Category Archives: Other Milestones

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

Alexis Rose Graduates from Drake University

Alexis Rose of La Porte City graduated from Drake University at the conclusion of the spring 2014 semester with a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Arts & Sciences.