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Education

  • IPA Award Recipients

    The Illinois Principals Association-Kaskaskia Region recognized supporters of education and the IPA at its 16th annual Member Awards Dinner in April in Hillsboro.

  • Vandalia Campus is host for KC's first community meeting

    Kaskaskia College began its first of a series of Community Engagement Meetings with a gathering at the college’s Vandalia Campus on Tuesday, June 12.
    The meeting kicked off a round of open community forums with the Board of Trustees Chairman John W. Hawley and KC President Dr. Jim Underwood.  The forums will continue in the coming weeks, with meetings scheduled for Greenville on June 26 and Salem on July 10.
    “We are interested in hearing from our communities,” Underwood said.

  • LLC Dental Hygiene Grads

    At the 2012 Lake Land College associate degree in the dental hygiene pinning ceremony, 25 dental hygiene graduates received their pins.

    During the ceremony, Casey Carlberg of Effingham (left) and Hailey Carson of St. Elmo (right) were inducted into the Sigma Phi Alpha Dental Hygiene Society. Those honored during the ceremony included Carson and Kayla VonBehren of St. Peter.

  • VFW Scholarship Winner at BHS

    Jeb Smail of Brownstown V.F.W. Post 9770, left, presented Ashley Lakin, right, a scholarship check at the Brownstown High School awards recognition ceremony in May.

    Lakin was the winner of the Voice of Democracy essay competition for BHS.

  • 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.