Students in the News
The following information has been received from university or family sources.
Jessica Fassbender of Woodbury received the Community of Learners Scholarship from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks for the 2009-10 academic year. Fassbender daughter of Sherri and Carl Fassbender, graduated from Woodbury High School and plans to attend the university in the fall.
The scholarship is awarded to high school seniors who have shown exemplary achievement in both high school GPA and in test scores.
Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Ind. named Kimberly Burkart to the Dean's List for the spring 2009 semester. Burkart is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David J. Burkart of Woodbury. Students earning the honor have achieved a grade point average of 3.4 or higher on a four-point scale.
Jacob Andrew Rice of Woodbury was named to the Milwaukee School of Engineering Dean's List with High Honors for spring quarter by having earned at least 30 credits and a cumulative grade point average of 3.7 or higher.
Nicholas Anderson, son of Brett and Annette Anderson of Woodbury, received the North Dakota State University Presidential Honor Scholarship, which totals $10,000 over four years. Anderson will enter the university in the fall and plans to major in architecture. In high school, he was active in robotics team and basketball.
Mia Maree Mauer of Woodbury was named to the University of Nebraska, Lincoln College of Business Administration spring semester Dean's List as a senior at the university.
Emily Collins of Woodbury graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin, Madison Law School. Collins was the recipient of the Katherine Held Memorial Award, for outstanding contribution to the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender and Society.
Chelsea Griffin, a 2009 graduate of Woodbury High School, will attend the University of Minnesota, Rochester this fall and major in the bachelor of science in health sciences program. Griffin has been awarded the H. Bryan Neel, III Health Sciences Education Scholarship.
Patrick Savage of Woodbury was named to the Dean's List at Hamline University, St. Paul for the spring term of the 2008-2009 academic year. Members of the dean's list achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or higher on a 4.00 scale.
Sharon Holte, a geology student from Woodbury, was named to the Dean's List at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City for the spring 2009 semester. To qualify for the list undergraduate students must earn a grade point average of 3.50 or higher for the semester.
The following students from this area graduated the University of Wisconsin, Madison following spring term: from Afton are Robert James Fraser, bachelor of science-natural sciences, biology; Veronica Marie Polinske, bachelor of science-nursing, nursing; and from Woodbury are Cara Catherine Bauer, bachelor of arts, psychology; Kimberly Anne Brant, master of accountancy, business: accounting; Michael George Engler, bachelor of science, economics; David Dylan Fisher, bachelor of arts, political science; Lacey Jean Halfen, bachelor of science-biomedical engineering, biomedical engineering; Tammie Jean Haveman, bachelor of science-physician assistant, physician assistant; Alan J. Klein, bachelor of science-engineering mechanics, engineering mechanics; Kathryn Ceronsky Krietemeyer, master of accountancy, business: accounting; Christine Marie Muggee, bachelor of business administration, business: marketing; Holly Marie Nierengarten, master of accountancy, business: accounting; Tyler Lenn Perry, doctor of philosophy, mechanical engineering; Jennifer Lee Varshal, master of arts-library and information studies, library and information studies.
Woodbury residents Jessie Hansen and Kathryn Owen have been named to the President's List at Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa for having achieved a straight-A grade point average of 4.0 during the spring 2009 semester.
Scott Steigauf of Woodbury graduated from Bemidji State University with a bachelor of science degree in industrial technology at the conclusion of the 2009 spring semester.
Nicholas Moore, son of Tony and Kelli Moore, Woodbury, received the North Dakota State University, Fargo Presidential Honor Scholarship which totals $10,000 over four years.
Moore will enter the university in the fall and plans to major in civil engineering. In high school he was active in golf and Key Club. He was a Post Secondary Education Opportunity student at Century College where he was on the Dean's List and a member of Phi Theta Kappa.