• 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.

  • Kirkwood honors

    Kirkwood Community College has released its Dean’s List for the Spring 2010 Semester. These students have achieved a 3.3 grade point average or higher after completing 12 or more credit hours with the college.  Kirkwood students from the area earning this distinction include:  Red Oak: Adam C. Bauman, Montgomery; Andrew D. Leinen, Montgomery; Zach A. Wood, Montgomery.

  • St. Ambrose graduation

    DAVENPORT – St. Ambrose University held its Spring Commencement on May 15, at the i Wireless Center, Moline, Ill.
    A total of 669 degree candidates, including 490 bachelor’s degree students, 172 master’s degree students and 7 doctoral students, were recognized during the ceremonies.
    Undergraduate degree candidates from Red Oak is Katherine Schmid-magna cum laude-Elementary Education.

  • UWSP spring graduates

    The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point conferred degrees on more than 1,300 graduates during the university’s 2010 spring commencement ceremonies.
    Graduates, their guests and faculty were addressed by UWSP Alumna Beth Ann Richlen, staff attorney and development director at Wisconsin Judicare Inc. Interim Chancellor Mark Nook welcomed the participants and Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor Jeff Morin recognized honor students and award winners.
    Nicholas W Blay, MSNR, Natural Re-sources; from Red Oak.

  • Peru State Dean’s List

    PERU - Peru State College (PSC) today released the names of students who earned a place on the Dean’s List for the spring 2010 semester.
    Those students earning a 4.0 for the semester are noted by an asterisk (*).  
    Matthew Nels Hanson*, Sophomore; from Red Oak.

  • Stanton students participate in Quiz Bowl

    STANTON - Twelve Stanton elementary students recently participated in the Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl on May 6. The computer-based quiz covered subjects ranging from spelling, history, and math to current events, sports and literature. Every question had multiple choice answers and they received more points if they answered quickly.

    They scored 989 points by correctly answering 87% of the 100 questions on either the first or second try.