Kaitlin Barrett Kaitlin Barrett plans to continue her studies at Northwestern College in St. Paul, where she will enter her sophomore year. Majoring in psychology and learning American Sign Language, Kaitlin hopes to have a career as an elementary school counselor or sign language interpreter in “an underprivileged neighborhood.”
     Kaitlin is the daughter of Larry and Linda Schoenhals.
Drew Cureton Andrew Cureton (Drew) will begin his junior year at the University of Minnesota-Duluth whre he is studying mechanical engineering. Drew says has “always wanted to be a mechanical engineer” and hopes to “go on to graduate school and get my Master’s degree,” after that “pursue automotive engineering.”
     Drew was a rider in the 2005 JohnnyRide on the Gandy Dancer Trail in Wisconsin. He is the son of Terry and Jeanette Cureton of Plymouth.
Tim Utecht Timothy Utecht (Tim) Utecht is the first person to receive a second John Adelard Durand scholarship award. Tim is entering his senior year in the Pre-professional biology program. Tim also attends Northwestern College in St. Paul.
In the past year Tim has mentored high school students “to encourage their interest in science,” and is a volunteer judge at an annual elementary school science fair. He intends to continue his studies as a graduate student in molecular biology and hopes to have a career in which he will be “involved in pioneering biomedical research.”
Tim is the son of Brian and Sharon Utecht of Stillwater, Minnesota.