Campus and people notes for the week ending July 13Swanson named to University of Minnesota’s dean’s list Andrew Swanson of Hastings has been named to the University of Minnesota’s spring 2012 dean’s list with a 4.0 GPA. Swanson also was named on the winter 2012 dean’s list. Swanson is majoring in material science and engineering at the U of M, where he will begin his junior year in the fall.
Swanson named to University of Minnesota’s dean’s list
Andrew Swanson of Hastings has been named to the University of Minnesota’s spring 2012 dean’s list with a 4.0 GPA. Swanson also was named on the winter 2012 dean’s list. Swanson is majoring in material science and engineering at the U of M, where he will begin his junior year in the fall. He is the son of Loren and Denise Swanson.
Andrews graduates from Carlson School of Management U of M
Kate Kullman Andrews graduated on May 14 from the Carlson School of Mangement University of Minnesota with a master’s degree in business administration. Kate is a graduate of HHS and a 2004 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is employed at Nestle Purina as a team leader in category development. Kate is the daughter of Keith and Pat Kullman of Hastings.
Green named on Saint John’s dean’s list
Daniel Green of Hastings has been named to the dean’s list for the 2012 spring semester at Saint John’s University. Green is a first-year psychology and theater double major at SJU. He is the son of James and Karla Green.
Bergschneider named on Winona State dean’s list
Ellen Bergschneider of Hastings has been named to the Winona State spring 2012 dean’s list.
Zappa named on NSU dean’s list
Elizabeth Zappa of Hastings has been named to the Northern State University (Aberdeen S.D.) spring 2012 dean’s list.
Ries named to the dean’s list at UW-LaCrosse
Mary Ries of Hastings has been named to the dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse for the spring semester of the 2011-12 academic year.
Two Hastings students receive Chancellor’s Award
Students from Hastings who received the Chancellor’s Award from U of WI-Stout for the spring 2012 semester are: Lauren Fox, who is majoring in pre-computer engineering; and Ken Lusian, who is majoring in construction.
Raskob graduates from St. Olaf
Charlie Raskob of Hastings graduated from St. Olaf College. He is a biology major and also had a concentration in management studies. Raskob is the son of Daniel and Jennifer Raskob.
Mike wins U.S. Bank scholarship
U.S. Bank has named Whitley Mike of Hastings as one of 40 college students chosen to receive a $1,000 U.S. Bank scholarship. Mike was selected from more than 150,000 students throughout the country who applied for the U.S. Bank Scholarship Program. Mike, a senior at College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, has held a variety of leadership positions including theatre manager, editor of The Freshwater Review Journal and graphic designer for a Lifehouse campaign. She was awarded the Certified Student Leader Award through the Student Organization for Leadership Development. She is pursuing a degree in communications/media arts.
Ridenour graduates from Bradley University
Bethany Ann Ridenour of Hampton graduated from Bradley University on May 12, 2012 with a bachelor’s degree, Magna Cum Laude.
Winona State announces graduate list
Students from Hastings who graduated from Winona State University are: Jenna Hicks, BS, sociology: criminal justice; Sarah Moes, BA, art; Daniel Olson, BS, business administration; Daniel Olson, BS, human resources management; Kaylen Radtke, BS, nursing; Ann Rowan, BS, athletic training; Cassondra Saande, BS, biology, Magna cum Laude; Rachel Schmidt, BS, nursing, Cum Laude; Alison Schnell, BS, nursing.
Also graduating were Zack Byrne of Welch, BA, professional studies; and Sarah Hudyma of Vermillion, MS, counselor education.
College of Saint Benedict announces dean’s list
Students from Hastings named on the dean’s list at the College of Saint Benedict include: Elizabeth Gleich, daughter of Kathleen and Peter Gleich. Gleich is a senior peace studies and theology double major at CSB; Tara Kranz, daughter of Tom and Jeanne Kranz. Kranz is a senior communication major at CSB; Brittany Werner, daughter of Deanna and Tom Werner. Werner is a senior political science major at CSB.
St. Cloud State announces spring graduates
Students from Hastings who graduated on May 5, 2012, from St. Cloud State University are: David Ericson, Bachelor of Elective Studies; Matthew Lohmann, Bachelor of Elective Studies; Cora Morris, Bachelor of Science, special education, Cum Laude; Matthew Warren, Bachelor of Arts, travel and tourism.
U of MN-Duluth announces spring graduates
Students from Hastings who graduated on May 12, 2012, from the University of Minnesota-Duluth are: Joel Finnicum, Bachelor of Science, mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering, departmental honors; Matthew Gesch, Bachelor of Science, mathematics, statistics and actuarial science; Grant Hicks, Bachelor of Science, cell and molecular biology; Benjamin Horsch, Bachelor of Arts, communications; Angela Jackson, Bachelor of Science, biology; Michaela Kafczynski, Bachelor of Applied Science, communication sciences and disorders; Wade Klein, Bachelor of Arts, communications; Abbie Max, Bachelor of Applied Science, unified early childhood studies; Andrew Siebenaler, Bachelor of Science, electrical and computer engineering degree, electrical and computer engineering.
Jan’s School of Dance has strong performance
Dancers from Jan’s School of Dance finished the competition season with a strong performance at the Starz National Competition held in Wisconsin Dells June 13-17. The dancers collected 20 national championships by finishing first in their category as well as 10 coveted platinum awards. Overall, 168 dancers took home first-place finishes and 130 were awarded platinum hardware.
