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Tyler Jensen, son of Ed and Jolene Jensen, has received the Monica Tsang and James Weatherbee Merit Scholarship for $3,000. Jensen is a third year major in biology, College of Biological Science.

AEC students of the month for April were Jennifer Celley, Logan Huber, Samantha Johnson and Amber Jordan-Simmons.

Kaila Eberhardt, daughter of Julie and Dan Eberhardt, Baxter, granddaughter of Honey Olin, Ironton, and Dale and Grace Eberhardt, Baxter, was part of a group of 70 students from the College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, and Saint John’s University, Collegeville, accepted into the Theta of Minnesota Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at CSB/SJU. She also recently graduated from the College of St. Benedict. She was accepted to do her internship at the University of Minnesota in August.

The following students recently graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato: Christopher L. Newman, Backus; Brady H. Prince, Baxter; Lyndee E. Nohner, Lisa C. Schwartz and Molli M. Simon, Brainerd; Derrick E. Knosalla, Staples; and Megan Hejhal, Verndale.

The following students recently graduated from Minnesota State University, Moorhead: Tyler Anderson, Brainerd; Heidi Banick, Pierz; Patrick Bevans, Brainerd; Rachel Carry, Staples; Rachael Hoemberg, Staples; Meagan Kedrowski, Brainerd; Meghan McAllister, Brainerd; Molly Moenkedick, Verndale; Jennifer Mueller, Staples; Brittany Ostrowski, Deerwood; Derrick Paulson, Nisswa; Corey Robinson, Staples; Adison Runberg, Pequot Lakes; and Melissa Wentworth, Merrifield.

Clayton Lenk, Brainerd, son of Ken Lenk and Christy Wacker, was accepted and has registered for fall semester classes at the University of Minnesota, Crookston.

Shelby Ludwig, Baxter, was named to the fall dean’s list at Normandale Community College.

Derrick Nelson, Brainerd, recently graduated form Globe University/Minnesota School of Business.

Ashley L. Lachelt, Baxter, and Rachel E. Sebasky, Pillager, recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

St. Cloud State University recently announced its spring semester dean’s list. Students include Megan Augustinack and Heather Berrigan, Baxter; Nicholas Anderson, Hannah Filkins, Maggie Freiday, Ashley Gross, Kari Jensen, Kirsten Jensen, Gina Kampen, Lacy Kathrein, Alissa Mayavski, Aaron Stegner, Brainerd; Kyle Prouty, Crosslake; Mark Leino, Deerwood; Taylor Dombrovski, Garrison; Nellie Goshey, Britta Nelson, Ironton; Jessica Adamski, Cassandra Barthel, Janna Baumgartner, Lisa Benson, Elizabeth Deutscher, April Elke, Nicholas Ferguson, Anna Gossett, Heather Gradin, Benjamin Hanowski, Jenna Johnson, Logan Magnan, Joy Mooney, Jordan Olson, Rochelle Olson, Kristie Roach, Brianna Sanoski, Kayla Scholl, Christina Trettel and Stephanie Virnig, Little Falls; Ashley Dunn and Derek Peterson, Motley; April Hulke, Emily Johnson and Kelsey Wulf, Pequot Lakes; Rachel Bednar, Jesse Hillyer, Maria Janson, Katie Kimman, Samantha Lucking, Dwight Przybilla and Aaron Schmidtbauer, Pierz; Andrew Min Sung Otterstad, Pillager; Denin Oliver, Pine River; and Denise Ferguson, Wadena.

Hans D. Stadem, Baxter, graduated cum laude from the University of Rhode Island. He received a bachelor of science degree in mathematics and a bachelor of science degree in ocean engineering.

Stasya Zarling, daughter of Deby and Larry Zarling, Brainerd, recently graduated from John Hopkins University School of Medicine. She received a doctorate from the molecular biology and genetics program in immunology. She is currently working at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Silver Spring, Md., on a vaccine for malaria.

Philip C. Nachbar, 2007 graduate from Pequot Lakes High School, was awarded a bachelor of science degree in Applied Economics and Management from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York during the 143rd commencement. Nachbar graduated cum laude, is a member of the Delta Phi fraternity and was the online marketing manager at the Cornell Daily Sun newspaper. He will be starting his career this summer with Rosetta Marketing Group in New York City where he interned last year.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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