• Annemarie Smith of Brookfield was named to the spring 2009 dean's list at St. Olaf College.
• Maureen McGinn of Brookfield was named to the spring 2009 dean's list at Loras College.
• Lauren Lukacek of Brookfield graduated magna cum laude from the Boston Conservatory with a degree in musical theater with an emphasis in acting on May 16. She will play Marjory in the New York Showcase production of "Genesius," a new musical opening Aug. 26 in New York City. She is the daughter of Gary and Susanne Lukacek.
• The following students graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on May 16: Paul Hnilicka, Elliot Jentz, Samantha King, Stephanie Kucek, Heather Leverence, Amanda Schober, Ryan Schuettpelz, Marcus Smrecek and Scott Zanio - Brookfield; and Kathryn Kopietz - Elm Grove.
• Olivia Hendricks and Lauren Sternhagen, both of Brookfield, and Rachel Li, a graduate of Brookfield East High School, were named to the spring 2009 Lawrence University dean's list.
• Jeffrey Butler of Elm Grove graduated from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, with a bachelor's degree in accounting and finance in May.
• Jeremy Harris of Brookfield earned a master's degree in philosophy from Cambridge University in England. He is the son of Marilyn and Jerry Harris of Brookfield.
• James McCaslin of Brookfield was re-elected to a one-year term as Muscular Dystrophy Association national vice president in July. He is president and chief operating officer of Harley-Davidson Motor Co.
• Claire Palmer, a Girl Scout from Elm Grove, participated in a Girl Scout Service Challenge in Costa Rica where she hiked, rafted and surfed while immersing herself in a foreign culture.
• Elizabeth Stein and Katherine Stein, both of Brookfield, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. They are the daughters of Jerry and Ann Stein.
• Stephanie Waller of Brookfield took the oath of office for the officer corps of the U.S. Coast Guard on June 23. In August, Waller will attend a four-week training to better prepare her for her future career as a military officer in the United States Coast Guard. Upon completion of her training, her first assignment will be in the Prevention Department at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans.
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