People in the News: Feb. 19Marisa Berg, daughter of Daniel and Marie Iverson of Two Harbors, recently received her doctor of chiropractic degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University, graduating magna cum laude.
Marisa Berg, daughter of Daniel and Marie Iverson of Two Harbors, recently received her doctor of chiropractic degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University, graduating magna cum laude. Prior to obtaining her degree, she received a bachelor degree in biology from St. Olaf College.
Erik Helgesen, of Silver Bay, was named to the fall Dean’s List at the University of Notre Dame’s College of Science. Students who achieve Dean’s List honors at Notre Dame represent the top 30 percent of students in their college.
Senior Staci Lieffring, a 2006 graduate of Two Harbors High School, was named to the fall Dean’s List at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. She earned a 4.0 GPA and is studying marketing and political science. Elise Whaley of Knife River (College of Education/Human Development) and Kathryn Cashman, of Two Harbors (College of Liberal Arts) were also named to the fall semester Deans List for the University of Minnesota.
Two Harbors High School senior, Sonja Peterson has advanced to finalist standing in the highly rigorous and competitive National Merit Scholarship Program. Peterson earned this distinction by “demonstrating through distinguished performance high potential for future academic success.” Peterson is among 15,000 finalists nationwide who will now be considered for one of 8,200 Merit Scholarships.
Stephanie LeBlanc of Silver Bay and Samantha Gow, Tyler Lampela, Elizabeth McKenzie and Levi Mickelson, all of Two Harbors, made the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College.
Troy Guentzel and Barry Lampi, of Two Harbors, were named to the fall Semester Dean’s at Bemidji State University.
Jennette Turnquist, of Two Harbors, received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Superior. Degrees were conferred by Chancellor Julius Erlenbach at the university’s Winter Commencement ceremony held Dec. 19.
Mark Michalski, a member of the University of Minnesota, Crookston Turf Bowl Team, placed seventh in the National Turf Bowl Competition held recently.
The 3 ½ hour turf bowl exam is comprised of nine sections including identification (turfgrass, seed, soil, weed, insect, and disease), turfgrass growth and development, soil and soil fertility, weed management, disease management, insect management, turfgrass calculations and business management.