Dr. Susan Larson, dean of Concordia College, Moorhead, has announced the names of students whose superior academic achievement during the second semester of the 2019-20 academic year placed them on the Concordia dean’s honor list.
Among those honored for their accomplishment were:
Victoria Branden, Audubon;
Molly Buhr, Detroit Lakes;
Brittany Ginnaty, Detroit Lakes;
Katie Glander, Detroit Lakes;
Madison Hagen, Detroit Lakes;
Connor Haugrud, Detroit Lakes;
Cassandra Jenson, Detroit Lakes;
Jacob Kerzman, Detroit Lakes;
Maycen Kirchner, Detroit Lakes;
Nicholas Larson, Detroit Lakes;
Aaron Oakes, Detroit Lakes;
Ryan Paskey, Detroit Lakes;
Emily Smith, Detroit Lakes;
Lauren Tschider, Detroit Lakes;
Delaney Matejka, Frazee;
Elise Grabinger, Lake Park;
Erin Grabinger, Lake Park;
Samantha Sabin, Menahga;
Jacob Clements, Osage;
Andre Schaum, Osage;
Skye Spindler, Waubun.
“We offer our congratulations to these students on their academic accomplishments and are grateful for the many ways they have enriched our campus community,” said Dr. Larson.
To qualify for the dean's honor list at Concordia, students must carry a minimum of 12 semester credits and have a grade point average of at least a 3.7 on a 4.0 scale.
Frazee's Jaroszewski named to dean's list at CSB
Catherine Jaroszewski, daughter of Jim and Susan Jaroszewski, Frazee, has earned the distinction of being named to the dean's list for the 2020 spring semester at the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minn.
Jaroszewski is a sophomore at CSB, majoring in music. To be included in the dean's list, students must have a semester grade-point average of at least 3.80 and have completed 12 credits for which honor points (A, B, C, etc.) are awarded. Students included on the dean's list cannot have any “unsatisfactory” or “incomplete” grades for that semester.
Lake Park-Audubon's Watland among 10 finalists for Minnesota Teacher of the Year
Katie Watland, a 7th and 8th grade science teacher at Lake Park-Audubon High School, was among 10 finalists vying for the title of Minnesota Teacher of the Year who were honored during an Aug. 6 ceremony at the Minnesota State Capitol building in St. Paul.
The title went to fourth grade teacher Qorsho Hassan, a first-year teacher at Gideon Pond Elementary School in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District, which nominated her for the award.
The 10 finalists for the 2020 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award were chosen from a field of 134 nominees. A panel of 24 community leaders narrowed it down to 36 semifinalists, and after reviewing their portfolios and video submissions in late March, selected the 10 finalists.