Engagement Samantha Carlson and Kevin ClarkSamantha Carlson and Kevin Clark announce their engagement. Samantha graduated from Hastings High School in June 2005, and from Inver Hills Community College in Inver Grove Heights, with an associate’s degree in May 2007. She then graduated from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul in May 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She is employed by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Bloomington as a mortgage quality analyst. She is the daughter of Joe and Rita Carlson of Hastings.