ROCK ISLAND -- Thirty-four Augustana College students will travel to Nicaragua for two weeks in July. Students in pre-health fields will work with a combination of physicians from the United States and Nicaragua to provide services in areas of the country which do not have permanent medical facilities. Local students are:
Davenport -- Manisha Kumar and Cristina Stan.
Moline -- Mohammed Hussain and Jessica Roche.
Rock Island -- Nick Cummins.
Taylor Ridge -- Rebecca Anderson.
Andrew Piotter, Andy Yang, Christopher Wilson
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. -- Andrew Piotter and Andy Yang, both of Bettendorf, and Christopher Wilson, of Geneseo, were named to the Truman State University spring president'slList for earning a 4.0 grade-point average.
Aubry Crowley, Margaret Schutte, Chelsea Wagschal
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. -- Aubrey Crowley, Margaret Schutte and Chelsea Wagschal, all of Davenport, were named to the Truman State University spring provost and vice president for academic affairs' List for earning a 3.50-3.99 grade-point average.
St. Ambrose University awards
DAVENPORT -- Local students were presented with scholastic and leadership achievement awards during St. Ambrose University's Student Awards Night in May.
--Courtney Averkamp, daughter of Larry and Sally Averkamp, Eldridge, was presented the Fr. William Dawson Award for outstanding philosophy major.
--Stephanie Bral was presented the graphic design award.
--Meena Brandt received the outstanding pre-law award.
--Spring Briggs was named graduating sociology student of the year.
--Jordan Delp, son of Barry and Sherry Delp, Davenport, received the College of Business student leadership award.
--Sean Eston, son of Lloyd and Kelly Eston, Davenport, received the Stanley S. Kabat leadership award.
--Emily Hignight, daughter of Joseph and Georgiann Hignight, Davenport, was presented the John W. Schmits excellence award in art.
--Kelley Keimig, daughter of Kevin and Julie Keimig, Davenport, was presented the book arts award.
--Emilie Minteer, daughter of Mark and Carolyn Minteer, Milan, was presented the Charles K. and Mary Ellen Wilber award for student writing in non-violence.
--Samuel Payne, son of Joseph and Cherie Payne, Rock Island, was presented the Iowa Society of CPA outstanding accounting student award. He graduated this spring (summa cum laude) with a bachelor's degree in accounting.
--Lora Wegener, daughter of Cheryl and Larry Wegener, Davenport, received the John W. Schmidts excellence award in art.
DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Clarke University student-athlete Megan Chitty, of Davenport, was named a Daktronics-National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Scholar-Athlete.
Ashley Jipp, Lindsey Jipp, Hailee Gehris
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Ashley Jipp and Lindsey Jipp, both of Bettendorf, and Hailee Gehrls, of Donahue, were named to Coe College dean's list for the spring term for earning a grade-point average of 3.92 or higher.
ELY, Minn. -- Nicholas Goldermann, of Bettendorf, graduated with honors May 8 from Vermilion Community College.
SEARCY, Ark. -- Annemarie Doyle, of Andalusia, was named to the Harding University dean's list for earning a 3.65 or higher grade=point average.
Iowa State University
AMES, Iowa -- The following local students received degrees from Iowa State University at spring commencement:
Aledo -- Chelsea Benson and Katherine Longley.
Alpha -- Brittney Sardi.
Bettendorf -- Tyler Ambrozi, Lauren Anderson, Stephanie Annen, Kaitlin Bohn, Marjorie Clark, Kristin Congreve, Nicholas Corbin, Amy D'Camp, Matthew Gaul, Emily Graham, Jacob Hemberger, Aaron Hewitt, Leah Hodgin, Jacob Irwin, Shannanh Johnson, Joseph Jorgensen, Jason Kruse, Michael Kurtz, Elizabeth Leuthauser, Nicole Oldfather, Michelle Plante, Anna Ryneer, Lindsey Seitz, Cortney Sievert, Devin Sloan, Scott Sly, Moira Sullivan, Michele Swisher, Curtis Ward, Katherine Watson and Thomas Wauer.
