Lauren Ziearth


Chippewa Valley Technical College

Chippewa Valley Technical College has announced that River Falls native Lauren Ziebarth is this year’s AAUW R F (American As

sociation of University Women) schol

arship winner. She is the sev

enth recipient of this award and is enrolled in the Nursing Associate De

gree Program at CVTC.

Students are selected who are currently enrolled in an As

sociate Degree program with six credits at the time of application. In addition to financial need, they must be a continuing student with

12 or more credits and have a 2.0 GPA. Pref

erences are given to residents of St. Croix or Pierce Counties.

AAUW RF supports this scholarship with the proceeds of its Annual Book Sale which is held each fall.


River Falls RIVER FALLS – The University of Wis


River Falls spring semester Dean’s List honoring 1,549 students has been re

leased by Registrar Kelly Browning.

To be named to the Dean’s List, a full

time undergraduate must earn a grade point aver

age of at least 3.5 on a scale of 4.0, or midway between an “A” and “B” average. Area stu

dents are listed below by hometown, name, and major.

Hager City: Olivia Lynner, Elementary Education; Owen Matzek, Business Admin

istration; MaKayla Mears, Biomedical & Health Science; Deanne Quade, Business Administration

Maiden Rock: Katrina Hunton, Biology Plum City: Mikinzie Warmbold

Ingli, El

ementary Education Prescott: Wyatt Bauch, Social Work; Jillian Boles, Marketing Communications & Com

munication Studies; Ashley Erdmann, Bio

medical & Health Science; Andrew Flatz,

Data Science; Carolina Gathright, Business Administration; Mandy Haessly, Elementary Education; Samuel Hira, Business Adminis

tration & Accounting; Kyle Holman, Busi

ness Administration; Madeleine Horn,

Conservation & Environmental Planning;

Ella Linder, Elementary Education; Trevor Rein, Heath & Human Performance, Psychol


River Falls: Jesse Ahlgren, Marketing Communications & Stage & Screen Arts;

Connor Alexander, Applied Computing; Tosh Allsopp, Psychology; Elian Alvarado,

Psychology; Kaye Anderson, English & Psy

chology; Holly Andres, Elementary Educa

tion; Celia Becker, Fine Arts; Shelby Behrens, Fine Arts; Cora Bibeau, English; Jordan Biros, Elementary Education; Jack

son Bjork, Conservation & Environmental Planning; Jerric Blair, Animal Science; Meaghan Borchardt, Animal Science; James Bowers, Physics; Heather Bramer,

Biomedical & Health Science; Ashley Burr,

Art Education; Jackson Califf, Stage & Screen Arts; Ian Carter, Physics; Brooklynn CasaDeCalvo, Social Work; Eva Castro,

Music Education – BME; Carter Chris

tensen, Business Administration; Sophia Co

bian, Psychology; Meggan Daniels,

Agricultural Studies; Coryn Davidson, Agri

cultural Business; Kathryn Davidson, Com

munication Studies; Yihong Deng, Food Science & Technology; Benjamine Dusek,

Computer Science & Info Systems, Data Sci

ence; Mia Ferguson, Health & Human Per

formance; Spencer Fobbe, Biomedical & Health Science; Collin Gartner, Physics; Maximilian Graybill, Business Administra

tion; Lily Griffin, Business Administration; Helena Humphreys, Biology; Sidney Hyet,

Biomedical & Health Science; Lauren John

son, Elementary Education; Piper Juza, Ele

mentary Education; Antoin Kealoha; Ac

counting; Dale Keller, Elementary Education; Michael Kerr, Elementary Education; Mi

randa Kieren, Fine Arts; Michael Krueger,

Physics; Kyla Kubera, Health & Human Per

formance; Ivy Kunde, History; Emily Kupka, Psychology & Communication Stud

ies; Sarah Langlois, Biomedical & Health Science, Mathematics; Siobhan Larsen, So

cial Work; Bryce Linnell, Business Adminis

tration; Leo Loesch, Psychology; Lykasha Lysongtseng, Computer Science & Info Sys

tems; Alysa Malm, Art; Conner McKern,

Business Administration; Benjamin Merrill,

Computer Science & Info Systems; Logan Oie, Physics; Geoffrey Osterbauer, Broad Field Social Studies; Evelyn Ostrowski,

Conservation & Environmental Planning;

