• Grace Huebner of Elkhart officially became a Cloud County Community College Thunderbird and enrolled for fall 2017 classes during a New Student Enrollment event held May 3 on the Concordia campus.


• Sandra Harris of Polk City graduated from Upper Iowa University with a Bachelor of Science degree in human services in March.


• Madison Dahlhauser of Slater graduated from Upper Iowa University with a Master of Business Administration degree in organizational development emphasis in December 2016.


• April Hunn of Elkhart graduated from Harding University in Searcy, Ark. on May 6. Hunn received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.


• Sheridan Gealow of Huxley has been named to Iowa Wesleyan University’s dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester. Criteria to be a part of the dean’s list include degree-seeking students taking 12 or more hours per semester with a GPA of 3.5 or higher.


• Matthew Rayman of Huxley, a Ballard High School graduate, has been awarded a National Merit Iowa State University Scholarship. His probable field of study at Iowa State will be in the mathematics field.