Tag Archives: Student of the Month

October Student of the Month: Lupita Montiel

What is your background?: I grew up in Columbus Junction, Iowa. I was really involved in the community there. I still work at the nursing home there and drive the ambulance! What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: A lot of my friends have been to Kirkwood and I heard great things about it while […]

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September Student of the Month: Semaje Jefferson

What is your background?: I was born in Chicago, Illinois, but spent most of my life in Evanston, where I went to Evanston Township High school and graduated in the Class of 2018. My mother’s name is Crystal and my fathers name is James, and I have one younger brother, Legend. What brought you to […]

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August Student of the Month: Kylie Wise

What is your background?: I was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. I graduated from Jefferson High School as a valedictorian in 2017. I am the daughter of Steve and Dana Wise. I am the oldest of three children. I have two younger sisters- Kendall and Kalyn. We are all about two years apart. […]

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July Student of the Month: Leesie Braswell

What is your background?: I’m from Victor, Iowa and I attended HLV high school. I have one older brother and a younger sister. Out of everyone in my family, I am the first one to go to college. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: I already have an AAS degree from Iowa Lakes Community […]

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June Student of the Month: Lauren Kuch

What is your background?: My hometown is Cedar Rapids and I went to Prairie High School. My parents are Jeff and Diane, and I have one older sister, Katie, who graduated from UNI a year ago. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: I came to Kirkwood because it was a great place to start […]

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May Student of the Month: Morgan Zebuhr

What is your background?: I graduated from Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School in 2016, and also a native of the Cedar Rapids. I am the oldest of three blond-haired girls, all of which are graduating this May: Taylor from eighth grade, Paige from high school, and me, from Kirkwood. My two parents, Curt and Christina, […]

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