Coal Valley -- Thomas Naert, Kelsi Stevenson and Kayci Woodley.
Cordova -- Quinn Robinson.
Davenport -- Stacey Brockett, Timothy Corlett, Krista Driscoll, Nicholas Eisenbacher, Jennifer Gerken, Alexander Gowey, Kelsey Hoeksema, Kim Kieu, Edward Ly, Kristin Magnus, Max Mayfield, Britney Meier, Alexandra Menard, Nathan Premo, Adam Prosise, Kirstin Prunchak, Aleah Salisbury, Austin Sawyer, Brian Smith and Ryan Walker.
Durant -- Tyler Holst.
Eldridge -- Hollie Butcher, Dalton Hughes, Sarah Longner, Cody Pancratz and Rashell Stroud.
Galva -- Nathan Dobbels.
Geneseo -- Brian Alexander, Austin Carney, Kyle Dedecker and Steven Whittington II.
Illinois City -- Bo Weber.
LeClaire -- Elizabeth Martin.
Long Grove -- Michelle Paulus.
Milan -- Kari Collins and Nicholas Graber.
Moline -- Jill Dewitte and Curtis Meier.
Pleasant Valley -- Sara Schaubroeck.
Princeton, Iowa -- Jonathan Holst.
Rock Island -- Kaitlyn Clevenstine.
Taylor Ridge -- Vincent Ewald.
Walcott -- Lisa Brus, Erin Fischer and Michelle Scott.
MARSHALL, Mo. -- Katelyn Smith, of Port Byron, was named to the Missouri Valley College spring 2012 dean's list for earning a 3.3 or higher grade-point average.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy graduate Keely Danielsen, of Eldridge, was honored during the 2012 commencement activities. She received the Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges Award.
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. -- Elizabeth Stockwell, of Moline, graduated April 28 from Rochester College with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in sports management.
LEBANON, Ill. -- Troy Cogdill, of East Moline, received an MBA from McKendree University on May 12.
Curtis Fuller, Maureen Johnson
BELOIT, Wis. -- Curtis Fuller, of Morrison, and Maureen Johnson, of Tampico, were named to the Beloit College dean's list for the spring semester for earning a grade-point average of of 3.4 or higher.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Cindy Enriquez of Moline was named to the dean's list at AIB College of Business for the 2012 spring term for earning a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.
ATLANTA -- Kendra Maxwell, of Davenport, earned a degree in chemical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Augustana College awards
ROCK ISLAND -- Six individuals were honored by Augustana College at the college's annual alumni association awards banquet May 19. Local individuals receiving an award were Dennis Norling, Moline, who received the Alumni Outstanding Service Award; and Donald Morrison, Rock Island, who received the Honorary Alumni Award.
JACKSONVILLE, Ill. -- The following local students were awarded degrees from Illinois College:
East Moline -- Daniel Brasel.
Hillsdale -- Dustin Secrist.
Moline -- Hannah Umbarger, magna cum laude.
Reynolds -- Joshua McManus.
Taylor Ridge -- Mackenzie Oak, cum laude.
FULTON, Mo. -- Olivia Storjohann, of Eldridge, was named to the dean's list at William Woods University for 2012 spring term for earning a 3.6 grade-point average or higher.
Carla DeWit, Samantha Good
ST. PETER, Minn. -- Carla DeWit, of Bettendorf, and Samantha Good, of Rock Island, were named to the spring semester dean's list at Gustavus Adolphus College for earning a 3.7 grade point-average or higher.
OMAHA, Neb. -- The following local students were named to the spring dean's list at Creighton University for earning a 3.5 grade-point average or higher:
Davenport -- Elizabeth Hines.
Geneseo -- Taylor Mighell.
Milan -- Kailee Steger.
