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Two area students have earned degrees from Western Governors University. Sam Miller of Middleton earned a bachelor's degree in nursing, and Tyson Puckett of Waunakee earned a master's of business administration, healthcare management degree.

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Michelle Kienow, Waunakee, was among the summer graduates receiving degrees from UW-La Crosse.

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Nicole Williamson of Waunakee has enrolled at the University of Findlay for fall 2019. New students began their studies at UF on Aug. 19. Williamson is pursuing a degree in equestrian studies.

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Julianne Luhtala, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2021, has earned the spring 2019 Dean’s Award with Distinction. Luhtala is a Waunakee High School graduate.

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Jacob Thousand of Waunakee enrolled at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, this fall. Before classes began Sept. 4, Thousand took part in a week-long orientation that included an introduction to academic and intellectual life at Colby, participation in an outdoor education trip (COOT), and a…

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Grace Odegaard of Waunakee was one of 88 students attending UW-Eau Claire to receive academic scholarships for 2019-2020 academic year awarded by the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Odegaard received a Lopas and Cicenas Family Scholarship.

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Joshua Paulson of Dane was named to the spring 2019 Dean’s List at Palmer College of Chiropractic.

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The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities has announced its Dean’s List students for the spring semester. The following students from Waunakee are included: Keely Bouwmeester, Grace Branchaw, Jessica Brinkman, Benjamin Calkins, Sydney Elliott, Senior, Kurt Johnson, Brady Kutz, Senior, Abby Lar…

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St. Olaf College has announced its spring Dean’s List. It includes Waunakee students Michaela Blakeslee and Ben Homan.

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The UW-LaCrosse has announced its spring graduates. Receiving degrees were PJ Koopmans, Ryan Kruser (master’s degree) and Connor Lane all of Waunakee.

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Ripon College has announced its spring graduates. Shelbi Buettner of Dane and Anthony Malisch of Waunakee both received degrees.

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Several students from Waunakee received degrees during Edgewood College's commencement. Andrew Walbrun and Kassel Gill earned a master's degrees. Earning bacehlor's degrees were Erin Moran, Vanessa Lee and Alisha Nolden.

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A number of Waunakee resident were named to the UW-Eau Claire’s spring semester Dean’s List. They include Rebecca Braun, Alexis Cords, Megan Ejzak, Alissa Gundrum, Amanda Koenig, Mark Kompsie, John Lazowski, Grace Odegaard, Alan Olkowski, Hannah Teasdale and April Wunderlin.

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A number of area students were named to the Dean’s List at UW-Madison for the spring semester. Students from Middleton include Madeline Hall, Elizabeth Ihrig and Ana Lenling. Student from Waunakee include Cale Anderson, Caroline Anhalt, Joshua Degrave, Genevieve Drascic, Max Fischer, Mark Fl…

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Iowa State University has announced its spring graduates. Receiving degrees from Waunakee were Kirk Oleson and Melissa Wooten.

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A number of students from Waunakee were named to the Dean’s List at Winona State University. They include Madison Bailey, Lexis Christianson, Teresa Landes and Madysen Paul.

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Ryan Vojtisek, a English major from Waunakee, was named to the Dean’s List at Cedarville University in Ohio.

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A number of students from Waunakee received bachelor’s degrees during UW-Milwaukee’s commencement May 19. They include Benjamin Briesath, Cora Derauf, Madelyn Frestedt, Jacob Halcarz, Nicole Walrath and Emily Wilder.

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Chase Maier of Dane received a $1,000 scholarship from United Cooperative, a farmer-owned cooperative based in Beaver Dam with locations throughout Wisconsin. It was among 50 scholarships provided to high school seniors and college students continuing their education in both agricultural or …

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Luther College juniors Monica Barron of Munster, Indiana, and Kailey Gering of Waunakee, Wisconsin, performed a vocal recital May 4 in the Noble Recital Hall of Luther’s Jenson-Noble Hall of Music. Gering, daughter of Dave and Heidi Gering of Waunakee, is a 2016 graduate of Waunakee High Sch…

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Tsering-Drolma Shingza of Waunakee was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Shingza was initiated at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Joshua Paulson of Dane has been named to the fall 2018 Dean’s List at Palmer College of Chiropractic’s main campus in Davenport, Iowa.

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Julianne Luhtala, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2021, has earned the fall 2018 Dean’s Award with Distinction. Luhtala is a graduate of Waunakee High School

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Savannah Philo of Waunakee was one of 30 students attending the University of Dubuque President’s Academic Honors Luncheon on Saturday, Feb. 16, to celebrate the students’ academic achievement. Philo and the other students will each receive an academic scholarship for their education at UD.

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UW-Madison has announced the winter graduates. Among them are Unmesha Pentakota of Middleton and Bryanna Buchman, Alexander Burgy, Joshua Cordell, Sarah Hall, Colleen Hineline, Emma Meyer, Jennifer Pavlik, Chance Sanford and Kelly Saxby of Waunakee.

