Carrow awarded scholarship
Andrea Carrow, a 2009 College of St. Benedict graduate from Marshall, is one of two applicants from Minnesota to receive a 2010-11 Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship for studies abroad.
This $25,000 scholarship will enable Carrow to spend 13 months working on her international master's of business degree at Instituo de Empresa (IE Business School) in Madrid, Spain.
Carrow majored in Hispanic studies at CSB. After her graduation, she moved to Monterrey, Mexico, where she has a job assisting a company in their efforts to expand into new Latin American markets.
While in Spain, Carrow will serve as a goodwill ambassador, give presentations and represent her family, city, state and the United States to Rotary clubs and other groups.
Hoff named to honor's list
Joshua Hoff of Cottonwood, has been placed on the honor's list for work in the culinary arts, an associate of applied science degree program, during the 2010 winter quarter at The Art Institutes International Minnesota, a creative design and culinary arts college located in downtown Minneapolis. Students appearing on the honors lists for The Art Institutes International Minnesota must be enrolled and complete 12 credits or more and meets the following corresponding designation: 4.0 GPA - president's list; 3.7 - 3.9 GPA - dean's list; 3.5 - 3.6 GPA - honor's list.
Tate presents research in Montana
Twelve students from the College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, and St. John's University, Collegeville - called Montana home from April 15-17. More than 2,850 people (representing more than 350 schools) attended the 24th National Conference on Undergraduate Research in Missoula, hosted by the University of Montana.
Students presenting at NCUR from CSB and SJU include: Angela Tate, CSB senior and communication and English double-major, "Speak Up: Young Adult Fiction and its Place in the Literary Canon." Tate is the daughter of Mary and Jim Tate of Marshall.
Minnesota West awards students at Academic Awards Banquet
Minnesota West Community & Technical College, Worthington campus, recognizes outstanding students during an Academic Awards Banquet April 13.
Awards and the recipients are listed below.
Outstanding Biology Student Christopher Bambrick, Slayton.
The following students were recognized for being Who's Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges:
Brittny Vollmer, Ghent, Davinia Peterson, Granite Falls.
Fall 2009-10 Athletes recognized by the Minnesota Community College Conference Academic Athletes were: Golf, Kellen Henn, Marshall.
Pekar to perform with Northwestern band
Beth Pekar, a senior from Ghent majoring in mathematics, is a member of the Northwestern College symphonic band. She plays the horn. The 57-member band will perform Friday in Christ Chapel, Iowa. The band will perform four pieces including George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue."