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Youth digest -- June 22

June 22, 2016

UNL students receive honors

LINCOLN -- Students recently received honors from the University of Nebraska Lincoln for the spring semester of the 2015-16 academic year.

Local students named to the dean’s list include the following:

Albion - Jacob Atwood, junior, agricultural economics; Emily Carder, senior, marketing and management; Taylor Iverson, senior, speech-language pathologist; Marcus Lee, senior, finance (banking and financial institutions); Jacob Meyer, senior, biological systems engineering. Bellwood - Charrissa Zuerlein, senior, environmental studies, and fisheries and wildlife. Clarkson - Kaitlyn Dlouhy, freshman, political science; Craig Gall, senior, agronomy; Elizabeth Janousek, junior, pre-speech-language pathology; Jadine Wiese, junior, agricultural economics. Columbus - Matthew Ballweg, junior, chemistry; Joshua Baue, sophomore, psychology; Samuel Baue, junior, broadcasting; Alexander Beiermann, sophomore, finance; Erica Boss, junior, psychology; Madison Burger, junior, biological systems engineering; Carly Burkhardt, sophomore, psychology; Amy Chin, senior, Dean’s List, economics and finance; Sara Dolezal, senior, child, youth and family studies; Jared Donoghue, freshman, agricultural engineering; Jared Duren, sophomore, civil engineering; Nathan Ebner, sophomore, actuarial science; Colby Engquist, junior, computer engineering; Shannon Feagin, senior, elementary education; Carley Foltz, sophomore, Explore Center List of Distinguished Students, Explore Center, pre-health; Emily E. Franzen, senior, biological sciences; Dana A. Fuchs, senior, mechanical engineering; Casey Gieseking, senior, accounting; Adam Gilmore, junior, economics; Andrew I. Heusinkvelt, senior, natural science; Tessa Kurtenbach, junior, child, youth and family studies; Phillip Levos, junior, economics; Elisabeth Loseke, junior, animal science; Mackenzie Mapes, sophomore, accounting; Alexander McKinney, sophomore, chemical engineering; Victoria McKinney, junior, psychology; Brandon Nichelson, senior, psychology; Gerae Novak, senior, accounting; Emmie Odbert, senior, elementary education; Amy Price, junior, mechanical engineering; Morgan Prokupek, senior, psychology; Christine Reiners, senior, interior design; Kelcey Robak, senior, business administration; Thomas Schumacher, senior, English; Brad Steiner, senior, computer engineering; Adrian Tarango, senior, civil engineering; Benjamin W. Trofholz, sophomore, civil engineering; Anthony Zoucha, junior, finance and accounting. David City - Amanda M. Clymer, senior, agricultural economics; Anna Fichtl, senior, speech-language pathologist; Spencer Jakub, junior, secondary English (7-12); Samantha Ketteler, senior, economics; Nathan Kovar, freshman, Explore Center List of Distinguished Students, Explore Center, undeclared-undergraduate; Brooke M. Kresha, junior, child, youth and family studies; Robert Minert, senior, landscape architecture; Veronica Skretta, junior, secondary English (7-12); Trenton Smith, freshman, PGA golf management; Bailey Svoboda, junior, speech-language pathologist. Genoa - Dylan Mahoney, junior, elementary education. Humphrey - Natalie Bender, sophomore, Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, art; Bryce Heesacker, senior, Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, music; Ashley Neeley, senior, psychology; Kayla Neeley, freshman, psychology; Jacey Olmer, sophomore, marketing; Jacey Olmer, sophomore, Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, art; Erika Roan, junior, environmental studies; John Wieser, junior, construction management; Samuel Zach, junior, agronomy. Monroe - Benjamin Loseke, junior, agricultural economics. Petersburg - Mallory Fangman, junior, nutrition and health sciences (nutrition science option); Travis Kennedy, sophomore, biological sciences; Kaitlyn Stuhr, sophomore, marketing; Sarah Van Ert, sophomore, pre-speech-language pathology; Eleanor Wagner, senior, animal science. Rogers - Emily Brichacek, junior, child, youth and family studies; Kellan Heavican, junior, broadcasting. St. Edward - Alex Cumming, sophomore, agricultural education; Christina Hamling, sophomore, pre-speech-language pathology. Schuyler - Rebecca Sorsen, junior, mathematics. Silver Creek - Ethan Cave, junior, political science; Samantha J. Wattier, sophomore, biological systems engineering.

Grads awarded Pals scholarships

COLUMBUS -- Three area graduating seniors recently received $400 scholarships from Big Pals-Little Pals.

Receiving the awards were Brianna Hammer and Mariah Watchorn of Columbus High and Jessica Tschantre of Twin River High School.

Hammer will be attend Central Community College, majoring in early childhood education. Hammer and her Big Pal, Jo Gillette, have been members of Big Pals-Little Pals for 12 years.

Watchorn also will be attending Central Community College and is undecided about her major, but will be playing softball for the Raiders next year. Watchorn and her Big Pal, Alyssa Fischer, have been in the organization for four years.

Tschantre also will be attending Central Community College where she plans to major in nursing. Tschantre and her Big Pal, Denise Meyers, have been in the organization for four years.

Big Pals-Little Pals was able to start this scholarship program due to the generosity of its supporters during the Columbus Big Give.

Lakeview honor roll announced

COLUMBUS -- Lakeview Community School has announced students on the honor roll for the second semester and fourth quarter of the 2015-16 academic year.

