Acacia Fossum, a native of Gladstone, is one of five members of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater gymnastics team who garnered All-America accolades at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association Championship at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
Fossum, a junior, led the Warhawks on the floor exercise. She tallied a season-high 9.725 to tie for sixth place, good for her second All-America honor on floor, and helped the team place third overall.
Gillette College student Samantha Power, from Mandan, was recently selected as Wyoming’s 2019 New Century Transfer Pathway Scholar. More than 2,000 students were nominated from more than 1,200 college campuses and only one recipient was selected from each state.
Power will receive a $2,250 scholarship.
Power is a soccer athlete and will graduate in May from Gillette College with an associate of science in general studies degree. She plans to transfer to the University of Wyoming Honors College to pursue a bachelor’s in speech, language and hearing science. Her goal is to become a speech pathologist and work with children.
Power serves as president of the Gillette College Student Government and is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, the Student Activities Board and a Student Ambassador.
Dane Wolfgram, of Bismarck, was among participants in the separate spring concerts of the University Symphonic Band of Concordia University, Seward, Neb., and Concordia's Cantamus Women's Choir and Concordia's Male Chorus.
The choral concert included several pieces arranged and composed by Concordia professor Jeffrey Blersch.
Dakota Schell, Bismarck, has been named to the fall 2018 dean's list at Palmer College of Chiropractic's main campus in Davenport, Iowa.
To be eligible, a student must achieve a minimum grade-point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale in all studies for the respective term.
Elizabeth Sims, Minot, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, an all-discipline collegiate honor society. Sims was initiated at University of Maryland University College.
Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.