Elmwood students Pulk and Sabelko named to Dean's List at UW-River Falls
Submitted by Deb Toftness, UW-River Falls

RIVER FALLS, WI - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls fall semester Dean's List honoring 1,172 students has been released by Interim Registrar Kelly Browning.

To be named to the Dean's List, a full-time undergraduate must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a scale of 4.0, or midway between an "A" and "B" average. Area students are listed by hometown, name, and major: Elmwood, WI: Jennifer Pulk, Social Work, Kaitlyn Sabelko, Elementary Education.

Janessa VandenBerge named to UW-La Crosse Dean's List
Submitted by University Communications

LA CROSSE, WI - The following students have been named to the Dean's List at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse for the fall semester of the 2016-17 academic year, ending December 2016.

Qualification for the Dean's List is limited to students who have attained outstanding academic achievement. To be eligible, students must have earned not less than a 3.5 semester grade point average and have carried a minimum of 12 credits.

UW-La Crosse - www.uwlax.edu - is the state's top-ranked public or private higher education institution by U.S. News & World Reports for master's degree institutions and has been ranked among the top four Midwestern public institutions for more than a decade.

Students on the Dean's List from this area include: Janessa Lynn VandenBerge, Public Health and Community Health Education Major.

Beyer and Fredrickson named to Dean's List at UW-Eau Claire
Submitted by Jean Piper, UW-Eau Claire

EAU CLAIRE, WI- The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has named 2452 undergraduate students to its Dean's List for the 2016 fall semester.

The Dean's list eligibility criteria can be found online at www.uwec.edu/Registrar/student/faq.htm#CP_JUMP_1043392.

Students from Elmwood, WI who were named to the Dean's List are: Bailey Beyer, Education and Human Sciences and Eli Fredrickson, Arts and Sciences.

UW-Green Bay announces Fredrickson for fall 2016 semester academic honors
Submitted by Sue Bodilly, UW-Green Bay

GREEN BAY, WI  - The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has made public the names of students receiving academic honors for the fall 2016 semester. Students who earn a 4.0 grade point average, which represents all "A" grades, receive highest honors. High honors go to those earning 3.99 to 3.75 grade point averages. Honors are given to students earning 3.74 to 3.50 grade point averages. Students are listed by the county claimed as place of permanent residence. Elizabeth Fredrickson, of Elmwood, Pierce County, WI, Highest Honors.
All were full-time students in the fall 2016 term, earning 12 or more credits of graded coursework.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs to 7,000 students. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

Schutz is a WITC mid-year graduate
Submitted by Sara Franc 

SHELL LAKE, WI- More than 400 Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College students graduated and joined the workforce in December. Alexis Schutz, Child Care Services E-Connect of Elmwood was among the graduates.

Graduates earned credentials, completion certificates, technical diplomas and associate degrees that will provide them with the skills to either continue their education or enter the workforce. Mid-year graduates will have the option to participate in the spring commencement ceremony.

WITC is grateful to all our community partnerships. Your support of the WITC Foundation is essential to student success. For information on how to contribute, visit www.witc.edu/foundation/giving.

A nationally top-ranked college and a designated 2016 Military Friendly ® School, WITC serves the educational and career needs of more than 25,000 residents of Northwestern Wisconsin each year. With multiple campuses, WITC offers career-focused associate degree programs, technical diplomas, short-term certificates, customized business training, and a wide array of courses for personal or career enrichment. For more information, call 800.243.WITC or visit witc.edu.

Rebecca Hartung receives degree from UW-River Falls
Graduating Magna Cum Laude, Submitted by Deb Toftness, UW-River Falls

RIVER FALLS, WI - The following local residents were among 412 students to receive degrees from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in December. Bachelor's degrees were awarded to 371 undergraduates while 41 students received master's degrees.

Rebecca Hartung, of Elmwood, WI received a Bachelor of Science degree, Elementary Education, Magna Cum Laude.