Education accolades: Graduations, dean’s lists

Published 9:03 am Friday, July 3, 2015


—Elijah D. Crews of Austin graduated from the Universal Technical Institute of Arizona’s automotive, diesel, and industrial programs. Crews came to the Lisle, Illinois, campus to pursue a program specifically designed to provide the training necessary for professional, entry-level technicians. Crews also received special training in the Ford Accelerated Credential Training program, through UTI’s partnership with the Ford Motor Co.
—Kelsey Rae Vogt of Austin graduated with a Bachelor of Science in English Education at North Dakota State University in spring 2015.
—Metea Voyce graduated from Grinnell College on May 18. Voyce earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art. Voyce also was the recipient of the Inez Henely 1914 Memorial Prize in Art. Voyce is the child of Mr. Dale M. Voyce and Ms. Melissa J. Voyce of Brownsdale.

The College of  St. Scholastica

The College of St. Scholastica held its spring 2015 commencement ceremony May 9 at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. The ceremony included the following local students:

—Samantha Hamlin of LeRoy, graduated Webster Scholar with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology.

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Jennifer Minear of Austin, graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science/Info Systems.

Dean’s lists

– Patrick J. Wagner of Austin was named to the University of St. Thomas 2015 spring semester dean’s list.

University of  Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Local students made the 2015 spring semester deans’ lists from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

—Ashley Crumb of Dexter, education and human sciences

—Jacob Goeldi of Racine, business

University of  Minnesota Duluth

Local students made the spring semester 2015 dean’s list at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

From Adams
—Lindsey Smith, Labovitz School of Bus & Econ, Accounting

From Austin
—Megan T Brown, Labovitz School of Bus & Econ, Management
—Erin Dankert, UMD-Sci & Eng. Swenson Coll of, Biochemistry B A, Cell and Molecular Biology
—Victoria M Grev, College of Liberal Arts, Undeclared
—Abigail M Leif, Education & Human Service Pro, Unified Early Child Studies
—Isaac Vesel, Education & Human Service Pro, Physical Education

From Grand Meadow
—Isaac Kidd, UMD-Sci & Eng. Swenson Coll of, Mechanical Engineering

From LeRoy
—Joshua C Sloan, Education & Human Service Pro, Exercise Science

Concordia University,  St. Paul

Local students made the dean’s list at Concordia University, St. Paul, for the spring 2015 semester.

—Scarlett DeWild, freshman
—Marcia Pedersen, senior

University of Sioux Falls

Local students made the University of Sioux Falls dean’s list for spring semester 2015.

—Thomas Aase, Austin, Business Administration Major.
—Gabriel Kasak, Austin, Business Administration Major.
—Amanda Mattick, Austin, Nursing Major
—Zachary Wessels, Austin, Computer Science Major

University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Area students made the University of Wisconsin-River Falls spring semester dean’s list.

—Daniel Gerlach of Austin, Agricultural Business
—Taylor Hackensmith, Animal Science
—Lindsey Halsey of Austin, Health and Human Performance
—Rachael Allen of Dexter, Communication Sciences and Disorders
—Molly Streightiff of Dexter, Elementary Education
—Chad Emanuel of Elkton, Horticulture
—Kitrina Bleifus of Grand Meadow, Elementary Education
—Nathaniel Goeldi of Racine, Dairy Science