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May 14, 2003

VITERBO UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES STUDENT AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS, HONORS LISTING

LA CROSSE, Wis.— Viterbo University students were recognized for their outstanding efforts, involvement, and achievements—both in academics and community service—during an early May Awards Ceremony.
In total, 153 students received honors that included academic awards, state and national awards, internships, study abroad honors, and scholarships.

Viterbo University is a four-year, co-educational, liberal arts university with an undergraduate enrollment of more than 2,200. Located in La Crosse, Wis., Viterbo was founded more than a century ago by the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration.

EDITORS: PLEASE NOTE STUDENTS FROM YOUR CITIES/TOWNS

State Hometown Name Year Major Award Award2 Award3 Award4
WI La Crosse Abitia, Violeta Junior Art Education Gengler Award for English, 1st place 
WI  Waunakee Acker, Geri   Junior English Education Education Club Award
WI  Marshfield Adler, Jaime Senior   Arts Admin  Service Award, Theatre
MN  Cold Spring Ahles, Christine Senior  Ministry Recognition for Study Abroad—Peru
WI Onalaska Anderson, William Senior Business Education Academic Excellence
WI Wilton Arndt, Renee Senior English  Sr. Celestine Cepress Award from Student Publications
South America Bogotá, Colombia Carolina Avendaño Junior Chemistry Academic Excellence Marie Curie Endowed Science Scholarship  Recognition for Research Presentation at National Meeting of the American Chemical Society
MN Grand Meadow Baldus, Sarah Senior Applied Music Performance Sr. Antoinette DeLorbe Music Scholarship   Academic Excellence
WI Amherst Bassett, Chelsea Freshman Applied Music Performance Academic Excellence
WI Westby Berger, Tricia Senior Elementary Education Recognition for Study Abroad—Spain
MN Brainerd Bird, Kristina Sophomore Pre-Med Academic Excellence
WI Bloomer Bischel, Claire Senior Spanish and Management  Outstanding Performance and Leadership—Management  Outstanding Leadership Award World of Languages Academic Excellence Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Mexico
WI West Bend Blank, Amanda Senior Religious Studies Sr. Celestine Cepress Award from Student Publications Academic Excellence
WI Arcadia Boberg, Stacy Senior Elementary Education Library Senior Service Award
WI Seymour Bohn, Kate Senior Theatre Technical Achievement, Theatre
WI La Crosse Bonsack, Cassie Sophomore Accounting Outstanding Performance and Leadership—Accounting
MN Spring Grove Booman, David Sophomore Religious Studies Academic Excellence
WI Onalaska Borchet, Denise Senior Criminal Justice Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Mexico
WI Madison Boucher, Elizabeth Senior Music Theatre Academic Excellence
IA Decorah Bouska, Erin Senior Nursing Academic Excellence
MN St. Rushford Bovy, Natalie Sophomore Nursing Sr. Grace Clare Beznouz Endowed Nursing Scholarship  Academic Excellence
WI Burlington Brown, Amy Senior  Nursing Orientation—Senior O'Leaders Award  Library Senior Service Award
WI La Crosse Brown, Heather Senior Sociology Academic Excellence
WI Viroqua Brown, Sherry Junior Social Work Academic Excellence
WI Cascade Brucker,  Heidi Sophomore Dietetics Recognition for Study in Vienna—as part of the History of Western Europe class
MN Houston Brueggen, Stephanie Senior Nursing Staff Assembly Grant Recipient
MN New Prague Bruzek, Elizabeth Junior Psychology Academic Excellence
WI Wausau Burgess, Pamela Junior Biology and Chemistry Academic Excellence  Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Mexico
WI Viroqua Call, Rochelle Sophomore Elementary Education Academic Excellence
WI Wisconsin Rapids Cepress, Julie Senior Nursing  Library Senior Service Award
WI Middleton Conroy, Mark Junior Arts Admin. Recognition for Serving as Vice President of the Wisconsin United Residence Hall Association State Directorship
WI La Farge DeLine, Mike Senior Arts Admin. Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Mexico
MN Duluth DeSanto, Abby Freshman Theatre Academic Excellence
