CELEBRATIONS

Deadline: for Anniversary, Wedding, Engagement, & Birthday Announcements, submissions are needed by 5p.m. on Wednesday for the following week's issue.


Birthdays

Dolores Broll

90th Birthday

Open House

Dolores Broll, of Maple Lake, formerly of Waverly, will be celebrating her 90th Birthday on Sunday, June 5, 2016, with an Open House from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Covenant Church, 8585 Hwy. 25 NE, in Monticello.

No gifts please, cards are welcome. (P19, D22)

 

Arvilla Hopkins

90th Birthday

Open House

Arvilla Hopkins, of Buffalo, will be turning 90 on May 27, 2016.

In honor of her 90th Birthday, an Open House will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., at Huikko’s Event Center, 1207 Highway 25 N., Buffalo.

Your presence is your gift! (P19, D22)

 

Reunions

BHS Class of 2011

The Buffalo High School Class of 2011 will be hosting a 5-year reunion on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at the Buffalo Bar and Grill.

The reunion will begin at 7:00 p.m., the class of 2011 and close friends are welcome. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. We hope to see you there! (P19)

 

Graduations

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Alex Keyport, of Albertville, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS degree in Computer and Information Technology following the spring 2016 semester.

 Brooke Aeikens, of Annandale, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS degree in Exercise Science following the spring 2016 semester.

Anne Kittok, of Annandale, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS degree in Exercise Science following the spring 2016 semester.

Brett Thomas, of Buffalo, graduated Cum Laude with a BS degree in Automotive Engineering Tech. following the spring 2016 semester.

Elizabeth Schuneman, of Corcoran, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS degree in Elementary Education following the spring 2016 semester.

Stephanie Feldman, of Monticello, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS degree in Family Consumer Science following the spring 2016 semester.

Alexandria Mack, of Monticello, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS degree in Family Consumer Science following the spring 2016 semester.

Chelsey Radermacher, of St. Michael, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS degree in International Business following the spring 2016 semester.

The following students graduated following the spring 2016 semester.

Buffalo - Caitlin Theisen, MS, Counseling and Student Personnel.

Clearwater - Paige Storkamp, BS, Nursing.

Corcoran - Ian Badayos, BS, Exercise Science.

Delano - Robert Emmer, BS, Corrections, and BS, Sociology; Cody Larsen, BS, Marketing; Benjamin Nolan, BS, Exercise Science; Alicia Ragan, BFA, Art.

Maple Lake - Zackary Schaunaman, BS, Mathematics Teaching.

Monticello - Victoria Meinhardt, MS, Communication Disorders.

Montrose - Brandon Berthiaume, BS, Speech Communication.

St. Michael - Andrew Cleveland, SPEC, Educational Leadership; Anna Dierks, MS, Health Sci: Community Health.

Waverly - Rachael Kittock, BS, Nursing.

 

Concordia Univ., Seward, NE

The following student graduated following the spring 2016 semester.

Buffalo - Matthew Chapa, BS, Education.

 

Illinois Wesleyan University

The following student graduated following the spring 2016 semester.

Buffalo - Leeza Kennedy, psychology.

 

Scholarships

Central Minnesota Arts Board

The Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) awarded Arts Scholarships to students. The Student Arts Scholarship Program is designed to support students entering or enrolled in an accredited institution and who are pursuing undergraduate degrees in the arts. Individuals are eligible to receive up to four Student Arts Scholarships in a lifetime.

The CMAB Student Arts Scholarship Grant recipients from Wright County are:

Ryan Albrecht, St. Michael, Photography and Digital Art at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Christopher Brewer, St. Michael, Video Game Design and Development at University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Gabrielle Cordes, Buffalo, Arts Education and Studio Arts at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Nicole Meyer, St. Michael,  Fine Arts and Theater at Gustavus Adolphus College.

Jonathan Miller, Buffalo, Music Education with an emphasis on choral conducting at University of Northwestern - St. Paul.

Jessica Radanavong, Albertville, Photography at Minneapolis College of Art & Design.

Michael Wegter, Buffalo, Music at St. Olaf College.

 

College News

Univ. of Minnesota Crookston

The annual Student Awards Program, a celebration of student service, leadership,and academic and athletic achievement, was held recently at the University of Minnesota Crookston.

Area student Bailey Braatz, Hanover, was recognized with/by Outstanding Student Achievement; Student Orientation Staff Service Award; President's Volunteer Service Award; and Crookston Student Association.