College News June 10, 2021
USD Vermillion announces dean’s list
The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, has released the Spring 2021 dean’s list for full-time student with a 3.5 GPA or higher and the president’s list for part-time students with a 3.5 GPA or higher.
Named to the dean’s list were the following students:
Luverne: Jack Baustian, Grace Bosch, Mackenzie Petersen, Madison Reisdorfer.
Hills: Ashley Esselink, Megan Gehrke, Mary-Frances Ladd, Kailey Rozeboom.
Adrian: Avery Balster, Hannah Bullerman, Bailey Lonneman, Skylar Polzine.
Lismore: Dakota John, Mitchell Veld.
Amanda Sterling, Luverne, was named to the president’s list.
Ellingson receives degree from USF
Caleb Ellingson, Luverne, graduated with a Master of Business Administration in Management from the University of Sioux Falls following the Spring 2021 semester.
LHS senior awarded Mediacom scholarship
Luverne High School senior Ainslee Robinson was awarded a $1,000 Mediacom scholarship that recognizes students’ leadership and academic accomplishments.
She’s among 60 graduating seniors out of nearly 1,200 applicants to receive $1,000 scholarships among its Midwest and Southwest regions.
Local students on dean’s list at Southeast Tech
Southeast Technical College in Sioux Falls has released its dean’s list for the Spring 2021 semester.
Local students on the list are Brody DeBates, Carson Ehde, Sarah Essman and Jada Johnson. To be named to the list, students must be full-time degree-seeking students with a term GPA of 3.5 or higher.
LHS grad on dean’s list in Arizona
Jadyn Anderson, Luverne, has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts in Tempe, Arizona. To make the list, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester while enrolled in 12 or more credit hours.
Students named to Lake Area president’s list
The Lake Area Community College in Watertown, South Dakota, has released the president’s honor list following the Spring 2021 semester. Honor students qualify with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Those with a 4.0 average are indicated with an asterisk following the name.
Honor students from Luverne are Haylee Overvaag*, William Stegenga*, and Carter Stemper. From Hills is Kyle Kueter.
Neuenburg makes president’s list
Madison Neuenburg, Adrian, has been named to the president’s list for the Spring 2021 semester at Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, Iowa, with a 4.0 GPA.
Jelken graduates from Northwestern
Christopher Jelken, Luverne, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration/ international business on Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa.
Christopher is the son of James and Paula Jelken of Luverne.
DSU releases honors list
Three area students were named to the president’s academic honors list for the Spring 2021 semester at Dakota State University in Madison, South Dakota. To be eligible, students must earn a 3.5 GPA or higher.
Named to the list were Johnathan Horn of Adrian, Sidney Fick of Beaver Creek and Zane Holmgren of Luverne.
Area students named to USF dean’s list
The University of Sioux Falls has released the Spring 2021 dean’s list.
The following students qualified for the list: Angela Martinyuk of Beaver Creek, Grace Bundesen of Hills, Cade Ver Steeg and Grace Steensma of Luverne, and Isabella Niemeyer and Mandie Petersen of Hardwick.
Area students graduate from Ridgewater
Ridgewater College, Willmar, has announced Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 graduates. Ceremonies were virtual.
Area graduates include Teresa Van Belle, Beaver Creek, high honors, and Kaylie Ossefoort, Luverne.
Wendland named to dean’s list at Luther
Courtney Wendland of Luverne was named to the dean’s list for the Spring 2020 semester at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. To be eligible, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
Rogers makes dean’s list at Iowa State
Nicholas Rogers of Hardwick, a junior majoring in genetics at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, was named to the Spring 2021 dean’s list. Students must earn a 3.5 GPA or higher to qualify.