Students from the St. Croix Valley graduated this fall and winter from local and national colleges. Those students are:

Bemidji State University, Bemidji


Jared House, Bachelor of Science, Aquatic Biology

University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan.


David Wasescha, B.S., Microbiology

Minnesota State University-Mankato


Karen Manor, B.S., Nursing

Erik Thibault, Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communications, Magna Cum Laude


Ana Hammerschmidt, Master of Science, Educational Leadership

Tyler Rogers, B.S. Aviation, Cum Laude

College of St. Scholastica, Duluth


Jonathan Burns, B.S., Exercise Physiology

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Marine on St. Croix

Nathaniel M. Shields, B.S. Psychology, Honors


Patricia Ries, B.S., Environmental Science

Bryan Zinschlag, B.S., Sociology

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Lake Elmo

Marta Bogenschultz, B.S., Industrial Engineering, with Distinction

Karin Rasmussen, B.S., Biomedical Engineering


Lucetta Dennison, B.S., Natural Sciences/Biochemisty

Andrew Hoganson, B.S., Chemistry

University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Houlton, Wis.

Theresa Schousek, Master of Business Adminstration


Jessie Jelen, B.S., Liberal Arts, Biology major

Melanie Bjurstrom, B.S., Liberal Arts, English major

Abby Pederson, B.S., Liberal Arts, Mathematics major

Derek Watson, B.S., Business Administration

Kristen Van Ort, B.S., Liberal Arts, Communication Studies major

Matthew McKay, B.S., Computer Science and Information Systems major

Ellen Jacobson, B.S., Economics major

Katherine Hogeboom, B.S., Psychology major

Richard Schmolke, B.S., Geography major

University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wis.


Aaron Longnecker, B.S., Information Technology Management


Anthony Bang, B.S., Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism

Jacob Goodman, B.S., Packaging

Charlie Handividt, B.S., Business Administration

Mason Humphrey, B.S., Business Administration

Rebacca Johnson, B.S., Business Administration

Kathryn Tierney, B.S., Early Childhood Education