Tag Archives: Student of the Month

September Student of the Month: MacKenzie Kiel

What is your background?: I am from Rock Valley, Iowa, and attended Rock Valley Community School. I have my parents and one 13 year old brother back at home. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: Kirkwood was my first choice back when was a sophomore in high school. But, I ended up deciding to […]

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August Student of the Month Jennifer Curtis

What is your background?: I was Born in Lacrosse, Wis. and moved around a lot growing up. I moved to Cedar Rapids when I was in middle school and have called it home since. I went to high school at Thomas Jefferson, but earned my diploma through a program at Kirkwood in 2012. I started […]

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July Student of the Month: Justin Hunt

What is your background?: I was born in Sterling, Illinois and grew up in Rock Falls, Illinois. I moved to Cedar Rapids in 2014 for the Culinary Arts program. My sister recently graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago for photography, and currently works for the Chicago Cubs. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: Kirkwood was […]

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June Student of the Month: Takia Wade

What is your background?: I was born and raised in Aurora, Illinois where the majority of my family lives. I came to Iowa in 2012 after I graduated from West Aurora High School. The state was far enough away that I could experience something different, but also see family on a regular basis. After moving […]

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May Student of the Month: Kerin Lopez

What is you background?: I was born and raised in Honduras. I grew up with my grandparents, because my mom moved to the USA when I was four. I have two sisters and one brother, my younger sister and I moved to the United States five years ago. It was the biggest change of my […]

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April Student of the Month: Kiaya Walters

What is your background?: My name is Kiaya Walters and I am a senior at Williamsburg High School. I have lived in Williamsburg my whole life and have one younger sister. My father is a deputy sheriff for Iowa County and my mother is a teacher in North English. What brought you to Kirkwood and […]

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