This year’s National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners, just 2,500 students across the country who were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program, were judged to have the strongest combination of accomplishments, skills, and potential for success in rigorous college studies.
Alexander Forster,Marcelline Gangl, Rose Gangl and Connor Klausing of Roseville were recently accepted into the Theta of Minnesota Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University.
Mary Kaasa of Roseville has been named Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores & Donation Centers Volunteer of the Month for April. Mary was honored for generously sharing her time and talent at Arc’s Value Village in Brooklyn Center.
Daniel Wahlstedt, a senior at Roseville Area High School, was presented with a $1,000 Eagle Scout Scholarship on March 22nd during the Northern Star Council’s Recognition Dinner at the Robert S. Davis Base Camp at Fort Snelling.
Roseville Area High School sophomore Isabel Tomb’s artwork will be featured on digital billboards in the Twin Cities for the next month. Tomb is one of 16 students whose artwork was selected to be featured on the billboards as part of the 2014 Flint Hills International Children’s Festival, presented by the Ordway, in Saint Paul.
A pair of Roseville Area High School graduates will have their college baseball seasons extended by at least a few more days. Ben Podobinski and Austin Colvard are set to play in the NCAA Division III tournament starting this week.
Podobinski and Colvard are starting outfielders for the University of St. Thomas and the College of St. Scholastica baseball teams, respectively. Both teams won their respective conference tournaments last weekend to clinch automatic berths into the national tournament.
Parkview Center School students recently competed against more than 1,495 7th and 8th graders at the 47th Annual Math Contest hosted by St. Cloud State University. The students all worked against the clock to solve 36 math problems in 45 minutes.
Individuals from the Roseville Area High School speech team earned top spots at the Minnesota State High School League State Tournament held on Friday, April 11. The public has the opportunity to see the team perform at its annual showcase event, Ovation, on Friday, April 25, from 7-9 p.m. at the RAHS Auditorium.