Class Notes Honors
Lew Linde, Hastings, Minn., received the Help and Hope Legacy Award from Hastings Family Service, of which he is a co-founder; he also was recently recognized as a founder of the United Way of Hastings.
William Wolfram, Seward, Neb., was honored by the opening of the Wolfram Art Gallery at the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod International Center, Kirkwood; the gallery's first exhibition featured Wolfram's digital cross paintings.
Howard Leopold, Mound, Minn., was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum, Stillwater, Okla., for his lifetime service as a wrestler and coach.
Tressa Schmidt, Sisseton, S.D., was chosen Distinguished Volunteer of the Year for 2009 by Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota.
David Aschenbeck, Newark, Ohio, was a semifinalist for Inventor of the Year award from TechColumbus, Columbus; he also won the Marzocchi Award for 30 U.S. patents from Owens Corning, Granville.
Michael Hiatt, Ramsey, Minn., was inducted into the Minnesota Music Educators Association Hall of Fame for his lifetime service to music education as a music educator and arts administrator.
Kevin Goodno, Woodbury, Minn., was named one of the 2010 Minnesotans on the Move by Finance & Commerce. Robert Haines, Willmar, Minn., received the 2010 International Exemplary Leader Award for best practices of organizational leadership in higher education from The Chair Academy, Mesa, Ariz.; he is the vice president of finance and operations at Ridgewater College, which received the Excellence in Financial Management award from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.
Mary (Nypen) Schoenbeck, Rochester, Minn., won the Women with Drive award from KTTC-TV.
Marla Fogderud, Fargo, N.D., was awarded a full-tuition scholarship by audition for the first summer opera program of the Lotte Lehmann Akademie, Perleberg, Germany. Eric Singsaas, Stevens Point, Wis., received the WiSys Innovation Scholar Award from the WiSys Technology Foundation for his research related to biofuels.