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Education

  • Red Oak High School Honor Roll

    1st Quarter High Honor Roll

    Grade 9: Ashlynn Bentley, Emma Bierbaum, Katelynn Bingham, Vanessa Breedlove, Madison Bruce, Araina Brummett, Garrett Couse, Chloe DeVries, Nathaniel Ernst, Kadee Gass, Kaden Grammer, Hannah Gray, Kenneth Herbert, Isaac Hidalgo, Ethan Horn, Jenna Klyn, Alexander Lemus, Kevin McClurg, Alexa McCunn, Ryleigh Patterson, Camille Porter, Alissa Rice, Rhenn Rolenc, Xavier Ross, Eva Sherman, Mya Southwell, Elizabeth Stewart, Weston Stoakes, Tyler Strunk, Jadyn VonDielingen, Kamryn Wendt, Corbin Wolfe, Dillon Workman.

  • College Scholarship

    Jill Vanderhoof, Villisca, has received the Miller Endowment in Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Scholarship from the Iowa State University Department of Human Development and Family Studies for the 2017-18 academic year. Vanderhoof is studying family and consumer sciences education and studies at Iowa State.

  • Collegiate Honors

    Morningside College student Sabrina Guerra, daughter of Carlos and Linda Guerra of Red Oak, served as an officer in the Morningside College chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) that recently received a national award for efforts to pursue excellence.

    Guerra is a 2014 graduate of Red Oak Community High School.

    ALD is a national honor society that recognizes and encourages academic excellence among first-year college and university students. There are chapters at over 275 colleges and universities.

  • Dean's List

    The following students have been named to the dean’s list at Buena Vista University (BVU) for terms five and six:

    • Henderson: Rachael Knight.

    • Red Oak: Mikenzi Monthei.

    • Red Oak: Caitlin Smith.

    Students named to the dean’s list must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for the two terms, based on a 4.0 grade point system, and must have taken at least 12 hours of coursework.

  • College Graduation

    Morningside College conferred 35 bachelor’s degrees, two Master of Science in Nursing degrees, and 113 Master of Arts in Teaching degrees in August.

    Jessica McFarland, Red Oak, earned her Bachelor of Arts degree.

    Morningside College is a private, coeducational, four-year liberal arts college with a total enrollment of 2,900 students. 

  • College Graduation

    Sydney Grebin, Stanton, is among the new alumni added to the roster of graduates of the University of Northern Iowa. Grebin earned a Bachelor of Arts with a major in family services.

  • Dean’s List

    Sydney Grebin, Stanton, is among the students named to the spring 2017 semester dean’s list at the University of Northern Iowa.

    To be included on the list, a student must have earned a grade point of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, while taking at least 12 hours of graded work during the semester. On the 4.0 system, an A is worth four points; a B, three points; a C, two points, and a D, one point.

  • Dean’s List

    Abbey Pratt, Red Oak, was one of 423 students whose exceptional achievements were honored by the College of Saint Mary with the release of the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester. Pratt is pursuing a Bacelor of Science degree in occupational therapy.

    To qualify for the College of Saint Mary Dean’s List, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher after completing at least 12 semester hours as a full-time student.

  • College Graduation

    Justin Eccles, Red Oak, was one of the more than 7,000 students who received degrees during the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s spring commencement ceremonies, May 11, 2017.

    Eccles earned a Master of Arts degree in Art Education from the School of Education.  

  • College Graduates

    The following area students recently graduated from Buena Vista University:

    • Teresa Sparks, of Villisca, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in educational studies. Sparks attended BVU’s Creston site.

    • Cecily Knapp, of Villisca, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English education. Knapp attended BVU’s Creston site.

    • Casaundra Currin, of Villisca, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in exercise science - human performance. Currin attended BVU at Storm Lake.