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Black Hawk College Q-C Foundation scholarships
MOLINE -- The following local Quad-Cities Campus students received Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation scholarships:
Aledo -- Molly Dietmeier and Kelli Koch.
Andalusia -- Michael Phelps.
Bettendorf -- Brian Campbell.
Cambridge -- Matt Johnson and Alyssa Smith.
Carbon Cliff -- Monica Cabrales.
Colona -- Douglas Bull and Eric Clark.
Davenport -- Joel Orozco and Breanna Turner.
East Moline -- David Beebe, Amber Buller, Manuel Contreros, Jiaxing Fan and Mushimata Mwansa.
Eldridge -- Nathan Spainhower.
Galva -- Christine Bates.
Geneseo -- Patricia Chapman, Jennifer Douglas and Kimberly Eastburn.
Hampton -- Emilly King.
Kewanee -- Lisa Hampton.
Matherville -- Stephanie Banks.
Milan -- LaQuadra Cooper.
Moline -- Sergio Andon, Guljahan Arazmuhammedova, Ashley Brown, Amy Eayrs, Yawa Eklou, Chalicia Hernandez-Porter, Alysha Hudson, Justin Kotaska, Mohammad Kotob, Jesus Lopez, Nami McCarty, Tracey Petersen, Stephanie Pilichowski, Julayne Ramon, Rebecca Rumler, Alan Speer, Tammy Tharp, Christopher Thompson, Theodore Waldron, Myka Walljasper, Michael Wells, Mariah Williams and Chelsae Wolfe.
Orion -- Katie LaBelle.
Port Byron -- Brondel Evans and Anneliese Schwenneker.
Rapids City -- Nicole Dopler and Liza Mueller.
Rock Island -- Teresa Dothard-Campbell, Heather Feik, Heather Foster, Charles Gales, Brittney Jackson, Charles Krzysiak, Remona Laing, Angela Martin, Carmen Mojica, Maria Mojica, Diana Montelongo, Zabibu Mpawenayo, Schwe Nay, Margaret Ng Dung Rachel Pitchford, Charissa Sanders, Meribeth Sonneville, Kathryn Strause and David Leib.
Silvis -- Sandra Expritiu and Hiliary Workman.

Elisse Kavensky
EVANSTON, Ill. -- Elisse Kavensky, daughter of Craig and Jodie Kavensky of Rock Island, graduated in August with honors from Northwestern University, with a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology. She was the recipient of the Senior Woman in Leadership Achievement Award, given each year to one graduating senior for their outstanding work inside and outside the classroom and is based on academic achievement, leadership roles, extra-curricular activities and overall ability to represent Northwestern as a well-rounded and exceptional student. She is continuing her education at Boston University's Medical School working toward her master's in medical sciences.

Thaddius Goldner
MACOMB, Ill. -- Sherrard High School senior Thaddius Goldner, of Sherrard, was selected for Western Illinois University's Centennial Honors Scholarship, which covers four years of tuition, fees and a residence hall room at the school.

Augustana chapter receives national award
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Aglaia chapter at Augustana College was among the outstanding Mortar Board chapters to be recognized at the 2012 Mortar Board National Conference in July. The chapter received the Silver Torch Award for executing timeliness and dedication while exemplifying the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service.

Emily Thomas
MACOMB, Ill. -- United Township High School senior Emily Thomas, of Hampton, was selected for Western Illinois University's Centennial Honors Scholarship, which covers four years of tuition, fees and a residence hall room at the school.

Black Hawk College East Foundation scholarships
GALVA -- The following local East Campus students received Black Hawk College East Foundation scholarships:
Aledo -- Tara Hyett, William and Elizabeth Dolieslager Scholarship.
Bettendorf -- Katherine Grimm, Holmquist Scholarship.
Coal Valley -- Laura DeBaillie, Walter H. Shreck Scholarship.
Galva -- Beverly Scott, Debbie Kitterman Memorial Scholarship, Erickson Family Endowed Scholarship; Emily Swanson, Debbie Kitterman Memorial Scholarship.
Geneseo -- Evan Blunk, Galva Tri-County Pullers Scholarship.
Joy -- Nicholas Thorndike, Galva Tri-County Pullers Scholarship.
Kewanee -- Russell Anderson, 25 for 25 Scholarship; Brianna Ball, Dave Lapan Memorial Scholarship; Travis Cruse, Kewanee Kiwanis Club Scholarship, Kewanee Rotary Club Scholarship; Chandra Galli, Barbara J. Curran Golby Memorial CNA Scholarship; Madison Galloway, Henry County Association of Independent Insurance Agents Scholarship, Peoples National Bank Scholarship; Chessa Griffith, CNA Scholarship; Kari Hagaman, Otto Schwefel Scholarship; Hannah Pack, Jeff Owens Memorial Scholarship, Theodore and Penny Vlahos Scholarship; Amy Rodak, Dean W. Stoner Scholarship; Lisa Shafer, 25 for 25 Scholarship; Kimberly Wilkins, Walter H. Shreck Scholarship.
Seaton -- Michelle Randall, Washburn Scholarship.
Sheffield -- Jill Maglio, Dale and Helen Swanson Scholarship.

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Laura Burgett
ALTON, Ill. -- Laura Burgett, a 2007 graduate of Moline High School and University of Iowa, received her white coat from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine at a ceremony on Oct. 6.















 



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