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August Student of the Month: Ben Guthrie

What is your background? Hometown? High school? Family members?: I’m from Hopkinton, Iowa and graduated from Maquoketa Valley High School. My mom’s name is Julie and my dad’s name is Dave. I have two sisters named Betsey and Taylor. I grew up on a farm with 250 acres of corn and soybeans, and an 800 […]

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July Student of the Month: Melissa Feldmann

What is your background? Hometown? High school? Family members?: I grew up in Dubuque with my parents and three brothers. I graduated from Dubuque Hempstead High School in 2005. From there I moved to Cedar Falls where I attended UNI and graduated with a BA in Family Services in 2008. It was also at UNI […]

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June Student of the Month: Jane Day

What is your background? Hometown? High school? Family members?: I was born and raised here in Cedar Rapids. My twin sister and I were born three months early at St. Luke’s Hospital. My parents, Tom and Laurel, are long-time Cedar Rapids Community School District employees. In addition, I have three furry sisters, golden retrievers, Wrigley, Maggie, […]

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May Student of the Month: Natalie Sims

What is your background?: I grew up in Grinnell, Iowa and graduated from Grinnell Community Senior High School in 2010. My mom, Wanda, works at the University of Iowa and my dad, Michael, works at Grinnell College; both are administrators. My brother, Quentin, graduates this Spring 2015 from Kirkwood with his Associates in Graphic Communications. He […]

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April Student of the Month: Mechelle Johnson

What is your background?: I am a non-traditional African-American/Latina student. I was born in Chicago, Illinois. However, I’ve been raised in both Iowa and Texas. My parents are both originally from Chicago, but my mom has been in Iowa since I was little and my dad has lived in Texas for the last twenty years. I […]

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March Student of the Month: Chasney Jenkins

What is your background? Hometown? High school? Family members?: I was born in Silvis Illinois and have lived in Illinois my whole life. I graduated from Alleman Catholic High School. While there I played four years of tennis and four years of varsity softball. I have four siblings so as you can see my parents […]

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