MN Oronoco Dolan, Cole Freshman Nursing Academic Excellence
WI Eau Claire Doney, Lori Senior Psychology Outstanding Education Program  Award—Connect Club  Orientation Senior O'Leaders Award  Library Senior Service Award
IA McGregor Donlon, Bridget Junior Elementary Education Education Club Award Recognition for Study in Vienna—as part of the History of Western Europe class
GA Richmond Hill Drake, Amanda Senior Applied Music Performance and Music Education Outstanding Women's Chorale Member  Recognition for Study in Vienna—as part of the History of Western Europe class
WI La Crosse Dunn, Emily Junior Elementary Education Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Mexico
WI La Farge Dunwald, Angela Sophomore Psychology Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Mexico
WI La Crosse Eckland, Nicole Sophomore Elementary Education Academic Excellence
WI Montfort Eddy, Etrik Senior Spanish Recognition for Study in Vienna—as part of the History of Western Europe class
WI La Crosse Eide, Kim Junior Broad Field Social Studies Recognition for Study in Vienna—as part of the History of Western Europe class
WI La Crosse Eirschele, Cindy Sophomore Social Work Academic Excellence
WI Waunakee Elvekrog, Margaret Senior Chemistry Academic Excellence  Recognition for Research Presentation at National Meeting of the American Chemical Society Biology Summer Research Internship/Fellowship to Columbia University American Chemical Society Division of Analytical Chemistry 2003 Undergraduate Award in Analytical Chemistry 
WI  Viroqua Erickson, Kimberly Senior Broad Field Social Studies Outstanding Supporting Club Member of the Year (Kimberly is with the Education Club)
WI Eau Claire Fahnel, Katie Junior Biology Summer Research Internship/Fellowship to University of Minnesota
WI  Porterfield Felsch, Jeramy Senior Theatre Recognition for Study Abroad—Germany
WI La Crosse Finn, Kayle Junior Computer Information Systems Outstanding Performance and Leadership—Computer Information Systems
MN  Fountain Finseth, Rachel  Sophomore Nursing Academic Excellence
WI La Crosse Garry, Bridget Senior Elementary Education Academic Excellence
WI Marshfield Gonnering, Falynn Junior Nursing Academic Excellence
WI Ferryville Grimsled, Jessica Senior Spanish Outstanding Service Award, World of Languages  Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Mexico
MN Kellogg Hall, Amanda Sophomore Management Academic Excellence
MT Belgrade Hanson, Jim Senior Chemistry Senior Scholar Athlete Award—3.84 GPA (baseball team member)  American Institute of Chemists Outstanding Senior Chemistry Student
MN St. Paul Harper, Derrick Senior Theatre Library Senior Service Award
IA Forest City Haun, Katherine Freshman Theatre Academic Excellence
WI Menomonie Havlovic, Julia Senior Biology Academic Excellence
MN Rochester Hawkinson, Becky Junior Nursing Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Mexico
WI Janesville Heckmann, Heidi Senior Art Education and Studio Art  Senior Art Award
WI Mosinee Heil, Sara Junior Biology Biology Summer Research Internship/Fellowship to Gundersen Lutheran Research Foundation
WI Rock Spring Herritz, Emily Senior Marketing and Accounting Outstanding Performance and Leadership—Accounting  Academic Excellence
WI Galesville Hill, Gabe Sophomore Broad Field Social Studies Academic Excellence  Recognition for Study in Vienna—as part of the History of Western Europe class
WI Campbellsport Hills, ReNae Senior Management and Human Resources  Student Government Association Exceptional Service Award
MN Stewartville Himmer, Jessica Freshman Management Outstanding Performance and Leadership—Management
WI Prairie du Chien Hoeger, Marita Senior Marketing and Accounting Outstanding Performance and Leadership—Marketing  Senior Class Gift Chairperson
WI Cambria Holmes, Lorie Junior Undeclared Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in South Africa
MN Caledonia Houck, Rebecca Senior Nursing Academic Excellence
WI Westby Houghtaling, Jocelyn Freshman Biology Resident Student Board Member of the Year  Recognition for Serving as Conference Chair for a meeting of the Wisconsin United Residence Hall Association
