Joshua James Nelson, M.D. graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee with his Doctor of Medicine degree. He begins a six-year residency training program in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Michigan State University, Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners. He is a 2004 graduate of Superior High School, and the son of Dr. Stuart Nelson and Diane Bierke-Nelson of Superior.
Lindsey J. Lange completed a master’s degree in international development from the George Washington University’s Elliot School of International Affairs. As part of her degree program, she conducted field research in Ethiopia on micro-savings groups that promote inclusion of women. Lindsey is a 2001 graduate of Superior High School, 2005 graduate of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and daughter of Marilyn and Richard Lange of South Range.
Milena Swanson of Superior graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Arts in advertising.
Ethan Howard, son of Bill and Anne Howard of Superior, received a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minn., on May 12.
Phillip Lunde of Superior graduated from the Gustavus Adolphus College with a bachelor’s degree in management. He was also on the spring dean’s list.
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College conferred associate degrees and diplomas on 279 students during commencement ceremonies held May 23.
Members of the 2013 graduating class include Clifford Follis of Iron River, Jillian K. Anderson of Lake Nebagamon, Kyle Mark Karshbaum of Maple, Stephanie Lee Ramel of Solon Springs, Paige Marie Halverson of South Range, and Danielle Marie Beckwell, Elizabeth Elaine Borgh, Brooke Hofmeister, Joshua Lintula, Paul Q. Mickelson, Mark Murray, Amy A. Pacholsky, Krista Belle Pederson, Matthew Stephen Sosinski.
Joseph Meals of Brule, Luke Wohlwend of Foxboro, Amber Gurske of Maple, and Kelly Fine and Molly Sigafus of South Range were among the graduates this spring at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Superior residents graduating from UMD included Jacob Albrecht, Elizabeth Bratek, Marcus Elliott, Brent Engstrom, Alexia Florestano, Karissa Hendricks, Emily Johnson, Taylor Kosey, Shane McCotter, Christine Soland and Robert Zimmerman Jr.
Kate Ingersoll, daughter of Timothy W. Ingersoll of South Range, and Taylor Nys, daughter of Gordian F. Nys and Pamela G. Nys of Superior, graduated from Grinnell College in Iowa.
Keri Williams of Poplar made the president’s list at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, S.D.
Abigail Bronson and Nathan Cummings of Superior made the dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
Andrea Tuura of Brule, Amber Kern of Dairyland, Adam Holden, Jodi Karich and Marcus Wick of Lake Nebagamon, Brandon Cegelske of Poplar, Megan Jamison, Mariah Skylondz and Kevin Zamzow of Solon Springs, and Jessie Huber of South Range made the dean’s list at the College of St. Scholastica. Students from Superior also on the dean’s list include Amanda Abrahamson, Anne Archambeau, Nathanial Benoit, Christa Diedrich Peter Drinkwine, Lori Hurin, Reed Johnson, Kathryn Krause Kai Mitchell, Cayla Rozowski, Laura Schoessow, Cara Sobolik and Caitlin Vaughan.
Amanda Tesarek of Superior made the dean’s list at Drew University.
Samuel Minor and Kristina O’Brien of Superior made the dean’s list at UW-River Falls.
Elizabeth Schlacks of Superior made the dean’s list at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Alayna Johnson of Poplar made the dean’s list at the University of Minnesota, Morris.
Jaclyn Amys of Poplar made the dean’s list at Winona State University.
Isaac Beckel of Brule, Luke Wohlwend of Foxboro, Paul Koski and Emily Schick of Maple, Matthew Lundberg of Poplar and Paige Rother and Kameron Young of South Range made the UMD spring dean’s list. Students from Superior also on the dean’s list include Kevin Antonich, Melissa Archambault, Jeremy Baltes, Christopher Blake, Ian Corbin, Scott Crawford, Forrest Dalbec, Morgan Dorfman, Eric Elliott, Elyse Gunderson, Aubrey Hagen, Emily Kasparek, Taylor Kosey, Katie Latscher, Tony Ledin, Jeff Leslie, Shaun Mattson, Kellen McCoshen, Rachel Schimenek, Richard Thomas, Nathan Weiland and Brandon Westmoreland.
Janie Murray of Gordon, April Johnson and Paige Pearson of Poplar and Superior students Andrew Dettle, Christine Johnstad, Kelsey Krob, Lori Mahan and Megan Place made the dean’s list at UW-Eau Claire.
Rebecca Sutherland of Hawthorne, Christine Hensrud and Julie Olaf of Lake Nebagamon, and Breanna Minor and Marki Nelson of Superior made the UW-Stevens Point spring honors list.
Richard and Steven Mikel of Foxboro, Jacob Tokar of Poplar, Cedric Heller of South Range and Levi Felton and Eric LaGesse of Superior made the UW-Madison spring dean’s list.
Kyle Halom of Superior made the Iowa State University spring dean’s list.
Benjamin Hlina of South Range was awarded a 2013 Chancellor’s Leadership Award from UW-Stevens Point.