INDIANOLA – The following students from the following cities graduated from Simpson College in May. Commencement was held May 22 in Indianola.
Steven Lovitt from Emerson, Alexandria Tyner, Amber Vrbsky from Essex and Ryanne Skalberg from Red Oak.
Chris A. Wood from Emerson, BA, Health and Sport Studies, Suzanne Lynn Bochmann from Red Oak, MA, Leisure Studies, Andra Metz from Red Oak, PHR, Pharmacy with Distinction, Jamie Lynn Patrick from Red Oak, BA, Communication Studies.
Southwestern Community College of Creston, held two commencement ceremonies this year. One hundred thirty students were eligible to graduate on May 7, and 181 students were eligible to graduate on June 25.
Nathan Elwood from Villisca was placed on the Spring 2010 Dean’s List at Indian Hills Community College. The Dean’s List includes all full-time students who achieved a grade-point of 3.5 or better for the term.
Principal’s Honor Roll
5th Grade: Christian Baer, Zena Courtier, Emmy Duysen, Claire Huston and Hanna York. 6th Grade: Ben Christensen. 8th Grade: Jacob Schafer.
Gold Honor Roll 4th quarter
Bryant Blay has been selected as a Student Orientation Staff Leader at AIB College of Business in Des Moines. Blay is one of 17 students who were selected as SOS Leaders through a competitive selection process.
Blay is majoring in accounting. Blay is the son of John and Debbie Blay of Red Oak.
STORM LAKE – Buena Vista University recently held its sixth annual Scholars Day event. The event provides an opportunity for BVU students to present their original research and academic work to their peers, professors and the public.
Ben Hansen from Earling presented a oral presentation entitled “Financial Decisions: Buying or Renting”. Hansen is a May graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting.