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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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March Student of the Month: Nathan Huisenga

What is your background?: I was born in Cheverly, Maryland, and then lived in Greenbelt, Maryland until the third grade. After that, I moved to Vermont and lived there until my senior year, which is when I moved to Marion, Iowa. I am the son of Mark and Diane Huisenga, and I also have a twin […]

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February Student of the Month: Justin Letellier

What is your background?: I moved to Cedar Rapids with my family when I was in second grade. I went to Jackson elementary, and Franklin middle school before graduating from Kennedy high school. After that I continued my education at Iowa State University and here at Kirkwood. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: I wanted […]

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