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Education

  • 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.

  • Lake Land College presents Talented Student Awards

    Lake Land College in Mattoon has presented the Talented Student Award to 64 students in area communities.
    This award includes tuition waivers to high school graduates for their academic achievement and is for a maximum of two consecutive calendar years.
    The award recipients for 2012-13 include:
    • Bingham – Kimberly Casey, Ramsey High School.
    • Brownstown – Colten Hunter and Eddie Carson, Brownstown High School.

  • Honor Rolls

    New Approach Alternative High School
    FOURTH QUARTER
    Honor Roll
    Alexis Blackwell, Haileigh Bunch, Valerie Hanko, A.J. Hobart, Darlene Knolhoff, Alex Leigh, James Lovsey, Megan Luttrel, Devin Manning, John Miller, Samantha Nobbe, Jacklyn Pearson, Allison Phillips, Shawn Sarchett, Ryan Stone, Cheyenne Tinker, Jessica Wright, Dalton Wuehler and Carter Wynne.
    Perfect Attendance
    John Miller
    SECOND SEMESTER