The MN Society of Public Accountants recently announced Joseph M. Frink as one of the state's newest certified public accounts.
Frink, son of Neil and Teresa Frink, Brainerd, graduated from Brainerd High School in 2011 and St. Cloud State University in 2015. He is employed at Schlener Wenner & Co., in St. Cloud.
Chelsea Kraemer, Brainerd, recently graduated summa cum laude from the North Dakota State University in animal science. She has also been on the dean's list for the last four years while there.
The Friends of the Brainerd Public Library recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to Maria Bell and Michael Bylander, recent graduates of Brainerd High School.
These scholarships were awarded based on essays regarding the impact of the library on their lives.
Kylee Heurung, Brainerd, was named to the dean's list at Mayville State University in Mayville, N.D.
Three area students recently graduated from St. John's University College: Mark Hanowski, son of Tom and Lisa Hanowski, Little Falls, with bachelor of arts degrees in economics and global business leadership; Derek Knoll, son of Cathy and Ronald Knoll, Brainerd, with a bachelor of arts in computer science.; and Colin Kroll, son of Joseph and Julie Kroll, Baxter, with a bachelor of arts in environmental science.
The following area students were named to the spring president's list at Bemidji State University: Megan Haverkamp and Jessica Stokes, Baxter; Kendra Hacker, Haleigh Hanson, Tessa Larson, Hannah Morgan and Ryan Votruba, Brainerd; Donnie Anderson, Breezy Point; Alice Bertram and Brittany Schwarz, Deerwood; Kodi Glendening, Merrifield; Emily Withers, Nisswa; Shelbie Boser, Beth Saehr and Robyn Skwira, Pierz; Lacie Hines, Pillager; Kyle Huepenbecker, Staples; and Codee Brace, Bryan Sea and Lexie Tabbert, Walker.
The following local students have been named to the Spring 2018 dean's list at the College of St. Scholastica, Duluth: Anna Bankey, Brainerd; Amy Biever, Deerwood; Jennifer Blair, Brainerd, Joseph Coalwell, Brainerd; Melanie Dorn, Little Falls; Molly Dotty, Pequot Lakes; Stephanie Findlay, Brainerd; Melissa Geisenhof, Little Falls; Annie Gillespie, Staples; Jessica Hanneken, Pine River; Marcie Heldt, Brainerd; Katierae Herron, Nisswa; Heather Kelm, Baxter; Bethany Kinzer, Aitkin; Hanna Kostecka, Pequot Lakes; Taylor Kunkel, Little Falls; Sophia Magnuson, Aitkin; Molly McCusker, Deerwood, Micheal Moxley, Staples; Gabriel Raguse, Brainerd; Mara Roberts, Brainerd; Haiden Rothwell, Pequot Lakes; Caroline Sharp, Ironton; Morgan Swensen, Deerwood; Whitney Tautges, Brainerd; Anne Toriseva, Brainerd; David Trimble, Merrifield; Mya Vannurden, Aitkin; Kelsey Villwock, Brainerd; Hannah Wiedewitsch, Jenkins; and Abby Wing, Motley.