July 24 Sartell-St. Stephen people

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Thirteen Sartell students have been named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. Students on the dean’s list achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. The students are Dylan DeZurik, Emily Driste, Trevor Dummer, Rachel Eisenschenk, Alana Friehl, Jack Hennemann, Bennett Hill, Wyatt Hill, Nathaniel Miller, Trevor Raths, Connor Schad, Logan Stockinger and Alex Virnig


Kaitlyn Widvey of Sartell has been named to the spring semester dean’s list for achieving at least a 3.7 grade-point average at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.


Five Sartell students were recently named to the second semester dean’s honor list at Concordia College, Moorhead.

They are the following: Maiah Cameron, Patreece Engelmeyer, Amanda Flemming, Hannah Kosloski and Jadyn Lauermann.


Four Sartell students were recently named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

They are the following: Elizabeth Botz, Tyler Kadlec, Jordan Mareck and Emma Zenzen. Dean’s list members have a minimum semester grade-point average of 3.70.


Nine Sartell students have been named to the spring semester high honor list for achieving a 4.0 straight A average at Minnesota State University-Mankato. The students are Anna Bakken, Kendra Bokelman, Madeline Davis, Sydney Dille, Madeline Eckhoff, Kira Haglin, Lauren Lindmeier, Megan Pederson and Virginia Pilles.


Twelve Sartell students have been named to the spring semester honor list for achieving a 3.5-3.99 grade-point average at Minnesota State University-Mankato.

The students are the following: Emma Boenish, Cora Cielinski, Madison Dobis, Mathew Huver, Anna Kucala, Gavin Linn, Bailey Mumm, Colin Nord, Jarrett Rogers, Taylor Schmidt, Cole Zunker and Kelsi Zyvoloski.


Two golfers recently sunk holes-in-one at Pine Ridge Golf Course, Sartell. On June 24, Brandon Duray of Rice sunk his on the 166-yard second hole. On July 1, Dan Rathbun of Sauk Rapids scored on the 125-yard eighth hole.


Morgan Anderson of Sartell has been named to the spring semester dean’s list for achieving a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher at Augustana University, Sioux Falls.


Three Sartell students graduated from the College of St. Benedict. Madison Flaherty earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing, also earning honors in egregia cum laude, which signifies a cumulative grade-point average of 4.0. Hannah Windschitl earned a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies. Hannah Wohletz earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing, also earning honors in egregia cum laude, which signifies a cumulative grade point average of 4.0. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, a commencement ceremony was not held this year. The college is looking at a spring 2021 date for the ceremony, subject to the approval of government agencies and health officials.


Five area students graduated from St. John’s University.

They are the following: Adam Baloun of Sartell earned  a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. Cullen Chisholm of Sartell earmed a bachelor’s degree in global business leadership. Mitchell Dockendorf of St. Stephen earmed a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Jacob Fernholz of Sartell earned a bachelor’s degree in communication. Isaac Hesse of Sartell earned a bachelor’s degree in music. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, a commencement ceremony was not held this year. The university is looking at a spring 2021 date for the ceremony, subject to the approval of government agencies and health officials.


Sartell High School announced its Top 11 graduates for 2020.

The students are Sarah Ufearo, valedictorian; Janagan Ramanathan, salutatorian; Lydia Anderson, Elizabeth Crandall, Ella Krauel, Elaine Lo, Paige Mackenthun, Gretta Mahowald, William Nemeth, Morgan Van Beck and Jacob Wieland.


Thirty-three Sartell students recently graduated from St. Cloud State University.

The students are Laurie Ackerman, master’s in business administration; Amy Barber, master’s in rhetoric and writing; Darick Beam, bachelor’s in hydrology; Casey Becker, bachelor’s in social work, summa cum laude; Kallie Belling, master’s in rehabilitation and addiction counseling; Jordyn Brandt, bachelor’s in biomedical sciences, magna cum laude; Nathan Brown, master’s in college counseling and student development;

Shelby Chollett, doctorate in educational administration and leadership; Alexyss Corpus, bachelor’s in communication studies, cum laude; Othman Doudin, bachelor’s in mathematical economics; Rochelle Dyer, graduate certificate in educational administration; Cynthia Fitzthum, doctorate in higher education administration; Angelica Hagen, bachelor’s in art education, cum laude; Luke Henderson, bachelor’s in geography, cum laude;

Hannah Judovsky, master’s in communication sciences and disorders; Paige Jutz, bachelor’s in music, magna cum laude and bachelor’s in music teaching, magna cum laude; Luke Kessler, bachelor’s in English, cum laude; Brittany Kircher, master’s in marriage and family therapy; Tyler Malotky, master’s in counseling psychology: school counseling; Karen Middendorf, bachelor’s in liberal studies, magna cum laude;

Christen Neil, bachelor’s in medical laboratory science, cum laude; Stacy Nelson, bachelor’s in accounting, magna cum laude; Katherine Pankratz, bachelor’s in management; Nicole Peikert, bachelor’s in nursing, magna cum laude; Talon Piwowar, bachelor’s in social studies education; Darien Prow, bachelor’s in manufacturing engineering technology;

Marissa Rapaway, bachelor’s in mathematics teaching, cum laude; Alvaro Robles Ramirez, bachelor’s in mechanical engineering; Tehreem Sabir, master’s in teaching English as a second language; Katherine Strand, bachelor’s in community psychology, cum laude; Jennifer Thompson, bachelor’s in social work, summa cum laude; Robert Tucker, master’s in marriage and family therapy; and Jarrett Weispfennig, bachelor’s in nursing, summa cum laude.


