July 12, 2024

Academic Achievement - July 9, 2024

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

LINCOLN, NE — Vaughn Thompson of Otley and Eli Owens of Runnells, were both named to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln deans’ list for the spring semester of the 2023-24 academic year.

Marshalltown Community College

MARSHALLTOWN — Two hundred and forty-seven students were named to the spring dean’s list at Marshalltown Community College and included Carrie Campbell of Newton, Addison Hulbert of Rhodes and Tommy Thompson of Kellogg. All three earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average.

Tommy Thompson of Kellogg received an AAS (Gunsmith Technology) and graduated with honors; and Bryar Paige Hill of Newton, graduated with an AA (Liberal Arts).

University of Mississippi

UNIVERSITY, MS – Maren Egging of Reasnor, earned a degree from the University of Mississippi in May 2024. Egging, who majored in Finance and Risk Management and Insurance, received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the School of Business Administration.

Graceland University

LAMONI — Graceland University has announced the Spring 2024 graduation list that included Holly Jessen of Baxter, who graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts (Accounting Business Administration Economics).

Des Moines Area Community College

DES MOINES — DMACC has released the names of students eligible for the spring semester president’s list. To be eligible, a student must have completed a minimum of six credits and earned a 4.0 grade point average for that semester. Those recognized from the local area include: Carter Larson of Baxter, Holland Robinette of Colfax, Lori Beeman of Newton, DaisyMei Castro of Newton, Kaytlynn Gannaway of Newton, Julianna Richardson of Newton, Rachel Swersie of Newton, Kylie Thomas of Newton and Gabrielle Vasseau of Newton.

Students named to the spring semester dean’s list include: Kinley Bethards of Baxter, Savanna Epps of Baxter, Mikayla Schroyer of Baxter, Joslyn Chadwick of Colfax, Alyssa Christensen of Colfax, Willa Colville of Colfax, Emily Exley-Berry of Colfax, Matthew Rivers of Colfax, Wyatt Smith of Colfax, Kaylyn Maher of Mingo, Isabelle Brandes of Newton, Jaden Dunn of Newton, Jolissa Gibbs of Newton, Chad Jochems of Newton, Emma Lanphier of Newton, Brian Lundberg of Newton, Emma McGruder of Newton, Sydney Murray of Newton, Julian Nelson of Newton, Jimmy Northcutt of Newton, Brandon Schakel of Newton, Samuel Swersie of Newton, Brenna Thomson of Newton, Blake Vandersluis of Newton, Rebekah Weithers of Newton and Katelyn Yeakey of Newton. To be eligible, a student must have completed a minimum of six credits and earned a 3.5 to 3.99 grade point average for that semester.

Nearly 2,000 students graduated from the spring semester from Des Moines Area Community College’s (DMACC’s) Ankeny, Boone, Carroll, Newton, Urban and West Campuses. Local students recognized include: Jahlynna Epps, Phlebotomy, Baxter; Abigail Meyer, Nurse Aide and Advanced Nurse Aide, Baxter; Ryan Meyer, Business Administration, Baxter; Cade Amundsen, Thermal Cutting Welding, Colfax; Elizabeth Audas, Nurse Aide, Colfax; Jermaine Cross, Thermal Cutting Welding, Colfax; Justin Myers, Business Administration, Colfax; Chloe Rorabaugh, Nurse Aide and Advanced Nurse Aide, Colfax; Lynnsey Solasberry, Nurse Aide and Advanced Nurse Aide, Colfax; Madison Altemeier, Agribusiness, Kellogg; Melissa Hobbs, Accounting Specialist, Kellogg; Kaitlynn Jansen, Nurse Aide and Advanced Nurse Aide, Kellogg; Lily Arndt, Nurse Aide and Advanced Nurse Aide, Mingo; Colton Harder, Thermal Cutting Welding, Mingo; Jake Thomas, Waste Water Apprenticeship, Mingo; Morgan Van Dyke, Associate General Studies, Mingo; Jacob Ammons, Waste Water Apprenticeship, Newton; James Annis, Sensor and Logic Systems, Newton; Jorian Beyer, Elementary Education Transfer and Liberal Arts, Newton; Jonathan Breckenridge, Emergency Medical Technology, Newton; Graclynn Clayton, Nurse Aide, Newton; Jiovannie Colton, Nurse Aide and Advanced Nurse Aide, Newton; Harley Gabrielson, Thermal Cutting Welding, Newton; Eric Grabe, Java App Developer, Newton; Tatum Hanson, Nurse Aide, Newton; Kaylin Hauber, Nurse Aide and Advanced Nurse Aide, Newton; Landen Long, Thermal Cutting Welding, Newton; Justin Maggard, ASEP-General Motors, Newton; Annalyse McNeeley, Nurse Aide and Advanced Nurse Aide, Newton; Lauren Nook, Nurse Aide and Advanced Nurse Aide, Newton; Marshall Penning, Thermal Cutting Welding, Newton; Sarah Ramirez, Associate Degree Nursing, Newton; Jennette Resch, Graphic Design, Newton; Adrian Rochford, Thermal Cutting Welding, Newton; Francisco Sandoval, Basic Electrical, Newton; Brandon Schakel, Civil Engineering Technology, Newton; Megan Smith, Veterinary Technology, Newton; Elijah Stewart, Thermal Cutting Welding, Newton; Stella Stravers, Nurse Aide and Advanced Nurse Aide, Newton; Lainey VanderSchel, Nurse Aide and Advanced Nurse Aide, Newton; Katelyn Yeakey, English Transfer, Newton.

