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Education Briefs

DMACC announces spring graduates

ANKENY — More than 800 students graduated following the spring semester from Des Moines Area Community College’s Ankeny, Boone, Carroll, Newton, Urban/Des Moines and West Des Moines campuses. Fort Dodge graduates are Joseph Correa, liberal arts; Emily Pecka, liberal arts; and Brian ...

DMACC posts spring semester dean’s list

ANKENY — Des Moines Area Community College recently released the names of students eligible for the spring 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. Area students are: ...

Border awarded P.E.O. STAR scholarship

The P.E.O. STAR scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year has been awarded to Morgan Border, a recent graduate of St. Edmond High School. Border is the daughter of Mark and Sheila Border and was recommended for the scholarship by P.E.O. Chapter IM of Fort Dodge. She has been accepted and ...

Students named to Central dean’s list

PELLA — Central College, Pella, has released its spring 2020 dean’s list. The honor is awarded to full-time students who achieve a 3.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale while taking 12 or more graded credit hours for the semester. Area students on the list are Tate O’Tool, of Fort Dodge, and ...

Dawson wins horticulture scholarship

Caryn Dawson, of Palmer, is a 2020-2021 National Garden Club Scholarship Award winner. The $4,000 scholarship is one of 43 national awards available for junior, senior or grad students. Dawson is a senior at Iowa State University majoring in global resource systems and horticulture with ...

Samuelson is Grand Lodge scholar

Lucas Samuelson from Southeast Valley High School has been selected as a scholarship recipient by the Grand Lodge of Iowa, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, from a group of 466 applicants. The award of $1,850 is in recognition of Samuelson’s academic performance, community activities, ...