Giant clogging’s “Down in Mississippi” scored first place overall senior Line and Silver clogging’s “Everybody” scored second place overall preteen line.
The Giant Clog and Ruby Jazz and Lyrical, and Omni Lyrical routines led the way receiving platinum awards. Members of Giant Clog, Omni, and Ruby Lines are: Raven Aakre, Bailey Alleman, Abby Anderson, Emily Best, Hayley Bodin, Megan Braun, Kelsey Bria, Kate Curtis, Madelynn Emmerich, Taylor Engstrom, Haley Fox, Brooke Francis, Anastacia Gergen, Whitney Hernlem, Emily Israel, Alexis Kimmes, Brianna Kolmer, Katelin Koudelka, Treya Kragenbring, Casandra Kramer, Kelly Krier, Grace Larson, Sara Leifeld, Jordan Marshall, Alaina Mattimiro, Cassie McNamara, Allison Nolan, Courtney Ommen, Tatum Plonsky, Nika Rabaey, Miranda Seebeck, Gabriella Sorg, Rachel Stancer-Prokop, Jenna Taylor, Courtney Tjomsland, Casey Webber, Anna Weidner, Abbie Williams, Brooke Wiuff and Olivia Wolf.
Diamond Clog was awarded platinum, Diamond Lyrical and Turquoise Jazz received high gold. Members of the Diamond and Turquoise lines include: Bailey Alleman, Erin Anderson, Mary Auchampach, Ann Bacon, Megan Braun, Callie Davis, Ashley Getting, Cassandra Hillstead, Emily Israel, Maria Kasel, Alexis Kimmes, Kristin Kimmes, Alaina Mattimiro, Cassie McNamara, Lyndsay Nicklay, Courtney Ommen, Ashleigh Overlander, Elizabeth Peine, Abbey Putnam, Allison Schlander, Alaina Schmidt, Ines Siepmann, Abigail Small, Rachel Stancer-Prokop, Megan Vortherms, Casey Webber, Brooke Wiuff, and Madeleine Woodman.
Sapphire Clog received platinum, and Sapphire Jazz received high gold. Members of the Sapphire lines include: Shelby Baker, Caroline Blackford, Nicolle Bond, Madison Carpenter, Nena Fasbender, Erin Henrichs, Jordan Hillstead, Grace Holm, Brittany Johnson-Mullen, Maria Kasel, Kailey Marek, Sophia Mattimiro, Lyndsay Nicklay, Julie Nolan, Abbey Putnam, Karissa Rother, Marisa Schommer, Erin Taylor and Marissa Zimmerman.
Silver Clog received platinum, Silver Jazz received high gold, and Coral Jazz received gold. Members of the Silver and Coral Lines include: Ann Bacon, Jenny Becker, Ashley Bowes, Katelynn Boyd, Tiffany Brenner, Lauren Clark, Avrey Dicke, Kelsey Dinndorf, Bailey Fluegel, Megan Fox, Becca Francis, Lexi Gahnz, Taylor Kleis, Abby Knoll, Alaina Kremer, Brittany LaFerriere, Megan Leahy, Sara Lund, Emelia Olson, Ashleigh Overlander, Elizabeth Peine, Amber Petersen, Haley Petersen, Macy Pollard, Allison Schlander, Amy Schlosser, Samantha Seebeck, Lacey Seidl, Abigail Small, Josie Strickland, Olivia Welshons, Brianna White, Madeleine Woodman and McKenna Youngquist.
Purple Clog and Jazz received high gold. Members of the Purple line include: Kelsey Baker, Elizabeth Barker, Ellie Bauer, Molly Bowen, Grace Boyd, Emily Clemens, Jenna Dale, Olivia Dick, Kayleen Dinndorf, Elizabeth Henrichs, Taylor Kleis, Abby Knoll, Mariah Latuff, Lauren McQuade, Maiya Nicklay, Emily Pederson, Katie Peine, MacKenzie Putnam, Natalie Shofner, Deanna Small, Anna Van Hatten, Kaitlyn Walderon and McKenna Youngquist.
Emerald Clog and Jazz received high gold. Members of the Emerald lines are: Josh Anderson, Mackenzie Brinker, Alexandra Conners, Allie Dunkel, Lydia Fasbender, Marisa Fritz, Noelle Gahnz, Ellie Gullicks, Julia Herber, Abby Kampa, Clarisa Kramer, Nicole Reents, Olivia Rottman, Mya Rudh, Rebecca Schill, Graciela Sieben, Hannah Siebenaler, Rhyan Smith and Morgan Stark.
Gold Jazz received high gold and Gold Clog received gold. Members of the Gold lines include: Molly Barker, Makayla Bowen, Erika Henrichs, Chloe Kimmes, Morgan Nelson, Brenna Rowe, Laura Schmidt and Nicole Zimmerman.
The youngest competition lines at Jan’s are PreComp Jazz and Clog which both received gold. Members of the PreComp lines include: Sage Alverson, Allexis Bohmbach, Morgan Buck, Haley Callahan, Madelyn Chandler, Hope Davis, Emma Dinndorf, Ashley Fritz, Leah Holmes, Anela Johnson, Erin Kampa, Kylee Knoll, Allison Majeski, Lilly Meier, Ella Morrow, Lindsey Nadeau, Londyn Overlander, Isabel Precious, Amber Puckett, Lauren Reuter, Ella Samuelson and Charlee Simacek.
Many dancers also compete in routines with members from various lines. The Super Clog, Novelty, and Contemporary I routines received high gold. Mini Lyrical, Contemporary II and Hip Hop routines received gold.