Tyler Scheuermann from Kenosha, who is studying journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, was recognized at the 2019 Best of the Midwest Media Fest.
The event, held May 19 at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells, honored broadcasting and video production excellence from Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota and North Dakota. UW-Whitewater students have participated in this conference for the past four years and have won many awards. This year, the group received four first-place awards, three second-place awards, and a best in show honor.
Scheuermann won second place for “Warhawks Sports Saturday.”
“I consider attending conferences and allowing students to participate and network with professionals as the main reason for participating in festivals like this,” said Jim Mead, director of UWW-TV, the university’s television station. “The icing on the cake is the opportunity for these amazing students to be recognized for the hard work they do every day here on campus, putting their skills to use.”
Other area students recently receiving recognition by colleges and universities include:
n Matthew Yngve, of Pleasant Prairie, was named to the Buena Vista University Dean’s List for the spring semester at the college in Storm Lake, Iowa.
n Aurora (Ill.) University has named several area students to the spring 2019 dean’s list for academic honors, including (with academic major listed): Michaela Yngve (high honors) of Pleasant Prairie, in Actuarial Science and Finance; Christine Sanchez (high honors) of Pleasant Prairie, in Pre-Social Work; Heather Stewart (high honors) of Silver Lake, in Bachelor of Social Work; Angelena Gianfortune (high schools) of Twin Lakes, in Bachelor of Social Work; Catherine Peek (high honors) of Twin Lakes, in Bachelor of Social Work.
n A number of Kenosha County area students received academic honors from Milwaukee School of Engineering for the 2019 Spring Quarter. Undergraduate students who have earned at least 30 credits and have a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher (out of 4.0) are on the Dean’s List. Students who have maintained a 3.70 or higher receive “high honors.”
Recognized from Kenosha were (with areas of study listed) were: Britne Chike, Honors List, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Jacob Christensen, Dean’s List with High Honors, Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering; Steven Gifford, Dean’s List with High Honors, Bachelor of Science in BioMolecular Engineering; Jessica Kilmer, Dean’s List, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Allison Laurent, Honors List, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Mark Nelson, Dean’s List, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering; Hannah Niesen, Dean’s List, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering; and Arielle Richards, Dean’s List, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
Recognized from Pleasant Prairie was Paul Rizza, Dean’s List, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
n The following students from the area have received the University of Wisconsin-Stout Chancellor’s Award for the spring 2019 semester (the award is presented to students who have a grade point average of 3.5 or above): Ashley Barningham of Bristol, a senior majoring in entertainment design; Matthew Smith of Bristol, a freshman majoring in graphic communications; Bryce Boldus of Kenosha, a junior majoring in criminal justice and rehab; Dante Castelli of Kenosha, a sophomore majoring in computer net and info tech; Riley Kangas, a junior majoring in computer net and info tech; and Alexander Myers of Pleasant Prairie, a junior majoring in computer science.
n Two area students have been named to the dean’s list for academic excellence in the spring term by the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Neb. They are: Vanessa Tym of Bristol, a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in English; and Anthony Raimondi of Kenosha, a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in biochemistry and psychology.
n Danielle Stachura, of Pleasant Prairiem was named to the Dean’s List at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tenn., for the spring semester of 2019. To be placed on the Dean’s List, the student must be a full-time undergraduate and have a 3.5 grade point average for the semester.
n Courtney Reeves, of Kenosha, has been named to the Saginaw Valley State University winter 2019 semester dean’s list at University Center, Mich.
n Four area students have been named to the spring 2019 semester dean’s list for academic excellence at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Included from Kenosha were Blake Andrew Root, majoring in Animal Science; Miranda Morgan Schine, majoring in Biology; and Ethan Thomas Wieczorek, majoring in Computer Engineering. Named from Trevor was Emma Krostal, majoring in Marketing.