Category Archives: Other Milestones

Hawkeye Announces 2014 Summer Graduates

The following are Hawkeye Community College Summer Term graduates and their programs of study. Graduates are listed in alphabetical order by hometown.

Dysart – Aubri Hansen, Practical Nursing

La Porte City – Justin Clark, CNC Machining Technology; Charles Engelkes, CNC Machine Operator; Tyler Fischels, CNC Machining Technology; Bryanna McFarland, Marketing Management; Angela Nottger, Associate Degree Nursing

Mount Auburn – Beth Hendryx, Practical Nursing Washburn – Shannon Gibbons Practical Nursing; Tiffany Gunhus, Occupational Therapy Assistant; Kayla Mangrich, Liberal Arts; Courtney Shimp, Practical Nursing

Kirkwood Announces Summer Dean’s List

Kirkwood Community College has released its Dean’s List for the Summer 2014 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 the following:

Brandon: Dianna Conrad, Shiru Diao
Dysart: Alicia Vaughn
La Porte City: Alexander Snyder

Huck – Palmer

palmer_engage_webDr. and Mrs. Rick Palmer of La Porte City, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their son, Jonathon Alex Palmer to Mary Kathryn Huck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Huck of Hartland, WI.  Jonathon and Mary met while attending the University of Iowa and both currently reside in the Milwaukee, WI area. An October 4, 2014 wedding is planned in Milwaukee.

Micah Monroe Earns Master’s Degree

Micah Monroe of Dysart was one of 222 individuals awarded a master’s degree from Iowa State University at the end of the 2014 summer term. Micah received a Master of Education degree.

Area Students Awarded Degrees from U. of Iowa

Approximately 5,000 students received degrees from the University of Iowa at the close of the 2014 spring semester.
Area students earning degrees include:
Gilbertville: Matthew Even, MS-Geoscience
La Porte City:  Robert Swestka, BA-Political Science
Washburn: Benjamin Weidemann, BS-Biology; Chemistry