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Academic Achievement

Published: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 11:07 a.m. CST • Updated: Thursday, July 3, 2014 8:47 a.m. CST

Simpson College

Area students graduating from Simpson College on May 3 include, Abigail Maher of Baxter with a BA in criminal justice and sociology; Taylor Van De Krol of Lynnville, Cum Laude, with a BA in political science; Jacob Ervin of Newton with a BA in theatre arts; Ryan Van Manen of Newton with a BA in sports administration; and JoshuaZieman of Newton, Cum Laude, with a BA in history and political science.

AIB College of Business

Kayla Vanderlaan of Newton received an associate in applied science degree in sports and event management, Summa Cum Laude, from AIB College of Business during commencement exercises held June 8.

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