Lisa Ebert, the daughter of Joan and Russell Ebert of Lake Shore, was named to the fall dean's list at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus.
Nathan Miller, the son of Randy and Wendy Miller of Brainerd, and Bruce Droogsma, the son of Chuck and Mary Droogsma of Baxter, were named to the fall dean's list at Crown College. Miller, a 2000 graduate of Lake Region Christian School, is a senior majoring in English. Droogsma, a 2001 Brainerd High School graduate, is a junior majoring in youth.
Crystal Price of Pequot Lakes is a distance runner on the women's track and field team at Bemidji State University. Price is a freshman and her major is undecided.
Blanca Soria, the daughter of Mario and Maria Soria of Staples, was accepted at Jamestown College this fall. Soria plans to major in nursing.
Matthew Steiger of Nisswa was accepted into the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management.
Jennifer Dahl, the daughter of Karen Dahl of Pequot Lakes, earned a 3.95 grade-point average at Spring Lake Park High School. Dahl is a student in the distance learning program.
Jeffrey Albertson, the son of Allan and Nancy Albertson of Merrifield, is studying abroad in Crete for spring semester as part of the CREDO in Crete program, which is an academic experience for students participating in Concordia College, Moorhead's honor program.
Cecilia Meidinger of Brainerd graduated from Winona State University with magna cum laude honors. Meidinger earned a bachelor's of science degree in K-6 education with pre-primary.
There were 57 elementary school students from the Brainerd School District who competed in the District Spelling Bee. Following are the results:
Second grade -- Sascha Bierwirth, Nisswa School, first, and Winsten Fenske, Baxter School, second.
Third grade -- Emily Bukowski, Lowell School, first; and Grace Gilbertson, Baxter, and Curtis Johnson, Lowell, runners-up.
Fourth grade -- Adam Warren, Lowell, first, and Benjamin Godfrey, Lowell, second.
Fifth grade -- Jillian Anderson, Baxter, first, and Katrina Paschelke, Whittier School, second.
The following area students who attend Northland Community and Technical College participated in an annual legislative lobby day called Nurses Day on the Hill: Katie Paine, Brainerd; Jolene Hosier, Dorothy Davidson, Lorene Kohlman and Heidi Brings, all of Staples; and Kim Johnson, Milissia Isola, Sheila Holmberg and Cindy Swenson, all of Wadena.
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