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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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