Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples: Emma Eberhard of Alexandria, practical nursing; Nolan Zumhofe of Alexandria, graphic design; Jason Kreemer of Carlos, high honors in farm business management; Austyn Griesert of Osakis, robotics/automated systems technology; and Grace Guyette of Osakis, natural resources technology, high honors. High honors students earned a 3.75-4.0 GPA.

Northern Illinois University: Mallory Alton of Farwell, bachelor of science in nursing.

University of Wisconsin-Stout: Melissa Wielenberg of Osakis, bachelor's in apparel design and development

Iowa State University: Natalie Teclaw of Alexandria, bachelor of arts, criminal justice studies and sociology, summa cum laude; and bachelor of science, psychology, summa cum laude.

North Dakota State University: Alexandria: Blake Alan Amundson, crop and weed sciences; Taylor James Blank, finance, with honors; Devin Sever Crowe, architecture, with honors; Joseph David Drown, accounting; Tyler D. Floding, mechanical engineering; Derek Rodney Jantzen, animal science, with honors; Jacob Kaatz, natural resources management; Alexis Mary Kokett, pharmacy; Tyler Alan Maanum, pharmacy; Mitchell Meier, architecture, with honors; Broderick David Nelson, electrical engineering, with honors; Allison Johanna Scherr, nursing, with honors; Dylan Michael Schneider, mechanical engineering; Thomas Mark Whalen, mechanical engineering, with honors. Brandon: Kennedy Lund, biological sciences. Evansville: Shyanna Elisabeth Behrens, crop and weed sciences; Toni Lynn Wright, nursing. Farwell: Carly Jean Maanum, animal science. Garfield: Brenan J. Chase, strategic communication, with honors; Elizabeth M. Friedrich, radiologic sciences, with honors. Glenwood: Annika Christine Pederson, management communication. Miltona: Chad Thomas Blank, horticulture, with honors. Parkers Prairie: Caroline Elizabeth Carlson, exercise science, with honors; Sheri Greenwaldt, nursing, with honors. A student must earn a 3.5 grade point average or higher to graduate with honors.

President's list

Alexander Veraguth of Alexandria was named to the President's list at Minnesota State College Southeast in Red Wing and Winona. To be listed, students must complete a minimum of 12 credits and achieve a GPA of 3.5 or above.

Chancellor's list

Macy Trousil was named to the Chancellor's list at the University of Minnesota Rochester for spring semester. To be listed, a student must have earned a 3.666 GPA or higher and completed a minimum of 12 credits.

Dean's list

Charles Dufon of Osakis and Natalie Rose Teclaw of Alexandria were named to the spring Dean's list at Iowa State University. Students named to the Dean's list have earned a grade point average of at least 3.5 while carrying at least 9 credit hours of graded course work.

Abbie Biegner and Kyle Krippner of Alexandria, Lauren Russell of Miltona and Emma Albers of Villard were named to the spring Dean's list at Gustavus Adolphus College. Students named to the Dean's list have earned at least a 3.7 grade point average.

Jon Oeltjen of Villard was named to Marquette University's spring Dean's list. To make the Dean's list, students must have earned at least 12 credits for the spring 2020 semester, have no disqualifying graces and earn a GPA of at least 3.5.

Maggie Slagle of Alexandria was named to Ohio University's spring Dean's list. Students named to this list must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester with a schedule of classes totaling at least 15 hours, 12 of which were taken for letter grades, to achieve this distinction.


Two local students were among 36 Minnesota high school seniors who received the Royale B. and Eleanor M. Arvig Memorial Scholarship. Carter Grove, from Osakis High School, plans to study computer science. Megan Regostad, of Parkers Prairie High School, plans to study science. Scholarships were for $3,000 each.

Amber Wagner, a graduate of Jefferson Senior High School in Alexandria, received a Transfer Student Scholarship from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Transfer scholarships go to undergraduate transfer students who have successfully completed 24 semester or 36 quarter credit hours, are U.S. citizens, and are seeking their first undergraduate degree.