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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Page 8 COLLEGE NEWS Dean's List President's List. Full-time announced at students who earn a GPA of 3.0-3.9 are included on the Bethel University Dean's List. Part-time stu- Taylor Lindaman, a dents who are enrolled in senior at Bethel University 6-11 credits and have main- in St. Paul, Minnesota, has tained a GPA of 3.5 are been named to the Dean's named to the Notable List for academic excel- Achievement List. lence for the fall 2016 Area studentincluded on semester. He is the son of the graduate list is Brian Bret and Sandy Lindaman Swedzinske, Milroy fromWestbrook, Minnesota. Dean's list. The Dean's List honors students who achieve an outstanding scholastic St. Cloud record during a semester State fall with a grade point average of 3.6 or greater, commencement St. Cloud State University graduated more than 823 PTCC honor students during fall semes- students ter 2016. Commencement ceremonies took place announced Friday, December 16, 2016. Pine Technical & Area student included on Community College is the graduate list is Kelli pleased to announce the fall Soupir, Milroy - Bachelor 2016 honor students. Full- of Science, Elementary/K-6 time students who haveEducation, Summa Cum received a 4.0 GPA for fall Laude. semester are included on the WWG Edgerton elementary over honor roll WWG A Honor Roll 5th grade: Gabe Gilbertson, Addeson Jenniges, Ella Knakmuhs, Mark Mershon, Maylee Vue, Abigail Wiggins 6th grade: Andrew Blahnik, Daniel Kleven, Elijah Merrick, Caitlin Mershon B Honor Roll 5th grade: Macie Christians,Destiney Weinandt, Andrew Yang 6th grade: Olivia Anderson, Colton Carter, Luke DeSmith, Abby Helmer, Mia Koenig, Brady Ross, Lor Yang By Tyler Clouse, coach WWG 20, Edgerton 63 On Friday the Charger's b-squad took on Edgerton on the road. It was a one sided game from the opening tip. Edgerton came ready to work hard, score as many points as possible and press relent- lessly. WWG was not ready to do the same. Edgerton forced WWG into 30 turnovers. Scoring leaders were Beth Byers (5 points), and Kelly Berglund (4 points), while 3 others each chipped in 3 points. Berglund also had 3 steals and 3 rebounds. The Chargers were 3 of 9 from the free throw line. The b-squad will play next on Thursday against RRC in Lamberton. Panthers over BOLD By Karl Campbell, (MDll-3) coach 152: Trevor Eisfeld 02/02/2017. (TMBW) over Jaden Traey-Mllroy-Balaton- Huebsch (BOLD) (Fall Westbrook-Walnut- 3:09) Grove (TMBW) 46.00 160: Drew Maher BOLD (BOLD) 24.00 (BOLD) over Nash Mayer 106: Ayden Homer (TMBW) (Dec 2-1) (TMBW) over Jesse 170: Riley Gass Manderschied (BOLD) (BOLD) over Jace (Dec 2-0) Paplow (TMBW) (Fall 113: Levi Ellingson 3:11) (TMBW) over Matthew 182: Tim Peppel Dooner (BOLD) (Fall (BOLD) over Tyler Timm 3:51) (TMBW) (Dec 2-1) 120: Dereck Ellingson 195: Austin Buchholz (TMBW) over (BOLD) (TMBW) over (BOLD) (For.) (For.) 220: Austin 126: Derek VanDam Einerson (BOLD) over (TMBW) over Jordan Kyle Leonard (TMBW) Amberg (BOLD) (Dec (Fall 1:52) 7-5) 285: Zach Foesch 1 3 2 : Ty 1 e r (BOLD) over Sam Bauer V a n d e n d r i e s s c h e (TMBW) (Fall 1:26) (TMBW) over Blake Flann (BOLD) (Fall 0:38) You can find more details 138: Chance Dewitte regarding this dual using (TMBW) over (BOLD) the following link. (For.) 145: Anthony http://www.trackwres- Axford (TMBW) over Anthony Maher (BOLD) LoadBalance. BBB ti s on consolidatin student loans With existing student loan debt surg- sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/ Information Call Center at 1-800-557- time. ing to well over a trillion dollars, many public-service> or the Stafford Loan 7392 or login with your FSA ID at Also, watch out for: former students are looking for help Forgiveness Program . However, many don't need the assistance of any com- loans forgiven or reduced by as much as loans into a Direct Consolidation Loan, provide services of nebulous value, pany to consolidate your loans, but you 90%. Claims like these are easy to make, which results in a single monthly pay- Some of these companies even ask stu- do need to know if you're eligible to but hard to make good on. ment instead of multiple payments to dents to provide their Federal Student proceed with consolidation. *Companies that have you make multiple servicers. Though there are def- Aid (FSA) ID, which puts them at risk *Research companies and their corn- monthly payments to them instead of a inite advantages to this approach, it may of identity theft. FSA IDs should not be plaint histories for free at, federal loan servicer. not be for everyone. Better Business shared with anyone. Carefully review complaint details and *Companies that ask for your FSA Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota "Our office has seen an increase of also customer reviews people have sub- IDs, answers to security questions, Social (BBB) reminds consumers that there student borrowers contacting us with mired through BBB and on other web- Security Number, or bank account infor- are no application fees for those consoli- concems about the personal information sites, mation over the phone. dating federal student loans through the shared with these companies," said Betsy *Make sure you understand the offer According to the US Department of US Department of Education. Talbot, Director of Communications and be wary of verbal promises. Never Education, it is important that people "What we're seeing more of are situ- for the Minnesota Office of Higher agree to anything over the phone. Ask seeking to consolidate their loans con- ations where people are led to believe Education. "Students can contact our the company to send you their offer tinue to make payments, if required, they need assistance consolidating their office if they have any questions about in writing. From there, contact your to the holders or servicers of the loans student loans," said Susan Adams Loyd, the company they are dealing with or the loan servicing company, your school's they want to consolidate until their con- President and CEO of BBB of Minnesota information they are asked to provide." financial aid office, the Department of solidation servicer informs them that and North Dakota. "Unfortunately, what The US Department of Education Education, or the Minnesota Office of the underlying loans have been paid many of these companies offering their offers many tips to individuals with Higher Education to make sure the offer off. Once loans are combined into a help are actually doing is helping them- outstanding student loans to help them is legitimate. Direct Consolidation Loan, they cannot selves to hefty fees for services people determine whether loan consolidation is *Ask what service the company isbe removed. The previous loans are paid can perform themselves, for free, at stu- right for them