• College News

     Students at Morning-side College have elected Sabrina Guerra of Red Oak as student government vice president for the 2017-18 academic year. Guerra, a senior majoring in non-profit management, is a 2014 graduate of Red Oak High School.

  • College News

    Jill Vanderhoof of Villisca has been named a 2017 Student Sensation for the College of Human Sciences at Iowa State University. Vanderhoof, a senior in family and consumer sciences education and studies, is one of 15 students selected to serve as a representative for the college and Iowa State University at events such as Family Weekend, Human Sciences, and alumni gatherings during the 2017-2018 academic year.


  • College Graduations

     The Office of the Registrar and the Graduate School at Northwest Missouri State University have released the names of students who completed requirements for degrees at the conclusion of the 2016 fall trimester.

    Degree recipients include: bachelor of science (B.S.) and bachelor of science in education (B.S. Ed.)

    Undergraduate students graduating with honors are designated with asterisks as follows:

  • Collegiate Honors

     The Office of the Registrar at Northwest Missouri State University announced the names of students named to the academic (A) or president’s (P) honor roll at the end of the 2016 fall trimester.

    To be included on the academic honor roll, a student must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours and attain a grade point average of 3.50 or above on a 4.00 scale. Students named to the president’s honor roll have attained a perfect 4.00 GPA for the trimester.

  • Academic Honors

    Mary Kort of Red Oak was one of over 200 Cornell College students named to the dean’s list for the Fall 2016 semester.

    Kort earned Honors.

    Honors signifies a semester grade point average of 3.6 to 3.79.

  • Academic Honors

     Clarkson College is pleased to announce Leann Hamilton was named to the fall 2016 dean’s list.

    Hamilton is pursuing an Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology degree and a Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging degree. She is the daughter of Laura and Jason Hamilton of Red Oak.

  • Academic Honors

     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 2016.

    Area students earning this honor included:

    Essex: Kendria Johnson.

    Villisca: Jill Vanderhoof.

  • Academic Honors

    The following local students were named to the University of Iowa fall 2016 dean’s list:

    Henderson: Alena Newgren.

    Red Oak: Nicholas Leinen, Hannah Shalters.

    Villisca: Kirsten Hoye.

  • Academic Honors

    More than 3,900 students, including 17 from the area, have been recognized for their academic achievements at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) during the fall 2016 semester with inclusion on the chancellor’s and/or dean’s list.

  • Honor Roll: Southwest Valley High School

     1st Semester Honor Roll

    9th grade: Delaney Dalton, Jordyn Figgins, Evan Fleharty, Shyanne Grace, Adam Harris, Suzann Hensley, Anna Inman, Olivia Jacobs, Rylee Jacobs, Isabella Johnson, Gerald Langille, Emily Lauer, Garrett Marn, Allison Marshall, Christian McCuen, Kayley Myers, Lillie Oglesbee, Jillian Simmons, Robyn Steeve.