• Central College student Savanna Henning of Polk City presented research during Central’s spring Undergraduate Research Symposium. Henning participated in the Oral History of the Family Farm symposium session with the presentation “Pioneering traditions.”
• Iowa State student Emily Grzywacz of Huxley was initiated into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society during an award ceremony on April 30.
• Raeann Hanlon of Madrid is one of six outstanding graduates who received individual recognition at Iowa State University College of Human Sciences’ convocation ceremony.
Hanlon will represent the College of Human Sciences as the university marshal. She is graduating summa cum laude with bachelor’s degrees in event management and apparel, merchandising and design, with an emphasis in merchandising. Her high character and outstanding achievement earned her a Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award, plus numerous scholarships and a spot in the President’s Leadership Class. An active member of numerous honor societies and a strong voice for Iowa State, she represented the College of Human Sciences as a student ambassador and a student council member. She also helped lead The Fashion Show. Hanlon is past president of the Kappa Delta sorority and a former delegate to the National Panhellenic Conference. She has volunteered for many youth development and child abuse prevention organizations. After graduation, she plans to pursue an advanced degree in higher education.