La Grande Bande
An orchestra and chorus based in Gaylord that uses period instruments is the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the Carl and Verna Schmidt Foundation.
La Grande Bande will use the grant monies to support its 2019-2020 concert season.
Local students earn distinction at Drake University, a midsize private university in Des Moines, Iowa. To be included on the dean’s honor roll, a student must be enrolled full time and earn at least a 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.
Lake Crystal — Rebecca Grenz, president’s list;
Mankato — Madeline Mueller, president’s list; Megan Ochs, dean’s list;
North Mankato — Ellie Hodapp, president’s list;
St. Peter — Anna Amos, dean’s list; Winston Taylor, dean’s list;
Springfield — Hailey Hovland, dean’s list.
Wichita State University
Blake R. Fosburgh, of New Ulm, was among more than 3,000 students who were named to the spring dean’s honor roll for Wichita State University in Kansas.
To be included on the dean’s honor roll, a student must be enrolled full time and earn at least a 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.
Mount Marty College
Grace Steffl, of Sleepy Eye, recently was named to the spring dean’s list of Mount Marty College in Yankton, South Dakota.
The MMC dean’s list comprises undergraduate students completing a full-time load of graded coursework with a minimum term GPA of 3.5.
April Klecker, of Amboy, recently was named to the spring dean’s list at the University of Minnesota Crookston.
To qualify for a place on the dean’s list, students must complete 12 or more letter-graded (A-F) credits while attaining a 3.66 grade point average.
Brynne Mielke, of New Ulm, is a recent graduate of Morningside College’s master of arts in teaching program.
Morningside College is a private college in Sioux City, Iowa.