Two Harbors native graduates from basic training
Army Pfc. John D. Jezierski has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. Jezierski is the son of Marianne and Tim Jezierski of Two Harbors. He is a 2012 graduate of Duluth East High School.
Two Harbors native participates in music tour
Joshua Nelson, son of Scott and Julie Nelson of Two Harbors, participated in the Northwestern College & Orchestra Spring 2013 Tour in Minnesota and North Dakota. He is a sophomore studying Biology at the St. Paul, Minnesota college.
Teresa Bulen from Finland graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in December 2012. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting.
Katherine Ringer from Brimson graduated from Beloit College in December 2012. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. Ringer is a 2008 graduate of Two Harbors High School.
Dean’s list students
A number of local students have made the dean’s lists of their respective schools.
Elizabeth Nelson, daughter of Scott and Julie Nelson of Two Harbors, was named with high honors to the 2012 fall semester dean’s list at Northwestern College in St. Paul, Minn. High honors on the dean’s list includes full-time students with a grade point average during the semester of 3.75-3.89 out of 4.0. Nelson is pursuing a degree in elementary education at Northwestern.
Jonathan Nevala-Plagemann, son of Deborah Nevala-Plagemann and Lyle Nevala of Duluth, was named to the dean’s list at the University of Minnesota- Duluth for the 2012 fall semester. Dean’s list students have achieved a GPA of 3.5 or higher in the Swenson College of Science and Engineering. Nevala-Plagemann graduated from Two Harbors High School in 2010.
Samantha Downey from Silver Bay was named to the dean’s list at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities for the 2012 fall semester. She is a senior in the university’s College of Education/Human Development.
Elena Parker from Silver Bay was named to the dean’s list at Minnesota State University -Moorhead for the 2012 fall semester. She is a first-year student at the university and is studying psychology.
Iliya Hoffert, son of Gary and Leigh Hoffert of Two Harbors has earned the distinction of being named to the dean’s list for the 2012 fall semester at Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minn. Hoffert is a junior music major at SJU. To be included on the dean’s list, students must have a semester grade-point average of at least 3.8.
Micaiah Schubert from Two Harbors was named to the honors list at Vermillion Community College in Ely for the 2012 fall semester. Honors students must be full-time with a grade point average (GPA) during the semester of at least 3.0 out of 4.0.