Education Briefs

FD Choral Society offers scholarships

The Fort Dodge Choral Society will award $1,000 vocal music scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year. Applicants must be college students majoring in vocal music performance or education with a sophomore, junior, or senior status at the beginning of the award year. Applicants can either ...

St. Ed choir selling singing Valentines

The St. Edmond Catholic School chamber choir is taking orders for singing Valentines. The singing valentines will be delivered Feb. 12. Cost is $25 and includes a long-stemmed red rose and two Valentine’s Day songs used by a quartet from the chamber choir. To send one to someone in the ...

CCS to host patriotic program

Community Christian School’s kindergarten and 4-year-old preschool classes will be presenting a patriotic program for families and friends at 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 16 in the CCS Chapel. Students will sing patriotic songs and provide presentations on the first 10 presidents of the United ...

Postal scholarship is offered

The Postal Employees Scholarship fund is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a qualified high school senior. Applicant must be a credit union member and related to a current or retired U.S. postal employee. Application and information is available by contacting Mary Harvey at 571-3801 or email ...

WITCC lists fall graduates

SIOUX CITY — Western Iowa Tech Community College recently released the names of its fall conferred degrees, diplomas and certificates. Area students receiving degrees were: Alyson Mooney and Jada Zdrazil, both of Pocahontas.

Named to DMACC Dean’s List

Des Moines Area Community College has released the names of students eligible for the fall semester Dean’s List. To be eligible, a student must have completed a minimum of six credits and earned a 3.5 to 3.99 grade-point average for that semester. Recognized from our area were: Robert ...

2018 Terrace Hill piano competition set

The 2018 Terrace Hill Piano Competition is Feb. 9-10. Established in 1986, The competition is open to Iowa students who plan on attending an Iowa college or university as a music major or minor. The senior level finalists will be awarded scholarships that are distributed over a two-year ...

Eighth Grade Night set for Jan. 25 at FDSH

Fort Dodge Senior High’s annual Eighth Grade Night will take place in the Senior High gym on Jan. 25, beginning at 7 p.m. Current eighth-grade students and their parents are encouraged to attend this event. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about and meet the staff of the ...

CCS pancake breakfast is Saturday

Community Christian School Athletic Department will be holding its annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the CCS gym, 2406 9 1/2 Ave. S. Pancakes, sausages, coffee, milk, and juice will be served. Tickets purchased in advance are $5 for ages 11 to adult and ...

FDSH Speech Showcase set for Friday

Fort Dodge Senior High will host its Speech Showcase at 6 p.m. Friday in the Little Theater. This free performance is open to the public. According to Lindey Krug, FDSH speech coach, the Speech Showcase is an opportunity for the students to perform their large group pieces in front of an ...

Area students earn degrees from BVU

STORM LAKE — The following students recently graduated from Buena Vista University: Nichol Jones, of Fort Dodge, who graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in criminology and criminal justice and psychology; Pamela Lenz, of Humboldt, who graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in ...

Investment in Ag Futures scholars named

ESTHERVILLE — Iowa Lakes Community College recently announced the recipients of the Investment in Ag Futures Scholarship. Kala Zwiefel, of Algona, was one of the recipients. This scholarship was established at Iowa Lakes Community College in 2010 as a result of industry partnerships and ...

Pocahontas 4-H Scholarship deadline Feb. 1

POCAHONTAS — Due to the generous support of the Pocahontas County 4-H Endowment, up to 10 $500 scholarships will be awarded to 4-H’ers who are in 12th grade and who will attend college in the fall of 2018. Applications are available at the office or online at ...

Palo Alto County Scholarship awarded

ESTHERVILLE — Iowa Lakes Community College recently announced the 2017-18 recipients of the Palo Alto County Scholarship. The 2017-18 area recipients are Dalton Connelly, Kindra Marges and Jackie Tonderum, all of Emmetsburg. The Palo Alto County Scholarship was established in 1999 at Iowa ...

Jackson is O’Round the Loch Run scholar

ESTHERVILLE — Iowa Lakes Community College recently announced the 2017-18 recipient of the O’Round the Loch Run Scholarship. The 2017-18 recipient is Katherine Jackson, of Emmetsburg. Since 2002, the annual O’Round the Loch Run has funded a scholarship at Iowa Lakes Community College. ...

Kahler Memorial Scholarship given

ESTHERVILLE — Iowa Lakes Community College recently announced the 2017-18 recipients of the Mary J. Kahler Memorial Scholarship. The 2017-18 area recipient is Philkeith Sagini, of Emmetsburg. Arthur Kahler, of Bancroft, established the Mary J. Kahler Memorial Scholarship at Iowa Lakes ...

Farm Credit Services scholarship awarded

ESTHERVILLE — Iowa Lakes Community College recently announced the 2017-18 recipients of the Farm Credit Services of America Scholarships. They are Levi Gardewine, of Rolfe; and Luke Nielsen, of Gilmore City. Established in 2009, the Farm Credit Services of America Scholarship demonstrates ...

Palo Alto Health Care scholars announced

ESTHERVILLE — Iowa Lakes Community College recently announced the 2017-18 recipients of the Palo Alto County Health Care Scholarship. The 2017-18 recipients are Kindra Marges and Sarah Simington, both of Emmetsburg. In 2008, Palo Alto County Health System of Emmetsburg established the Palo ...

Ruiz is Judith L. Johnson Music scholar

ESTHERVILLE — Iowa Lakes Community College recently announced the 2017-18 recipient of the Judith L. Johnson Music Scholarship. The 2017-18 recipient is Natalie Ruiz, of Emmetsburg. Established by the Johnson family in 2011 at Iowa Lakes Community College, the Judith L. Johnson Memorial ...

Albee Environmental Studies scholars named

ESTHERVILLE — Iowa Lakes Community College recently announced the 2017-18 recipients of the HG Albee Environmental Studies Scholarships. The 2017-18 area recipients are: Christopher Amdahl, Estherville; Rachel Meyer, Estherville; Luke Larson, Titonka; Madison Beenken, Titonka; and Noah ...