Campus notesRosemount residents have been recognized by institutions of higher learning
Connor Carroll, a 2009 graduate of Rosemount High School, was recognized as a Founders Scholar at a recent Honors Convocation at the Bloomington campus of Indiana University. Students who have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.8 or more are eligible to become Founders Scholars. In honor of the university’s founding in 1820, the Founders Scholar designation was introduced in 2009 to recognize sustained academic excellence. This is the second year in a row that Connor, a sophomore majoring in jazz studies (saxophone) and economics, has been designated a Founders Scholar. Connor is the son of Kevin Carroll and Maureen Kelly-Carroll of Rosemount.
MSU, Mankato graduates
Minnesota State University, Mankato graduated 2,191 students during spring/summer commencement exercises May 7, at the Taylor Center on campus. Rosemount students to earn degrees include Georgette A. Abercrombie, BS, elementary education; Sarah A. Chapman, BS, communication disorders; Jordan T. Dockter, BS, management; Oluwabusola T. Duroshola, BFA, art, Magna Cum Laude; Elaine M. Durscher, BS, nursing; Jennifer R. Gnerer, AA, liberal studies; Kersten L. Harp, BS, elementary education, Summa Cum Laude; Corey A. Hiben, BS, physical education (non-teaching); Trisha A. Miller, SPEC, educational leadership; Lindsey B. Roup, AA, liberal studies; Kevin A. Tapper, BS, law enforcement; Ashley A. Thurmes, BS, law enforcement, Summa Cum Laude; Tanya L. Wieloch, BS, elementary education, Magna Cum Laude; and Sara A. Zehnder, BS, nursing, Magna Cum Laude.