Monmouth -- Alex Gavin.
Rock Island -- Alexandria Clark and John Philibert.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Olivia Thompson, of Moline, was named to the Drury University dean's list for earning a grade-point average of 3.6 or higher.
Kirkwood Community College
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The following local students were named to the dean's list at Kirkwood Community College for the spring semester for earning a 3.3 grade point average or higher:
Bettendorf -- Lenora Caruso, Quinn Claussen, Abigail Donohoe, Matthew Gasser, Kyle Kuehl, Kaytlyn Sheffler and Alyssa Wellman.
Davenport -- Nick Bakeris, Tony Bakeris, Collin Belk, Grant Bushman, Justin Day, Anthony Faison, Kayla Holst, Michael Leal, Ashley Stichter and Elizabeth Teichler.
Dixon, Iowa -- Nicholas Noel.
Eldridge -- Bradley Strazewski.
Galva -- Tim Sims.
Moline -- Mitchel Trouten.
New Liberty -- Makenzie Meyer.
Princeton, Iowa -- Christopher Seitz.
Prophetstown -- Tyler Heflin.
Walcott -- Douglas Stirk.
Ramsey Gill, Kaitlyn Winkler, Brian Tegeler
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Ramsey Gill, of Hooppole, Kaitlyn Winkler, of Alexis, and Brian Tegeler, of Morrison, graduated from Parkland College.
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- Matthew Feely, of Cleveland, graduated from the University of Minnesota after the spring semester.
DUBUQUE, Iowa -- The following local students were named to the dean's list at Clarke University for the spring semester for earning a 3.65 grade-point average or higher:
Cambridge -- Lucas Grymonprez.
Davenport -- Megan Chitty and Kristina McKenna.
East Moline -- Elizabeth Van Hoe.
Eldridge -- Lucas Wilson.
Geneseo -- Maranda Carney.
University of Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. -- The following local students were named to the University of Wisconsin-Madison dean's list for the spring semester:
Davenport -- Meghan Khoury.
Geneseo -- Karah Bishop.
Long Grove -- Ashley Carstens.
Moline -- Mehmet Badur.
Rock Island -- Andrew Hoogerwerf.
Silvis -- Lissette Martinez.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Matthew Billingsley, of Moline, was named to the dean's list at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology for earning a 3.3 grade-point average or higher.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Felicia Hoover, of LeClaire, was named to the Grand View University spring semester president's list for earning a grade-point average of 4.0.
Benjamin Van Walbeek
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Benjamin Van Walbeek, of Blue Grass, was named to the Grand View University spring semester dean's list for earning a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.
Chelsey Creedon, Naomi Iltis, Lee Johanson
SEWARD, Neb. -- Chelsey Creedon of Eldridge, Naomi Iltis of LeClaire, and Lee Johanson, Davenport, were named to the Concordia University, Nebraska honors list for the second semester.
Benjamin Van Walbeek, Felicia Hoover, Nicole Barreca
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Benjamin Van Walbeek, of Blue Grass, Felicia Hoover, of LeClaire and Nicole Barreca, of Long Grove, graduated cum laude from Grand View University on April 28.
Illinois State University
NORMAL, Ill. -- Local students received degrees from Illinois State University after the 2012 spring semester:
Annawan -- Andrea Smith.
Atkinson -- Carlie VanOpdorp.
Coal Valley -- Miranda Holgersson.
East Moline -- Kathryn Anderson, Caitlin Bull, Evan Duprey, Kaitlin Gollon, Blake Kelley and Chelsea Oakes.
Galva -- Miriam VanWassenhove.
Geneseo -- Seth Engeman, Audrey Happel, Kirsten Hockman, Ryan Kotecki, Jacob Kuban, Jessie McKinley, Tyler Rittenhouse and Lindsey Tynan.
Illinois City -- Kelsey McGreer.