Wesley Papp, Stage & Screen Arts, Market

ing Communications; Alexandra Parent,

Biomedical & Health Science; Cassie Parmeter, Elementary Education; Gage Ped

erson, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Psychology; Nevaeh Peterson, Social Work, Daniel Roever, Neuroscience & Psychology; Grace Ross, Biology; Colin Rude, Chem

istry; Cain Schneckenberger, Health & Human Performance; Alexa Schretenhaler,

Psychology & Mathematics; Kolby Seidl,

Physics; Morgan Severson, Business Admin

istration & Economics; Josiah Shipp, Agri

cultural Studies; Natalie Simpson,

Communication Sciences & Disorders;

Michael Smits, Psychology; Meghan Starkey, Business Administration; Jasmine Stein, Marketing Communications & Com

munication Studies; Madeline Sticha, Broad Field Social Studies & History; Melissa Timm, Data Science; Grace Wachtler, Busi

ness Administration; Joseph Wachtler, Busi

ness Administration; Destiny Walker,

Psychology; Jack Walter, Broad Field Social Studies; Estella Waul, Horticulture; Alicia Whaley, Social Work; Ruth Whall, Interna

tional Studies; Samantha Wolf, Computer Science & Info Systems

Spring Valley: Emma Esanbock, Sociol

ogy & Modern Language; Taylor Falde,

Marketing Communications; Kenneth Fesen

maier, Broad Field Social Studies Wilson

: Olivia Dumond, Social Work UW

Madison MADISON The University of Wisconsin Madison has recognized students named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester of the


2022 academic year.

Students who achieve at a high level aca

demically are recognized by the dean at the close of each semester. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must complete a mini

mum of 12 graded degree credits in that se

mester. Each university school or college sets its own GPA requirements for students to be eligible to receive the distinction. Most call the honor “dean’s list”, but some grant the “Dean’s Honor List” and “Dean’s High Honor List.”

Ellsworth: Sydney Albarado, College of Agricultural & Life Sciences, Dean’s List;

Halle Braun, College of Letters & Science, Dean’s List; Damion Huppert, College of Engineering, Dean’s Honor List; Morgan Kummer, School of Education, Dean’s List Hager City: Hallie Claflin, College of Let

ters & Science, Dean’s List; Kyle Perkins,

College of Agricultural & Life Sciences, Dean’s List

Prescott: Hayden Pattridge, School of Education, Dean’s List

River Falls: Wade Benedict, College of Engineering, Dean’s Honor List; Andreea Ghenciu, College of Letters & Science, Dean’s List; Ren Juza, College of Letters & Science, Dean’s List; Kevin Karras, College of Engineering, Dean’s Honor List; Jaclyn Keilen, College of Letters & Science, Dean’s List; Jessica Lindall, College of Letters & Science, Dean’s List; Evelyn Okal, College of Agricultural & Life Science, Dean’s List;

Kelsey Schneider, College of Agricultural & Life Science, Dean’s List; Sophia Swenson,

School of Education, Dean’s List; Jari Zoller,

College of Engineering, Dean’s Honor List;

Niko Zoller, College of Engineering, Dean’s Honor List

Spring Valley: Kristine Miller, School of Human Ecology, Dean’s Honor List

Minnesota State College Southeast

WINONA and RED WING, Minn. Min

nesota State College Southeast in Red Wing and Winona, Minn., is proud to announce the President’s List for Spring Semester 2022.

To be eligible for the President’s List, stu

dents must complete a minimum of 12 credits at MSC Southeast during an academic term and achieve a GPA of 3.5 or above.

Hager City: Zachary Gilbertson River Falls

: Andrew Johnson UW

Stevens Point STEVENS POINT The University of Wisconsin Stevens Point honored more than

2,130 undergraduate students for attaining high grade point averages during the spring semester of the 2021

2022 academic year.


time undergraduates who earned grade points of 3.90 to 4.0 (4.0 equals straight A) are given the highest honors designation. High honor citations go to those with grade point averages from 3.75 to 3.89 and honor recognition is accorded to those with grade point averages from 3.50 to 3.74.

Personalized certificates of scholastic achievement are sent to those who earned highest honors distinction.

Students who received honors include: Beldenville: Shalea Frandsen, High Hon


River Falls: Samantha Gregor, Highest Honors; Sophia Lee, Highest Honors; Emily Meyer, High Honors; Robert Tulgren, Hon


Ripon College

RIPON – Ripon College has announced its Dean’s List for the spring 2022 semester, rec

ognizing academic excellence. To qualify for the Dean’s List at Ripon College, students must achieve a 3.40 grade point average or higher on a 4.00 scale and complete at least

12 credits of regular letter

graded work.

