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Education

  • Dean’s List

    Bucknell University

    Kate Walker, Class of 2019, from Red Oak, was named to the dean’s list at Bucknell University during the spring semester of the 2017-18 academic year. A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean’s list recognition.

    Bucknell University is located in Lewisburg, Pa.

    Morningside College

  • Collegiate Honors

    Morningside College

    Joey N. Volquartsen, a senior theatre major from Stanton, was named a Roadman Scholar at Morningside College in recognition of high academic distinction for the 2017-18 academic year. She

    Roadman Scholars must be full-time students who have completed at least 45 credits of college work with a cumulative grade point average of 3.76 or above. The award is named in honor of the late Earl Roadman, who was president of Morningside College from 1936 to 1956.

    Morningside College is located in Sioux City.

  • College Graduations

    Iowa State University

    At Iowa State University’s spring commencement ceremonies, 4,809 graduates received degrees. Iowa State awarded 4,023 undergraduate degrees, 512 master’s degrees, 144 doctor of veterinary medicine degrees and 130 doctor of philosophy degrees.

    Area students earning their degrees included:

    • Red Oak

    Bailey Akers, Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering; Jeffrey Askey, Doctor of Philosophy, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering; Madison Wookey, Bachelor of Arts, English.

    • Villisca

  • College Graduations

    Morningside College

    Morningside College in Sioux City presented bachelor’s degrees to undergraduate students during its 120th spring commencement held on May 12.

     Sabrina M. Guerra, Red Oak, earned a Bachelor of Science in non-profit management.

  • College News

    Buena Vista University

    Buena Vista University’s fourteenth annual Scholars Day was held April 28. Thirty-five students from all disciplines presented their best original research, academic posters, artistic creations, and performances to their peers, professors, and the public.

    Kimberly Hults, a senior biology major from Villisca, was one of the students who participated. Hults’s presentation was titled “The Culture of Corn: A Homegrown Mexican Migrant.”

  • 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.