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Highland Celebrates Community College Month

April is Community College Month and Highland has a lot to celebrate. Like many community colleges across the nation, Highland Community College faced the COVID-19 pandemic head-on by continuing to help students succeed through safe, flexible...

 

Where Are They Now?

Illinois Wesleyan Dean’s List Liana Rosenstiel, of Pearl City, Illinois was named to the Dean's List for the fall semester of the 2020-21 academic year at Illinois Wesleyan University. Rosenstiel is a sophomore majoring in Elementary Education....

 

SWCD Scholarship

The Stephenson Soil & Water Conservation District is offering a $500 scholarship for the 2021-2022 school year. The student must be a resident of Stephenson County and have a junior or senior standing in an accredited college or university with a...

 

Area Honor Rolls - Third Quarter

Lena-Winslow Honor Roll Principal’s Honor Roll Freshman Molly Amendt, Sarah Geiseman, Casey Klever, Natalie NcNutt Sophomores Henry Engel, Andrew Kempel, Emma Kempel, Drew Streckwald, Madison Young Juniors Conor DeZell, Sarah Foley, Leah Goebel,...

 

HCC Forensics Strong At State

Highland Community College Forensics team had strong showings at two virtual tournaments at the end of February and early March at the Illinois Intercollegiate Forensics Association State Tournament against community colleges and four-year...

 

New U of I Scholarship

FarmHouse Fraternity at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is offering multiple scholarships to incoming students of all majors that will be attending the university next fall. In 2020, the Illinois Chapter gave out over $20,000 to incoming...

 

Where Are They Now

Wright Helping UD Spartans Former Stockton standout athlete, Katie Wright, is continuing her volleyball career as a freshman with the UD Spartans in Dubuque. In their most recent victory in the American Rivers Conference, Wright had 12 defensive...

 

One Legend Follows Another

For the past several years, the River Ridge School District had convinced their longstanding superintendent, Brad Albrecht, to stick around for, "just one more year," to the point where people in...

 

Where Are They Now?

UW Platteville Deans List Nathan Meyers was named to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Fall 2020 Deans List. He earned a 3.9 GPA while majoring in Criminal Justice. Nathan graduated from Aquin High School in 2018. Timpe Graduates Summa Cum...

 

Stockton FFA Week

During the week of February 22nd, the Stockton FFA Chapter celebrated National FFA Week. There were dress-up days for every day of the week, which included Blue and Gold Day, America Day, Chapter...

 

River Ridge Picks Fox As Albrecht Successor

Village Voices has gotten confirmation that the River Ridge School District has picked former Stockton Superintendent, Colleen Fox, to take over as Superintendent next year when Brad Albrecht retires. Look for the complete story in next week's...

 

Where Are They Now

Southeast Missouri State Alexis Smith of Lanark, IL, has been named to the Southeast Missouri State University President's List for academic achievement during the fall 2020 semester. Students named to the list earned a 4.0 grade point average on a...

 

Where Are They Now

Iowa State Dean’s List Cole Stykel was named to the Iowa State University Fall 2020 Dean’s List. He earned a 3.6 GPA and is majoring in Architecture. Cole graduated from Aquin in 2018. Augustana Dean’s List Augustana College announced more...

 

Busjahn, Trone Claim Spelling Honors

The 2021 Regional Spelling bee winner is.... Xander Busjahn from Dakota School District. Evan Trone from Warren School District was 2nd place. The Regional Spelling Bee champion will receive the...

 

Where Are They Now

Carthage College Deans List More than 1,000 students have been named to the Carthage College dean's list for the fall 2020 semester. Dean's list honors are accorded to Carthage students who achieve a minimum 3.5 grade-point average while carrying at...

 

Where Are They Now

Iowa Releases Deans List More than 7,400 undergraduate students at the University of Iowa were named to the dean's list for the 2020 fall semester. Local students who earned the honor include: Nyah Block of Lanark, IL [College: College of Liberal...

 

Top Panther Spellers

Lena-Winslow held their annual Spelling Bee contest to determine who would represent them at the big Regional contest held later this year. Each class competed to determine their respective three...

 

State Speech Set To Begin

While most High School sports have seen their entire seasons put on hold, or hanging in the balance, the IHSA – and the State - have allowed competitive Speech to continue in a virtual format. In...

 

Pearl City Senior Scholarship Alert

The Pearl City Education Foundation (PCEF) was established to assist Pearl City School District students in pursuing a degree or certification from a vocational or trade school. These scholarships are available for full time first year students. In...

 

Where Are They Now

Bradley Dean’s List More than 2000 students were named to Bradley University's Fall 2020 Dean's List. To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must achieve a minimum 3.5 grade point average for the semester on a 4.0 scale. Local students...

 

Where Are They Now

Rodebaugh Graduates From Monmouth College Miranda Rodebaugh, a psychology major from Orangeville, graduated from Monmouth College in December. Rodebaugh is the child of Matthew A. and Danielle S. Rodebaugh of Orangeville, Ill.. Founded in 1853,...

 

Area Honor Rolls

Lena-Winslow High School Principal’s Honor Roll Freshman Molly Amendt, Abbie Cameron, Janessa Esser, Ava Fiedler, Sarah Geiseman, Natalie NcNutt, Jacob Schumacher Sophomores Henry Engel, Emma Kempel, Wesley Offermann, Olivia Parker, Jenna Ransom,...

 

Mediacom Scholarships Available

Mediacom Communications is offering $60,000 in scholarship support for high school seniors who plan to obtain further education. The scholarship program is in its 20th consecutive year and Mediacom’s investment will award $1,000 World Class...

 

Stockton FFA Update

Community Scavenger Hunt We are excited to announce the winners of the Stockton FFA Community Scavenger Hunt! Congratulations to Griffin Luke on winning the first place prize and to Kaylee Luke on...

 

Volunteers In Partnership Scholarship Applications

Monroe Clinic Volunteers in Partnership is once again offering two types of scholarships for students seeking a career in the healthcare field. The headline for application submission is February 28, 2021. The first type of scholarship is for high...

 

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