University of Wisconsin-Madison

MADISON-Local students who graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison during the spring 2013 commencement include:

•Apple River-Kristy Bourquin, bachelor of science, zoology.

•Galena-Aaron Heim, bachelor of science, psychology; Kurt Timmerman, farm and industry short course, one-year certificate; Barbara Walsh, master of physician assistant studies, physician assistant.

•Scales Mound-Samantha Jakel, bachelor of science-civil engineering, civil engineering.
Park University

PARKVILLE, Mo.-Patricia Ballard, the daughter of Billie Nolan, Galena, graduated from Park University summa cum laude with a bachelor of arts in psychology.

Ballard was also active in Pi Gamma Mu, which recognizes and encourages social science disciplines that seek to explain human behavior, social relationships and other related problems and issues.

Ballard will attend Avila University in the fall to pursue a master's in counseling psychology.

University of Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa-Brian Temperley, East Dubuque, graduated from the University of Iowa during the spring 2013 commencement. He earned a certificate in perfusion technology.