Several local students earned degrees from Bemidji State University during the 2020-2021 school year. They include:
Akeley: Griffin Chase (B.A. in sports management and a certificate in coaching);
Lake George: Nickolaus Phillips (M.S. in environmental studies);
Laporte: Nabiel Kanani (Master of Special Education, Cherri Landt (A.A. liberal education),
Alexandra Smith (B.S. wildlife biology) and Kristine Sorenson (M.A.teaching in education);
Menahga: Laura Niska (B.S. accounting);
Nevis: Andrew Dudley (B.S. in business administration), Suki Peterson (A.A. in liberal education0,Heidi Schroeder (A.A. in liberal education), Jordan Spenst (B.S.in psychology) and
Logan Tinnes (B.S.in business administration);
Park Rapids: Alayna Bozovsky (B.S. in nursing), Nicole Kaumans (B.S. in business administration), Morgan Knott (B.S. in nursing), Riley Massie (B.S. in health education and a physical education), Zachary Nelson (B.S. in environmental studies), Lindsey Rhode, (B.S. in elementary teacher education), Christine Sauer (Master of Special Education), Melissa Spartz (A.A. in liberal education), David Susterick (B.S. in criminal justice), Ronald Swanson (B.S.in computer science) and Alexander Ziemann B.S. in computer science);
Sebeka: Megan Heino (B.S. in elementary teacher education) and Luke Savela (B.S. in accounting).
Three area students graduated from North Dakota State University this summer. Sydney Holtz of Menahga and Alexis Rathcke of Sebeka graduated with B.S. degrees in radiologic sciences and Alex Grider of Nevis earned a B.S. degree in history.