Local natives excel at college level
? Keahna Fenwick and Emily Jones, both of Merrill, were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at South Dakota State University in Brookings, S.D.
? Scholarships have been awarded to University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students for international travel during the fall 2013 semester of the 2013-14 academic year. They include Jordyn Schemenauer, Marathon: William Underwood Study Abroad Scholarship, England; and Nao Vang, Ringle, Laurel & Mark Fleming Study Abroad Scholarship, England.
? Students named to the spring semester 2013 dean's list at St. Norbert College in De Pere include Brianna Bittner, Thomas Crevier, Emily Kittel, Gwendolyn Hasenberg, Mary Maher, Erik Miller, Kate Peerenboom, Jacob Schneider, Patrick Sutherland and Stefanie Trinkl, all of Wausau; Karissa Kaiser, Stratford; Sarah Lambert, Mosinee; and Brianna Skrzypcak, Edgar.
? North central Wisconsin natives attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison were named to the dean's list for the fall semester:
Dean's Honor List
Athens: Garett Klingbeil; Eland: Matthew Bloecher; Kronenwetter: Gao Lou Yang; Merrill: Katelyn Kufahl and Ashley Mussell; Mosinee: Brett Tritten; Ringle: Joshua Graf; Rothschild: Adam Schmelzer and Shawn Willette; Schofield: Andrew Keleske; Tomahawk: Kiara Hooper and Rebecca Shotwell; Wausau: Anthony Aicher, Katherine Brebrick, Taylor Chapman, Amber Cook, Anna Emmerich, Scott Goelden, Benjamin Matsche, Mark McCormick, Allison McDonald, Coua Moua, Bret Olson, Moses Phommaleuth; Jordan Rein, Ryan Trzebiatowski; and Weston: Benjamin Aleckson, Maxwell Bodette, Alfonse Drechsler and Shaenah Maguire.
Edgar: Nicole Heise and Erin Rosewicz; Irma: Jennifer Schnelle; Kronenwetter: Cassie Wilderman; Marathon: Emily Hilts, Jacob Jansen, Michael Lampe, Ryan Lenard, Nicholas Sanchez, Travis Schumacher and Ellen Zimmel; Merrill: Trace Borchardt, Alyssa Brandvold, Alaina Fiorenza, Rebecca Frokjer, Michelle Osness, Ted Porath, Alexander Ruge, Samuel Stiver and Melanie Traeger; Mosinee: Kylie Charneski, Dana Graves, Taylor Keding, Rachel Mcnally, Jacob Pankratz, Mark Plath and Kelly Wenman; Rothschild: Aaron Hollis, Charlie Lee, Paul Merchant and Andrea Willette; Schofield: Vincent Bertram, William Bleifuss, Nkaoxee Vue and Benjamin Weber; Stratford: Johanna Kolbeck and Nicole Ruegsegger, School of Education, Dean's List; Tomahawk: Alexander Cummings, David Dudley, Daniel Galloy, Emily Garrison, Amanda Koshak and Sadie Mitten; Wausau: Miles Annin, Timothy Bannister, Jennika Bastian, Justin Baumann, Adam Blonsky, Joshua Busko, Calla Buttke, Arthur Clark, Katrine Colton, Libby Degregorio, William Grau, Laura Hill, Katherine Jiang, Alana Katz, Lindsay Koch, Lea Koenig, Alexandra Krolicki, Carolina Larrain, Daniel Mansell, Michael Mansell, Megan Mccormick, Logan Middleton, Trisha Miller, Jacquelyn Moss, Emma Osborn, Teresa Rock, Megan Sabatke, Crystal Sandman, Chloe Schmidt, Cameron Seiser, Liesl Seiser, Kao Zoua Thao, Mandy Thor, Lauren Tubbs, Michael Tubbs, Carissa Unger, Jared Voight, Katie Welsh, Paul West, Alexis Wills, Jacob Wittman, Samuel Zakrzewski and Allie Ziegler; and Weston: Haley Bodette, Patrick Drechsler, Matthew Hupy, Diane Kee, Joseph Lukasik, Joslyn Strebe and Yer Thor.
High Honor Roll
Edgar: Jory Waldron; Mosinee: Matthew Mattila; Schofield: Emma Sturm; and Wausau: Elizabeth Place and Quinn Wonders.
Gleason: Tabitha Bennish; Hatley: Renee Liebe; Marathon: Caitlin Borchardt; Merrill: Amanda Barkley; Mosinee: Amanda Klos; and Wausau: Alicia Erdman.
? University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of Music voice student Cullen Sutherland of Wausau was accepted into the Ameropa Solo and Chamber Music Festival held in the Czech Republic in July and August. Sutherland and three others will study and perform in and around the city of Prague during the three-week festival.
Sophomore voice major Elizabeth Smith of Merrill will spend her summer performing several of Mozart's Italian arias with the Waupaca Area Orchestra.
? Phillip Wessels, junior, son of Dr. William and Trudy Wessels, Wausau, a student at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, studied Spanish and the culture of Costa Rica during a four-week May Term course.
The conversation-intensive course involved nearly 20 hours per week of guided conversation with native-language instructors and visits to several important cultural locations. Students also stayed with host families.
? University of Wisconsin-Green Bay commencement was held May 18. Degree recipients included: Athens: Jennifer Plisch, interdisciplinary studies; Edgar: Charles Ehster, human biology; Gleason: Jennifer Bates, nursing; Irma: Mitchell Henkelman, communication; Kronenwetter: Jessica Kastens, social work; Marathon: Megan Brunn, human development, psychology; and Neil Oelrich, business administration; Merrill: Jentzen Ostman, design arts; Mosinee: Hannah Burmesch, English, theatre; and Ryan Dunk, democracy and justice studies, political science; Ringle: Hannah Gargulak, business administration; Schofield: Robert Buffington, music; Stratford: Rian Lamb, psychology; Tomahawk: Kelly Peerenboom, human development; Wausau: Abrielle Krumrie, interdisciplinary studies; Andrew Rekowski, human biology; Daniel Ruplinger, humanistic studies, philosophy; Allison Schillinger, human development, psychology; Michelle Sharkey-Gregurich, interdisciplinary studies; Thai Thao, interdisciplinary studies; Mai Kha Yang, human development, psychology; and Soua Yang, human development; and Weston: Christopher Seil, business administration; and Pa Houa Yang, social work.