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Extra Credit - Feb. 27

The following students have been named to the Minnesota State University Moorhead dean’s list in recognition of academic achievement fall semester 2011: Emalee Arends, Pequot Lakes; Brian Ashburn and Matthew Asburn, Brainerd; Abbie Becker, Staples; Charles Belanger, Pequot Lakes; Kaitlyn Berry, Walker; Sean Bevans, Brainerd; Cassandra Brausen, Hackensack; Monica Campbell, Baxter; Shalene Cole, Brainerd; Kayla Duffney, Crosby; John Enger, Aitkin; Jennifer Freiday, Brainerd; Jennifer Glenski, Pequot Lakes; Kyle Hart, Pine River; Leah Hight, Baxter; Jordan Houselog, Staples; Kayla Huether, Baxter; Brett Johnson, Walker; Kayla Kapsner and Catherine Kippley, Pierz; Jackilyn Kleckner and Noah Kleckner, Baxter; Sarah Leeman, Motley; Cori Lundmark, Crosslake; Daniel Markow, Brainerd; Kassie Martin, Staples; Charles Miller, Aitkin; Kimberly Miller, Brainerd; Lexie Miller, Baxter; Angela Mott, Pequot Lakes; Hailee Palony, Baxter; Anna Petersen and Thomas Posner, Randall; Morgan Prouty, Crosslake; Trevor Rohloff, Pillager; Brittney Rother, Pine River; Scarlett Rudland, Pine River; Brooke Serfling, Breezy Point; Megan Splichal, Walker; Neal Thornbloom, Aitkin; Jinna Toft, Brainerd; Troy Viau, Baxter; Rebekah Wicklund, Brainerd; Benjamin Wiebolt, Motley; and Elizabeth Willgohs, Staples.

Pequot Lakes Middle School second quarter students of excellence include Chelsea Skluzacek and Zach Senst, sixth grade; Trent Midthun and Kyra Blaukat, seventh grade; Alexandra Nelson and Riley Larson, eighth grade.

Artists of the second quarter include Sebastian Kempka and Alexandra Kotaska, sixth grade; Lyndsey Johnson and Josh Lindstrom, seventh grade; and Brady Evenson and Brittny Bzdok, eighth grade.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison recognized the following students on the dean’s list: Cameron A. Holmes, Baxter; Andy Hwasoo Lee, Garrison; Cierra M. Vagle, Little Falls; and Melissa L. Holland, Nisswa.

The following students were named to the University of North Dakota winter dean’s list: Chad Kottke and Abigail Nadeau, Aitkin; Natalie Taylor, Baxter; Renee Branshaw, Molly Hoppe, Tyler Rose and Jamie Whitehead, Brainerd.

The University of North Dakota announced its president’s roll of honor. Students on the roll of honor include Chad Kottke, Aitkin; and Molly Hoppe, Brainerd.

The following students were fall graduates of North Dakota State University: Heather Goble and Mindy Pierson, Aitkin; Thomas Day and Thomas Hennen, Baxter; Jonathan Keranen, Brainerd; Emily Tiedemann, Breezy Point; Matthew Perpich, Crosby; Courtney Collette, East Gull Lake; Shannon Kempenich, Nicholas Peterschick and Korby Seward, Little Falls; Aaron Lehman, Nisswa; Eric Andres and Jennifer Gritzmacher, Pierz; Nathan Ehresmann and Jared Peterson, Staples; Gillian Arntson, Verndale; and Kendra Carlstrom, Wadena.

Iowa State University lists the following as students on its fall semester dean’s list: Alexandra Ford, Brainerd; and Katie Sczublewski, Pierz.

Micah Hoard was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Itasca Community College.

Heidi Koopman, Baxter, and Nathan McCullough, son of Mike and Julie McCullough, Brainerd, was named to the University of Minnesota Duluth’s dean’s list.

Allison Mueller, Brainerd, was named to the University of Montana’s dean’s list.

Kelsey Jewell, daughter of Robb and Sue Jewell, Brainerd, was named to the dean’s list of Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, Ohio.

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