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Pequot Lakes High School January Students of the Month

Travis Jacobson

Hometown: Breezy Point

Parents: Teresa Carter and Tim Jacobson

Activities/hobbies: Football, basketball, track

Future plans: Attend a four-year university and major in journalism.

Nomination comments: Mr. Starns wrote: “The reason we chose Travis Jacobson is because of all the good things he does for our school. Travis never hesitates to do anything to help his fellow students, our school as a whole, or me as his teacher. Travis is very selfless. He truly loves being a Pequot Lakes Patriot student/athlete.”

Katie White

Hometown: Breezy Point

Parents: Steve and Julie White

Activities/hobbies: Volleyball, basketball, softball, youth coaching, youth pitching lessons, hanging out with friends and family and listening to music.

Future plans: Attend the University of Wisconsin-Superior majoring in physical education and minoring in coaching, health and special education.

Nomination comments: Mrs. Smith wrote: “Katie has a great rapport with adults and students.... Not only does she listen to her mentors, she tries to apply it to her sports and her academics. Katie has a wonderful sense of humor and is a very caring, charismatic young lady.”

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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