Local students graduated with the following degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh following fall 2016: from Brookfield — Rya H. Adler, human services leadership, Olivia R. Ehster, Spanish (language option), Thomas D. Hastings, economics (business), Thomas D. Hastings, finance, Thomas C. Hawthorne, radio-TV-film, Breanne E. Kramer, nursing, Nicholas J. Olson, marketing (business analytics emphasis), Nicole Lyn Olson, nursing, Elizabeth J. Schindelholz, human resources management; from Elm Grove — Oliver W. Wierdsma, radio-TV-film.
Marissa Dawson and Abigail Gregg, both of Brookfield, were named to the fall 2016 dean's list at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois.
Stephanie Gaub and Hope Heller, both of Brookfield, were named to the fall 2016 dean's list at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.
Lauren Locante and Allison Sekula, both of Brookfield, were named to the fall 2016 president’s list at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa,
Iowa State University
Speech communication major John Murphy of Brookfield is one of 20 Iowa State University students selected for the Vermeer International Leadership Program, a year-long cohort leadership experience in which students learn how companies operate on an international scale.
University of Dallas
Anne Elfelt of Brookfield, a student at University of Dallas in Irving, Texas, was awarded a scholarship during the fall 2016 semester to study abroad as part of the university's Rome program. Elfelt was awarded the Maggie Cruse Scholarship.
Bradley Star of Brookfield was named to fall 2016 dean’s list at Beloit College in Beloit.
Wauwatosa West High School graduate Mickey Morgan was one of five members of the 2016 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team named to the 2017 National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society by the NFF and the College Football Hall of Fame.
The following local students were named to the fall 2016 dean's list at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri: from Brookfield — Moid Ali, Jimmy McMullen; from Elm Grove — Maria Gehred, Emme Wiederhold.
David Treis of Brookfield was named to the 2016-17 winter term dean's list at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois.
Carroll University students Mitchell Ahmad and Jennifer Jarecki, both of Brookfield, were initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest collegiate honor society.
Arisha Sobhani and Cecilia Koth, both of Brookfield, were named 2017 Shining Stars Scholarship winners by Wisconsin Philharmonic.
Sobhani, grade six at Wisconsin Hills Middle School, was awarded the Wisconsin Philharmonic Scholarship ($250). Koth, grade six at St. Dominic Elementary School, was awarded the Wisconsin Philharmonic Scholarship ($250).
Eric Chen of Brookfield was named winner of the 2017 Chapman Memorial Piano Competition by the Wisconsin Philharmonic. Chen, an 11th-grader at Brookfield Central High School, was awarded $800.
Brookfield East High School student Colin Gray-Hoehn was one of 15 Wisconsin Presidential Scholar semifinalists.
Bradley Star of Brookfield was named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at Beloit College.
Vanessa Alwan of Brookfield was initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at University of Wisconsin-Madison.