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Education notes


July 24, 2020

FDLTCC releases spring dean’s list

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet announced that 149 students attending the college during spring semester achieved high academic standing and earned dean’s list honors. Requirements for the list include maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or higher while completing 12 or more course credits during the semester. A total of 1,358 full-time and part-time students were enrolled at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College this past spring.

The following students from the region earned dean’s list honors:


Tricia Gottschalk

Arraya Laitinen

Mercedes Loney-Adams

Austin Parker


Darlene Bobrowski


Elijah Blue

Megan Bodin

Saydee Clemens

Calli Rosier

Benjamin Talarico


Ahna Anderson

Hailey Anderson

Peggy Armstrong

Dawnis Braddick

Nevaeh Bridge

Chloe Danielson

Katherine Defibaugh

Brooke Defoe

Shania DeLille

Terace Diver

Lindsey Dunaiski

Sarah Durfee

Eric Enerson

Mikayla Freeman

Samirra Glass

Ava Grondahl

Melissa Groth

Jillena Hanson

Alana Hill

Braden Holty

Taylor Houle

Tyler Koskela

Emily Lockling

Marcus Malin

Kylie McKeon

Cedar Melby

Gary Miskwaa Bineshii

Jessica OLeary

Jordan Paulson

Darren Petite

Erik Petoletti

Clarence Rainey

Brianna Reynolds

Elizabeth Rilea

Bailey Robinson

John Roterman

Maria Sajdak

Ellen Sakellariou

Antonio Sarazua

Jacqueline Schafter

Alexis Schroeder

Luke Stillwell

Evan Streblow

Joshua Sutherland

Angela Teigland

Nichole Theisen

Alberto Torres

Kaitrin Ward

Katherine Welman

Justin Young


Dakota Burton

Jeremiah Greene


Sheila Belland

Dariano Giancola

Dezaray Haberling

Scott LaVoie

Avery Liljegren

Mylee Montminy

Lucas Pyrlik

Morgan Scofield

Kettle River

Janice Sherman


Kylee Berquist

Susan Higgins


Tyler Olson

Alexis VanderPoel


Danielle Richards

Chalita Thiminkul

Concordia awards two scholarships

Two Cloquet High School graduates have been awarded scholarships to attend Concordia College, in Moorhead. Concordia is a four-year liberal arts college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Patrice Eakman, daughter of Peter Eakman and Anne McBride, received an “Excellence” scholarship. Eakman is in the music program at Concordia.

Hanna Green, daughter of Ryan and Victoria Green, received a “Presidential” scholarship.

Dean’s lists

The following students from the region earned dean’s list honors this past spring:


of Minnesota

From Cloquet: Mikayla Baker, senior, science and engineering; Luke Lamirande, freshman, liberal arts; Jared Leslie, sophomore, liberal arts; Isaac Stone, junior,science and engineering.

To qualify, a student must complete 12 or more letter-graded credits while attaining a 3.66 GPA.

Bemidji State


Erin Habhegger, Cloquet.

To be eligible, BSU students must be enrolled for at least 12 credits and earn a 3.5 GPA during the semester.

St. Cloud State


From Cloquet: Austin Gotchnik, land surveying/mapping science; Sierra Vorderbruggen, art education.

To be eligible, students must have a grade point average of 3.75 or higher.

Local students earn degrees

Cloquet’s Kassidy Steen earned a degree in biomedical sciences, summa cum laude, from St. Cloud State University this spring.


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