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January Student of the Month: Mason Jacobs

What is your background?: I was born and raised in Cedar Rapids. I went to Kennedy High School and graduated in the Class of 2016. My mom’s name is Kelly and my dad’s name is Victor, and I have two siblings: one younger brother, Nolan, and one older sister, April. What brought you to Kirkwood […]

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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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January Student of the Month: Tiffany Meeker

What is your background?: I grew up in north-central Iowa and graduated from Ventura High School in 2006. It was a small school with only 23 students in my graduating class. I have two brothers, a husband who has three siblings, two nephews, two nieces and another niece or nephew on the way. What brought you […]

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January Student of the Month: Rahma Tawil

Tell us about you background please(hometown, high school, family etc..): My name is Rahma. It is an arabic name meaning mercy. I was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (fittingly at Mercy Hospital) Around that time, we lost my grandma who had an arabic origin (Palestinian) which is why I was named Rahma – to be a […]

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January Student of the Month: Ky Hamilton

Hometown: East Moline, IL High School: United Township What did you do before Kirkwood?: After graduating high school in 2009 I joined the United States Air Force. It was an awesome experience, one that I’ll never forget. Why Kirkwood?: I’ve had relatives to attend and it’s a healthy distance from my hometown. It was far enough to […]

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