Kewanee -- Lori Bridgewater, Kaitlin Christakos, Katherine Gavin, Alivia Lindbeck and Miguel Martinez.
Milan -- Sarah Heggen, Christopher Reichert and Aaron Roels.
Moline -- Christopher Chumbley, Chad Olson, Ryan Rosenthal, Sarah Saskowski, Erin Stitt, Casey VanHecke and Anna Weigandt.
Monmouth -- Maureen McNeill and Alaina Talley.
Morrison -- Eliot Driver and Nichole Wright.
Orion -- Stephanie Arbet.
Port Byron -- Austin Allen.
Rock Island -- Ketty Klauer and Jonathan Vandygriff.
Andover -- Seth Isaacson.
Coal Valley -- Erin Nelson.
Davenport -- Robin Asay and Brittany Erps.
Monmouth -- Maureen McNeill.
Rock Island -- Jonathan Vandygriff.
Gabriella Binion, Kinsey Wilson
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Gabriella Binion, of Davenport, and Kinsey Wilson, of Eldridge, received degrees from Rockhurst University on May 12.
Iowa State University
AMES, Iowa -- The following local students at Iowa State University were named to the spring semester dean's list for earning a grade-point average of at least 3.5:
Andalusia -- Kacy Flaherty and David Sikorski.
Bettendorf -- Tyler Ambrozi, Alison Aquino, Jamie Blaser, Stephanie Blaser, Kaitlin Bohn, Kimberly Booe, Matthew Brown, Molly Bryant, Brittney Carpio, Nicholas Cervantes, Tyler Cline, Spencer Crane, Emily Doerder, Gabriel Domingues, Jessica Drish, Dillan Dwyer, Zachary Edwards, Katherine Finnegan, Taylor Finney, Christopher Foss, Elizabeth Fry, Jenna Fussell, Alain Gilles, Emily Graham, Jiyeon Han, Natalie Heiderscheit, Jacob Hemberger, Kelly Hering, Aaron Hewitt, Leah Hodgin, Lindsay Hoffman, Morgan Hoke, Ashley Holmes, Carolyn Johnson, Megan Johnson, John Jones, Rachel Kirkpatrick, Abigail Kline, Kelsey Kraft, Jason Kruse, Michael Kurtz, Austin Langfeldt, Mikaela Leners, Evan Lowther, Thomas McGee, Christopher Meadows, Tyler Meseke, Brock Mills, Emily Misak, Mary Misak, Jared Mumford, Nicole Oldfather, Emily Oswald, Emily Rheinhart, Carter Roberts, Carleigh Rose, Raena Sampson, Joel Schult, Caleb Schulze, Grant Sherrard, Benjamin Stecker, Eric Thennes, Kelly Wagner, Curtis Ward, Paige Wear and Robert Wright.
Blue Grass -- Dennes Burney, Katlyn Burney, Matthew Corry, Samual Godwin and Alex Johnstone.
Buffalo -- Colin Hueser.
Cambridge -- Zakary Swanson.
Coal Valley -- Joseph Bergstrand, Kurtis Sandholm and Kayci Woodley.
Davenport -- Hannah Adams, Joshua Arguello, Ashley Arnold, Heather Bennett, Bethanie Blake, Nicholas Borcherding, Molly Bridges, Fabian Briesmoore, Rebecca Briesmoore, Matthew Burmeister, Margaret Carlin, Abigail Clevenger, Neal Crooks, Matthew Darmour-Paul, Elizabeth Doebel, Kalynn Doebel, Brett Ebert, Jacob Fennelly, Trevor Fennelly, Marinda Gacke, Emma Garner, Christopher Harre, Emily Hill, Kelsey Hoeksema, Kathleen Hoil, Kayla Kaasa, Malcolm Kelly, Lance Keltner, Emily Kenneke, Luke Klenske, Joseph Kopacz, Austin Laugen, Edward Ly, Samantha McPherson, Alexandra Menard, Katherine Menard, David Moore, Michael Mulvihill, Matthew Neubauer, Kara Nguyen, Thanh Nguyen, Alison Perkins, Bailey Randone, Brittany Redmond, Kelsey Regan, Winston Rowley, Aleah Salisbury, Erin Sickels, Brian Skalak, Matthew Skoglund, Brian Smith, Matthew Stegemann, Alexander Struelens, Michal-Marie Tillotson, Amanda Trammell, Mary Van Camp, Kayla Vance, Kelsie Witt and Connor Young.
