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Hawkeye Community College Graduates, Dean’s List Announced

The following are Hawkeye Community College Spring Semester graduates and their programs of study. Graduates are listed in alphabetical order by hometown:
Dysart: Jennifer Bowers, Human Resource Management & Marketing Management; Dillon Brandt, Natural Resources Management; Dylan Kokesh, Construction Equipment Operation; Zachary Overmann, Civil & Construction Engineering Technology
Gilbertville: Emilie Shadle, Liberal Arts; Zachary Weber, Electronics Engineering Technology
La Porte City: Braycen Bland, Construction Equipment Operation; Justin Clark, CNC Machining & Tool Making Technology; Justin Coshow, Police Science; Mary Davis, Early Childhood Education; Tyler Fischels, CNC Machining & Tool Making Technology; Eric Jesse, Liberal Arts; Nichole Lovell, Marketing Management; Tyler Teggatz, Automotive Technology
Mt. Auburn: Magdalene Osmundson, Animal Science
The Dean’s List is official recognition of outstanding academic accomplishment by full-time students who successfully complete 12 or more credits during the semester with a GPA of 3.50 or better for courses taken at Hawkeye. The following area students are on the Spring Dean’s List:
Brandon: Denise Clark, Samantha Finley, Dillin Rogers
Buckingham: Thomas Bovy
Dysart: Ranae Grimm, Aaron Joel, Michaela Lindemann, Michelle McGeough, Lindsey Ocheltree
La Porte City: Braycen Bland, Joshua Fisher, Trent Fleck, Courtney Foulk, Stephanie Heerkes, Rachel Hicks, Emily Johanningmeier, Frederick Maxwell, Kathryn Maxwell, David Patterson, Michael Smith, Sedonna Weisenberger, Alyssa Wiest
Mt. Auburn: Kyle Rausch

LPC Bood Drive at Veterans Hall June 10

As summer approaches, the need for blood donations is greater than ever. The blood supply tends to decrease during the summer, leaving hospital patients at greater risk. Help ensure patients in your community have access to the blood products they need by making a lifesaving donation with LifeServe Blood Center.
Make a difference in the lives of three patients by giving blood at the upcoming La Porte City Community Blood Drive, Wednesday, June 10, from 12:30 – 6:00 PM at Veterans Memorial Hall, 302 Cedar St.
To schedule a blood donation appointment, go online to lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 800-287-4903. Walk-ins are greatly appreciated.

Johanningmeier and Klein are Merit Scholarship Recipients

Recently, National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced approximately 2,200 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the Finalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program who plan to attend their institution. These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship. This year, 184 higher education institutions are underwriting Merit Scholarship awards.
2015 Union graduates Allison Johanningmeier and Gabe Klein, both of La Porte City are two of the scholarship winners. Allison’s probable career field is Activism and she is receiving a National Merit University of Oklahoma Scholarship, while Gabe’s probable career field is Software Engineering; he is receiving a National Merit Iowa State University Scholarship.

St. Paul Methodist to Host Vacation Bible School

EVEREST: Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power is the theme of this year’s Vacation Bible School (VBS) at St. Paul United Methodist Church in La Porte City. The FREE four day event will be held June 22-25 from 9 – 11:30 AM and is open to all 4 year olds through 5th grade students (as of this past 2014-2015 school year).
At Everest VBS, the group will explore one of the most majestic, beautiful (and sometimes dangerous) places on earth. The kids will join Climbing Crews to “trek” through our EVEREST VBS, discovering God’s power and promises all along the way.
Registration papers available at St. Paul United Methodist Church office (342-2208) or by contacting Mary Fratzke (240-7347). Pre-registering helps organizers know how many t-shirts, crafts, snacks, and additional supplies to purchase.
The church is located at 1st and Sycamore Streets.

Sccop the Loot Adds Facebook Twist

Back for a second year at the Festival of Trails Celebration this year is an activity called “Scoop the Loop for the Loot.” Sccop the Loop is an opportunity for festival goers to enjoy the full spectrum of the city’s annual Celebration.
From 10 AM to 2 PM on Saturday, June 20, pick up a punch card available at any of the five Scoop the Loot locations in La Porte City. After visiting each of the Scoop the Loot venues to get the card stamped, turn it in for a chance to win a cash prize of $100.
2015 Scoop the Loop Locations:
Civil War Living History Encampment
Chainsaw Competition
The Museum
The Car Show
National Guard Rock Wall & Jousting Area
New for 2015 is the Scoop the Loop Facebook Bonus Contest! To play, follow Scoop the Loot on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LPCFestivalOfTrails. Watch for new questions on Facebook and keep track of your answers. On Saturday, June 20, record them on the back of your Scoop the Loot card.


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