College Grads, Scholars from Woodbury

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Below is a list of college graduates and athletic and academic honors winners from Woodbury. If you have news about a college student from Woodbury, email it to kris.janisch@patch.com or add the info in the comments section below.

College of St. Scholastica

Megan McCarthy, of Woodbury, was named to the spring 2012 dean's list (GPA of 3.75 or better) at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth. McCarthy, a junior this past year, is an exercise physiology major.

Dordt College

Katherine Argo, of Woodbury, has been awarded instrumental music, Kuyper, and Presidential scholarships from Dordt College as an incoming freshman. Scholarship details are available on the school’s website.


Benjamin Skubic, of Woodbury, has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester at Marquette University in Milwaukee. Skubic is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in accounting.

Concordia University, St. Paul

Three students from Woodbury made the spring 2012 dean’s list (GPA of 3.5 or better) at Concordia University, St. Paul. They are:

  • Michelle Graham, a senior majoring in exercise science.
  • Natalie Renalls, a senior majoring in mathematics.
  • Michael Willett, a junior majoring in communication studies.


Keegan Allen Lee Jorgensen, of Woodbury, was named to the University of Nebraska dean’s list/honor roll for the spring semester of the 2011-12 academic year. Jorgensen, a sophomore, is a computer engineering major.

UW-River Falls

Several students from Woodbury made the spring semester dean’s list (GPA of 3.5 or better) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls:

  • Justin Eberhardt, majoring in business administration.
  • Ryan West, majoring in accounting.
  • Sarah Plank, majoring in health and human performance.
  • Sarah Nisleit, majoring in accounting.
  • William Hager, majoring in communication studies.
  • Katelyn O'Hare, majoring in broad field science.
  • Jackelyn Doyle, majoring in elementary education.
  • Timothy Johnson, majoring in computer science and info system.
  • Coleman Sandstrom, majoring in psychology.
  • Alexander Carr, majoring in computer science and info system.
  • Ryan Cowell, majoring in business administration.
  • Curtis Paulson, majoring in computer science and info system.
  • Niki Tasler, majoring in accounting.
  • Lauren Curtis (pre-major)
  • Ashley Kiritschenko, majoring in marketing communications.

Luther College

Luther College seniors Kathleen Towell and Jessica Ulrich, both of Woodbury, made the 2012 spring semester dean's list (GPA of 3.5 or better).

Michigan Tech

Emily Gamm, of Woodbury, participated in the Women in Engineering Program on the campus of Michigan Technological University this summer.


Three students from Woodbury earned the University of Wisconsin-Stout’s Chancellor’s Award for the spring 2012 semester. They are:

  • Sarah Hibbing, majoring in retail merchandising and management.
  • Daniel Runge, majoring in packaging.
  • Anna Siekmeier, majoring in graphic design and interactive media.

Northwestern College

Three students from Woodbury made the spring semester dean's list at Northwestern College in St. Paul. They are:

  • Kory Kiekhoefer, son of Gary and Diane Kiekhoefer. Kory is pursuing a degree in business.
  • Cassaundra Stansbury, daughter of Timothy and Leigh Stansbury. Cassaundra is pursuing a degree in visual arts education.
  • Sarah Stenson, daughter of Kurt and Sue Stenson. Sarah is pursuing a degree in early childhood education.

Dunwoody College of Technology

Alfredo Santiago, of Woodbury, was named to Dunwoody College of Technology's spring quarter dean's list (GPA of 3.5 or higher).


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