Honor Roll with Distinction

Seniors – Rebecca Borgman, Lucas Briggs, Natalie Drozd, Mallory Foltz, Kaitlyn Hogeland, Dylan Johnson, Joseph Matteson, Austin Maurer, Jordan Morse, Karla Olivas, Elizabeth Perez Valle, Morgan Peters, Kirsten Peterson, Trent Roth, Kayla Schrunk, Rachel Shadley, Rylee Stevenson, Zaida Velazquez, Jordan Vogt; Juniors – Jarrod Blaser, Nicholas Dolezal, Lane Egger, Caleb Franzen, Maria Gonzalez-Juarez, Jennifer Jimenez, Jordee Korte, Kayleen Kouma, Blake Langmack, Erika Loseke, Jordan Loseke, Ryanne Lueders, Riley Lyon, Kaylee Nelson, Dakota Prorok, Colten Remm, Andrew Schaad, Bailey Sloup, Isabelle Stewart, Blair Stuthman, Silas Tellez, Cole Tessendorf, Addie Wilke, Conner Wurdeman; Sophomores – Morgan Bignell, Cailin Briggs, Karen Effa, Mallory Gotschall, Sierra Heesacker, Madelyn Hogeland, Marina Jimenez-Caballero, Jacob Kapels, Jessica Kapels, Megan Morton, Maverick Pilakowski, Ainsley Sialor, Jacob Sprunk, Larson Wilke; Freshmen – Kaylea Bailey, Brook Behlen, Gracie Borer, Caitlin Buck, Kaleb Buck, Savanna Denton, Cameron Drozd, Olivia Engel, Kaycee Grotelueschen, Jordan Hancock, Julee Jaixen, Jaden Johnson, Axel Juarez, Makenna Klug, Jackson Loseke, Madison Mahoney, Kyle Mohrmann, Madeline O’Brien, Mattia Purcell, Andrea Rendon, Elizabeth Rendon, Jordan Runge, Cynthia Sanchez-Contreras, Jessica Sand, Cody Schaad, Kelli Schoch, Madison Schwarz, Mason Stahl, Britney Stock, Lucas Thatcher, Emily Van Cleave; Eighth grade – Landon Bignell, Lance Borer, Aaron Chin, Lucien Engel, Makenna Frenzen, Ethan Goldfish Vinson, Whitney Kuta, Veeramma Lange, Cole Langmack, Endy Leon, Jonatan Lopez Vicente, Carsten Loseke, Maria Mejia Palma, Morgan Meridith, Aaron Morse, Melany Ruiz, Luke Sliva, Zane Smith, Emily Stevenson, Emma Stewart, Evan Tessendorf, Rebecca Valdez, Dawson Wurdeman; Seventh grade – Reed Blaser, Sydnie Briggs, Julio Carrillo Zacarias, Kevin Dominguez, Emma Dush, Haustyn Forney, Alexandra Hinze, Logan Jaixen, Dylan Jensen, Oliver Jimenez, Alison Loseke, Nathaly Loza, Abigail Lutjelusche, Ella Meyer, Cassie Rathbone, Carissa Roth, Carli Schneider, Shelby Smith, Maggie Vetick. Junior high students on the “Honor Roll” for the second semester are: Eighth grade – Ashley Behlen, Laura Bennett, Allison Jaixen, Kallie Langmack, Mallery Schultz; Seventh grade – Matthew Bennett, Alex Campos-Gaspar, Kailyn Hancock, Ila Holyoak, Jeniffer Lopez-Lujan, Justin Lutjelusche, Emilee Price, America Rodriguez Arrieta, Elizabeth Sand, Megan Simons, Ethan Wewel.

Honor Roll

Seniors – Sierra Bender, Ciera Cemper, Megan Coan, Kyle Grotelueschen, Tate Janssen, Alexander Lange, Morgan Langmack, Ethan Lichtenfeld, Payton Rosendahl, Montrey Shanks, Derek Smith; Juniors - Araceli Campos Carbajal, Emily Casanova, Salma Garcia, Shelby Glaser, Benjamin Lange, Devin Sprunk, Dillon Sprunk, Sabrina Steffen, Darien Voecks; Sophomores – Nickolas Borgman, Taylor Brewer, Sean Donnelly, Megan Ferris, Aliana Janssen, Hayden Nelson, Ethan Paben, Donavan Rosas Banuelos, Landon Vogt, Kalpit Wemhoff, Brooklyn Wilke; Freshmen – Emily Cunningham, Rosa Franco Galvez, Andrew Herley, Dylan Johnson, Abby Kapels, Britney Kouma, Alexander Lesiak, Brianna Reeg, Kassidy Soulliere, Corbin Stuthman, Aeriana Valdez, Garret Witte, Dylan Wyatt; Eighth grade – Ashley Behlen, Laura Bennett, Allison Jaixen, Kallie Langmack, Mallery Schultz, Gabriella Sigala-Limbach; Seventh grade – Brook Beiermann, Alex Campos-Gaspar, Kevin Dominguez, Emma Dush, Jeniffer Lopez-Lujan, Emilee Price, Elizabeth Sand, Shelby Smith.

Gaspers on UNO lists

OMAHA -- Jessa Gaspers from Columbus was included the University of Nebraska at Omaha dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2015-16 academic year and the chancellor’s list for the fall semester of the 2015-16 academic year.

The chancellor’s list requires a minimum grade point average of 4.0, and the dean’s list requires a minimum grade point average of 3.5.

Gaspers, who is studying psychology, is the daughter of John and Alice Gaspers of Columbus.

Dahl on dean’s list at DWU

MITCHELL, S.D. — Nathan Dahl, a senior from Rising City, was named to the 2016 spring dean’s list at Dakota Wesleyan University.

He is the son of Mark and Cindy Dahl of Rising City.

To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must have a minimum semester grade point average of 3.5 while completing at least 12 hours of academic work during the semester.