporting term are named to the President’s List. Full-time status is achieved by earning 12 credits over each 16-week term or paired 8-week terms grouped in fall, winter/spring, and summer.

UW-Platteville announces spring 2022 graduates

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville awarded diplomas to students from its three campuses for the spring of 2022 including its branch campuses in Richland Center and Baraboo. From our area, the following students graduated with degrees:
• Kenton Anderson, Athens, Criminal Justice
• Dylan Dorava, Merrill, Mechanical Engineering
• Drew Hoff, Merrill, Health and Human Performance

Local students among graduates at UW-Eau Claire

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire awarded 1,400 degrees in May. Of the degrees awarded, 1,387 were received by students attending the Eau Claire campus and 13 were received by students attending UW-Eau Claire-Barron County.
Two Merrill students were among those graduates:
• Marc LeDuc, Merrill, Business, Master of Business Administration, business administration
• Madisen Weix, Merrill, Education and Human Sciences, Bachelor of Science, communication sciences and disorders

Krueger honored for academic success during the 2022 spring semester

Casey Krueger of Merrill, a Senior attending the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, has been named to the 2022 spring semester Dean’s List. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must complete 12 or more letter-graded credits while attaining a 3.66 grade point average.

UW-MADISON announces 2022 Spring graduates

About 7,700 students received degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison on May 13 and 14, 2022, including students from our area. There were two live ceremonies: one at the Kohl Center on May 13 for doctoral, MFA, and medical students; and one at Camp Randall on May 14 for undergraduate, law, and master’s students.
Degree recipients from our area:
• Gabriella Janke, Athens, School of Education, Bachelor of Science-Health Promotion and Health Equity, Health Promotion and Health Equity
• Tanner Wagner-Durr, Athens, School of Business, Bachelor of Business Administration, Business: Finance, Investment and Banking and Business: Information Systems
• Grace Latzig, Gleason, College of Letters and Science, Bachelor of Science, Biology
• Lily Reimann, Merrill, College of Agricultural & Life Science, Bachelor of Science, Global Health
• Aidan Tautges, Merrill, College of Agricultural & Life Science, Bachelor of Science, Biology and Wildlife Ecology

NTC announces Spring 2022 President’s List for Outstanding Academic Achievement

Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is pleased to announce the President’s List for outstanding academic achievement for the Spring 2022 term. The following students enrolled in a post-secondary program, earned a 3.75 grade point average or above and successfully completed a minimum of six credits during the fall term:
From Athens: Mya Becker, Chase Ellenbecker, Dawn Erickson, Sherry Gutknecht, Siarra Hart, Rebecka Hein, Amanda Nowak, Crystal Sebold, Heidi Verpoorten, Anna Wheatley
From Gleason: Cali Brown, Andrew Headings, Stephanie Landwehr, Betsy Rell
From Merrill: Dylan Alft, Olivia Baumann, Jennifer Berreth, Konnor Beyer, Krystal Brendemuehl, Michael Brewer, Gracie Brown, Samantha Brown, Abigail Burgener, Kayla Burrow, Amy Canne, Amanda Clark, Sherryl Dallmann, Molly Duginski, Devin Frick, Toni Frick, Ellie Gerbig, Hailey Gerbig, Tyler Grieser, Savannah Guenther, Ryan Hagemeister, Joshua Hass, Dawson Heckendorf, Skylar Herdt, Eleanor Holzinger, Joseph Johns, Alexandra Johnson, Alex Kersting, Alexia Kleinschmidt, Hope Knuijt, Mackenah Krause, Abbigail Krueger, Justin Leggett, Patricia Luedtke, Anna Melder, Caleb Norton, Jennifer Podeweltz, Syrina Podeweltz, Mitchell Radtke, Cassie Raith, Jennifer Ratliff, Anna Rydeski, Sarah Schoerner, Amy Stoeckmann, Brandon Stolz, Benjamin Tabor, Lucca Tonelli, Kea Verville, Cody Weber, Misty Welch, Bryan White, Tammy Woller, Alexandra Young

UW-Stevens Point announces Spring 2022 graduates

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point conferred degrees on 1,100 graduates for the Spring 2022 semester, including the following degrees for area students.
From Athens:
• Derek Czech, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
• Bradley Draxler, Bachelor of Science, Forestry – Mgmt, Magna Cum Laude
• Evan Neigum, Associate of Arts and Sciences, , Cum Laude
• Taylor Schwab-Loos, Bachelor of Science, Social Work
• Paige Sondelski, Bachelor of Science, Forestry – Forestry Mgmt
• Devon Winn, Bachelor of Science, Health Science – Pre-Physical Therapy
From Gleason:
• Luke Pfingsten, Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Cum Laude
• Deanta Saunders, Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, Cum Laude
From Merrill:
• Tyler Baade, Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry
• Rachel Bergmann, Associate of Arts and Sciences,
• Kade Bonnell, Bachelor of Science, Biology, Magna Cum Laude
• Leah Finucan, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
• Adam Laehn, Bachelor of Science, Soil and Waste Resources – Soil Science, Magna Cum Laude
• Logan OConnell, Associate of Arts and Sciences,
• Matthew Raguse, Bachelor of Science, Data Analytics
• Sierra Smith, Bachelor of Science, Sociology, Social Work, Magna Cum Laude

Ashby named to Dean’s List at Mount Mary University

Desiree M. Ashby of Gleason, who is studying English – Creative Writing and is an Antigo High School graduate was named to the Mount Mary University Spring 2022 Dean’s List.
The Dean’s List honors full-time students who have earned a 3.6 GPA or better while taking 12 or more credits during the recent semester. Part-time students are eligible for the Dean’s List when they have earned a 3.6 GPA or better while completing at least 6 credits.
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Concordia University Wisconsin releases Spring Honors List

Concordia University Wisconsin of Mequon, affiliated with The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, announced the following area students were named to the Spring Honors List for the 2021-2022 academic year. To be eligible for the honor, students must achieve a minimum 3.60 GPA.
Area students named to the list were:
• Abigail Van Rixel, Athens, Junior, Early Childhood and Elementary
• Adelyn Smith, Gleason, Junior, Rehab-Sci-Regular
• Amaris Wiesneski, Merrill, Freshman, Justice and Public Policy
• Anna Wiesneski, Merrill, Senior, Elementary Education

Schreiner named to Dean’s List at UW-Superior

The University of Wisconsin-Superior has named Abigail Schreiner of Athens to the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the Summer 2022 semester.
To be named to the Dean’s List, students must have completed 12 degree-seeking semester credits and achieved at least a 3.50 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale).

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