School Nurses honoredPublished 12:00am Wednesday, May 10, 2006
Several Fergus Falls Middle School students qualified for state academic events this year. Qualifying for History Day were Ben Kugler, Jon Nesbitt, Erik Money, Jordan Rasmusson, Ashley Jorgenson, Marli Johnson, William Eerdmans and Andrew Eerdmans. Qualifying for the Geography Bee was Jason Lorsung, and qualifying for the Word Power Challenge was Emma Childs and Eddie Roberts. The students were coached by Sue DeNio. Jacobson wins Area Teacher of the Year Loni Jacobson, a Fergus Falls Middle School teacher, won an Area Teacher of the Year award from Wal-Mart recently. Jacobson received a plaque, t-shirt and $100 to be spent on her classroom. The middle school also received $1,000 in her honor, which will be used to offset costs for their end of the year celebration day. Laager wins Counselor of the Year award Lon Laager, school counselor at Minnesota State and Community Technical College (MSCTC), has been selected as the Post-Secondary School Counselor of the Year by the Minnesota School Counselors Association. It is the highest honor a school counselor can receive from the state professional association. MSCTC commencement set for Thursday Approximately 300 students anticipate graduation from Minnesota State Community and Technical College&8217;s Fergus Falls campus with commencement exercises planned for May 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the MSCTC gymnasium. Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society will sponsor &8220;Project Graduation,&8221; where those in attendance are asked to &8220;feed a body, feed a mind&8221; by donating non-perishable food items and new or gently-used books. Spring Honors Concert will be May 11 The Fergus Falls Senior High Bands will present their Spring Honors Concert on Thursday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Middle School Auditorium. Featured performing groups are the Varsity Band under the direction of Scott Kummrow, and the Concert Band and Wind Ensemble directed by Jim Iverson. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students.