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Education

  • BHS Art Project

    The Brownstown Community Unit School District No. 201 Foundation sponsored a project through which art I and art II students at Brownstown High School created sculptures in the style of famous artist Alberto Giocometti.

    The students are shown above. In front, from left to right, are Kelly Lange, Shelby Rine, Cherokee Street and Taylor Graves. In back are Maggie Durbin, Jill Schilling, Perry Gentry, Marshall Parkinson and Ryan Feezel. The BHS art instructor is Marsha Jenkins.

  • KC Cosmetology Graduates

    Kaskaskia College recently held a pinning ceremony honoring the 2012 graduates of the Cosmetology Program.

    The graduates are pictured above. In front, from left to right, are: Sarah Heisel (Swansea), Emily Prange (Steeleville) and Alyssa Wilson (Chester). In back are: Bre Deatherage (Coulterville), Danielle Rine (Vandalia), Maggie Sheraden (Fairfield) and Serena Grapperhaus (Nashville).

  • College News

    Blackburn College
    Dallas Clay Gray of Vandalia graduated from Blackburn College in the spring.

  • Lake Land College announces spring graduates

    More than 500 candidates received their degrees and certificates from Lake Land College after the completion of the spring semester 2012.
    The graduates include:
    • Brownstown – Connor Smith, associate degree in computer-aided design technology and certificate in computer-aided drafting; and Brittany White, associate’s degree.
    • Farina – Carla Fletcher, associate’s degree, human services-psychology.
    • Herrick – Kristie Hardimon, associate’s degree, mathematics education.

  • KC offers KICK classes for kids

    The Office of Continuing/Community Education at Kaskaskia College has announced the schedule for KICK classes to be held in June at the Vandalia Campus, located at 2310 W. Fillmore St. in Vandalia.
    • Karate for Kids (grades K-5) – This class will cover basic martial art concepts, including self-defense and movement in a program that will provide boys and girls with improved confidence and self-esteem.

  • KC holds GED graduation

    Kaskaskia College recently held a GED graduation ceremony in the Lifelong Learning Center.
    Kaskaskia College offers a GED scholarship to eligible GED graduates. The scholarship covers tuition and student technology fees and may be awarded for up to 48 credit hours as long as the student meets eligibility requirements and attends consecutive semesters.

  • Kaskaskia College

    Community Engagement Event
    Dr. Jim Underwood, president of Kaskaskia College and Bill Hawley, chairman of the KC Board of Trustees, are inviting local residents to join them for a “Community Engagement” meeting at the Vandalia Campus on next Tuesday, June 12.
    The event is being held for Underwood and Hawley to meet with area residents, allowing them to provide input and discuss the operations of Kaskaskia College.
    Area residents are welcome to stop by the center between 6 and 8 p.m. For more information, call 545-3036.

  • Tools for School fundraising under way

    Tools for School, a program for Fayette County in-need students to select free school supplies, is beginning its work for 2012 with a fundraising campaign.
    Last year, more than 605 school children, in kindergarten through junior college, were served by Tools for School.
    Monetary donations received from businesses, churches, organizations and individuals are used to purchase notebooks, paper, pens, crayons and other supplies included on Fayette County school supply lists.

  • College News

    Blackburn College
    Tiffany Gould graduated from Blackburn College in Carlinville with a degree in secondary English education and Spanish.

  • Partners in Reading Luncheons

    Partners in Reading wrapped up the school year with luncheons at Jefferson Primary and Vandalia Elementary schools.