Education Accolades

Published 7:33 am Friday, August 15, 2014


South Dakota State University

Local students graduated from South Dakota State University’s 2014 spring semester.

—Michelle Lee Bumgardner of Austin graduated with a Master of Science in Graduate School.

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—Samantha Lea Anderson of Owatonna graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Magna Cum Laude.

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Local students received degrees during the University of Wisconsin, Madison’s May 17, 2014, spring commencement ceremony.

—Margaret Mary Brucker, of Austin, Bachelor of Science in Biology.

—Henry Aleck Darling, of Austin, Bachelor of Science – Economics in Political Science.

—Jennifer Marie Fisher, of Austin, Master of Social Work in Social Work.

—Marcus Brian Gunderson, of Austin, Bachelor of Science-Civil Engineering in Civil Engineering.

—BriAnn Nicole Mayer, of Austin, Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

—Katlyn Linnea Orcutt, of Austin, Bachelor of Science in Biology.

—Isaac Ray Miller, of LeRoy, Minnesota, Farm & Industry Short Course Two Year Certificate.

College acceptance

—Samantha Harmon, daughter of Christina Christianson and William Harmon of Austin, has been accepted for the 2015 fall semester at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Minnesota. Her planned major field of study is elementary education.