WI Manitowopc Johnson, Louisa Freshman English Academic Excellence  Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Mexico
WI Tomah  Johnson, Samantha  Junior Elementary Education  Rookie Resident Assistant of the Year
WI Amherst  Juris, Amber Freshman Nursing Academic Excellence
MN Burnsville Thomas, Justin Junior Music Education  Outstanding Concert Choir Member  Leadership/Service Award, Music
MN Inver Grove  Heights Kassulke, Elizabeth Freshman Nursing Academic Excellence
WI Sparta Klein, Michelle Freshman Elementary Education Academic Excellence
IL Emden Klokkenga, Katherin Senior Dietetics Student Dietetics Association Leadership Award
IL Zion Kockler, Chris Senior Theatre Leadership Award, Theatre
WI Elroy Koenig, Vicki Junior Elementary Education Academic Excellence
WI Suamice Komorowski, Mary Sophomore Nursing Academic Excellence
MN Brook Park Kritzeck, Luke Senior Arts Admin. Outstanding Platinum Edition Member  Special Recognition, Theatre
WI Appleton Lauters, Charles Senior Biology Recognition for Study Abroad—Spain
WI Fennimore Leonard, Stacy Senior  Biology Academic Excellence  Recognition for Research Presentation at St. Mary's University Biology Research Symposium
WI Cumberland Lexen, Rachel Freshman Biology and Chemistry Academic Excellence
WI  Montfort Longenecker, Suzanne Sophomore Dietetics Marian Hall Resident Assistant of the Year
WI  Chippewa Falls Loomis, Colleen Freshman Elementary Education  Female Athlete of the Year
MN St. Paul Love, James Freshman Marketing Academic Excellence
WI Merrimac MacLeish, Amanda Senior Theatre Sr. Marie Leon LaCroix Award
WI Delafield Majinski, Tina Junior Marketing Academic Excellence
WI Wautoma Mattice, Angela Senior Spanish Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Mexico
IA Decorah McClintock, Karla Junior Nursing Christine Dahl Nursing Scholarship  Wisconsin Student Nurses Association Scholarship
WI La Crosse McMahon, Larry Senior Elementary Education Academic Excellence
MN Dakota Metzger, Matt Senior English  Orientation Senior O'Leaders Award
MN Theilman Mayer, Melinda Junior Nursing Academic Excellence
WI Onalaska Miller, Brenda Senior Elementary Education Outstanding Education Student Award
WI River Falls Miller, Karolyn Sophomore Spanish Recognition for Study in Vienna—as part of the History of Western Europe class
WI Brown Deer Mirkes, Timothy Sophomore Spanish Academic Excellence
MN Maple Grove Morphew, Rachel Junior Chemistry  Academic Excellence
WI Prairie Farm Nedland, Shanda Senior Criminal Justice Recognition for Study in Vienna—as part of the History of Western Europe class
WI Marshfield Nesbitt, Molly Senior English Orientation Senior O'Leaders Award
WI Curtiss Nosko, Michelle Freshman Undeclared Academic Excellence
HI Kapaa Nunn, Josh Senior English John Cardinal Newman Award for Critical Writing Thesis
WI Onalaska Olsen, Josh Senior English John Cardinal Newman Award for Creative Writing Thesis
WI Rice Lake Ostedt, Kara Sophomore Nursing and Spanish Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Mexico
WI La Crosse Paczkowski, Greg Freshman Undeclared Gengler Award for English, 3rd place
MN Alexandria Pazdernik, Krista Senior Nursing George C. Marshall Award
Belize Belmopan Parham, Garth Junior Chemistry/Biology Summer Research Internship/Fellowship to University of Minnesota
MN La Crescent Peterson, Lauren Freshman Marketing Recognition for Study in Vienna—as part of the History of Western Europe class
UT Ogden Peterson, Luke Senior Biology Student Government Association Recognition Award  Recognition for Research Presentation at St. Mary's University Biology Research Symposium
MN Lewiston Peterson, Travis Senior Computer Info. Systems  Male Athlete of the Year
MN International Falls Pippo, Denise Senior Biology/Chemistry Outstanding Education Program—Connect Club
WI Jefferson Pohlman, Rochelle Senior Elementary Education Library Senior Service Award
WI Appleton Polzin, Abbie Junior Nursing Theme House of the Year—HEALTH House  Outstanding Supporting Member-Connect Club
WI Clayton Raatz, Rebecca Junior Nursing Staff Assembly Grant Recipient
