Names & Notables

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May 29—Kiwanis Club

The Kiwanis Club of Mankato recently honored students with music awards and scholarships at meetings during May.

Students honored this year with Kiwanis Music Excellence Awards were:

Loyola High School — Marie Leonard, daughter of Ann and Toby Leonard, band (tenor sax), and Kendra Schroeder, daughter of Katherine Scheurer, choral.

Mankato East High School — Odalys Lopez, daughter of Alena and Elio Lopez, choral; David Wedzina, son of Waclaw and Melinda Wedzina, orchestra (violin); and Evan Bunde, son of Erik and Kelly Bunde, band (percussion).

Mankato West High School — Maren Kenward, daughter of Noel and Sarah Kenward, band (trombone); Joel Hermanson, son of Rachel Hermanson, choral; and Sarina Spieker, daughter of Steven & Sreelatha Spieker, orchestra (violin).

Students receiving Kiwanis Scholarships were:

$2,000 Claire Faust Designated Outstanding Student Service Scholarship — Hayley Ferretti, Loyola High School.

$2,000 Hal Burke Designated Outstanding Student Service Scholarship — Megan Juni, Mankato East High School.

$2,000 Mankato Kiwanis Education Foundation Outstanding Student Service Scholarship — Aiden Prochaska, Mankato East High School.

$1,000 Mankato Kiwanis Circle K Outstanding Student Service Scholarships — Katie Ebeling, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee virtual commencement exercises took place Dec. 19 in Milwaukee.

Jonathan Kelly, of St. Peter, was among candidates for degrees. He earned a master of science.

Mankato Clinic Foundation

Camp Sweet Life Adventures Inc. is a recent recipient of a $7,000 grant from Mankato Clinic Foundation.

The mission of Camp Sweet Life is to connect, empower and transform kids with Type 1 Diabetes.