The Sartell 15U AAA Gopher State Baseball Team recently took first place in two tournaments. On June 1- 2, they defeated teams from Brandon Valley, S.D., Bismarck, N.D. and Fargo, N.D. to capture first place in the American Legion (Fargo) Pepsi Invitational. In the Big Lake Tournament held June 15-16, the Sabres beat teams from Andover, Forest Lake and St. Cloud, capturing first place again. The team has earned berths in both the Gopher State Tournament of Champions and the Minnesota Sports Federation State Championships. Pictured (front row, left to right) are Jonah Nebosis, Carter Neuenschwander, Ben Bierscheid, Braeden Dykhuizen, Keenan Lund, Matt Partch, Nick Baggenstoss and Zach Omann; and (back row) Assistant Coach Brian Dykhuizen, Matt Rickers, Blake Weber, Andrew Grant, Cody Rose, Joe Whitney, Cole Moritz and Head Coach Brent Weber. Not pictured: Matt Immelman and Assistant Coach Trevor Moritz.
Shruti Rai, Sartell, was recently selected as a National Society of High School Scholar. The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.
Two Sartell students were recently named to the spring semester dean’s list at Concordia College, Moorhead. They are the following: Robert Satterness, son of Lori and Neil Satterness, Sartell, and Grant Strom, son of Janelle and Terrence Strom. Students need to attain a grade-point average of at least a 3.7.
Three Sartell students recently graduated from the College of St. Scholastica, Duluth. They are the following: Karen Hennen, nursing,SuLynn Williams, organizational behavior, and Megan Windschitl, nursing.
Austin Timm, son of Patty and Bryan Timm, Sartell, was recently named to the spring semester dean’s list at St. Cloud State University. He earned a 4.0 grade-point average and is majoring in sports marketing.
Twenty-four Sartell students were recently named to the spring president’s list at St. Cloud Technical and Community College. They are the following: Jesse Abfalter, welding/fabrication; Melanie Anderson, nursing; Peter Barrett, nursing; David Bozych, welding/fabrication; Angela Burnett, child and adult care and education; April Clark, office technology; Lauren Cruze, liberal arts and sciences; Nicole Entenmann, liberal arts and sciences; Faye Flicker, health services and pre-nursing; Kari Forthun, computer programming; Timothy Gratke, energy technical specialist; Stephanie Hennen, accounting: Andrew Hollencamp, carpentry; Chase Jessen, electrical construction technology; Hailie Kalis, dental assistant; Emily Kelm, practical nursing; Christopher Lawson, Cisco networking; Jeremy Limpert, energy technical specialist; John Lovitz, residential heating and air conditioning; Jodi Meichsner, office technology; Joseph Newinski, liberal arts and sciences; Duwayne Olson, electrical construction technology; Andrew Stellmach, network administration; and Dana Svensson, liberal arts and sciences. Students must attain a 4.0 grade-point average to receive this honor.
Twenty-one Sartell students were recently named to the spring dean’s list at St. Cloud Technical and Community College. They are the following: Brittney Arnold, dental hygiene; Mitchell Braun, machine tool technology; Rebekka Carriere, dental hygiene; Kristi Clow, practical nursing; Bradley Emslander, liberal arts and sciences and practical nusring; Shane Gronau, energy technical specialist; Diana Hlinsky, accounting and business management; Scott Hollenkamp, machine tool technology; Dustin Johnson, liberal arts and sciences; Cameron Kazik, electrical construction technology; Randy Klinkner, pre-dental hygiene and liberal arts and sciences; Richelle Oachs, administrative assistant and health information technology; Tanya Rupp, office technology; Jody Schave, machine tool technology; David Schepers, commercial heating and air conditioning; Brian Smith, automotives service technician; ScottSova, machine tool technology; Alyssa Spoden, child and adult care and education and paraprofessional educator; Douglas Sutherland, sales and management; Cody Taszarek, electrical construction technology; and Tracy Traut, pre-sonography and liberal arts and sciences. Students must attain a 3.5 to 3.9 grade-point average to receive this honor.
Four Sartell students recently graduated from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. They are the following: Taylor Jacobson, chemistry; Andrew Ley, teaching social studies; Corey Muellenbach, mechanical engineering; and Kayla Sattler, accounting.
Three Sartell students were recently named to the dean’s list at Bemidji (Minn.) State University. They are the following: Tera Altermatt, Kylie Faber and Brandon Philippi. Students earned a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher to achieve this honor.Rachel Granzow, Sartell, received the Chancellor’s Award for the spring semester at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie. Granzow is majoring in hotel, restaurant and tourism. The award is presented to students who earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or above.
The Sartell-St. Stephen Early Childhood programs recently received the highest possible rating, four stars, for preschool education from Parent Aware. The ratings are based on the use of best practices for preparing children for kindergarten and demonstrating a commitment to quality early child care and education. “The four star Parent Aware rating from the Minnesota Department of Education is an affirmation of Sartell-St. Stephen Early Childhood Program’s strength and effectiveness in preparing our youngest learners for the kindergarten experience,” said Barbara Eckberg, Early Childhood Programs coordinator for the Sartell-St. Stephen School District.
DeZurik Inc.of Sartell selected Quiet Oaks Hospice House of St.Cloud as a beneficiary of its third annual 5K Walk/Run. This, along with proceeds from the third annual Quiet Oaks Golf Classic held recently, raised more than $19,600 in donations. Both events attracted a record number of participants. The funds will be used to purchase additional equipment and technology tools at Quiet Oaks.
Jim Berg & Mary Kruger
Mary & John Davis
Bobbi & David Gouker
James & marry Graeve
Peggy & Michael Roske
GAGEN & VASUGI RAMANATHAN
Dane & Lori Listug-Lunde