Benjamin Dullinger of St. Stephen was named to the spring semester dean’s list for achieving a 3.75 grade-point average or higher at St. Cloud State University.


Sixty-four Sartell students were named to the spring semester dean’s list for achieving at 3.75 grade-point average or higher at St. Cloud State University.

The students are Makinzie Agresto, Jessica Andrewsen, Osama Ayyub, Christopher Baugh, Tara Berger, Jordyn Brandt, Riley Buck, Kyle Cielinski, Brent Clapp, Brandon Cleveland, 

Sydney Davidson, Kathryn Davidson-Paton, Ahmed Doudin, Kelly Duong, Tyler Elness, Oluwatomilade Femi Jegede, Triumph Femi Jegede, Samuel Gielen, Alexis Haas, Nash Hanson, 

Luke Henderson, Anna Hince, Kieran Idzerda, Luke Kessler, Emmitt Kotaska, Marena Kouba, Tasha Kurtz, Samuel Larson, Christopher Leach, Anna Lehto, 

Michael Lindstrom, Donovan Magney, Kayleen Martins, Andrew Maselter, Spencer Meier, Jordan Moyer Giulio, Daniel Muntifering, Katherine Muntifering, Stacy Nelson, Courtney Olund, 

Madelyn Ouart, Logan Payne, Nicole Peikert, Cera Perrault, Gregory Renner, Laurie Robles Ramirez, Jordan Roller, Katherine Ronyak, Gabrielle Schlagheck, Derek Schmidt,

Haylee Schmidt, Nathan Schmidt, Mariah Schwankl, Aaron Soderholm, Addison Stavos, Katherine Strand, Alexis Streit, Courtney Strom, Rachel Taszarek, Megan VanHeel, 

Jarrett Weispfennig, Hannah Welsh, Marisa Wood and Lidiah Zipp.


David Deminsky

On July 8 a big Amateur Baseball Milestone took place. Veteran left-handed pitcher David Deminsky recorded his 1,000 amateur strikeout as he faced the first batter of the game against the Becker Bandits. He went on to record six more strikeouts in five innings. Deminsky has been playing with the Sartell Muskies since the 2006 season.


Thomas Gieske of Sartell was named to the dean’s list for attaining a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher during spring semester at Mayville State University, Mayville, North Dakota.


Marena Kouba of Sartell and graduate of Sartell High School, has been named a College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of American Scholar All-American for the 2019-20 season. Kouba is a junior majoring in communication studies. The award recognizes students who achieved a grade-point average of 3.50 or higher and were invited to compete at their respective national championship. Selections were drawn from 209 colleges and universities.


Eight Sartell students were named to the spring semester dean’s list for earning a 3.5 or higher grade-point average at Bemidji State University.

They are the following: Ryley Emslander, Jack Hammerel, Taylor Harren, Gabrielle Linn, Marissa Martins, Thomas Raden, McKenna Rohe and Cassidy Sarff.


Lucas Bentrud of Sartell graduated from Bethel University, St. Paul, following the spring 2020 semester. Bentrud earned a bachelor’s degree in business. He is the son of Beth and David Bentrud.


Cindy Raven of Sartell graduated May 27 with an associate’s degree in liberal education with honors from Normandale Community College, Bloomington.


Kayla Nelson of St. Stephen was named to the spring semester dean’s list for achieving a grade-point average of 3.66 or higher at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.


Twenty-four Sartell students have been named to the spring semester dean’s list for achieving a grade-point average of 3.66 or higher at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities.

They are the following: Brinn Akervik, Mohannad Alkhatib, Logan Anding, Joseph Becker, Rita-Marie Chediac, Amna Dogar, Bailey Dumonceaux, Sadie Folsom, Caroline Gruebele, Isabel Gugger, Kathleen Harthan, Cole Jurek, Kali Killmer, Allison Koopman, Kirsten Koskinen, Marissa Kouba, Abigail Lahn, Marisa Murphy, Jialong Ren, Elizabeth Ruder, Taylor Schoenberg, Abby Silman, Rory Spanier and Matthew Weno


Jacob Hoekstra of Sartell has been named to the spring semester dean’s list for achieving a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul.


EvaLynn Jundt and Lauren Schofield of Sartell have been named to the spring semester president’s list for achieving a perfect 4.0 grade-point average at Bemidji State University.

Author: Mike Knaak

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