Boerboom Heer helping in Honduras
Tawnya Boerboom Heer and her husband, Kyle, are traveling with the International Health Service of Minnesota in Honduras. They are part of the Kruta River Team, an all volunteer organization that provides medical, dental, surgery and eye care in remote areas of Honduras since 1982.
She is the daughter of Galen and Linda Boerboom of Minneota. Boerboom Heer graduated from Minneota High School in 2004 and from South Dakota State University in 2008 with a degree in human development and family studies and sociology. She was part of a three-week sociological field study in 2007, traveling throughout remote villages in Africa. She received her master's in occupational therapy in December of 2010 at the University of South Dakota. When Boerboom Heer returns home from Honduras, she will be employed as an occupational therapist at Select Specialty Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Area students named to CSB dean's list
Five area students have earned the distinction of being named to the dean's list for the 2010 fall semester at the College of St. Benedict. They are Nicole Noyes, the daughter of Ken and Janice Noyes of Marshall. Noyes is a first-year biology and chemistry double major at CSB. Stephanie Noyes, the daughter of Ken and Janice Noyes of Marshall. Noyes is a first-year biology and chemistry double major at CSB. Nadia Christensen, the daughter of Kim and Barb Christensen of Tyler. Christensen is a senior music major at CSB. Margaret Roesler, the daughter of Bruce and Elizabeth Roesler of Marshall. Roesler is a first-year English major at CSB. Kathryn Vogl, the daughter of Todd and Pauline Vogl of Marshall. Vogl is a first-year mathematics and theology double major at CSB.
To be included on the dean's list, students must have a 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.
CLC announces fall honors list
Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples, has announced its 2010 fall semester honors lists.
The president's list includes 269 students who earned a grade-point average of 3.75-4.0 while enrolled for at least 12 credits (4.0 = A, 3.0 = B, etc.).
The dean's list includes 396 students who earned a grade-point average of 3.25-3.74.
Honor students, excluding those requesting privacy: Balaton, Joshua Kinny, President's List; Marshall, Jessina VanUden, President's List.
Minnesota State Mankato announces fall semester dean's list
The dean's lists for the past fall semester at Minnesota State University, Mankato have been announced.
Among the more than 14,500 students, a total 763 students qualified for the High Honor List by achieving a 4.0 straight "A" average, while 2,295 students earned a 3.5 to 3.99 average to qualify for the Honor List. To qualify for academic honors, undergraduate students must be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours for a grade.
Students with an asterisk (*) by their name have achieved a 4.0 GPA for the semester.
Balaton - Jordan Christiansen; Canby - Shane Heiden; Cottonwood - Nicole Einerson, Torey Golberg, Sean Paskach, Erica Roe; Currie - Daniel Schreier; Dawson - Patrick Nelson*; Granite Falls - Breanna Mulvihill; Hanley Falls - Catie McPhail; Ivanhoe - Chelsea Conrad, Shawn Lietz, Bradly Pape*, Johnathon Pape*; Marshall - Grace Andersen*, Amanda Beekman, Danielle Beekman, Jordana Beens, Matthew Carver, Stacy DeBaere*, Jenna Gibson, Jessica Kimpling*, Traci Pagel*, Sarah Schneekloth*, Andrew Schreiner, Ashley Schultze, Skyler Stensrud*, Michael Tutt*, Lauren Wilgenbusch, Jacqueline Zerr; Milroy - Anna Snyder; Minneota - Katherine Anundson*; Russell - Casey Thooft; Slayton - Elizabeth Bonnstetter*; Brooke Manderscheid; Matthew Van Meveren; Tracy - Emily Gilmore, Megan Gilmore*, Nicole Snyder; Tyler - Karissa Borchert*, Kyle Bruender; Vesta - Zachary Rohlik; Wabasso - Taylor Lindeman, Emily Zimmerli; Walnut Grove - Brennan Enstad, Kristie Hoffman*, Layne Kockelman, Denise Tietz*.
Hirmer granddaughter graduates from MSU
Amanda Hirmer of New Richland, the daughter of Mike and Gayleen Hirmer of Mankato and granddaughter of Robert and Carolyn Hirmer of Marshall, graduated from Minnesota State University Dec. 11, 2010, with a bachelor of science degree in anthropology and a minor in art history cum laude. Hirmer recently participated in a crime scene recovery workshop where students learned how to use proper methods to investigate a crime scene where human remains may be present. This included recovering and preserving evidence.