• Dean’s List/ President’s List

    Southwestern Community College, Creston, recently announced its dean’s and president’s honor lists for the fall semester of 2016 

    Full-time students who obtain a 3.50 or greater grade point average during a semester qualify for the president’s honor list, while full-time students who obtain a 3.00 grade point average or above during a semester qualify for the dean’s honor list.

    Deans List:

  • Dean’s List

    Approximately 8,775 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the fall semester 2016 dean’s list. 

    Students named to the dean’s list must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded course work. 

    Local students earning the honor were: 

    Henderson:  Grant Isaac Keast, sophomore, Pre-Business.

  • College Graduates

     Approximately 300 individuals participated in December graduation ceremonies at Iowa Western Community College.

     The following area students graduated:

    Corning: Jasmine N. Godbolt, associate of arts degree in education: grades K-12. 

    Emerson: Molly N. Bolton, associate of applied science degree in marketing.

  • Stanton Community School Honor Rolls

    A Honor Roll - 1st Semester

    6th grade: Abbigail Burke, Joshua Martin, Jenna McCormick, Addison Olson, Brooklyn Silva, April Vanderholm. Jonan Wookey.

    7th grade: Roary Blair, Cameron Sallach.

    8th grade: Brooklyn Adams, Tara Peterson, Nicole Vorhies.

    9th grade: Haylie Huddle, Easton Hultman, Charles McCusker.

  • College Graduations

    Simpson College in Indianola held commencement on Dec. 17, 2016. Jorge Ramos, son of Felix Ramos and Teresa Ramos of Red Oak, graduated with a BA in chemistry.

  • Red Oak Middle School

    All A’s

    6th grade: Dante Baucom, Aiden Bruce, Lainey DeVries, Nora Dougherty, Michelle Grass, Josie Rengstorf, Tessa Rolenc.

    7th grade: Camryn Bass, Ashlyn Blackman, Liz Carbaugh, Tory Carrick, Aedynn Graham, Delaney Hall, Jessica Lukehart, Lennon O’Neal, Delaina Olson, Jazmyn Perez, Stephany Ramos, Gannon Sallach, Chase Sandholm, Kara Sego, Sebastian Vasquez.


  • Dean’s List

    Recognition for outstanding academic achievement has been given to Grand View University students for the 2016 fall semester.

    The students are named to the dean’s list for earning a grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying at least 12 hours of classes.

    Rochelle Sink of Red Oak earned a place on the dean’s list for the semester.

  • Dean’s List

    Morningside College Provost Dr. William C. Deeds recently announced the students who were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester of the 2016-2017 academic year.

    The dean’s list recognizes students who achieve a 3.67 grade point average or better and complete at least 12 credits of coursework with no grade below a C-.

    Those making the dean’s list included:

  • College Graduations

    Aaron J. Hicks of Cedar Falls, son of Sue and Brad Hicks of Red Oak, graduated from the University of Northern Iowa on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, with a degree in history. He is a 2012 graduate of Hampton-Dumont High School.

  • College Graduations

    At Iowa State University’s fall commencement ceremonies held Dec. 17, 2016, degrees were presented to 2,148 students, including three from the area.

    • Robert Gowdy of Red Oak, Master of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.

    • Craig White of Red Oak, Bachelor of Science, Technical Communication.

    • Ethan Lantz of Stanton, Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Business.