Minnetonka Standout Students: Dean's Lists, College Grads and Honors

This compilation includes students from Minnetonka at colleges in Minnesota and across the nation. See if a student you know has accomplished something lately.

Editor's Note: This is a compilation of news releases about Eden Prairie students who are attending college or expect to in the near future.

Northwestern College Women's Chorale 2013 Spring Tour

Northwestern College announces that Laura Kaihoi, daugher of Dean & Karin Kaihoi of Minnetonka, MN, will be participating in the Northwestern College Women's Chorale 2013 Spring Tour. Tour dates and locations are as follows:

  • Thursday, April 25 in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Thursday & Friday, April 25 & 26 in Rochester, Minnesota
  • Sunday, April 28 in New Brighton, Minnesota
  • Tuesday, April 30 in Roseville, Minnesota

Kaihoi is a 2011 graduate of Minnetonka High School and is currently a Sophomore pursuing a degree in English.

Dean's List at Eckerd College

Alexandra Roberts, of Minnetonka, MN, has been named to Eckerd College's Dean's List for the fall 2012 semester. The Dean's List is compiled following the fall and spring semesters and includes students who completed at least four courses with a grade point average of 3.75. Alexandra is majoring in International Business.

Eckerd College invites students to ThinkOutside. Located on 188 acres of waterfront property in St. Petersburg, Florida, Eckerd is a pioneer of innovation-developing programs that have been adopted nationwide and earning the College an international reputation for academic excellence.

Dean's List at Miami University

Miami University students who ranked in the top 20 percent of undergraduate students within each division for first semester 2012-2013 have been named to the dean's list recognizing academic performance.

Logan Leigh Dick of Minnetonka (Hennepin County, MN)

Daniel Paul Woodstra of Minnetonka (Hennepin County, MN)

Miami University is a public university located in southwestern Ohio, offering more than 100 degree programs in humanities, science, engineering, business, education and fine arts.

Dean's List at RIT

Brennan Kelley of Hopkins, Minn., a second-year student in RIT's B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, made the Dean's List for the Winter 2013 quarter.

Rochester Institute of Technology is internationally recognized for academic leadership in computing, engineering, imaging science, sustainability, and fine and applied arts, in addition to unparalleled support services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

Dean's List at the Savannah College of Art and Design

Mara Saltzman of Minnetonka, Minnesota, has been named to the Dean's List at the Savannah College of Art and Design for fall quarter 2012. Full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the quarter receive recognition on the Dean's List.

Graduate from Southeast Missouri State University

Niharika Akula, of Hopkins, MN, was among students receiving degrees during December 2012 commencement exercises held at Southeast Missouri State University. Akula graduated with a Master Of Science with a major in technology management.

Purdue University Academic Achievements

About 14,800 Purdue University students earned academic honors for the fall 2012 semester.

The students recognized included:

Jennifer Dvorak of Minnetonka, MN

To earn honors, students must have had at least a 3.5 semester or cumulative grade point average on a four-point scale.


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