Drs. Andrew Hou and Darrin Spoden recently joined Regional Diagnostic Radiology in Sartell.
Hou was previously a senior instructor of radiology at University of Colorado Denver – Anschutz Medical Campus. He completed his neuroradiology fellowship at the University of Colorado Hospital and diagnostic radiology residency at Los Angeles County Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Hou is an American Board of Radiology-certified neuroradiologist with specialization in neuroradiology.
Spoden received his doctorate in osteopathic medicine from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his magnetic resonance imaging fellowship at St. Luke’s Medical Center and diagnostic radiology residency at St. Joseph’s Medical Center. Certified by the American Board of Radiology, Spoden’s specific areas of interest include neuroradiology and general radiology.
Numbering more than 20 physicians, Regional Diagnostic Radiology has partnerships with more than 10 facilities which provide innovative imaging solutions across Central Minnesota. Radiologists are sub-specialized, with expertise in interventional and musculoskeletal radiology, neuroradiology, body imaging, women’s health and pain management.
Sartell Middle School students place first statewide
Ashley Queenan, Sartell, recently joined Finken Water Solutions and Finken Plumbing Heating and Cooling as the marketing coordinator and will hande advertising, charity donations, social media and corporate-wide promotions.
Ten Sartell students were recently awarded Philip Halenbeck scholarships to St. Cloud State University. They are the following: seniors Meredith Herman, Rachael Knutson and Amanda Schepers were awarded $300 each semester for fall 2013 and spring 2014; Edward Chappell, senior, was awarded $300 for fall 2013; seniors Sally Traut and Emily McIntire and juniors Russell Klever and Katie Yurczyk were awarded $250 each semester for fall 2013 and spring 2014; and juniors Noah Kelm and Nicole Grant were awarded $200 each semester for fall 2013 and spring 2014. The scholarships are available to full-time undergraduate students who have displayed a high level of academic achievement, demonstrated financial need and graduated from a Central Minnesota high school.
Three Sartell students were recently named to the fall dean’s list at Creighton University, Omaha, Neb. They are the following: Ashley Hanson, a junior majoring in pharmacy and health professions; Alysha Illies, a freshman majoring in arts and sciences; and Erin Kurvers, a sophomore majoring in arts and sciences. Students must attain a minimum 3.5 grade-point average to earn the honor.
Kathryn Haglin of Sartell was recently named to the high honor list at Minnesota State University, Mankato. She earned a minimum 4.0 grade-point average to qualify.
Five Sartell students were recently named to the fall dean’s list at Minnesota State University, Mankato. They are the following: Spencer Ahrendt, Nicholas Evans, Joshua Kremer, Cassidy Ross and Rebecca Sonbol. Students must achieve a minimum 3.5 grade-point average to qualify for the honor.
Dina Almafreajy of Sartell, a St. Cloud State University senior, was recently awarded a Roy Johnson annual scholarship in engineering in the amount of $500 for spring semester 2014. Established in 1999 by Roy Johnson, who returned for his degree as a married father of two children who were also in college, this annual scholarship is awarded to nontraditional students admitted as engineering majors.
Adam Kourajian of Sartell, Minnesota, was recently named to the fall dean’s list at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business. Students who achieve dean’s honors at Notre Dame represent the top 30 percent of students in their college.
Matthew Worzala of Sartell was recently named to the fall dean’s honor list at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He’s majoring in engineering.
Three Sartell students were recently named to the fall dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. They are the following: Marissa Glazos, majoring in agriculture and life sciences; Zachary Heim, majoring in letters and science; and Kiley Sullivan, majoring in Business.
Jessica Tapper of Sartell was recently named to the fall dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. She is majoring in nursing and health sciences.
Two St. Stephen students were recently named to the fall dean’s list at St. Cloud Technical and Community College. They are Tamara Hagerty, nursing – LPN to ADN mobility; Monte Pierskalla, child and adult care and education and paraprofessional educator.
Four Sartell students recently graduated from North Dakota State University, Fargo. They are the following: Joel Peerman Gotta, bachelor’s degree in construction management; *Molly Granzow, bachelor’s degree in accounting; Joshua Jack, bachelor’s degree in geology; and Joshua Yapp, bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. *Denotes graduation with honors.
Three Sartell students were recently named to the fall headmaster’s honor roll at St. John’s Preparatory School, Collegeville. They are the following: Ana Deal-Hansen, daughter of Terri and Dick Deal-Hansen, a seventh-grader; Luke Payne, son of Sandy and Troy Payne, a junior; and Cormac Smith, son of Penelope and Daniel Smith, a seventh-grader. Students must attain a minimum 3.5 grade-point average to earn this honor.
The Central Minnesota Builders Association recently announced its 2014 Board of Directors who took the oath of office on Jan. 8.
Officers are as follows: Gary Bechtold, president, St. Cloud Overhead Door Co.; Craig Schoenberg, first vice president, Schoenberg Construction Inc.; Matt Cecko, second vice president/treasurer, Home Check Plus; Holly Ruether, associate vice president, Mathew Hall Lumber Co.; and Kevin Maleska, past president, Maleska Custom Builders Inc.
Re-elected directors include the following: Sue Lentner, Tri-County Abstract and Title Guaranty; and Rachel Thoennes, secretary, Birchwood Electric Inc. Newly elected directors include the following: Ron Euteneuer, Great Northern Environmental Solutions, and Chris Froelke, RetroGreen Energy who join Jason Dale, J. Dale Builders Inc., Nicholas Delaney, Rinke-Noonan; Keven Dunlap, Liberty Savings Bank fsb and Pam Petron, Gopher State Contractors Inc. making up the 13-member board.
CMBA is a non-profit trade association with approximately 400 builder and associate member companies representing 23,000 employees involved in all phases of the building industry. The CMBA strives to improve the Central Minnesota building industry by advocating for the industry at the local, state and national levels; educating members about building industry best practices; and engaging members in activities that strengthen competitiveness, professionalism and the public’s confidence in the industry.