Eldridge -- Shawn Bartosh, Benjamin Brabant, Hollie Butcher, Sara Conklin, Kaitlin Heinen and Matthew Jelinske.
Galva -- Austin Dobbels and Nathan Dobbels.
Geneseo -- Haley Anderson, Kyle Dedecker and Judson Kuffel.
Illinois City -- Addison Kistler.
LeClaire -- Jacob Bergman, Eric Ensey, Charles Paul and Austin Thomas.
Long Grove -- Nathan Ihrig, Michelle Paulus, Amber Radcliff and Bryce Uitermarkt.
Lynn Center -- Jamie Harrington.
Milan -- Nicholas Graber and Andrea Oake.
Moline -- Brandon Coopman, Curtis Meier, Laura Peterson, Kevin Shedd and Caleb Spiegel.
Morrison -- Ashley Vegter.
New Liberty -- Lauren Fay.
Pleasant Valley -- Sara Schaubroeck.
Port Byron -- Matthew Oltman.
Princeton, Iowa -- Justin Rumpza.
Reynolds -- Steele McCulley.
Riverdale -- Amy D'Camp.
Rock Island -- Taylor Downing, Sarah Greenlee and Rachel Storjohann.
Walcott -- Robert Berger, Lisa Brus, Erin Fischer, Austin Kessler and Michelle Scott.
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Barbara Duffy, of Tampico, was named to the dean's list at Rockford College for earning a 3.5 grade-point average of higher.
NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- Douglas Noe, of Moline, was named to the dean's list in the University of Notre Dame's First Year of Studies for outstanding scholarship during the spring 2012 semester.
RED WING, Minn. -- Daniel Bomblis,s of Morrison, graduated from Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical.
Benjamin Bassier, Kate Fennely
COLCHESTER, Vt. -- Assumption High School students Benjamin Bassier and Kate Fennelly, both of Davenport, were awarded the 2012 Saint Michael's College Book Award for Academic Achievement with a Social Conscience.
KENOSHA, Wis. -- The following local students were named to the Carthage College dean's list for the spring semester for earning a 3.5 grade-point average or higher:
Bettendorf -- Erin Holst.
Hampton -- Mitchel Wright.
Moline -- Pace Bennet and Nathan Moore.
Sherrard -- Eric Miller.
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Tyler Mendenhall, of Prophetstown, was named a distinguished scholar at Rockford College for earning at least a 3.75 grade-point average.
MANKATO, Minn. -- Keyvan Rudd, of Davenport, was named to the honor list at Minnesota State University for earning a 3.5-3.99 grade-point average.
Elizabeth Hickman, Carrie Horsley, Clayton Zwilling
STILLWATER, Okla. -- Elizabeth Hickman, of Bettendorf, Carrie Horsley, of Galva, and Clayton Zwilling, of Sherrard were named to the spring honor roll at Oklahoma State University for earning a grade point average of 3.50 or higher.
PEORIA, Ill. -- Jonathan Staab, of Geneseo, was named to the spring semester dean's list at Bradley University. He is the son of Jackie and Michael Staab.
PITTSBURG, Kan. -- Mike Champion, of Moline, received the Automotive Technology Alumni Scholarship from Pittsburg State University for the 2012-13 academic year. He is the son of Jim and Diane Champion and a graduate of Moline High School.
MOLINE -- DaMarcus Howard was named the June Student of the Month at Midwest Technical Institute.
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