Local students receive degree from UW-RF

RIVER FALLS — The following local residents were among 807 students who received degrees during spring commencement at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May.

Bachelor’s degrees were awarded to 720 undergraduates while 87 students received master’s degree. Area students are listed by hometown below:

Heather Jackson of Colfax, WI, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.

Joleen Schwellenbach of Glenwood City, WI, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and received Summa Cum Laude honors.

Kollie Teigen of Glenwood City, WI, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and received Summa Cum Laude honors.

Emily Bartz of Boyceville, WI, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Education.

Lauren Olson of Boyceville, WI, received a Bachelor of Science degree in English.

UW-River Falls is located on 226 acres 30 miles from downtown St. Paul, Minn. UWRF is a leader in exemplary teaching, undergraduate research and sustainability efforts.