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Area Student Accomplishments 6-1-13

Scholarships, Dean’s List, Enrollment, Awards, Graduations

Ryan Beyer and Kelsey Syltie of Morris and Shae Brown of Hancock are among the 760 students named to the President's List for the spring 2013 semester at Minnesota State Community and Technical College. To earn this award for scholastic achievement, a student must complete 12 or more college-level credits for the semester with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Jacob Torgerson of Morris has been awarded a scholarship from the Fergus Area College Foundation to attend the Fergus Falls campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College in fall 2013. Student awards are determined in a competitive process and based on academic achievement and contribution to their educational community. Torgerson will be publicly recognized for this award at the annual Scholarship reception held on the Fergus Falls campus in November.

Two local students participated in the commencement ceremony at the College of Saint Benedict on May 11 in the Haehn Campus Center/Clemens Field House on the CSB campus, St. Joseph, Minn.

• Shanda Arbach, daughter of Kerin and Nicole Arbach of Morris, is a candidate to receive a B.A. in political science.

• Christine Schneider, daughter of Bob and Lois Schneider of Alberta, is a candidate to receive a B.A. in elementary education with the honor cum laude. Cum laude indicates a cumulative grade point average of 3.65.

Timm Uhlmann of Morris and Kelsey DeCamp of Chokio have been named to the spring 2013 dean's list at the University of North Dakota. Students on the dean's list are have a GPA in the top 15 percent  percent of the enrollment in each of the University’s degree-granting colleges and schools. A student must have completed no fewer than 12 semester hours of academic work for the semester, of which eight or more hours must be graded work rather than “satisfactory/unsatisfactory.”

Julia Sauder and  Haocheng Du of Morris,  Abbygail Olson of Chokio and  Nicole Daly of Donnelly received high honors from Southwest State University in Marshall for the spring 2013 semester. Students with a 3.8-4.0 (A) average earned “high honors” recognition.