Emily Geris, the daughter of Julie Snider of Alexandria and Curt Geris of Alexandria, graduated from Macalester College in St. Paul in May 2014. Geris graduated cum laude and received a liberal arts degree in English, creative writing. She is a graduate of Jefferson High School in Alexandria.
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The following students graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead in December 2013.
Alexandria: Kate Gearman, summa cum laude, daughter of Jeffrey Gearman of Alexandria and Deb Gearman, Jefferson High School (JHS), psychology; Stephanie Kaiser, daughter of David and Darla Kaiser, JHS, English literature, art-studio, music.
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The following students graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead in May 2014.Alexandria: Matthew Peterson, son of Randy and Barb Peterson, Jefferson High School (JHS), chemistry, biology, neuroscience; Ross Thompson, magna cum laude, son of Jim and Jodi Thompson, JHS, chemistry, biology, business; Mark Whiting, cum laude, son of Doug and Julie Whiting, JHS, elementary education, coaching.Carlos: Nicole Pachan, daughter of Michael and Cheryl Pachan, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School, communication.Farwell: Katherine Holm, magna cum laude, daughter of Les and Ann Holm, JHS, accounting, business management, Spanish.Garfield: Shawn Krueger, son of Curtis and Tracey Krueger, JHS, exercise science, psychology.Miltona: Tyler Johnson, son of Greg and Bonnie Johnson, JHS, business.Osakis: Nikolaj Hagen, magna cum laude, son of Daniel and Dorte Hagen, Osakis High School, political science, Scandinavian studies.● ● ●The following students graduated from Minnesota State College – Southeast Technical in Winona in May 2014. Those with honors earned a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.74, and those with high honors earned a grade point average of 3.75 to 4.0.Alexandria: Tracy Petschow, high honors, Associate in Science Degree, nursing.Nelson: Lucas Menting, honors, diploma, automotive technology.