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COLLEGE NEWS: Simpson College, Central College, University of Nebraska, Carthage College, University of Northern Iowa

SIMPSON COLLEGE

Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, announced the following students made the fall dean’s list:

• Makenna Mullin of Mt. Union (attended Winfield-Mt. Union High School)

• Jenna Pfeiffer of Mt. Union (attained perfect 4.0 GPA to be named to president’s list; attended Winfield-Mt. Union High School)

• Carson Crile of Fairfield (attended Fairfield High School)

CENTRAL COLLEGE

Central College student Natalie Brader of Fairfield is participating in a Spring 2021 internship with Emmaus in Chicago, Illinois.

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN

Laurel Hilger of Fairfield has been named to the dean’s list at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semester of the 2020-21 academic year.

Hilger, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, was named to the dean’s list for the College of Engineering. Nearly 6,800 students at Nebraska have been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester.

CARTHAGE COLLEGE

Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has named Caroline Richtman from Mt. Pleasant to its dean’s list for academic excellence during 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 least 14 credit hours during a semester.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA

The University of Northern Iowa has released the names of the students to earn a spot on the fall 2020 semester dean’s list.

To be included on the list, a student must have earned a grade point of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, while taking at least 12 hours of graded work during the semester.

The local students on the list are:

AINSWORTH

Samuel Smith

Jake Wood

BATAVIA

Madison Langford

BRIGHTON

Julia Fritz

Amber Manning

Sarah Miles

CRAWFORDSVILLE

Laney Graber

DANVILLE

Anthony Schroder

FAIRFIELD

Dallas Carlson

Kristen Daugherty

Rachel Funkhouser

Holly Harward

Loreena Hucke

Kylee Marlay

Calista Rowe

Lauren Ward

Jordan Whitney

KALONA

Cassidy Bender

LIBERTYVILLE

Claire Christensen

MT. PLEASANT

Samantha Doak

Zachary Ebeling

Kaitlyn Ensminger

Libby Ensminger

Payton Kelly

Lexie Magnani

Logan Murray

Taylor Murray

Emily Shumaker

Cole Smith

Nicholas Steffens

Reshana Van Deuren

Ainsley Ward

Sydni Wilson

Rylee Amos

NEW LONDON

Carlie Loyd

Kaylee Parker

RIVERSIDE

Matt Hoenig

Abby Schwarz

WASHINGTON

Andrew Jeffrey

Porscha McClanahan

Kyle Orris

Jose Reyes

Adan Reyes Salas

Brenna Weidman

WELLMAN

Isaiahn Powell

Allison Watkins

WINFIELD

Hannah Buffington

Haley Rodgers

Graduates

The University of Northern Iowa also announced that 868 students graduated in the fall 2020 term.

Local graduates are listed along with their field of study:

BRIGHTON

Amber Manning, Bachelor of Arts in History

FAIRFIELD

Dakota Andersen, Bachelor of Music in Music Education:Choral/General (graduated with highest honors)

HILLSBORO

Samantha Holtkamp, Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education - Middle Level Educ Dual Major

MT. PLEASANT

Zachary Ebeling, Bachelor of Arts in Criminology & Criminal Justice

Cole Smith, Bachelor of Arts in Marketing: Management

Sidney Taylor, Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences Teaching-Plan B

NEW LONDON

Kaylee Parker, Bachelor of Arts in Family Services

RIVERSIDE

Montana Hart, Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences Teaching-Plan B

Matt Hoenig, Bachelor of Arts in Marketing: Sales Management

WASHINGTON

Tyler Hazelett, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology