Bianca Spalj, daughter of J.R. and Jane Spalj, Deerwood, was named a new member of the National Honor Society, Virgil Michel Chapter, at St. John’s Prep.
Hannah Delaney and Nicholas Becker were named March Students of the Month at the Area Education Center.
Cody Olson, son of Ken Olson, Brainerd, and Christiana Olson, Savannah, Ga., and grandson of Marilyn Olson, Nisswa, is currently living in the People’s Republic of China where he is employed teaching English at a private school. He is a 2006 Brainerd High School graduate. Prior to traveling abroad he completed his TESOL/TESL/TEFL certificate for teaching English as a foreign language at Oxford Seminars in Minneapolis.