July 27 Sartell people

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Five Sartell students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. To be eligible, students must complete a minimum of 12 graded degree credits. Each school or college sets its own grade-point average requirements for students to be eligible.

The students are Chasee Boyd, Holly Greer, Morgan Gugger, Matthew Murphy and Jacob Schumacher.

The Sartell-St. Stephen Education Foundation awarded $36,000 in grants to support leading-edge programming in the Sartell-St. Stephen school district for the 2018-2019 school year. The programs receiving grants include: Elementary Makerspace, Picture Bks for Social/Emotional Curriculum, One District One Book, Room at the Table, Afterschool Robotics, The Hub, FACS Equipment, Flexible Seating for Math, 3D Pens for Visual Arts, Living Above the Line, SMS Mentor, Family Math Night, Character Education and Sabre Splash.

SSEF has awared more than $407,000 in grants and scholarships throughout the years.

The partners, associates, and professional staff of the St. Cloud office of Stinson Leonard Street have joined Moss & Barnett. The transition includes Robert Schumann of Sartell who joined as a shareholder. Shannon Wiger of Sartell joined the firm as business development director.



Twenty-two 2018 Sartell High School seniors were recognized as Honor Society Members at commencement. Students marked with an * also graduated with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average.

Brandan Carlson,* Madeline Davis, Addison DeMaine,* Courtney Deters,* Anna Ellis,* Molly O’Neill Fossen,  Alana Friehl,* Nicholas Juntunen,* Kali Killmer,* Alexandra Lamont, Emma Larson, Samantha Lundgren,* Elizabeth Minnerath,* Eric Minnerath,* Tristen Nies,* Jordan Och, Lexy Oftedahl,* Benjamin Rickers, Whitney Shea,* Aidan Speckhard,* Madeline Thieschafer* and Alexis Winter.

Three Sartell students have been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Bethel University, St. Paul. Students must earn a minimum 3.6 grade-point average to qualify. They are:  Brooke Hubert, sophomore, daughter of Marsha and Matthew Hubert; Jonathan Jarl, senior, son of Cheryl and Brian Jarl; and Kasey Lindberg, senior, daughter of Cheryl and Ted Lindberg.

Morgan Anderson of Sartell has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Augustana University, Sioux Falls, S.D. Students must earn a minimum 3.5 grade-point average to qualify.

Twelve Sartell students have been named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul. The students are:  Alyssa Brix, Greta Gerdes, Nathan Hahn, Christopher Hornung, Halie Kaufman, Ellie Lehto, Paige Pawlenty, Ginessa Ross, Riley Sanderson, Kiana Schuchard, Jacob Shea and Reid Sobania.

Three Sartell students earned degrees from Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, Utah. The online university held ceremonies earlier this year. The students are: Christian Sande, bachelor’s in nursing; Kevin Jennissen, master’s in teaching in English education; and Emily Ferk, bachelor’s in interdisciplinary studies.

Jason R. Lieberg of Sartell graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Lieberg is the son of Julie and Michael. He is a 2017 graduate of Sartell High School.


Two Sartell golfers recently sunk holes-in-one at Pine Ridge Golf Course in Sartell. On July 5, Glenn Theis scored on the 136-yard Hole 6. On July 18, 10-year-old Maya Hentges sunk her shot on the 136-yard Hole 2.

Alexander Stidmon, son of Kimberly and Michael Stidmon of Sartell, was named a collegiate scholar for spring semester at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. He earned a minimum 3.75 grade-point average.

Robert Sobania of Sartell recently received the spring Chancellor’s Award from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.  He is a junior working toward a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics and computer science. The award is presented to students who earn a minimum 3.5 grade-point average. 

Author: Mike Knaak

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