Kolten Nienhaus is from Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. He is currently a junior majoring in Economics with a minor in Entrepreneurship. His interests include watching football, watching Netflix, listening to music, reading books, and hanging out with friends. After graduation, he plans on working at Fastenal and then maybe starting a business.
Michael Vernio is senior from Madison, WI. He is a Liberal Arts major focusing in areas of Finance and Business Education. He enjoys working out, watching basketball, and playing video games. After graduation he plans to move to the Twin Cities to pursue a career in business.
Josh Bidwell grew up in Maple Lake, Minnesota. He is currently a Junior majoring in Economics and minoring in Marketing. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, and hiking. After graduation he plans to move somewhere warm and find a job in the business field.
Zach is a sophomore at Winona State majoring in Business Administration. He grew up in Wells, Minnesota and enjoys playing sports, being outdoors, and spending time with friends and family.
Jacob Crone is a sophomore from Princeton, Minnesota. He is majoring in Economics with a minor in Math. His many hobbies include weightlifting, listening to music, reading books, and hanging out with friends. After graduating from WSU, he plans on continuing his education at a graduate school.
Raised in Cologne, MN, Clare Wickenhauser is a senior majoring in Secondary Social Studies Education. When the weather permits, Clare can be found hiking or paddle boarding on the lake. When the weather’s disagreeable, Clare can be found at the local coffee shops with a cup of tea and great friends.
Cole Schmitz grew up in Homer, Alaska and now lives in Rochester, Minnesota. He is a senior at Winona State majoring in Economics and minoring in Statistics. A lot of his free time is spent working with animals on his farm, and he enjoys traveling.
Jesse is a senior at Winona State majoring in Business Administration. Outside of school, Jesse is an outdoor entrepreneur.
Madison will be graduating from Winona State in December 2019 with a double major in Therapeutic Recreation and Psychology. She is from a small town outside of Rochester, Minnesota and enjoys hiking, anything outside, reading, painting, and exploring new places.
Natalie Dicke is a Sophomore at Winona State, where she studies Economics and Accounting. She is from Winona, and spends lots of her time volunteering at a local child care center. She is also the President of a club on campus called The National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
Clarissa Musslewhite is currently a Junior majoring in Economics. She grew up in Algonquin, Illinois (about 45 minutes northwest of Chicago). While she loves her home town, she admits that Winona has a much better landscape. When she isn’t studying or working, she enjoys reading, kayaking, and hiking.
Adam Swanson is a junior majoring in Economics with a minor in Mass Communication. He is from St. Paul, Minnesota and enjoys skiing and hanging out with friends. After he graduates, he plans to travel before finding a job.
Jack Tischler is currently a junior at WSU majoring in Finance with a minor in Business Administration. He chose to go to WSU because of the scenic small town feel and the great business school. In the future he hopes to become a financial advisor! Some of his favorite things include playing sports, playing the drums, and meeting new people.
Chris Knutsen is from Stillwater, Minnesota. He is currently majoring in Economics and minoring in Entrepreneurship. He enjoys playing and watching sports, especially football and basketball. After graduation he plans on working for somebody in the cities to gain experience and then one day open his own business.
"Hello, my name is Huntae Seo. I am a senior of WSU. I have Economics major and Japanese minor. In fact, English is my 3rd language. It means I'm still learning about this language. So, I am not sure I can fully understand what you are saying. BUT I will try my best. I think I am the only student who came from Asia in this class. Because I am an international student, I know the differences between the US and Asian countries. If you want to know about other cultures or differences between US and Asia, please tell me. I'm glad to help you. Thank you."
Matthew Moksnes is a senior who is originally from Hudson Wisconsin. Matthew is currently pursuing a major in Business Administration, with a minor in Criminal Justice. He enjoys snowboarding, watching football with his friends and listening to live music. After graduation Matthew intends to manage, or his own business.
Kendell is a junior from Waconia, MN majoring in Business Administration. In his free time he enjoys golfing, curling, and hanging out with friends.