Hometown: Pequot Lakes
Parents: Rebecca Bronder and Jay Erickson
Activities/hobbies: Music, piano percussion, jazz, art, pottery, origami, reading,and cross country skiing.
Future plans: I plan to get a music performance degree and one day own a harp.
Nominations comments: Mr. Kotaska wrote: “Bridget Erickson is a very hard-working, dependable and talented student in many different areas. She is a very good student in the classroom; she works hard to get her schoolwork done in a timely manner as well as being done at a high level. Bridgette is also very skilled in the fine arts areas; she is an accomplished musician as well as being a very creative person in the artistic field.”
Hometown: Breezy Point
Parents: Erin Wurdeman and Jeff Wurdeman
Activities/hobbies: Soccer, snowboarding, football, math, hanging out with friends, writing, volunteering, art.
Future plans: Attend college and possibly pursue accounting, aviation or engineering.
Nominations comments: Mr. Kunesh wrote: “Kale Wurdeman possesses numerous qualities that qualify him as January Student of the Month. Kale participates in a variety of activities at Pequot Lakes High School and in the community while still managing to maintain excellent grades. ... Kale always has a positive attitude and has demonstrated hard work and dedication that will undoubtedly bring him success in his future endeavors.”