In the service
United States Air Force 2nd Lt. Nathan Eckerdt graduated from Officer Training School in Montgomery, Alabama, in November. Eckerdt has served seven years as a U.S. Marine and is currently stationed at McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey. He is a graduate of Skyview High and Montana State University.
In the schools
Area students were recently named to the fall 2018 dean’s list at Black Hills State University.
To qualify, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while taking at least 12 credit hours. An asterisk (*) indicates the student earned a 4.0 GPA.
Named to the list were: Janae Bjorgum, Makenzie Guelff*, Rachel Kremer* and Brittney Marosok*, all of Billings.
Brandon Wetsch, of Laurel, was recently named the fall 2018 dean's list at Chadron State College. To qualify, students, must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.5.
The area students listed below, by hometown, were named to the fall 2018 dean’s or president’s list at the University of Montana. Double asterisks (**) after a name indicate the student earned a 4.0 grade point average. A single asterisk (*) indicates a GPA greater than 3.5 but less than 4.0.
Elizabeth Alexander*, Zachary Allen*, Venton Arce*, Arthur Baker*, John Bazant*, Alexis Beagle**, Jessica Berry*, Joshua Blakley*, Hannah Bondurant**, Brooklyn Bower**, Luke Boyd*, Jonathan Brault*, Brady Brown**, Erika Byrne*, Kaiden Caraveau*, Emily Carroll*, Henry Charpentier**, Marley Clark*, Jackson Cobb*, Hayden Costello*, Peyton Croaker*, Kirksey Cunningham*, Sarah D'Alton**, Julia Dahle*, Holly Davison**, Christopher Dillon*, Rachel Dugas*, Carissa Dunne**, Tanner Dyk*, Madeline Emerick*, Bailey Fox*, Shea Gerard**, Jared Gibbs*, Makenzy Gilsdorf*, Mary Glueckert**, Kaitlyn Graf*, Kayla Graf*, Maya Guldborg*, Ashlyn Halsten**, Jared Hamman*, Veronica Hecker*, Bo Henderson*, Skyler Hilden*, Charles Hintt*, Britney Huggard*, Harley Kincheloe**, Bailey Kufeld**, Lynzee Lee**, Morgan Legare*, Kale Lemelin*, Marcos Lopez*, Keegan Lundman**, Leah Lynch*, Cassandra Maisel**, Joele Mangen*, JoAnn Martin*, Seamus McCulloch**, Emma McMullen*, Arielle Milburn*, Bryan Mitchell*, Hailey Monaco*, Miranda Nelson*, Paighton Noel*, Abigail Nordstrom*, Kathryn Pannell**, Makall Pence*, Sarah Popp*, Anna Potter*, Molly Putnam*, Jacey Reiter*, Samuel Rich**, David Rider*, Dawn Ripplinger**, Shelby Rude*, Darren Sandau*, Adea Sanders*, Emily Schabacker*, Elizabeth Sheedy*, Christian Smith*, Jacob Smyle**, Bryn Sokoloski*, Joshua Sones*, Kian Speck**, Anna Stagg*, Addison Stapleton**, Kinsey Sternad*, Kassi Strong**, Gabriel Sulser*, Morgan Sulser**, Olivia Swant-Johnson*, Katherine Tilton*, Cassidy Vandervoort*, Mariah Welch*, Ashley Wickens*, Ellen Wilgus**, Austin Wolf**, Toria Woodin*, Emma Woodring**, Ayva Woody*, Claire Woody*
Ryan Koski*, Victoria Ruebusch*
Dante Filpula Ankney*, Lauren Fordham**, Courtney Kubitz*, Ira Li**, Cooper Love**, Brittini McConnell*, Marley Merchen*, Cassandra Sissel**, Riley Sletten**, Savannah Sletten*, Nicholas Verlanic*
Michaela Gieser**, Mariah Ray*
Kerry Dopler*, Isaac Larowe*, Sabrina Mann*, Keri Nauman**, Blake Nix*
Morgan Eliasson**, Madison Larson**
Colton Kloppel**, Shelby Skauge**