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Kirkwood Students Awarded Scholarships from Grainger

From left to right: Joshua Bowman, Greg Sindt and Sean Bohannon Tools for Tomorrow scholarships support skilled trades and public safety CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 21, 2016)-Kirkwood Industrial Technologies students Sean Bohannon and Joshua Bowman were each awarded a $2,000 Grainger Tools for Tomorrow scholarship by Grainger, a local distributor of facilities maintenance supplies. Grainger partners with […]

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Scholarship Up for Grabs at Auto Tech Competition

A Kirkwood Career Academy Student Local high school students who take Kirkwood Career Academy classes will gather Friday, April 3, at Kirkwood, to show off their automotive skills and have a chance at a great scholarship. For the past six years, Kirkwood has sponsored this competition to not only showcase student talents, but to acquaint […]

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First ACT Endowed Kirkwood Scholarships Awarded

Science is a STEM field of study In August 2010, ACT, Inc. contributed $2 million to the Kirkwood Foundation to establish the ACT Endowed Scholarship Fund. The full-tuition scholarship is awarded to students pursuing studies and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) areas, identified by many Corridor business and industry leaders as crucial […]

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Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Awarded

Allison Settlage receives scholarship to further her pre-med career goal Phi Theta Kappa and Kirkwood Community College announce that Allison Settlage has received a 2010 Leaders of Promise Scholarship. Settlage earned the rare honor for her outstanding academic work in the 2009-10 year at Kirkwood. The Cedar Rapids native joined Phi Theta Kappa in spring […]

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Major Graduate Scholarship for Kirkwood’s Reyes

For a new faculty member at Kirkwood Community College, an ambitious academic journey is getting a financial boost. Jimmy Reyes has been awarded a major scholarship from the National Association of Hispanic Nurses. Reyes was notified that he is one of eight national winners of the Avanzamos con Ayuda de United Health Scholarships. The $5,000 […]

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Single Parent Finds New Chance with Kirkwood

Job loss leads to graphics career training, further learning When the bottom dropped out of Seth Cruise’s life, he wasted no time turning adversity into opportunity. Seth lost his construction job in 2008, just before the start of summer session at Kirkwood Community College. The timing, as it turned out, was uncanny. “I’d already thought […]

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