MN St. Charles Reetz, Lisa Senior Nursing Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in South Africa
WI Hortonville Reiser, Kathryn Junior Spanish and Art Recognition for Study Abroad—Spain
IA Decorah Remmen, Megan Senior Social Work Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Mexico
MN La Crescent Reynolds, Crystal Not a degree-seeking student Undeclared Recognition for Study in Vienna—as part of the History of Western Europe class
WI Hudson Riddle, Reagan Senior Biology Recognition for Study Abroad—Spain  Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Mexico
MN La Crescent Rifenberg, John Sophomore Marketing Outstanding Performance and Leadership—Marketing
WI Milwaukee Roberdeau, Jennifer  Senior Arts Admin. and Theatre Arts Service Award, Theatre  Academic Excellence
WI Friendship Roberts, Amanda Junior Nursing National Student Nurses' Associationa Award
WI West Salem Rocha, Rebeka Junior Elementary Education Outstanding Service Award, World of Languages
WI Holmen Rousch, Colleen Junior Dietetics Academic Excellence
WI Sheboygan Ruiz, Pablo Junior Spanish Outstanding Stewardship Award, World of Languages  Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Mexico
WI Cashton Schendel, Travis Sophomore Computer Info. Systems  Outstanding Performance and Leadership—Computer Information Systems
WI Muscoda Scott, Stacey Senior Psychology Outstanding Service Award, World of Languages  Academic Excellence  Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Mexico
IA Marshalltown Seberger, Emily Senior Biology Outstanding Leadership Award—Connect Club  Theme House of the Year—HEALTH House  Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Mexico Outstanding Student Leader 
WI Sun Prairie Sellen, Mollie Freshman Theatre Arts Academic Excellence
WI West Bend Sheski, John Senior Nursing  Student Government Association Recognition Award
WI Bryant Shestak, Michelle Sophomore Music Performance Academic Excellence  Recognition for Study in Vienna—as part of the History of Western Europe class
WI Hawthorn Woods Siri, Mary Senior Music Theatre Recognition for Study Abroad—London
MN La Crescent Skoog, Jason Freshman Graphic Design Academic Excellence
WI Prairie du Chien Slaght, Shannon Freshman Elementary Education Academic Excellence
MN Farmington Smasal, Tessa Junior Ministry Returning Resident Assistant of the Year  Academic Excellence  Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Mexico
WI Onalaska Smith, Pam M. Senior Biology and Chemistry American Chemical Society Outstanding Senior Chemistry Student
WI Onalaska Sokolova, Natalia Senior Sociology Academic Excellence
WI La Crosse Sprague, Callie Junior Elementary Education Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Mexico
WI DeForest Spridco, Jennifer Senior Theatre Arts & Theatre Leadership Award, Theatre
WI Wittenberg Thompson, Doug Senior Elementary Education Outstanding Education Student Award
WI Onalaska Timm, Amanda Senior Art Education Academic Excellence
WI Cuba City Timmerman, Rebecca Senior Nursing Academic Excellence  La Crosse District Nurses Association Scholarship
WI Rockland VanSplunder, Sydney Senior Social Work Staff Assembly Grant Recipient
WI La Farge Waddell, Derek Sophomore Biology Academic Excellence
WI La Farge Waddelle, Erin Freshman Management Academic Excellence
WI Sun Prairie Webb, Josh Freshman Pre-Engineerign Gengler Award for English, 2nd place
WI Tomah West, Aubrey Junior Accounting Academic Excellence
WI Wisconsin Rapids Wetterau, Heidi Junior Nursing Viterbo Student Nurses Association Outstanding Student Nurse
IA Tama Willaby, Kristin Freshman Undeclared Sigma Pi Delta Member of the Year
MN La Crescent Winsky, Rhoda Junior Nursing Theme House of the Year—HEALTH House Academic Excellence
WI Rothschild Woznicki, Kate Junior Music Education Sr. Annarose Glum Music Scholarship  Academic Excellence
WI La Crosse Yahn, Garett Junior Art Education Recognition for Studying Summer 2003 in Europe
WI La Crosse Yang, Elizabeth Senior Graphic Design Senior Art Service Award
MN La Crescent Zemlo, Christine Senior Sociology Academic Excellence

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