College news

Published: Thursday, July 10, 2014 10:58 a.m. CDT

Kirkwood Community College

CEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood Community College has released its dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester. These students have achieved a 3.3 grade point average or higher after completing 12 or more credit hours with the college.

Students from the Creston News Advertiser area earning this distinction are:

Murray – Nathanael Smith, liberal arts, AA

Prescott – Nicci Sorensen, nursing, AAS

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Central College

PELLA — Jill Johnson of Creston presented during Undergraduate Scholarship Celebration Day held May 8 at Central College. The event provided more than 130 students with the opportunity to showcase their research and projects in a variety of disciplines.

Johnson, class of 2014, an athletic training student, gave a presentation titled “The Burden of Dementia in China.”

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Iowa State University

AMES — The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences and its academic departments offered more than $800,000 in scholarships to students for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Recipients from the Creston News Advertiser area include:

Afton – Sarah Waigand, freshman, Ana and Ed McCracken Scholarship – Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

Mount Ayr – Megan Doubleday, junior, Elizabeth Elliott Scholarship – College of Human Sciences

Murray – Joseph Webb, junior, Katherine Bruntlett Annin Scholarship – College of Human Sciences, Food Science and Human Nutrition General Scholarship – Food Science and Human Nutrition, Mabel Sherill Southworth Scholarship – Food Science and Human Nutrition

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