Caleb Boelter, a class of 2025 Ripon Col

lege student from Hager City, was named to the spring 2022 Dean’s List.

Milwaukee School of Engineering

MILWAUKEE – Maxwell Siewert, from Ellsworth, was named to the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Dean’s List for the

2022 Spring Quarter. Siewert is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineer ing.

Undergraduate students who have earned at least 30 credits and have a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher (out of 4.0) are on the Dean’s List. Students who have maintained a 3.70 or higher receive “high honors.”

Wisconsin Lutheran College

MILWAUKEE – April Pabst, of Ellsworth, graduated cum laude with a Bach elor of Arts degree in Music from Wisconsin Lutheran College, a private Christian college grounded in the liberal arts and located on the border of Milwaukee and Wauwatosa.

*** Theodore Schmenk, of River Falls, a sen

ior at Wisconsin Lutheran College, has been named to the college’s Dean’s List for the spring 2022 semester. Theodore is a graduate of Saint Croix Lutheran Academy.

To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.6 or higher.

Augustana University

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Augustana Univer

sity announced that Zachary Johnson of River Falls has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2021

22 aca

demic year.

The Dean’s List recognizes full

time stu

dents who have a minimum of 12 credit hours with grade

point averages at 3.5 or above.

University of Dubuque

DUBUQUE, Iowa The University of Dubuque congratulates Tyler Cernohous, of River Falls, on being appointed to the Spring Semester 2022 Academic Dean’s List. Full

time students in good academic standing (registered for and having earned 12 or more letter grade credits for the term) who earn a term grade point average of 3.5 or above and who do not have any grades of Incomplete for the term are named to the Dean’s List.


Stout MENOMONIE – Elise Banitt, health, wellness & fitness major from Prescott, has been named to the University of Wisconsin

Stout Dean’s List for the spring 2022 semes ter.

The award is presented to students who have a grade point average of 3.5 or above.

Marquette University

MILWAUKEE The following students have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2022 semester at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

To make the Dean’s List, students must have earned at least 12 credits for the spring

2021 semester and have no disqualifying grades. The GPA threshold varies by college for the College of Education and the Klin

gler College of Arts and Sciences, undergrad uate students must have at least a 3.7 to be named to the Dean’s List.

The undergraduate GPA requirement is 3.5 for the following colleges: the Diederich Col

lege of Communication, the College of Busi

ness Administration, the College of Health Sciences, the Opus College of Engineering and the College of Nursing. All other pro

grams have a 3.75 GPA minimum.

River Falls: Amelia Hadzima, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Zachary Hadzima,

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineer


Spring Valley: Tyler Leach, Bachelor of Science in Finance


This past spring, the following students graduated from Marquette University in Mil


River Falls: Zachary Hadzima, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Spring Valley: Tyler Leach, Bachelor of Science in Finance


Oshkosh OSHKOSH University of Wisconsin Oshkosh officials have released the names of students who qualified for the Dean’s List and Honor Roll in spring 2022 across its three campuses (Fond du Lac, Fox Cities and Oshkosh).

The term grade

point average (GPA) re

quirement for University Honor Roll is 3.3; the term GPA requirement for Dean’s List is

3.75 out of a possible 4.0.

To qualify, a student must have been en

rolled in a minimum of 12 credits. There can be no individual grades below a “C” and no incomplete or non

reported grades at the time the process is run.

Ellsworth: Madeline Beck, Dean’s List Prescott: Julia Cleasby, Dean’s List; Frank Rohl, Dean’s List Springfield Technical Community Col


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Arielle Prinzing,

of River Falls, has been named to the Spring Field Technical Community College dean’s list, which is published each semester to rec

ognize excellence in academic performance. To be considered, degree

seeking students must earn 12 or more college level credits in the current semester, or a total of 12 or more combined college

level credits earned during the fall and spring semesters, and achieve a

3.3 or above grade point average.

Ohio University

ATHENS, Ohio – Brittany Johnson, from River Falls, graduated with a MS Chemistry from Ohio University’s College of Arts and Sciences in spring 2022.

University of Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Olivia Bell, of River Falls, was among the more than 4,000 under

graduate students at the University of Iowa named to the dean’s list for the 2022 spring semester.

Bell is a first

year student in Iowa’s Col

lege of Liberal Arts and Sciences and is ma

joring in Health and Human Physiology.

June 21, 2022