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Weyland graduates UNR

Mary Weygand graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno.

Mary Weygand graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno.

Wolf Pack and Douglas High skier Mary Weyland graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno, with a 4.0 grade point average on Thursday.

Her degree is in business administration with a major in marketing and minors in statistics and business analytics.

A Minden native, she is the daughter of Gregory and Michelle Weyland.

Weyland tutored her fellow students while attending UNR. 

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Jacobsen graduates from University of Florida

Joseph Jacobsen, 23, of Minden graduated from the University of Florida in Gainesville on April 29. Joey graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor of science degree in sports management. 

He hopes to pursue a career in the NFL, working in sports media and communications. 

Jacobsen is a 2016 graduate of Douglas High School. 

He is the son of Tim and Robbi Jacobsen and the grandson of Betty Jacobsen and the late Sen. Lawrence Jacobsen.

Jones named outstanding sophomore

Former Sierra Lutheran High School student journalist Shelby Jones received the 2021 Outstanding Achievement for a Sophomore Student Award from the University of Vermont’s Department of Student Life.

 “Shelby has developed fun, safe, and engaging service opportunities for students throughout the year, including crochet and knitting events and working with external partners for trail clean up opportunities in May,” according to the nomination. “This student also developed dynamic, meaningful Instagram content for our partnership with the UVM Marketing and Communications department. This student is kind, caring, and genuine. She makes me love coming to work every day, and we could not have had a successful year without her hard work and dedication. We are excited to continue to work with this student in new ways through TREK this summer.”

Jones covered Falcon sports for The Record-Courier in 2015-16, publishing 17 stories.

Gardnerville’s Edgar on Dean’s List

Erin Edgar qualified for the Spring 2021 Dean’s List at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.

Approximately 53 percent of Belmont’s 6,170 undergraduate students qualified for the Spring 2021 Dean’s List. Belmont is located in Nashville, Tenn.


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