• DMACC recently released the names of students eligible for the spring semester president’s list. To be eligible, a student must have completed a minimum of 6 credits and earned a 4.0 GPA for that semester.


Those recognized from the Tri-County area include:


Cambridge: Thomas Sorteberg, biotechnology


Collins: Rachel Bale, human services; Alexander Fisher, liberal arts; Ashton Petersen, early childhood education


Elkhart: Linda Melara, accounting & finance; Emily Stafford, pre-nursing


Huxley: Katherine Simmons, pre-nursing; Barbara Van Houten, associate degree nursing


Kelley: Melissa Bridges, liberal arts


Maxwell: Tina Flanders-Biery, liberal arts; Rease Morris, Caterpillar technology; Madison Paine, agribusiness


Polk City: Stephen Klein, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration technology; Holly Motsch, horticulture; Kelsey Oswald, associate degree nursing; McKenna Parks, liberal arts


Slater: Addison Holderman, liberal arts; Erica Thompson, accounting specialist


• DMACC recently released the names of students eligible for the spring semester dean’s list. To be eligible, a student must have completed a minimum of six credits and earned a 3.5 to 3.99 GPA for that semester.


Those recognized from the Tri-County area include:


Cambridge: Gannon Manfull, liberal arts


Elkhart: Jasmin Melara, accounting & finance; Lillianna Stall, diesel technology


Huxley: Allison Archibald, early childhood education; Elizabeth Devig, liberal arts; Amber Hoyt, liberal arts; Kristen Moore, associate degree nursing; Maria Munoz, associate degree nursing; Adam Rademacher, liberal arts; Ryan Roberts, horticulture; Karina Vega, liberal arts; Lisa Wiechmann, aging services management


Kelley: Aaron Mohr, applied engineering


Maxwell: Amanda Harrington, photography; Abigail Husske, web development; Abigail Kahler, realtime court reporting; Casey Rowe, pre-nursing; Richard White, culinary arts


Polk City: Nicholas Cline, pre-nursing; Douglas Gordon, criminal justice: homeland security; Moriah Long, liberal arts; Madeline Loughran, liberal arts; Iylea Nordstrom, liberal arts; Nathan Reis, liberal arts; Christopher Sims, horticulture; Steve Winter, emergency medical technician; Brittany Zimmer, associate degree nursing


Slater: Noah Beirman, ASEP - General Motors; Abigail Catus, liberal arts; Benjamin Hokel, building trades; Robert Klunder, business administration; Jared Long, liberal arts; Megan Miller, emergency medical technician


• The following are local students that graduated after the spring semester from DMACC’s Ankeny, Boone, Carroll, Newton, Urban and West Campuses.


Alleman: Brian Abshire, graphic design and digital illustration


Cambridge: Madison Lanza, liberal arts; Cody Reed, auto collision technology; Thomas Sorteberg, liberal arts


Collins: Katy Belzer, liberal arts


Huxley: Allison Archibald, early childhood education; Karlee Powers, dental hygiene


Maxwell: Russell Faupel, welding, gas tungsten arc welding and shielded metal arc welding; Richard White, culinary arts and hotel restaurant management


Polk City: Alex Gibson, C# developer; Cody Ihle, agribusiness; Stephen Klein, heating ventilation, air conditioning & refrigeration technology; Rebecca Reid, veterinary technology


Slater: Benjamin Hokel, building trades; Stephanie Knittel, liberal arts; Ashley Mickelson, associate general studies; Emma Schonhorst, agribusiness


• David Farnsworth of Polk City graduated from the distinguished Leadership Iowa program during the 2019 Taking Care of Business Conference in Ames on June 6. Leadership Iowa, a program of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) Foundation, is the one of the state’s most respected professional development opportunities.


• Emily Coughenour of Maxwell has qualified for the spring 2019 dean’s dist at Marshalltown Community College. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must have taken 12 or more credit hours during the semester (a full-time class load) and have earned at least a 3.5 GPA.


• Austin Edwards of Huxley and Phelan Birchmier of Maxwell have been named to the spring 2019 dean’s list at Ellsworth Community College. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must have taken 12 or more credit hours during the semester (a full-time class load) and have earned at least a 3.5 GPA.


• Matthew Antle of Alleman has been named to the president’s lists at Drake University. To be eligible for the president’s list, students must have earned a perfect 4.0 GPA during the spring 2019 semester at Drake.


• Kelli Emerson, Luther College senior from Huxley, has been named to the 2019 spring semester dean’s list. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and must complete at least 12 credit hours.


• Graham Hoshaw of Polk City, a Luther College senior, has been named to the 2019 spring semester dean’s list. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and must complete at least 12 credit hours.


• Breanna Peters, a nursing student from Maxwell, has been named to Mount Mercy University’s spring 2019 dean’s list. Students with a semester GPA of 3.60 or better and who are graded for six or more semester hours are eligible.