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Morgan Seleski graduates from Iowa State

Morgan Seleski of Hastings graduated from Iowa State University during the summer commencement ceremonies. Seleski received her Bachelor of Science degree in child, adult and family services, earning Cum Laude honors.

Niciole Groth named to dean’s list at St. Catherine University.

Niciole Groth of Vermillion has been named to the dean’s list for the winter 2013 semester at St. Catherine University in St. Paul. Groth is a junior at St. Kate’s.

Hauschild named to president’s list at DCTC

Eli Hauschild has been named to the president’s list at Dakota County Technical College in Rosemount. Hauschild is enrolled in the software development program.

Church receives Minnesota Livestock Breeders’ Association scholarship

Rebecca Church was recognized for her leadership and personal growth through her 4-H experience and received a $2,000 scholarship award sponsored by the Bollum Family to help further her education.

Church started her 4-H livestock career by participating in the dairy project and has since added the sheep, swine and beef projects. Her leadership skills are seen through her participation in 4-H, FFA and various school activities. Church will be attending the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities as a freshman this fall. Her intended major is agriculture education-communications and leadership. Her parents are Russ and Ann Church of Hastings.

Hastings 4-H Members in Washington County earn top honors at the state fair

The Washington County 4-H members that earned honors at the Minnesota State Fair are: Kayla Brown, purple ribbon — red and white holstein yearling, purple ribbon — flower gardening; Becky Church, champion Limousin heifer — fifth overall supreme champion; Alyssa Groskopf, purple ribbon, market lamb; Morgan Monio, champion — breeding heifer, all other breeds. Julia Morrison, purple ribbon — exploring animals; Rachel Person, champion lightweight market goat; David Pochardt, purple ribbon — shop/wood science; Jonas Sahouani, purple ribbon — fruit.