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Education

  • Fellers receives scholarship

    Recent high school graduates of Johnson Controls employees are eligible to be awarded a one year or four year partial scholarship.
    Lauren Fellers, a recent graduate of Red Oak High School was recently awarded a college scholarship from the Johnson Controls Foundation.  
    Lauren is the daughter of Johnson Controls employee, Lee Fellers and will be attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the fall.
    The foundation awards 45 scholarships each year: 25 four-year grants of $2,000 a year and 20 one-year grants of $2,000.  

  • William Penn Univ. honors

    President’s List
    OSKALOOSA - William Penn University is pleased to announce that
    Barbara Gilliland, 4; Dennis Grove, 4; Cheri McFarland, 4; Laura Moyers, 4; Stacey Rolenc, 4; from Red Oak have been named to the President’s List for the spring 2010 semester. To be included on the President’s List, a student must complete at least 12 hours of credit with a minimum grade point average of 3.9 on a 4.0 scale.
    Dean’s List

  • East Mills High School third quarter honor rolls

    Principals Honor Roll
    9th grade - Eileen Asselin, Alexis Woodruff, Joseph VanSant, Amanda Hatcher and Kaitlin Walker,
    10th grade - Pierre Bassich, Makayla McGrew, Luke Schafer and Carrie Christensen.
    11th grade - Danielle Keltner, Dalton Morgan, Mary Harbor and Ellie Miller.
    12th grade - Jacob Bolton, Jacob Fritz, Eric Taylor, Jesse Buley, Ben Blank and Gabrielle Sowers.
    Gold Honor Roll

  • Central College’s Choir/Chamber Singers Spring Tour

    PELLA - Alec Carlson, freshman, exploring, graduate of Nodaway Valley High School, tenor of Red Oak will be touring with Central College’s A Cappella Choir, as well as Chamber Sings, during their spring tour in May, first touring the Midwest and finishing their tour in the nation’s capitol.

  • Johannes selected

    DECORAH—Sawyer Johannes, son of Craig and Tammie Johannes of Villisca, has been selected to sing bass with the Celebration Iowa Singers and Jazz Band, a select high school touring ensemble that will perform more than 30 shows across the state of Iowa this summer.
    Johannes, a student at Villisca High School, was selected from a pool of Iowa high school music students who auditioned at four locations across the state in March.

  • Iowa Western graduates

    COUNCIL BLUFFS -  Approximately 464 individuals participated in May graduation ceremonies at Iowa Western Community College (IWCC).

  • Iowa Western honors

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Iowa Western Community College officials announced that approximately 600 students have been named to the President’s Honor Roll due to their academic achievement during the 2010 spring term.
    The following Red Oak area residents were named to the President’s Honor

  • Varner graduates

    Air Force Airman Christopher A. Varner graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

  • Dean’s List at Drake University

    DES MOINES- Mary Honeyman of Emerson has been named to the Dean’s List at Drake University. Honeyman achieved this academic honor by earning a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher during the Spring 2010 semester at Drake.

  • Nebraska Wesleyan honors

    LINCOLN - Twenty-four Nebraska Wesleyan University students have been inducted into the academic biology honorary, Beta Beta Beta. Selection requirements include maintaining a biology grade point average of at least 3.40 and an overall grade point average of 3.20.  
    Students were recognized at the university’s Honors Convocation on May 7.
    The following students have been inducted as New Regular Members: Christine Mainquist of  Red Oak, Mainquist was also named on the Spring Academic honor list.