Alice Colatrella, daughter of Stacy Hinkemeyer-Colatrella and Nicholas Colatrella, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. She is the first female at Sartell High School to achieve this distinction. She will be a senior this fall. Fewer than half of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score.
Margaret Kulus of Sartell was named to the spring semester president’s list for maintaining a perfect 4.0 grade-point average at Montana State University, Bozeman.
Lexy Oftedahl and Garrett Roelofs were named to the spring semester dean’s list for maintaining a 3.5 or higher grade-point average at Montana State University, Bozeman.
Jessica Jahr of Sartell was named to the spring semester president’s list for achieving a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher at Minnesota State College Southeast, Winona.
Brooke Walters of Sartell was named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Walters, a chemistry major, earned a grade-point average of at least 3.5.
Emily Myskewitz of St. Stephen and Patrick Stalboerger and Tyree Thompson of Sartell were named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. Dean’s list students achieve a grade-point average in the top 15 percent of students.
Christen Neil, Patrick Stalboerger and Tyree Thompson of Sartell were named to the spring semester president’s roll of honor at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. To qualify, a student must have an overall cumulative grade-point average of 3.80 or higher.
Megan Mechelke of Sartell was named to the spring semester dean’s list for earning a grade-point average of 3.50 or higher at the University of Iowa, Iowa City.
Eight Sartell students graduated this spring from North Dakota State University, Fargo. The students are: Arianna Christian, bachelor’s in civil engineering; Dawson Coleman, bachelor’s with honors in computer science; Michael Heim, master’s in applied statistics; Brandon Jackson, bachelor’s in construction engineering; Samantha Killmer, bachelor’s with honors in industrial engineering and management; Lauren Lauermann, bachelor’s with honors in human development and family science; Kirk Staiger, bachelor’s with honors in electrical engineering; and Olivia Wheeler, bachelor’s in management.
Five Sartell students graduated during a virtual commencement celebration on May 3 from Concordia College. The students are the following: Maiah Cameron, magna cum laude, elementary education; Patreece Engelmeyer, nursing with a minor in Spanish; Amanda Flemming, magna cum laude, accounting; Miranda Garman, humanities; and Hannah Kosloski, magna cum laude, communications studies and art.
Justin Houge, Christina Johnson and Michael Rudh of Sartell were named to the spring semester president’s list at Central Lakes College, Brainerd. The president’s list includes students who earned a grade-point average of 3.75 to 4.0 while enrolled for at least 12 credits.
Taylor Buske, Anna Ellis, and Austin Pietrowski of Sartell have been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Iowa State University, Ames. Students named to the dean’s list must have earned a grade-point average of at least 3.50.
Alexandru Florea, Kristin Martens and Laura Schwichtenberg of Sartell have been named to the spring semester dean’s list for achieving at least a 3.7 grade-point average at Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter.
Four Sartell students graduated from Central Lakes College, Brainerd. The students are Garrett Counter, Diploma of Occupational Proficiency, heavy equipment operation and maintenance, honors; John Grogan, Diploma of Occupational Proficiency, videography production, high honors; Christina Johnson, associate’s, honors; and Rebecca Loehrer, associate’s in nursing, honors.
Austin Sura of Sartell has been named to the dean’s list for outstanding scholarship during spring semester at the University of Notre Dame’s (Indiana) College of Engineering. Students who achieve dean’s honors at Notre Dame represent the top 30 percent of students in their college.
Emma Gent of Sartell has received an $4,000 university scholarship from Minnesota State University, Moorhead. She is a graduate of Sartell High School and her parents are Dawn and Brian Gent. University Scholarship recipients must have an ACT score of 21 or higher and a 3.50 grade-point average.
Eleven Sartell students have been named to the spring semester dean’s list at the College of St. Scholastica, Sartell. Dean’s list members achieved a 3.75 grade-point average or higher. The students are the following: Riley Ahrndt, Christopher Belling, Lauren Buchholz, Emma Janu, Andrew Lakmann, Kelli Loscheider, Madeline Meier, Rebecca Myrum, Tonya Paul, Sarah Symanietz and Jack Verkuilen.
Thomas Connolly of Sartell has been named to the spring semester president’s list at Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington. Students must earn a 3.85 to 4.0 grade-point average to be listed.
Theresa Tschumperlin of St. Stephen has been named chief operations officer at St. Cloud Financial Credit Union. Tschumperlin is a graduate of St. Cloud State University with degrees in finance and accounting. Her banking career includes leadership positions of senior SBA credit analyst, vice president/SBA operations manager and senior strategic delivery manager. She was born and raised in Sartell and now resides in St. Stephen.
Author: Heidi L. Everett
Heidi joined The Newsleaders Oct. 30, 2020 after being a fan of the St. Joseph edition for 15 years. When she is not sharing local news and stories, she is a professor of strategic communications at St. Cloud State University.