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Harmony Hols Wins IHCC Tom Arnold Scholarship

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College student Harmony Hols from Oskaloosa is one of two winners of the IHCC Tom Arnold Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year. Hols had her essay selected by Arnold, the Hollywood actor and Indian Hills graduate, who established the full scholarships – which include tuition, books and fees – in […]

Indians Hills To Hold Introduction To Aviation

OTTUMWA — Young people looking for an introduction to the field of aviation should plan to attend the 2017 Aviation Youth Rally on Aug. 5 at the Indian Hills Community College North Campus, located at the Ottumwa Airport. The day’s events will run from 8 a.m. to noon. This interesting, educational and fun workshop is […]

Statesmen Named ‘Friends of Education’ by OEA

(Oskaloosa, Iowa) – During the annual Oskaloosa Education Association (OEA) meeting held in late May, two Statesmen were recognized alongside area educators for their contributions to education. The diligent volunteer efforts of alumni Esther Lwakabamba (‘16) and Development/Gift Stewardship Officer Heidi Scholes (’10) earned them the Friends of Education Award from the OEA. Oskaloosa Middle […]

Bill and Ardis Evans Scholarships awarded for 28th year

OTTUMWA – For the 28th year, the Bill and Ardis Evans award was presented to Ottumwa sixth grade students. This year’s recipients are Citlalli Cruz and Jacob Mamlock. Cruz is the daughter of Javier Cruz and Maria Zavala. Mamlock is the son of Nadya Mamlock. Since 1989, $336,000 in Evans Scholarships has been awarded to […]

PTK All-Iowa Academic Team Members: 2017

Iowa’s top community college students were honored at a March 4th ceremony in Des Moines. Four Indian Hills Community College students have achieved All Iowa Academic Team status for the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, which recognizes outstanding academic achievement. These students were honored at a banquet hosted by Northeast Iowa Community College at the […]

Oskaloosa Middle School 3rd Trimester Honor Roll 2017

Oskaloosa Middle School 3rd Trimester Honor Roll Student First Name then Last Name 8th Grade Honor Roll Brodie Allen Dalton Ames Tyler Anderson Nathan Andrews Andrea Arellano-Munoz Zachary Beebe Kiara Bjornson Abigail Braundmeier Hunter Brown Reed Brown Ashley Bunnell Emily Bunnell Jason Callen Taylor Charbonneau Jazmin Chavez Sage Cochran** Jana Comstock Ethan Cook Makayla Covey […]

Recognizing the Achievements of Many at Academic Awards Night

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa High School class of 2017 have turned in their last papers, cleaned out their lockers, shaken hands, and given hugs to many of those who were a part of their education. Their last step will be on Sunday, when they walk across the stage to accept their diplomas and officially […]

William Penn University Presents Employee Service Awards

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – On Thursday, May 11, employees of William Penn University gathered in the café of the Penn Activity Center for a potluck to honor faculty and staff during the annual William Penn University Employee Service Awards. Awards are given out in five-year increments, beginning after the first five years of full-time employment at […]

Oskaloosa Elementary Students Participate In Honor Band

Eight OMS sixth grade students under the direction of Michelle Coleman participated in the third annual Southeast Iowa District Elementary Honor Band. The honor band was held on April 22, 2017, at Washington High School in Washington, IA. The honor band, which included full group rehearsals, sectionals, and a team building activity, was led by […]

William Penn University Students Present at Alpha Chi National Convention

(Oskaloosa, IA) — Three members of William Penn University’s Iowa Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi, a national collegiate honor society, attended the national convention in Louisville, Kentucky, April 5–8, where they presented original research papers. Aspiring to the academic life, these students joined nearly 400 others at the annual event. Savanna Hartman (Sr. majoring in […]


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