• Darin Daveau of Esko was named to the spring 2010 dean’s list at Winona State University. Students honored achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.5.
• Autumn Day, daughter of Drs. Don and Priscilla Day of Bemidji, Minn., formerly of Cloquet, graduated from A.T. Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM) in Kirksville, Mo., on May 15. She is a 2001 graduate of Duluth East High School and a 2005 graduate of Cornell University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in human biology with a minor in American Indian Studies. She and her husband, Chad Broker-Anderson, reside in Tucson, Ariz., where she will complete her four-year residency at the University of Arizona, specializing in psychiatry.
• Kelsey Kathleen Lund of Cloquet was named to the 2010 spring semester dean’s list from the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities by achieving a grade point average of 3.666 or higher. She is the daughter of John and Kathy Lund of Cloquet.
• Katelyn Ann Lamirande and Brieanna Watters, both of Cloquet, were named to the dean’s list for spring 2010 at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minn. To qualify, students must earn a grade point average of 3.50 or higher. Lamirande is the daughter of Wade and Tammy Lamirande; Watters is the daughter of Timothy Watters.
• The following area students were named to the 2010 spring semester dean’s list at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet by maintaining a grade point average of 3.0 or higher:
Barnum – Susan Bumann, Natasha Couillard, Randolph Davis, Joshua Earlywine, Gail Evans, Joseph Gay, Alex Hassett, Alex Naslund, Scott Pomeroy, William Saarela, Heather Smith and Nicole Williams.
Brookston – Haley Lund.
Carlton – Tyler Bodin, Melissa Clark, Amber Despot, Anne Eggert, Cassie Ferguson, Emma Grover, Sarah Hough, Philip Knese, William Lightbody, Elizebeth Nelson, Juanita O’Connor, Rochelle Plachta, Adam Schmitz, Samantha Weller and Calvin Wolf.
Cloquet – Blake Abrahamson, Taylor Agnew, Pamela Anderson, Richelle Anderson, James Barney, Kaycie Baumgarten, Tanya Bednarek, Ryan Bellino, Toni Branley, Paul Cameron, Ashley Cartwright, Marc Colich, Dana Cooley, Tina Councillor, Nathaniel Davis, Amber Dougherty, Wyatt Fall, Emily Ferrell, Kijsa Fiene, Marisa Fink, Nichole Firn, Bryan Fraley, Andrew Frank, Justin Frykman, Julie Furnas, Jaclyn Furtman, Jessica Gable, Paul Goeres, Brenda Graden, Kristi Gregory, Karissa Gustafson, Christine Hall, Deborah Hammond, Stephanie Hann, Robert Hansen, Carla Holmes, Stephen Holmes, Kevin Holshouser, Zacharie Hormann, Amber Houck, Tralena Hyry, Aaron Illikainen, Brianna Ische, Kirsten Jerome, Amelia Johnson, Austin Johnson, Michelle Johnson, Peter Johnson, Jon Josephson, Alycia Kankaala, Felisha Kass, Susan Ketola, Charles Kinnunen, Angel Koski, Kristin Kratzner, Jared Krone, Megan Lehto, Christopher Lund, Patricia Maciewski, Jessica Marquardt, Sherry Matthews, Donald McCarthy, Tonya McMillen, Travis McMillen, Shawn Meisner, Jessica Meyer, Nicholas Michaud, Dustin Miller, Jennifer Misquadace, Leesa Moeller, Melinda Morrisroe, Samantha Mountain, Erland Niemi, Melissa Niemi, Matthew Northrup, Katie Ojanen, Daniel Olson, Lisa Oman, Chace Parask, Tricia Pattison, Kurt Pederson, Tashina Perry, Roxanne Peterson, Ashley Portillo, Kalika Pukema, Julie Rasmussen, Jamie Ray, Noel Reynolds, Charity Rilea, Peter Robinson, Lindsay Rosen, Rachel Sanda, Patricia Savage, Phillip Savage, Timothy Schlenvogt, Christopher Simmons, Karrie Smith, Alyssa Sobczak, Cami Stangel, Mary Beth Sutherland, Daniel Tarr, Angela Theisen, Hannah Tibbetts, Cindy VanHoever, Jacob Wagner, Rachel Weller, Amy Wise and Jesse Zeleznikar.
Cromwell – Kayla Burch and Chris Kobes.
Esko – Brandon Barnes, Jennifer Barnes, Anne Brissett, Julianne Carley, Chessie Carlson, Adam Crow, Kayla Deadrick, Joy Gerlovich, Joseph Hallfrisch, Megan Johnson, Kortney Lindberg, Lynette Maki, Cassy McIntosh, Crystal Mullen, Amber Nichols, Ashley Ojutkangas, Krista Paczynski, Stacey Price, Jordann Sunnarborg and Ryan Vang.
Kettle River – Linda Cosgrove.
Mahtowa – Jennifer Blomquist and Bryce Hebert.
Moose Lake – Derek Benson, Daniel Gilbert, Miguel Johnson, Sara LaFrinier, Gayle Standage and Lydia Vitse.
Saginaw – Peter Fertig, Theresa Gradine, Jason Harstad, Erich Jenson, Kelly Johnson, Courtney Laine, Amanda Love-Mann, Wyatt Mann, Andrea Morris, Randolph Paulson and Jennifer Thompson.
Sawyer – Shirley Blacketter.
Sturgeon Lake – Ashley Bachman, Jared Montagne, Teri Montagne, Bonita Perrine, Drew Smith and Julie Waldhalm.
Willow River – Grant Crider and Jimeon Jones.
Wrenshall – Josiah Crestik, Jessica Gittings, Kelly Haffield, Hanna Johnson, Isaiah Johnson, Caitlyn Lafontaine, Holly Nelson, Katherine Olson, Dylan Shelton and Cami Winterhalter.
Wright – Toni Besch, Crystal Goranson, Tina Gruwell, Julie Langenbrunner, Amanda Minutella and Selena Smith.
• The following students were named to the 2010 spring semester dean’s list at the College of St. Scholastica for academic achievement:
Barnum – Jill Gran, first-year, organizational behavior; Katie Langhorst, senior, nursing; Kial Wickstrom, junior, health information management.
Carlton – Anthony Abbott, sophomore, accounting; Christopher Belich, non-degree, mathematics; Christine Bryant, senior, management; Ashley Clark, junior, elementary/middle education; Holly Jorgensen, senior, management; and Lance Manty, senior, nursing.
Cloquet – Katelyn Amundson, junior, biology; Molly Bubb, senior, organizational behavior; Brittany Chalberg, junior, occupational therapy; Nicholas Cooley, senior, biology; Julie Danielson, sophomore, management; Matthew Geiger, senior, chemistry; Nicholas Lind, junior, computer science/information systems; Cory Martinson, senior, computer science/information systems; Kimberly Pease, senior, computer science/information systems; Misti Petersen, junior, organizational behavior; Baylee Roe, senior, nursing; Laura Stahl, senior, biology; and Nicole Wappes, senior, nursing.
Esko – Jade Baxley, senior, physical therapy; Rachel Hendrickson, junior, health information management; Brooke Leon, junior, biology; Stephanie Lundquist-Maio, senior, nursing; and Rachel Schultz, senior, nursing.
Saginaw – Caitlin Dinneen, senior, psychology; Martine Reinhardt, senior, elementary/middle education; Matthew Rossiter, junior, undeclared; and Nicholas Stauber, senior, history.
Wrenshall – David Conley, sophomore, communication.
• Three local students have been awarded scholarships by the College of Saint Benedict for the 2010-2011 academic year. They are first-year students at CSB.
Tess M. Mattson, daughter of Russell and Dawn Mattson of Esko, has been awarded a $12,000 President’s Scholarship and Kaitlyn Proulx, daughter of Don and Elisa Proulx of Culver, has been awarded a $13,000 President’s Scholarship. The President’s Scholarship is presented to students with excellent academic records and strong leadership and service credentials. It is a four-year renewable scholarship.
Brianna Peterson, daughter of Warren and Suzy Peterson of Carlton, has been awarded a $6,000 MaPCoRes Scholarship and a $16,000 Regents’/ Trustees’ Scholarship. The MaPCoRes Scholarship is awarded to women interested in computer science, engineering, math, physics and research. The Regents’/Trustees’ Scholarship is the most prestigious scholarship awarded by the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University. To be eligible, students must have a 3.60 high school grade-point average and obtain a score of 30 or higher on the ACT. They must also have demonstrated outstanding leadership and service during their high school years. The final phase of the scholarship competition involves an on-campus interview with college faculty. It is a four-year renewable award.
• The following students were named to the University of St. Thomas spring semester dean’s list by posting a grade point average of 3.5 or higher: junior Ashton Johnson of Cloquet; junior Katrina Korman of Cloquet; senior Patrick Tierney of Cloquet; senior Sara Wappes of Cloquet; junior Sarah Beyer of Esko; junior Ryan Eskuri of Esko; and senior Joseph Sunnarborg of Esko.
• The following students graduated from The College of St. Scholastica on May 16: Molly Bubb, daughter of Keith and Michelle Bubb of Cloquet, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in organizational behavior and plans to attend graduate school; Rebecca DeCaigny, daughter of Bob and Peggy DeCaigny of Cloquet, earned with Bachelor of Arts degree in social work, received the Benedictine Scholarship and was on the dean’s list; and Cameron Kirk, son of Jeff Kirk of Hermantown and Mary Houck of Dunbar, W.V., earned with a Bachelor of Arts degree in management and plans to continue the MBA graduate program at St. Scholastica.