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Education

  • Dean’s Lists

    Iowa State University College of Human Science

    The Iowa State University College of Human Science’s dean’s list honors students who have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during the fall semester of 2017.

    Local students who made the list in the spring of 2017 include:

    • Essex: Kendria Johnson, early childhood education.

    • Villisca: Jill Vanderhoof, family and consumer sciences education and studies.

    University of Nebraska - Lincoln

  • Dean’s Lists

    Upper Iowa University

    Upper Iowa University has announced that Blake Bergren, a Exercise/Sport Studies major from Red Oak, has been named to the university’s dean’s list for the 2017 fall semester.

    To be honored, a student must have earned a minimum 3.50 grade point average for the semester and be enrolled as a full-time student.

    Buena Vista University

    Kimberly Hults, of Villisca, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at Buena Vista University.

  • Red Oak High School

    2nd Quarter High Honor Roll

    9th grade: Emma Bierbaum, Vanessa Breedlove, Garrett Couse, Kaden Grammer, Kenneth Herbert, Isaac Hidalgo, Ryleigh Patterson, Camille Porter, Alissa Rice, Xavier Ross, Mya Southwell, Elizabeth Stewart, Weston Stoakes, Jadyn VonDielingen, Kamryn Wendt, Corbin Wolfe.

  • 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.