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Local Iowa State honors December graduates
AMES, Iowa — More than 1,800 graduates received degrees from Iowa State University in December. Graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremonies were held Dec. 17-18 at Hilton Coliseum.
Lisa Schulte Moore, professor of natural resource ecology and management and associate director of Iowa State’s Bioeconomy Institute, spoke at the graduate ceremony. Alumna Cara Heiden, retired co-president of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Des Moines, gave the undergraduate address.
During the undergraduate ceremony, university leaders will award an honorary Doctor of Science degree to Herbert Allen (Al) Myers, founder and president of Ames-based Ag Leader, for his achievements as an agricultural engineer, inventor, innovator, entrepreneur and global pioneer in precision agriculture.
The following student graduated during the ceremony.
Pana, IL : Joshua Simac, Bachelor of Science, Aerospace Engineering, Magna Cum Laude
Lake Land College 2021 Fall graduates announced
MATTOON — Lake Land College is pleased to announce the students who graduated following completion of the Fall 2021 semester.
Lake Land College District 517, located in Mattoon, Illinois, serves the second largest community college district in the state, with a total population of 189,869. The Lake Land College district comprises all or part of 15 counties and 31 public school districts in rural east central Illinois. Counties served by Lake Land College include: Christian, Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Macon, Montgomery, Moultrie and Shelby.
The Fall 2021 graduates are:
Oconee: Linsaie Gatons, Associates in Applied Science and Associate Degree Nurse
Pana: Baylee Adams, Certificate Cosmetology
Mitchell Anderson, Associate in Applied Science Human Services
Isabel Carter, Associate in Arts Communication Studies
Tyler Conlin, Associate in Arts Agriculture Transfer
Alex Crawford, Associate in Applied Science Management
Shayna Stremming, Associate in Applied Science Accounting and Science Certificate Accounting
Rosamond: Maureen Bruns, Certificates in Management, Professional Sales, and Business Development, and Certificate in Marketing
Tower Hill: Tayler Brizendine, Associate in Applied Science Associate Degree Nurse
Alex Crawford, Certificates in Management, Entrepreneurship, and Certificate in Marketing
Dean Link, Associate in Applied Science Applied Engineering Technology
Owan Patton, Associate in Arts, Undecided
Allison Simpson, Associate in Arts, Communication Studies