? Mary Paplham, daughter of James and Lynne Paplham, De Pere, received a $500 educational award in the Modern Woodman national competition. Paplham plans to use the grant to attend St. Norbert College, De Pere.
? The first semester dean's list for Concordia University, Mequon, includes these area students: Ocean Sikowski, Crivitz; Leon Adams, Kristina Danforth, Whitney Nelson, Caroline Robinson, Christine Schlapman, Carley Valentine, Nicole VanDen Langenberg, Katherine Wilson, De Pere; Kayla Phillips, Denmark; Gary Blocker, Maxine Blohowiak, Megan Coenen, Abdoulie Fatty, Benjamin Hagenbach, Scott Hanamann, Nicole Hausch, Christine Hawkes, Hanna Jadin, Anna Koutchapova, Shannon Lubenske, Molly McCosky, Leah Middendorp, Amanda Paul, Jeanette Perrigoue, Michael Seng, Karen Smith, Gabrielle VanBeaver, Maren VanMieghem, Janice Wittmus, Green Bay; Amanda Kratz, Carmine Nell, Luxemburg. Kelly Bearson, Kristopher Bearson, Oconto; Bradley Skenandore, Lisa Summers, Oneida; Brandon Hendzel, Matthew Pionek, Emily Stone, Pulaski; Thomas Bartman, Rhonda Carlson, Suamico; Heather Heimerl, Suring, and Eric Bauer, Wrightstown.
? Recent graduates of Green Bay Globe University's veterinary technology program include Roberta Adams and Kendra Havlovitz, Green Bay; Sara Davis and Amanda Van De Hei, De Pere; Jacqueline Fischer, Greenleaf; Megan Peplinski, Shawano; and Amanda Pillath, Pound. Green Bay residents Richard Lamarch and Jeremy Duffey, graduated from the information technology program; Kerry Krueger, massage therapy; and Tammi Wadeen, accounting.
High school honors
? Michael Frehse, a senior at Pulaski High School, received the Academic Achievement Scholarship, which awards a minimum of $2,000 per year to attend Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. He is the son of Ric and Sande Frehse, Green Bay.
? Joey Awonohopay, Menominee language and culture teacher at Menominee Tribal School, Neopit, won the Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher Contest. His students nominated him with essays, poems, or thank-you letters explaining how this teacher influenced their lives.
? Amanda Spink, Oconto Falls, has been accepted into the UW-Milwaukee master's program. Spink has taught mathematics at UW-Marinette since 2011. She earned her associate degree from UW-Marinette, and bachelor's degree from UW-Green Bay. Spink also received a teaching assistantship and a Chancellor's award toward her goal of earning a doctorate.