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Mount Mercy University celebrates Class of 2020

By Vinton Today · May 28th, 2020
The students listed below graduated from Mount Mercy University this May. A virtual commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 17, 2020.Atkins, Zachariah Steffen, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum LaudeBelle Plaine, Jacob Ehlen, Bachelor of ScienceNorway, Caleb Finley, Bachelor of Business AdministrationVan Horne, Elizabeth Cepeda, Bachelor of Business Administration, Cum LaudeVinton Joel Barnes, Bachelor of Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude Kathleen Steffen, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude Tyler Stueck, Bachelor of Arts, Cum LaudeFor ...

Morningside announces May 2020 graduates

By Vinton Today · May 28th, 2020
296 undergraduate students and 375 graduate students earned their degrees from Morningside College in the spring of 2020.Morningside College is a private college in Sioux City, Iowa that offers over 65 majors and pre-professional programs, online graduate programs in education and nursing, and an online bachelor's degree completion program.

Parker of LaPorte City makes Easton/NFCA Academic List

By Vinton Today · May 26th, 2020
Several Statesmen softball players were honored for their work in the classroom as the 2020 Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes. 14 students made the list: Lexi Resa (Jr., Liberty, Mo. Biology) 4.0 Grade Point AverageJessica Rogers (Jr., Peyton, Colo., Psychology) (3.97)Abby Young (Sr., Dunlap, Ill.

Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative awards Scholarships

By Vinton Today · May 25th, 2020
The following Students were awarded Scholarships from Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative.  Wesley Mott Vinton-ShellsburgAlyssa Reynolds Vinton-ShellsburgDillon Kremer AlburnettFrankie Evans Vinton-ShellsburgGrant Soukup AlburnettJordan Balderston AlburnettNewelle Dalton Center Point-UrbanaXander Cortimilia AlburnettElla Thompson AlburnettKaitlyn Kuhn Center Point-Urbana

East-Central Iowa REC is proud to announce it has awarded $1,000 scholarships to ten graduating seniors who plan to further their education in a diverse range of programs. Congratulations to these deserving students!· Jacob Ludeking, Benton Community High School – Parents: George and Theresa Ludeking, Norwayo Iowa State University, Agricultural Business· Matthew Hearn, Center Point-Urbana High School – Parents: Dennis Hearn, Urbanao Kirkwood Community College, Agriculture· Alexa Riniker, East Buchanan High School - Parents: Bruce and Jea...

The Iowa High School Athletic Association, in cooperation with Governor Kim Reynolds’ office and title sponsor, the Iowa Farm Bureau have named the recipients of the Governor's Scholarship Program. Among those is Vinton-Shellsburg Senior Lillie Lamont.Iowa’s top academic students have been chosen for the 2020 Governor’s Scholar Program.

Minnesota State University, Mankato awarded 2,367 degrees to 2,294 students at the end of the spring 2020 semester, with this spring's graduates celebrated through a special website that launched Saturday, May 9, the day on which the University's three traditional graduation ceremonies were scheduled but canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

VSCSD Recognizes School Board Appreciation Month

By Vinton-Shellsburg Community Schools · May 7th, 2020
The month of May marks the annual observance of School Board Appreciation Month – time to salute the work of school board members and celebrate public education. The theme of this year’s celebration, “Launching Iowa’s Next Generation”, reflects the top priority of local school board members as they advocate for public education with local, state, and federal leaders on behalf of all students.

4th St. Diner in search of Rhubarb

By 4th St. Diner · May 7th, 2020
The 4th Street Diner is looking for local donations of fresh rhubarb for the meal program.  For more information please cal 319-472-4761.  Thanks!

Celebrating Child Care Superheroes

By Vinton Today · May 6th, 2020
BY | RUBY BODEKER, Board Member, Better Tomorrows Early Childhood IowaThe workforce behind the workforce is suffering right now, but we can’t reopen with it.As parts of Iowa begin to reopen their economies this month—previously shut-down amid the COVID-19 pandemic—a critical piece of infrastructure might be missing for some working families: child care.

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