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Celebrations: March 17

March 15, 2011


• Craig and Kristine (Lutz) Hoormann of Muskego are the parents of Charlie Craig Hoormann, born Feb. 13, 2011, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. He was 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and 20.5 inches long. Grandparents are Ron and Joanne Lutz and Robert and Sandra Hoormann, all of Muskego, and great-grandmother is Esther Schaefer of Muskego.


Kimberli Kamer of Muskego, a University of Wisconsin-Madison student, recently won second place and $7,000 in the UW-Madison Innovation Days competition with an original invention. Kamer, a biomedical engineering student, created a breast milk filter for HIV-1 for Innovation Days, held in February. The filter is a reusable nipple shield that directs breast milk through micro-sized pores with a peptide that binds to HIV-1 proteins, thereby removing the virus from the milk while retaining other nutrients. Kamer's invention was selected from 23 inventions developed by 37 students.

Lauren Crane of New Berlin made the fall semester dean's list at the Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minn.

Virginia Swanson of Muskego and Sheryl Dolezal of New Berlin made the fall semester dean's list at Gateway Technical College.

• The following students made the dean's list at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh: from Muskego, Thomas Bullis, Amanda Helm, Kelly Kirschling, Carlee Lehmann, Amanda Nazario, Kyle Resler, Ryan Stefaniak, Angela Verhaalen and Cassandra Westover; and from New Berlin, Alexander Balge, Evagelia Chaniotakis, Chinemelum Chris-Ukah, Sarah Cornehls, Andrea Felton, Andrew Gaber, Staci Garlock, Samantha Hallberg, Briana Heimark, Amanda Hendrickson, Angela Soo Hoo, Sarah Jeffrey, Elizabeth Kadow, Michelle Konczak, Carly Lange, Paul Marx, Erica Maurer, Ashley Nealon, Christopher Pokrzywa, Courtney Schuman, Sarah Stanzek, Sarah Stawicki, Megan Strock, Brianna Surges and Kenneth Wozniak.

• The following students made the fall semester dean's list at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse: from Muskego, Liesl Amon, Monica Bohl, Amy Garinger, Scott Groh, Hanna Hubbs, Kahlynn Hunt, Kyle Kamperschroer, Anna Karraker, Megan Kuchenbecker, Taylor Linstrom, Andrew Michalowski, Bryant Poss, Allison Spitzer and Katelyn Szymanski; and from New Berlin, Tyler Benash, Alexandra Blok, Amanda Burns, Kristen Carow, Elena Curtis, Cory Degner, Lauren Engibous, Kristin Farina, Maryam Faterioun, Michael Goetter, Carli Gustafson, Megan Hahlbeck, Joseph Holtz, Rachel Kerwin, Marla Kuchler, Kelly Kuether, Jacob LaValley, Katie Michlig, Paul Moran, Heather Paciga, Andrea Palmer, Rebecca Peot, Elizabeth Preiss, Natalie Rose, Lauren Rush, Carly Shinners, Samantha Tarmann, Andrea Trojan, Andrea Turtenwald and Morgan Zavadil.

Karli Koralewski and Sarah Lisowski of Muskego and Angela Leow, Katelyn Mroczenski and Leah Paul of New Berlin made the fall semester dean's list at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.


• Muskego High School student Zachary Hopp and New Berlin students Meredith Marks, University School of Milwaukee, and Kathryn McElligott, Brookfield Academy, are candidates to be named U.S. Presidential Scholars, based on their ACT or SAT scores. The program, established in 1964, recognizes some of the nation's most distinguished and talented graduating high school seniors. Each year, fewer than 150 students are named Presidential Scholars.


Taylor Drolshagen and Erin Oetting, both students at Muskego High School, have been nominated for appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy by U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan.

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