Katie (Flemmen) Frank of Lake Nebagamon was conferred the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine on May 14 at the University of Wisconsin Kohl Center. Dr. Frank, a 2000 graduate of Northwestern High in Maple, is the daughter of Perry and Susan Flemmen of Lake Nebagamon. She lives with her husband Mike and Rottweiler, Gretta, in Madison. Dr. Frank plans to continue at the UW-Madison working in research.
Robert Sandoval, son of Rick and Gayann Sandoval of Maple, received a doctorate in chemical engineering from Northwestern University. Sandoval is a 2001 graduate of Northwestern High School and a 2005 graduate of Michigan Technological University, where he received a bachelor of science in chemical engineering. During his time at Northwestern, he was awarded the Walter P. Murphy Fellowship and an American Chemical Society Excellence in Polymer Graduate Research Award. He plans to begin work as a senior engineer with the Dow Chemical Company in Midland, Mich.
A number of area students graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire during spring commencement last week. They include Jennifer Sanda of Foxboro, bachelor of science, nursing; Aaron Silvernale of Foxboro, bachelor of arts, political science; Samuel Fortuna of Solon Springs, bachelor of science, mathematics; Karl Meitzner of Solon Springs, bachelor of science, chemistry; Lindsay Battuello of Superior, bachelor of arts, psychology; Stacey Edgette of Superior, bachelor of science, kinesiology; Kevin Koehler of Superior, bachelor of science, physics; and Kerri Larson of Superior, bachelor of science, elementary education.
Sarah Rivord, a graduate of Superior High School, is one of 20 recipients of Minnesota Power’s $2,500 Community Involvement Scholarships. In partnership with the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation, scholarships are awarded to students who live in the Minnesota Power electric service area, have maintained good academic records and have been actively involved in volunteer projects in their communities.