Local student earns top honors at UW-La Crosse
Sara Krueger, a 2014 graduate of Rhinelander High School, received top graduation honors at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Krueger received one of the Murphy Awards for Academic Excellence, which recognizes the university’s top two graduating scholars as chosen by the Scholarship and Awards Committee. The award recognizes outstanding and exceptional scholastic ability. Krueger received $1,500.
Krueger graduated May 12 with a Bachelor of Science in history education and broadfield social studies education. She was on the Dean’s list each semester.
Krueger received a grant from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation to develop high school curriculum for the “Hear, Here” local history project, as well as an undergraduate curriculum grant for “Hear, Here” middle school curriculum development. She was treasurer for Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education and received the Don and Norma Vinger Scholarship.
Krueger plans to teach middle or high school social studies in the Green Bay area. She is the daughter of Amy and Dan, Jr., Krueger of Rhinelander.