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Waunakee students graduating from UW-Stout in December include Kyle Erickson, Pamela Smith and Gina Steele.

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Sara Bichler and Kate Vanderhoef of Waunakee earned academic honors for the fall semester at UW-Green Bay.

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Several Waunakee students attending UW-Stout received Chancellor’s Awards for the fall semester. They include Sean Bakken, Owen Frazier, Margaret Mann, Samantha Reid and Elizabeth Walther.

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Carly Anderson of Waunakee was named to the fall 2018 Dean’s List at Madison Area Technical College.

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Rachael Hebblewhite and Olivia Mecham of Waunakee both received academic honors for the fall semester at UW-Stevens Point.

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Scot Schaeffer, Luther College vice president for enrollment management, has announced that Andrew Leland of Waunakee has been accepted for admission for the 2019-20 academic year. Leland has been awarded the President’s Scholarship.

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St. Norbert College has announced that Hattie Kruschek of Waunakee was named to the fall semester Dean’s List.

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Corey Brabender and Kaylyn Geiger of Waunakee received their bachelor’s degrees from UW-Milwaukee’s at December’s commencement ceremony.

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Nicole Krumm of Waunakee was among the students named to Augustana College’s 2018 fall term Dean’s List.

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Joshua Paulson of Dane has been accepted for enrollment in the fall 2018 trimester in the Doctor of Chiropractic degree program at Palmer College of Chiropractic’s main campus, Davenport, Iowa.

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Waunakee residents Traci Pinzon and Ben Stempinski are performing in the 2018 Warhawk Marching Band at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

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Rick Lentz and Briana Mueller of Waunakee were among the August 2018 UW-La Crosse graduates.

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Cassie Endres of Waunakee was one of the official judges in the Accelerated Genetics and East Central/Select Sires Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest in Viroqua during the Vernon County Fair Sept. 16.

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KAILYN RIPP of Dane was one of eight college students pursuing education in agriculture-related fields to receive a $1,000 scholarship at the East Central/Select Sires annual meeting Aug. 22 at the Sheraton Madison Hotel. Ripp is a student at UW-Platteville. East Central/Select Sires is a pr…

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KRISTIN ANDERSON, Waunakee, has received a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, Magna Cum Laude, from Loras College.

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Shelbi Buettner from Dane and Katelyn Peroutka of Waunakee were named to the Dean’s List at Ripon College.

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Several residents from the Waunakee area received degrees from UW-Madison during spring commencement. They include HEATHER JESCHKE and Jeffrey MAHLUM of Middleton, and ALEXANDRA BECKMAN, ALEXANDRA CARL, SHELBY CHORNEY, CHARLIE CONLEY, KYLE CONNORS, JACK CORDS, AMY CRALAM, JACOB DEFNET, JOSHU…

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SOPHIA ANDRIES of Waunakee was named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester at Columbia College Chicago.

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Several students from Waunakee received bachelor’s degrees during UW-Eau Claire’s spring commencement. They include SARAH DIES,  MORGAN HARMAN, TANNER MEINHOLZ, MOLLY NESS, CONNOR OBERLE, ANNABELL PEDERSEN, ASHLEY PIKE, ALEXANDER PUTNAM, SYDNEY ROSE, SAVANNAH SEPIC, MADALYN SHAW, PAYTON SMIT…

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Several students from Waunakee received bachelor’s degrees during UW-Eau Claire’s spring commencement. They include SARAH DIES, MORGAN HARMAN, TANNER MEINHOLZ, MOLLY NESS, CONNOR OBERLE, ANNABELL PEDERSEN, ASHLEY PIKE, ALEXANDER PUTNAM, SYDNEY ROSE, SAVANNAH SEPIC, MADALYN SHAW, PAYTON SMITH…

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Several students from Waunakee received academic honor during the spring semester at UW-Stevens Point. They include COURTNEY CORDOVA, CAMERON CRAHEN, NATHAN DORN, OLIVIA MECHAM, ANNA MEFFERT and LUKAS MESKE.

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PAUL TIETZ of Waunakee was named to the Dean’s List at UW-River Falls for the spring semester.

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A number of students from Waunakee were named to the UW-Eau Claire spring 2018 Dean’s List. They include AISIA ACKARD, ADAM BARBERINO, OLIVIA BARMORE, REBECCA BRAUN, SARAH DIES, MEGAN EJZAK, ALISSA GUNDRUM, SAMUEL KALSCHEUR, AMANDA KOENIG, MARK KOMPSIE, JORDANNA MIDTHUN, MOLLY NESS, GRACE OD…

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TESSA STEENWINKEL, a graduate of Madison Country Day School, was named to the Dean’s List at Michigan Technological University this spring.

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Several students from Waunakee participated in UW-Milwaukee’s commencement. Among the graduates were Allison Bay, Dominic Costanzo, Noah Goetsch, Lubar, Nick A Guerrera, Katherine Keenan and Caitlyn Letterer.