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MCPHS University

Urma Khan of Greenfield was named to the spring 2016 semester dean’s list at MCPHS University in Boston, Massachusetts.

State honors music project

The following local students were among 428 students in grades nine through eleven selected to participate in the 2016 Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) High School State Honors Music Project: from Greenfield, Elizabeth Frautschy; from West Allis, Tyler Stepp,Cory Jeschke.

State merit winner

Clara Wayne, a sixth-grade student at Lane Intermediate School in West Allis, was named the state merit winner for Wisconsin in the 2016 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, a national science competition for students in fifth through eighth grades.

GPS Education Partners

Local students graduated from the GPS Education Partners program in June 2016. GPS Education Partners is an innovative education model that prepares and partners high school juniors and seniors with businesses to accelerate technical education and drive success. All students who graduate from the GPS Education Partners program receive an individualized post-graduation plan which prepares them to meet their educational and career goals. Seventy-five percent of GPS graduates are pursuing a career or continuing their education in a technical field. Prior to graduation, 83 percent of GPS Education Partners graduating seniors have earned their Certified Production Technician (CPT) certification from the Manufacturing Standard Skills Council (MSSC). That’s an impressive statistic when compared to the national average for secondary programs, which stands at only 36 percent, according to MSSC. GPS students also earn a Department of Workforce Development Youth Apprenticeship Certificate and ACT National Career Readiness Certificates (ACT NCRC).

Local graduates include, from Nathan Hale High School:Josh Bath,Chris Horbinski, Kiefer Miletti,Joshua Ransbottom; from West Allis Central High School: Gavin Etzel, Brendon Micik,Randy Petite; from Whitnall High School: Nickolas Boneck, Jovan Radisavcevic.

UW-Waukesha

The following graduates earned associate degrees, or other degrees as noted, from the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha in May 2016: from Greenfield – Cody Groh, Stephanie Higgens, Jiselle Rivera; from West Allis – Angelique Clemens, Aleah Corsi, Stephen Goratowski.

Purdue

Angie Marik of Greenfield earned a master's degree in science from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana in June 2016.

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