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Graduates

University of Arizona

Franny Slater of Cloquet graduated summa cum laude this past spring from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in business economics.

Wichita State University

Taylor Roen of Esko graduated magna cum laude from Wichita State University with a Bachelor of Science in nursing.

Elizabeth Joy Risacher of Wright, graduated from South Dakota State following the spring 2022 semester.

Bemidji State University

The following local students earned degrees from Bemidji State University during the 2021-2022 school year.

From Barnum:

Mollie Chalberg, Bachelor of Science in elementary teacher education

Meghan Sandberg, Bachelor of Science in elementary teacher education

From Cloquet:

Jasmin Budreau, Bachelor of Science in criminal justice

Amanda DeWitt, Bachelor of Science in nursing

Breanna Keith, Master of Science in environmental studies

Cory Koning, Bachelor of Science in marketing communication

Megan Wait, Bachelor of

Science in criminal justice

From Cromwell:

Everett Lind, Bachelor of

Science in accounting

From Mahtowa:

Madeline Nelson, Bachelor of Science in business administration

Carlton’s Jaryd Soukkala received his electrical line worker diploma this spring from Minnesota State Community and Technical College, with campuses in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena.

Alexandria Technical & Community College

More than 600 graduates were honored during the May commencement ceremony at Alexandria Technical & Community College including the following Barnum-area students:

Alec Anderson, diploma, welding technology, Summer 2021

Jamie Bird, certificate, law enforcement skills, Summer 2021

Jessica Bird, certificate, law enforcement skills, Summer 2021

Donovan Davis, diploma, welding technology, Summer 2021

Austin Parker, Associate of Applied Science, mechanical drafting, design engineering technology, Spring 2022

Vincent Tate, diploma, welding technology, Summer 2021

Central Lakes College

Sawyer Thorman of Carlton received a diploma of occupational proficiency, heavy equipment operation and maintenance, high honors

Vance Aho of Moose Lake received a diploma of occupational proficiency, heavy equipment operation and maintenance.

St. Cloud State University

St. Cloud State University graduated more than 1,132 students during spring semester 2022, including the following local students:

From Cloquet:

Christopher Durfee, Bachelor of Arts, criminal justice studies

Austin Gotchnik, Bachelor of Science, land surveying/mapping science, magna cum laude

From Mahtowa:

Dakota Litfin, Bachelor of Arts, economics, magna cum laude

Dean’s list

Savannah Lyytinen of Cloquet was named to the Hamline University dean's list for the spring 2022 term. To qualify, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher and complete a minimum of 16 credits. Lyytinen is majoring in forensic psychology with a minor in criminal justice.

Wrenshall’s Hannah Weiderman was named to the dean’s list at Drake University this spring. To be eligible for the deans' list, students must have earned a GPA of 3.5 or higher during the spring 2022 semester at Drake.

The following local students were named to the dean's list at Gustavus Adolphus College for the 2022 spring semester:

Ashleigh Metcalf of Carlton

Tyge McCarthy of Cromwell

Kirsten Rye of Esko was named to the University of Utah's Spring 2022 dean's list. Rye is majoring in health and kinesiology, Honors Bachelor of Science program, and ballet, bachelor of arts programs.

Andy Acers of Cloquet was named to the Hamline University School of Business dean's list for the spring 2022 term.

St. Cloud State University

The following local students made the 2022 spring semester dean’s list at St. Cloud State University.

Cloquet’s Anthony Keller,

College of Liberal Arts, studio art, Bachelor of Fine Arts

Mahtowa’s Dakota Litfin,

School of Public Affairs,

economics, Bachelor of Arts

Wrenshall’s Taylor Bryce,

School of Public Affairs,

criminal justice studies,

Bachelor of Arts

 
 
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