The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


July 1, 2014

Education digest

2 graduate from Allen College

WATERLOO — Two local students have received degrees from Allen College. The College awarded 141 degrees at its commencement ceremony May 9 at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls.

Allen College conferred 17 Associate of Science in Radiography degrees, eight Bachelor of Health Sciences degrees, 67 Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees and 49 Master of Science of Nursing degrees.

Brennan Ketelsen of DeWitt earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing, graduating cum laude. Nicole Ferrill of Clinton earned a master of science degree in nursing.

Allen College offers degrees in radiography, health sciences, and nursing. Just over 600 students enrolled at the College this spring. Information on Allen College is available at

Loras College spring dean’s list

DUBUQUE — Loras College Provost Cheryl Jacobsen has announced the names of students who achieved Dean’s List status for the 2014 spring semester. A student must earn a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours to be recognized.

Local students on the list include:

Bellevue: Matthew Anderson, Andrea Frank, Collin Long, Timothy Nass, and Isaac Sturm

Charlotte: Anthony Burke

La Motte: Danielle Koos

Lanark, Illinois: Kayla Barnes

Maquoketa: Matthew Lane, Rachel Timmerman

Miles: Ryleigh Keeney, Taylor Keeney

Rock Falls, Illinois: Sarah Cesarek

Saint Donatus: Rebecca Draus

Sterling, Illinois: Sarah Gascoigne

Local students named to Iowa President’s List

IOWA CITY — Approximately 300 students were named to the University of Iowa President’s List for the 2014 spring semester.

Students with ties to the area earning President’s List honors include:

• Zach Henningsen of Preston

• Olivia Atari of Iowa City

• Catherine Babikian of West Des Moines

• Megan Beardmore of Carroll

• Miranda Schafer of Fulton, Illinois

The President’s List was established in the fall of 1983 to recognize academic excellence. In order to be included on the list, a student must have a minimum 4.0 grade point average in all academic subjects for the preceding two semesters, with a total of at least 12 semester hours of credit per semester during that period.

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