April 30 School news
SMSU, announces scholarship recipients
Emilie Baartman has been selected to receive the University Gala Fine Arts, Forensics, and Richard A. Baun Memorial scholarships for the 2015-16 school year at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall.
Emilie plans to major in theatre and communication studies: broadcasting and digital media. She is the daughter of Bruce and Vicki Baartman, Brandon, South Dakota, formerly of Luverne.
Alex Weis, son of Tony and Natasha Weis, Luverne, has been selected to receive a Foundation Distinguished Student Scholarship for the 2015-16 school year at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall.
He plans to major in physical education/teaching.
SMSU announces graduates
Four area students will graduate from Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, on Saturday, May 9.
They are Brenda Parsley, Adrian, summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting/finance; Nathan Fransman, Beaver Creek, magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education/early childhood education; and from Hills Taylor Vaughn, magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in hospitality management and marketing; and Jayme Wiertzema, summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in art education.