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Published: Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 11:30 a.m. CST

AIB College of Business

DES MOINES — Crystal Gibbens of Creston has been named to the honor roll at AIB College of Business for the 2012 fall term.

To qualify for the honor roll, Gibbens attained a grade-point average of 3.0 to 3.49 for the term.

Gibbens is earning an Associate in Applied Science degree in business administration and leadership.

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Clarkson College

OMAHA, Neb. — Kayla Petersen received a Bachelor of Science in nursing degree Dec. 8 from Clarkson College in Omaha, Neb.

Petersen is the daughter of Deanna and Troy Petersen of Creston. She was named to the dean’s list.

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Southern College of Optometry

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Samuel Johnson of Creston was recently honored with the Dr. John A. Gazaway Memorial Scholarship at Southern College of Optometry. The award comes with a $1,000 monetary award.

Johnson is the son of Paul and Ann Johnson, also of Creston. He is a graduate of Creston High School and Iowa State University.

Each year, Southern College of Optometry recognizes its most outstanding students at a convocation ceremony in the fall semester. This year, 80 students were honored with awards and scholarships worth nearly $100,000 for the 2013 school year.

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