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Buena Vista; Iowa Western, Pensacola Christian; Southeastern Community; St. Ambrose; U of I, Washington University; U of Memphis; UNI; AIB

Jul 02, 2014

BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY

STORM LAKE — The following area individuals were among 699 students who received a degree from Buena Vista University at its commencement ceremonies May 24:

Lauri Curry, from Fairfield, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. Curry attended Buena Vista University’s Graduate & Professional Studies location in Ottumwa.

Emma Fintel, from Fairfield, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education. Fintel attended Buena Vista University’s Graduate & Professional Studies location in Ottumwa.

Mikael Griffin, from Birmingham, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in management. Griffin attended Buena Vista University’s Graduate & Professional Studies location in Ottumwa.

Miranda Millhouse, from Batavia, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in human services-distributive. Millhouse attended Buena Vista University’s Graduate & Professional Studies location in Ottumwa.

Dalton Stone, from Richland, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history, secondary education. Stone attended Buena Vista University’s Graduate & Professional Studies location in Ottumwa.

Pamela Troxel, from Eldon, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Troxel attended Buena Vista University’s Graduate & Professional Studies location in Ottumwa.

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IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

COUNCIL BLUFFS — Iowa Western Community College officials announced Fairfield resident Jacob Mineart was among 570 students named to the president’s honor roll due to their academic achievement during the 2014 spring term.

Students named to the president’s honor roll must be carrying at least 12 academic credit hours and attain a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a scale of 4.0.

Mineart is majoring in mathematics.

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PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Cara Maye Goemaat and Hannah Kay Goemaat were named to the president’s list for academic achievement during the 2014 spring semester at Pensacola Christian College.

The two students were named to the president’s list for earning an “A” average.

Cara and Hannah Goemaat are the daughters of Philip L. and Norlene Goemaat of Milton.

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SOUTHEASTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

WEST BURLINGTON — Southeastern Community College has announced the fall 2013-spring 2014 graduation list.

Nicole Chaponniere of Lockridge earned an Associate of Arts.

Suzanne Nelson of Lockridge earned an Associate of Arts.

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ST. AMBROSE UNIVERSITY

DAVENPORT — Emily Mueller and Rachel Robinson, both of Fairfield, have been named to the St. Ambrose University dean’s list for the spring 2014 term.

Those named to the list are full-time students, who achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA

IOWA CITY —Approximately 3,800 students, including some from the local area, have been named to the University of Iowa dean’s list for the 2014 spring semester.

Fairfield: Sophia Blitz, Anu Ghimire, Lynzee Adam, Mia Arndt, Donovan Bosold, Natasha Chang, Lila Cutter, Kaitlyn Daugherty, Noah Haessler, Elizabeth Huebner, Lucas James, Jacob Kessel, Penelope Makeig, Anatole Openshaw, Madeline Riegel, Monica Schubick, Joanne Shepard, Darien Sloat, Derek Thatcher, Lena Tichy, Jamses Alonso, Casey Clingan and Grant Curran.

Hedrick: Andrew Burtlow.

Bonaparte: Jessica Nelson.

Farmington: Gunnar Mills.

Lockridge: Drew Coffin and Jeremiah Weigert.

Undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering and the Tippie College of Business who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or higher on 12 semester hours or more of UI graded course work during a given semester or summer session and who have no semester hours of “incomplete” or “no grade reported” during the same semester are recognized by inclusion on the dean’s list for that semester.

Undergraduate students in the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine qualify for the dean’s list with fewer than 12 semester hours of graded credit if deemed appropriate by the college.

College of Nursing students participating in clinical courses must have a total of 12 semester hours of earned credit, with eight semester hours of graded credit with a grade point average of 3.50 or higher.

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WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS

ST. LOUIS — Bryan Bogaards, son of Grace and Arvin Bogaards of Fairfield, earned a graduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis May 16.

Bogaards graduated with a master of architecture.

Bogaards graduated with honors and received the Architecture Faculty Award.

Bogaards graduated with a bachelor’s from St. Olaf College in 2011.

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UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Aaron Andrew Mayer of Fairfield earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in theatre from the University of Memphis during May 10 commencement ceremonies.

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UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA

CEDAR FALLS — New alumni were added to the roster of graduates of the University of Northern Iowa.

A * preceding a name indicates “graduated with honors,” ** means “graduated with high honors,” and *** means “graduated with highest honors.”

Cherylyn Anderson of Fairfield received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology.

Derek Byrnes of Fairfield received a Bachelor of Arts in biology.

**Rachel Keller of Fairfield received a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education.

Derek Philips of Fairfield received a Master of Arts in education principalship.

**Cody Millikin of Hedrick received a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering technology.

*Jaime Sterling of Hedrick received a Bachelor of Arts in communicative disorders.

Nicole Nelson of Libertyville received a Bachelor of Arts in management: business administration.

***Ann Jones of Richland received a Bachelor of Arts in communicative disorders.

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AIB COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

DES MOINES — Stephanie Adam of Fairfield has been awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting summa cum laude from AIB College of Business.

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