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McPherson announces Spring Honor Roll, Honorable Mention

McPherson College, a four-year private college located in central Kansas, recognizes its highest academic achievers in its spring 2022 Honor Roll and Honorable Mention.To qualify for the honor roll, students must be full-time students and earn a grade point average of 3.55 or higher during the previous term. Students earning a grade point average of 3.

7 Ways to Help Your Student Prepare for Life Away from Home

By Christine HensleyIowa Student Loan Liquidity Corporation board memberAfter high school graduation, your student will face many new experiences beyond academics and social situations. At ISL Education Lending, we know that preparation for the next step helps students increase their chances of graduation, finding a job and successfully repaying any student loans.
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Iowa Lakes Community College Releases Spring 2022 Honors Lists

Iowa Lakes Community College releases the Spring 2022 Honors Lists recognizing students who achieve the highest academic standards earning inclusion on the President's Honor List or Dean's List. For the Spring 2022 semester, 109 students made the President's Honor List, an honor achieved by those who recorded a 4.0 GPA, and 191 students made the Dean's List of students who earned a 3.

Former Benton Community Teacher now Teacher of the Year at Western Illinois

Western Illinois University alumna and Iowa Teacher of the Year Sara Russell recalls the many opportunities to not only learn new concepts and ideas through her courses at WIU, but the interactions with peers she shared from all walks of life.Russell's time at WIU had a profound impact on both her career and her approach to education."While I have always considered myself a life-long learner, my classes at WIU-QC have sparked an ever greater love of learning, and love for the power of education.

51 Nursing Graduates honored at Nursing Pinning Ceremony

 On May 13, Mount Mercy University pinned over 50 nursing graduates at the Nursing Pinning Ceremony.  Graduates Grace Herring '22 and Michael Riches '22 were featured as student speakers at the event. Camryn Foote '22 read a poem she wrote for the nursing class of 2022. Two nursing awards were given out. The Sister Mary Edward McConohy Nursing Award was given to Jada Veasey '22.
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Mount Mercy University celebrates Class of 2022 with local graduates

The students listed below graduated from Mount Mercy University this May. Commencement ceremonies were held Sunday, May 15, 2022, at the Alliant Energy PowerHouse in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. For over 90 years, Mount Mercy has grown in size and reputation, adapting to meet the changing educational needs of the Cedar Rapids community. Its 1,600+ students come from around the globe, creating a vibrant, diverse and open-minded campus community.

North Eden Willing Workers Minutes 5/15/22

May 15, 2022The North Eden Willing Workers met at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Vinton. The meeting was called to order at 5:05 p.m. and roll call was taken. The secretary and treasurer’s reports were read. Olive’s name was added to the list of members presenting at the April meeting. The club has a balance of $1,508.34. The birthday officer recognized May birthdays.

Anna Bauer Named to Mercy College of Health Sciences President's List

Anna Bauer of Newhall, IA has been named to the President's List for the Spring 2022 semester at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa. To qualify for this academic recognition, students must attain a grade point average (GPA) at least 3.75, in their most recent semester, for a minimum of six credit hours.  To learn more about the health science programs offered at Mercy College, visit our website at http://www.
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FFA Member and Newcomer of the Month

Member of the Month-Jerry Lee Member of the Month-Jerry LeeAs a Sophomore, Jerry has been very involved in the chapter, specifically through the Healthy Lifestyles Committee. Jerry has done a great job planning food and activities for all members to enjoy! He has competed in Conduct of Meetings and Chapter Display along with always being willing to lend a hand at local level activities.

2022 Dream Big Scholarship Recipients

Chase Rippel, VSCSD Clickstop owes much of its success to the support of its community.With gratitude, we continue to pay it forward by supporting the growth and development of local high school students through the Dream Big Scholarship.Now in its fifth year, this scholarship recognizes students who align with Clickstop’s Core Values, actively contribute to their community, and enjoy life along the way.
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