DMACC released the names of the Career Advantage High School students eligible for the spring semester president’s list. To be eligible, a student must have completed a minimum of six credits and earned a 4.0 grade point average for that semester and include: Bailie Bennien of Baxter, Adison Bonney of Baxter, Callie Cross of Baxter, Eli Dee of Baxter, Regan Russell of Baxter, Rylee Van Beek of Baxter, Emmalyn Buchman of Colfax, Charlotte Donahue of Colfax, Payton VanderHeiden of Colfax, Ethan Freese of Kellogg, Olivia Hotchkin of Kellogg, Ethan Pageler of Kellogg, Logan Rainsbarger of Kellogg, Tyler Thompson of Kellogg, Levi Zaabel of Kellogg, Kaylee Collins of Mingo, Reyna Heer of Mingo, Nicholas Pfantz of Mingo, Cassidy Smith of Mingo, Isaac Alexander of Newton, Estella Allen of Newton, Austin Arauz of Newton, Harper Barton of Newton, Cade Bauer of Newton, Nikelle Birech of Newton, Nathan Blair of Newton, Landon Bozarth of Newton, Mackenzie Cupples of Newton, Delaney Fifer of Newton, Harrison Formaro of Newton, Alexandra Garvis of Newton, Tyler Machin of Newton, Caleb Mattes of Newton, Peyton Ray of Newton, Madison Rinehart of Newton, Jana Sevenbergen of Newton, Kayleigh Thomasson of Newton, Addison VanMaanen of Newton, Brooke Watson of Newton and Addison White of Newton.

Des Moines Area Community College released the names of the Career Advantage High School students eligible for the spring semester dean’s list. To be eligible, a student must have completed a minimum of six credits and earned a 3.5 to 3.99 grade point average for that semester. Area students on the list include: Abigail Meyer of Baxter, Matthew Richardson of Baxter, Sean Ament of Colfax, Joseph Earles of Colfax, Merritt McConeghey of Colfax, Chloe Rorabaugh of Colfax, Calvin Schwab of Colfax, Shae Wilkins of Colfax, Khryssa Anderson of Kellogg, Colton Brady of Kellogg, Carson Maston of Kilduff, Madelyn Adkison of Newton, Kadance Ahn of Newton, Kaitlyn Allspach of Newton, Logan Arauz of Newton, Jace Auen of Newton, Kalleigh Berndt of Newton, Benjamin Breuer of Newton, Jadin Brooks of Newton, Denise Castro of Newton, Abigail Chance of Newton, Payton Cobler of Newton, Boston Cupples of Newton, Drew Doran of Newton, Christian Ergenbright of Newton, Treyton Farver of Newton, Andrew Geyer of Newton, Kaylin Hauber of Newton, Nathan Lampe of Newton, Emma Landgrebe of Newton, Ella Machin of Newton, Veronica Mark of Newton, Camryn McLeod of Newton, Avery Meyer of Newton, Skyler Milheiser of Newton, Lydia Ness of Newton, Lauren Nook of Newton, Lincoln Peterson of Newton, Hailey Roush of Newton, Elizabeth Simbro of Newton, Lee Smith of Newton, Hailey Sumpter of Newton, Jacob Sweeney of Newton, Keily Turcios of Newton, Wyatt Weter of Newton, Isabelle Wilson of Newton and Hayden Winchell of Newton.