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Education

  • 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

  • Dental Assisting Graduates

    Kaskaskia College recently held a pinning ceremony honoring the 2012 graduates of the Kaskaskia College dental assisting program.

  • Nursing Associate Degree Recipients

    Kaskaskia College recently held its associate degree nursing pinning ceremony in the KC Jane Knight Auditorium.

  • Denning given Outstanding Alumnus Award

    The Kaskaskia College Physical Therapist Assistant Program (PTA) awarded its inaugural Outstanding Alumnus Award to two of the program graduates.

  • VCSF Scholarships

    Vandalia eighth-graders Haley Bigelow and Isaac Daiber were awarded the Vandalia Community Schools Foundation Scholarships.

    They were presented plaques for the $1,000 scholarships during the VJHS awards assembly last Monday morning. From left to right are: VCFS representative Sharon LaDage, Bigelow, Daiber and VCFS representative Sandy Peyton.

  • KC TRiO students honored

    The TRiO/Student Support Services Program hosted a banquet recently to recognize students in the program.

  • KC Respiratory Therapy Graduates

    Kaskaskia College recently held its respiratory therapy pinning ceremony in the Lifelong Learning Center.

  • KC financial aid workshop is Friday

    The Kaskaskia College Financial Aid Office will host a FAFSA workshop from 1-3 p.m. this Friday in room L-102 on the KC main campus.
    The purpose of this event is to help college-bound students who need to complete and submit the 2012-13 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
    Completing the FAFSA accurately and on time is the first and most-important step to obtaining state and federal financial aid.
    By completing the FAFSA, students will be able to meet deadlines at the colleges they are considering.

  • Applications now being accepted for Bohner Scholarship

    The Kaskaskia College Foundation has announced that applications are now available for the Steve and Patti Bohner Scholarship, in memory of Robert Burnside.
    Burnside was a lawyer in Vandalia for 67 years and a leader in the Vandalia community. This scholarship has been established in his memory to assist students in achieving their education goals.
    Applicants must be a graduate of Vandalia High School, exhibit financial need and maintain a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.