Schools & Students published March 23, 2021

Donna Middleton, West Central Tribune, Willmar, Minn.
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Mar. 23—SMSU Forensics

The Southwest Minnesota State University forensics team competed in the International Forensic Association tournament, which was held virtually due to COVID-19. SMSU has always wanted to compete in the IFA event but it has been cost-prohibitive. The virtual format allowed more than 40 schools from the U.S. and more from across the world to participate. Among the 13 member team was:

Murdock: Domonique McPhail

Marquette University

Named to the fall semester dean's list with a GPA of 3.5 or higher at the Milwaukee, Wisconsin., school was:

Villard: Jonathan Oeltjen

South Dakota State University

Named to the fall semester dean's list with a GPA of 3.5 or higher at the Brookings school were:

Appleton: Eean Allpress, Katlyn Gades, Josie Munsterman, Mitchell Syltie

Atwater: Ashlyn Amdahl, Dillon Gratz, Nicole Whitcomb, Rachel Wilner

Belview: Samantha Anderson

Benson: Nicole Ascheman, Justin Goossen, Victoria Pagel, Katherine Samuelson

Bird Island: Jon Schulte

Blomkest: Noah Getz, Jessaca Zuidema

Clara City: Ellie Thein

Clarkfield: MacKenzie Dyrdahl, Olivia Jensen

Danube: Andera Cable

Dawson: Katelyn Breberg

Echo: Renae Remmele

Glenwood: Hannah Braaten

Granite Falls: Austin Friese, Tyson Knollenberg, Tiana Rupp

Grove City: Ryan Peterson

Hancock: Tyler Reese, Ashley Solvie, Jennifer Solvie, Nicole Solvie

Litchfield: Julie Eggert

Madison: Austin Bonn, Cole Bungarden, Lexy Larson, Aaliyah Schommer, Kalista Sulier

Montevideo: Noah Buseman, Seth Kuno, Meghan Mortenson, Emily Olson, Ashton Pauling, Gabrielle Santaella

Morris: Jacqueline Boots, Alexander Daugherty, Cassidy Fehr, Lindsey Moser, Briar Peterson, Jared Rohloff, Noah Stewart

Morton: Kaitlyn Lorang

Murdock: Regan Carlson

New London: Annika Spors, Emma Spors

Olivia: Molly Hildreth

Paynesville: Preston Carlson, Dustin Hieserich

Redwood Falls: Eric Bommersbach, McKenzie Cselovszki, Gina Goblirsch, Jaden Marks, Logan Prouty, Stephanie Stage, Keelie Van Hee, Janessa Whitaker, Dylan Woodford

Renville: Josiah Crawford, Morgan Haen, Savanna Peterson

Spicer: Tyra Johnson, Emma Nelson, Collin Tanner

Starbuck: Alyssa Klassen

Willmar: Clay Carlson, Lindsey Grabow, Leah Hansen, Kara Hisken, Jenna Jagow, Madison Jones, Zachary Madsen, Savannah Miller, Haley Mottinger, Madyson Spencer, Madison Thaden, Carly Wedel, Olivia Welsh

Wichita State University

Named to the fall semester dean's list with a GPA of 3.5 or higher at the Wichita, Kansas, school was:

Grove City: Hannah Rech

Bethel University

Graduating at the end of fall semester from the St. Paul school was:

Buffalo Lake: Kelsey Taylor

Spicer: Noel Dittbenner

Concordia University

Named to the fall semester dean's list with a GPA of 3.6 or higher at the Mequon, Wisconsin, school was:

Redwood Falls: Emma Gaffney