Dustin Leszcynski received a Master of Arts degree in human resources and industrial relations from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. He has accepted a global corporate position with the Hewlett Packard Corp. based in Houston, Texas. Dustin is the son of David and Linda Leszcynski of Superior.
Korah Johansen of Minong graduated this spring from Bethel University in St. Paul, Minn. Johansen received a Bachelor of Arts degree in music. She is the daughter of Dale and Loretta Johnson of Minong.
The University of Minnesota Duluth announced northern Wisconsin graduates who earned their degree this spring. They include David James Gall of Superior, Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering; Jamie Lyn Walt of Solon Springs, Bachelor of Arts in urban and regional studies; and Paul Edward Santikko of Iron River, Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design.
Andrew Swartz of Superior graduated from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, at the end of the 2011 spring semester with a Doctor of Pharmacy from the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
Milena Swanson of Superior earned a Bachelor of Arts in advertising at Marquette University in Milwaukee this spring.
Jaclyn M. Rehl of Superior earned her Bachelor of Science degree in animal sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison during spring commencement ceremonies.
Elizabeth Lynn Frazier of Superior earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Iowa at the close of the 2011 spring session.
Adam Barry Hammerbeck graduated cum laude from St. Norbert College in DePere, Wis., with a Bachelor of Science degree.
Bart Nelson Bailey was awarded his undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management on May 16. He is the son of Sandra and Michael Bailey.
A number of local students earned degrees from the UW-Superior. Colin Wiita of Maple earned a Master of Arts degree. Superior residents Alayna Burger, Robert DuBois, Jennifer Ells, Kelly Kantarik, Molly McFarlane, Katherine Pristash and Daniel Schulz earned Master of Science in education degrees. Brianna Deterling of Poplar earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, Beth Gucinski of Superior earned a Bachelor of Music degree, Superior residents Grant Leach and Randall Sedlachek earned associate degrees. Bachelor of Science degrees were awarded to Jennifer Berg of Barnes, Kristine Adamic of Foxboro, Zachary St. Arnold of Gordon, Jamie Hebb, Justen Jonasen, Andrew Schafter and Donna Smith of Lake Nebagamon, Charles Androsky, Kristen Bresnahan, Tara Day, Jaqueline Joseph, Kelsey McDonough and Lydia Polson of South Range. Superior residents Kathie Allen, Bobbie Allen-Beal, Chelsie Andera, Binita Atreya, Kalee Barnes, Heather Bradford, Nancy Brew Archibald, Ryan Bruner, Adam Callaway, Daniel Culy, Kathryn Deboer, Nicole Farmakes, Lindsey Graskey, Theresa Hillman, Melissa Korhonen, Shauna Labounty, Heather Lake, Josie Laporte, Donald Lisdahl, Paige Maki, Matthew McGinnis, Lynn Nollet, Christopher Nye, Jan O’Malley, Jess Orr, Brian Palmgren, Misty Pearson, Kenneth Smith, Audra Stevenson, Andrew Strand, Stacie Sturtevant, Pachara Sungden, Paul Swartz, Stacy Truitt, Allyse Tunnell, Christal Vang, John Verrill and Brook Wilkerling also earned Bachelor of Science degrees. All the graduates were invited to participate in the May 21 spring commencement ceremony.
A number of local students were named to the UW-Eau Claire 2011 spring semester dean’s list. They include Johanna Conrad, Maggie Lattery, Jordan Lindberg and Jenna Willoughby of Lake Nebagamon; April Johnson of Poplar; and Katlyn Frye and Zachariah Fure of Superior.
Nicholas Wolfe, a senior at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minn., has been named to the spring 2011 semester dean’s list. He is the son of Steve and Teresa Wolfe of Danbury.
Columbia College Chicago congratulates Hannah Nelson, fiction writing major from South Range, on being named to the dean’s list for spring semester 2011.
Michael W. Stollenwerk from Lake Nebagamon and Robert J. Berchild of Superior were named to the University of St. Thomas 2011 spring semester dean’s list.
The Experimental Aircraft Association Inc. announced Aaron Christner of Superior has been accepted to attend the EAA Basic Air Academy 2011 in Oshkosh, Wis. The EAA Air Academy offers young people the opportunity to meet and work with aviation professionals while living and learning the arts, sciences and lore of aviation in classroom and workshop settings.
University of Wisconsin-Platteville student Jacob Tokar earned the $1,000 Charles Victor Kozar Engineering Scholarship. Tokar is from Amnicon and is the son of Brian and Janet Tokar. He is majoring in mechanical engineering.