Campus and people notes for the week ending Aug. 24Myhre graduated from Amherst College Janie Myhre, daughter of Ronald G. Chapin and Maureen C. Myhre of Hastings, graduated with Magna Cum Laude, Distinction on May 20, 2012, from Amherst College in Amherst, Mass. Myhre, who majored in English, entered Amherst after graduating from Hastings High School.
Myhre graduated from Amherst College
Janie Myhre, daughter of Ronald G. Chapin and Maureen C. Myhre of Hastings, graduated with Magna Cum Laude, Distinction on May 20, 2012, from Amherst College in Amherst, Mass. Myhre, who majored in English, entered Amherst after graduating from Hastings High School.
Myhre was one of 441 seniors who received their degrees at the college’s commencement exercises.
Flacksbarth is accepted for admission at the U of Mankato
Shayle Flacksbarth of Hastings has been accepted for admission for the 2012-2013 academic year at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Shayle, daughter of Mark and Pam Flacksbarth, plans to major in dental hygiene at Minnesota State Mankato. Shayle graduated from Hastings High School and participated in volleyball.
Jacob Michael Kasel was born on August 1, 2012, at Regina Medical Center to Kari and Greg Kasel of Hastings. At birth Jacob weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20.75 inches long. Jacob has one sister, Mollie, 22 months.
Grandparents are Ken and Rosella Kes of New Prague and Jerry and Char Kasel of Hastings.
Mike received 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 house manager, editor of The Freshwater Review Journal and graphic designer for a Lifehouse campaign. Mike was awarded the Certified Student Leader Award through the Student Organization for Leadership Development. She is pursuing a degree in communications/media arts.
Klassen earns master’s degree from MidWestern University
Samantha J. (Bauer) Klassen of Hastings has completed the Master of Occupational Therapy degree in the College of Health Sciences at Midwestern University. An official graduation ceremony and conferring of degrees will take place on the Midwestern University campus in Glendale, Ariz. on Aug. 24. Samantha is the daughter of Kevin and Sue Bauer of Hastings. She graduated from Hastings High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in health, exercise and rehabilitative sciences with a minor in communications from Winona State University. After graduation, Samantha plans on working towards an advanced certification as a Certified Hand Therapist. She currently lives in Peoria, Ariz., with her husband.
Kaiser receives Michael Dew Scholarship
Jonathan Kaiser, a senior majoring in resource management-law enforcement with a minor in natural science at UW-Stevens Point, received the $1,000 Michael Dew Scholarship. He is a 2008 graduate of Trinity School at River Ridge. At UW-Stevens Point he was active in the Student Law Enforcement Association.