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January Student of the Month: Ben Stopka

What is your background?: I was born in Wheaton, Ill., on June 25, 1998. I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago with my mother, father, sister and brother. I was the youngest, with all of us exactly one year and 11 months apart. I went to Wheaton North High School and graduated in 2016. […]

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December Student of the Month: Mitchell Roder

What is your background?: I grew up on an acreage just outside of Remsen, a town of 1500 in northwest Iowa about four hours from Cedar Rapids. I attended Remsen St. Mary’s School and graduated in 2016 with my 14 classmates. My parents are Glenn and Amy. I have two older sisters, Amanda and Emily, and […]

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“The 1940’s Radio Hour” Opens Theatre Season

Kirkwood’s first-ever radio theatre production Kirkwood kicks off its performing arts series for the 2016-2017 school year with a radio theatre production called “The 1940’s Radio Hour”, a musical written by Walton Jones. The musical is set for four performances, Nov. 3-6, Ballantyne Auditorium. Show times Thursday, Friday and Saturday are at 7:30 p.m. and a […]

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November Student of the Month: Halona Poor

What is your background?: I was born in upstate New York. After my parents separated I was raised by my mother in Mount Pleasant, Iowa with with my younger sister, Ae-In. I graduated from Mount Pleasant Community High School in 2013 and then spent a year abroad with a leadership program called Generation Peace Academy. […]

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Kirkwood Students Celebrate America Reads Day

Kirkwood students read at Prairie Ridge Elementary for America Reads Day CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 21, 2016)-A group of Kirkwood Community College students helped celebrate America Reads Day at Prairie Ridge Elementary in Cedar Rapids on Friday. Students from all across Kirkwood’s campus read various children’s books to attentive and excited elementary students. The group […]

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October Student of the Month: Haley Johnson

What is Your Background?: I am from a town called Burlington, Iowa. It’s about 90 miles Southeast from Cedar Rapids. I graduated from Burlington High school in 2008. I have the best parents in the world. My dad is a contractor, he has his own business building homes, called Johnson Homes Inc. My mom works […]

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