Emily Schumacher, a seventh grader at Loyola Catholic School in Mankato, Minn., has received the Great Promise Award. She was nominated by her teachers and selected by the Mankato Serra Club for qualities that show great promise of future Christian leadership. Schumacher is the daughter of William and Lori Schumacher of Mankato. Her grandparents are H. Oscar and Frieda Schlenker and William and Elsie Schumacher, all of Aberdeen.
Hannah Lynn Wickard of Mina has been named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at Anderson (Ind.) University.
Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown released the fall 2012 term President’s List, which is limited to full-time students with grade-point averages of 3.5 or above. Students named to the list included Alli Arampatzis, Ashley Ays (4.0), George Gibbons, Amanda Haar (4.0), MacKenzie Kilber (4.0), Brady Lacher, Craig Miller, Cory Schumacher (4.0) and Jessica Schumacher (4.0), all of Aberdeen; Justin Dirksen, Conde; Jordan Miller, Houghton; Carson Stange, Stratford; Andrew Fischbach, Warner, and Kayla Haas, Westport.
Stephanie A. Kohles of Aberdeen was named to the fall 2012 semester dean’s list at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.
Janice Gisi of Aberdeen was named to the fall 2012 semester dean’s list at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo.
Students receiving degrees during fall 2012 commencement exercises at South Dakota State University in Brookings included Leah M. Swanson and Jesse Steven Ludwig, Aberdeen; Matthew Dale Sandmeier, Bowdle; Shantelle LaRae Wade, Britton; Cole Henry Carda, Chelsea; Matthew Michael McCranie, Claremont; Samantha JoAnn Hearnen, Conde; Landon John McCloud, Cresbard; Nadine Theresa Pollman, Eden; Kelsie Rae Wright, Gettysburg; Jennifer Lyn Steen and Carna R. Atherton-Pray, Groton; Adam G. Weist, Herreid; Christopher Alan Gross, Hitchcock; Megan Christine Knecht, Houghton; Blane Richard Osterday and Cheryl Lynn Schaefer, Java; Kelsey Elizabeth Hofer and Ryan James Lacher (cum laude), Mina; Kody Douglas McCollam, Mobridge; Collin Michael Schaefers, Orient; Morghan JoLyn Hurst, Redfield; Brooke Beverly Edgar, Rockham; Logan William Schmidt, Roslyn; Brett Allen Monson, Jordan Lee Zenk and Chelsea Marie Larson, Webster.