Eden Prairie Local News is proud to periodically recognize Eden Prairie post-secondary students who are honored by the colleges and universities they attend.
EPLN relies on schools to send us this information. If you don’t see your student’s school listed, please send your student’s name, the school’s name and location, award (e.g., dean’s list), year in school, and major, to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Student Recognition.”
College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, MN
Rachel DeCesare, senior, nursing
Coastal Caroline University, Conway, SC
Emerson College, Boston, MA
Reagan Sissel, Class of 2026, media arts
University of Maryland Global Campus, Adelphi, MD
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks
Kayla Dufault, freshman, nutrition dietetics
Tufts University, Medford, MA
Ava Masse, Class of 2023
Brandon Sun, Class of 2023
Melanie Sun, Class of 2025
Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, WI
Carson Jones, business administration
John Eckberg, computer science
South Dakota State University, Brookings
Madisson Pauline Gay, Bachelor of Science in nursing
Georgia Institute of Technology
Cory Stewart receives golf association scholarship
Cory Stewart of Eden Prairie and a caddie at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska has been awarded the Western Golf Association’s Chick Evans Scholarship, a full, four-year housing and tuition scholarship for golf caddies.
Named finalist for science and engineering fair award
Yash Dagade of Eden Prairie is a finalist for the Regeneron International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) Award for his submission, “WATT from VAWT: Design of A Novel Vertical Airborne Wind Turbine (VAWT) Clean Energy Farm.”
The award recognizes Minnesota’s top high school science and engineering projects. ISEF is the world’s largest pre-college science competition, where thousands of students from around the world showcase their research. This year’s ISEF competition is in Dallas, Texas, from May 14-19.
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