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KC Fall 2014 Achievement Award recipients named

Published: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 9:21 a.m. CDT

Pam Wagener, coordinator of financial aid at Kishwaukee College, has announced the recipients of the 2014 Academic Achievement Awards.

Academic Achievement Awards waive in-district full-time student tuition and mandatory fees at Kishwaukee College for two academic years. Academic Achievement Awards are awarded to students who excel academically and also to students who are active in various sports, journalism, forensics and student government.

The Academic Achievement Awards are available to 2014 district high school graduates with a class rank in the upper 25 percent who will be attending Kishwaukee College in the fall semester as full-time students (carrying 12 credit hours of coursework). To maintain eligibility for all four semesters, students must remain full-time and earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.1/4.0.  

This year’s recipients from the district high schools are: 

• DeKalb High School – Anna Bidstrup, Samantha Fogarty and Tia McMaster;

• Genoa-Kingston High School – Kayla Butz, Sabrina Gandsey, and Autumn Kilgus;

• Hiawatha High School – 

Betsy Jo Koehnke, Morgan Leese, and Benjamin Watson;

• Sycamore High School –  Taylor Sunderlage.

For more information on financial aid opportunities at Kish College, call 815-825-2086, ext. 2240. Registration is in progress for Summer and Fall 2014; for more information on enrollment and registration, contact Admissions, Registration and Records at 815-825-2086, ext. 2740, or at arr@kishwaukeecollege.edu.

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