Scholarship winners from the 2014-15 Class of EmPOWER Youth Leadership students were announced at Sioux Valley Energy’s annual meeting June 2.
This was the culminating event of a yearlong leadership and development training program involving 32 area sophomore and junior students.
St. Olaf College
Jonathon Vajgrt, Luverne, was named to St. Olaf College, Northfield, dean’s list for the Spring 2015 semester.
Vajgrt, a 2014 Luverne High School graduate, is the son of Terry and Michelle Vajgrt, Luverne.
In order to qualify for the dean’s list students must earn a 3.75 GPA or...
Pam Haakenson of Buffalo Ridge Insurance in Luverne was recently installed as the Region V Vice President of the International Association of Insurance Professionals (IAIP).
Pam is employed at Buffalo Ridge Insurance as agency manager. She has been a member of The IAIP Insurance Professionals of...
Lake Area Tech
Lake Area Technical Institute, Watertown, South Dakota, named the following students to the president’s list.
They are *Tyler Jacobs, Kenneth; and Courtney Hemme and Trevor Teal, both of Luverne.
To be named to the president’s list, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher. An...
Nicholas Uilk, an instructor in the ag systems technology program at South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota, was recently awarded the Gamma Sigma Delta SDSU Chapter 2015 Outstanding Teaching Award. Gamma Sigma Delta is the National Honor Society of Agriculture.
Uilk is a 2003...
Luverne’s Caitlyn Hartman was awarded a $2,000 scholarship through the Pizza Ranch Coca-Cola Scholarship program, which awards multiple $2,000 scholarships each year.
The scholarships are for current Pizza Ranch employees who plan to attend a post-secondary educational institution for the first...
Jake Hendricks graduated from Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, California, on Wednesday, May 20, with a doctorate of physical therapy degree.
Jake, a 2006 Luverne High School graduate, is the son of Bruce and Kathie Hendricks, Luverne.
Luverne High School Honor Roll
A Honor Roll
Seniors: Blair Altman, Jake Aukes, Allison Boltjes, Jordan Bosch, Austin Fick, Samantha Gerloff, Danielle Kneip, Alicia Kontz, Ethan Marshall, Brooke Nattress, Autumn Norman, Lexi Rust, Spencer Schacht, Andrea Severtson, Lexie Severtson, Kynzie...
H-BC High School
A Honor Roll
Seniors: Kendra Doerr, Braden Ellingson, Kelli Esselink, Derek Fick, Madison Fick, Noah Holthaus, Hattie Van Wyhe, Jenna Wilgenburg.
Juniors: Anthony Ackerman, Macie Fuerstenberg, Tessa Klarenbeek, Stuart Plimpton, Thea Richards.
Northeast Community College
Megan Morrison, Ellsworth, graduated from Northeast Community College, Norfolk, Nebraska, on Saturday, May 16, with an Associate of Arts degree.
Hannah Kanninen graduated magna cum laude from Concordia College, Moorhead, on Sunday, May 3, with a...