News: Clark Co. - College Notes (Degrees – Spring 2019)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Karl, Mertins, Schmitz, Nikolai, Brody, Bryan, Erpenbach, Smagacz, Thur, Tyznik, Denowski, Richmond, Gardner, Larson, Schoen, Milliren, Abramczak, Hribar

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 8/28/2019

College Notes (Degrees – Spring 2019)

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point conferred degrees on more than 1,250 students during the university’s spring commencement ceremonies. Area graduates are listed by hometown, degree, major and any honors received.

Chili: Brian Karl, bachelor of science, chemistry, summa cum laude;

Dorchester: Preston Mertins, bachelor of arts, political science;

Greenwood: Delten Schmitz, bachelor of science, forestry management;

Loyal: Veronica Nikolai, bachelor of science, family and consumer science-child/youth/family studies, cum laude;

Neillsville: Taran Brody, master of science, master’s degree – communication sciences and disorders; Krista Bryan, bachelor of science, soil and land management, magna cum laude; Holly Erpenbach, bachelor of science, psychology-human services; Amanda Smagacz, master of science in education, maser’s degree-education; Briana Thur, associate of applied science degree.

Thorp: Hanna Tyznik, bachelor of science, psychology-human services, sociology, summa cum laude.


More than 1,500 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh students graduated in May during the 145th spring commencement ceremonies. Students are listed by hometown, college and degree.

Granton: Margaret Denowski, College of Letters and Science, English (general) – Margaret Denowski, College of letters and Science, Spanish (literature option); Jill Richmond, College of Letters and Science, associate of arts and science;

Greenwood: Haley Gardner, College of letters and Science, social work.
Nearly 7,000 students received degrees during the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s spring commencement ceremonies. Graduates are listed by hometown, college, degree and major(s).

Greenwood: Morgan Larson, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, bachelor of science, dairy science;

Neillsville: Daniel Schoen, School of Pharmacy, doctor of pharmacy, pharmacy;

Owen: Austin Milliren, College of letters and Science, bachelor of arts, international studies, Italian;

Thorp: Chester Abramczak, College of Letters and Science, bachelor of science. Biochemistry.

Concordia University officials have released the spring honors list for the 2018-2019 academic year. To be eligible for the honor, students must achieve a minimum 3.6 grade-point average.

Named to the list was Charity Hribar of Neillsville. Hribar is a sophomore studying bio-medical sciences.




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