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Month: April 2017

Phi Theta Kappa students named to All-Illinois Academic Team

RiverReader.org staff FREEPORT — Highland Community College’s international honors society Phi Theta Kappa chapter has announced that Staci Hammer of Lena and John Werkheiser of Pearl City were named to the All-Illinois Academic team during a banquet held on April 4 in Springfield. The All-Illinois Academic Team recognizes high-achieving two-year college students who demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor, combined with leadership and service that extend their education beyond the classroom to benefit society. Werkheiser will graduate in May with an Associate of Engineering Science degree and an Associate of Arts degree. While a student at Highland, he has...

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Carroll Service Company wins Best of the System Safety Award

RiverReader.org staff LANARK — Carroll Service Company was recently recognized by Growmark, Inc. during its annual Best of the System Safety Program. The safety program recognizes member cooperatives who have achieved exceptional safety results through an active safety program. In the Small Member category, not only did Carroll Service place first, but they also claimed the Most Improved award. Receiving the reward for Carroll Service are Alan Drake, General Manager; Bob Nelson, Farm Systems Department Manager; Jill Miller, Lanark West Office; Randy Dornink, Operations; Dave Folk, Milledgeville Plant Manager; Charlie Frank, Crops & Petroleum Marketing Manager; John Miatke, Building...

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Society for Nursing donates to StephCo Health Dept. Well Woman program

FREEPORT — Highland Community College’s Beta Delta Chapter of the Alpha Delta Nu Honor Society for Nursing donated $175 to the Well Woman program at the Stephenson County Health Department. In support of the fight against cancer, the students distributed prevention information and held a basketball raffle at the Cougar Women’s Basketball game in February. Cancer survivors and fighters were recognized during a half-time program. The objective of the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society is to recognize the academic excellence of students in completing an Associate Degree Nursing. The society encourages the...

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Fore! HCC Leadership Golf Outing turns 21

FREEPORT — The 21st Annual Highland Leadership Golf Outing will be hosted by the Highland Community College Foundation on Monday, June 5, at the Freeport Club in Freeport. A great golfing experience begins with check-in at 11 a.m. and a barbecue lunch buffet at 11:30 a.m. Shotgun start is at 12:30 p.m. The outing supports Highland’s Leadership programs in Stephenson and Jo Daviess counties and the High School Servant Leadership program at school districts across northwest Illinois. There will be beverages and special treats on the course. Heavy hors d’oeuvres begin at 6 p.m., followed by great fellowship, a live auction and distribution of quality golf equipment and other prizes and awards. Fee for golf, cart and all the above is $150 per person, part of which is deductible. Golf outing sponsors and underwriters as of April 26 include Fifth Third Bank (platinum); Monroe Clinic (gold); Helm Group, FHN, Richard L. Johnson Associates, The Morse Group, State Bank (silver sponsors), and Bocker Auto Group (bronze). Illinois Bank and Trust is the logo golf ball sponsor. Colony Brands and Diamond Brothers are Big Beverage Bucket sponsors. The Journal-Standard is underwriting packets of Alwayz Cookies, and Jim Phillips and Tracy Mays are underwriting bags of popcorn and caramel corn. To register for golf, or to inquire about major sponsorships and tee and green sponsorships, contact Executive Director Jim Berberet at jim.berberet@highland.edu...

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