Students in the news, May 21

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Area students receive awards from Northwest Technical College

BEMIDJI — The following local students recently received awards from Northwest Technical College during the student achievement celebration.

Bemidji: Benjamin Cahill, community health, demonstrated diversity. Anna Chastek, PSEO, outstanding online learner. Cody Gunsalus, electrical, community engagement. Shelby Kolu, practical nursing, outstanding student. Jared Liend, automotive service and performance, most improved. Cheyenne Novak, administrative support, outstanding student. Samantha Papp-Richards, practical nursing, most improved. Annie Phung-Sea, nursing, non-traditional student achievement. Ovis Polo, health science, student worker of the year. Sarah Price, early childhood, outstanding student. Anna Wilkinson, dental assisting, most improved.

Cass Lake: Carlos Ortega, health science, most improved.

Kelliher: Steven Mayers, automotive service and performance, outstanding student.

Lake George: Jeri Scovel, business, outstanding student.


Puposky: Summer Current, health science, dedicated and devoted student.

Red Lake: Kyle Thomas, health science, perseverance.

Tenstrike: Malorie Grauman, commercial refrigeration, NTC spirit.

Local students graduate from Northwest Technical College

BEMIDJI — The following local students recently graduated from Northwest Technical College with nursing diplomas.

Bemidji: Josiah Bakke, Harley Hadrava, Shelby Kolu, Taelor Lindquist, Sophia Martin and Samantha Papp-Richards.

Red Lake: Kyle Thomas.

Nelson named to Bob Jones University dean's list

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Andrew Nelson of Cass Lake was recently named to the dean's list at Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C. during the spring 2022 semester.

Local students graduate from BSU nursing program

BEMIDJI — The Following local students recently graduated from Bemidji State University nursing program.


Bemidji: Tia Armstrong, Kelsey Bendel, Tia Dahmen, Lanie Hagen, Happiness Leister, Jenna Lewis, Walter Lindahl, Lorrie Prickett, Jillian Rankin, Jessica Schussman and Na Zhao.

Puposky: Sarah Duncan.

Local students graduate from NTC nursing program

BEMIDJI — The Following local students graduate from the Northwest Technical College nursing program.

Bemidji: Chad Butler, Morgan Cunningham, Olha Finnelly, Rangitau Heta-Lane, Benjamin Hovestol, Nicole Jaranson, Halie Krause, Jamie Larson, Jessie Maher, Jenna Mellema, Jessica Morrison, Megan Noreen, Shantel Northbird, Krista Olson, Cassidy Peterson, Annie Phung-Sea, Benjamin Porter, Emily Rodgers, Peyton Weleski and Kiah Wolf.

Blackduck: Nicole Boll and Sara Mackey.

Laporte: Brittney McClellan.

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BEMIDJI — The following local students recently graduated from Northwest Technical College in Bemidji.
The Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department will host a Writing with Friends event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, at the Carnegie Library, 317 Fourth St. NW.