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Page Four N/Warren Town and County News .cc ;" .!...-) -.r;,,r;5  Thursday, March 18, 2010 I NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES I Dance Team Excels at National Competition Mattie Mouw, Norwalk, is among the ap- proximate!y 200 students from Northwestern Col- lege, Orange City, who traveled across the U.S. and around the world for the college's annual Spring Service Projects (SSP), March 6 - 15. Mouw, a junior, partici- pated in short-term mis- sion work in Amsterdam - in the Netherlands. Northwestern College mission teams traveled to two international sites this year. Students served in two youth hostels in Amsterdam in the Nether- lands, as well as in the im- poverished area of Bluefields, Nicaragua. There is one new SSP site in the United States. The college is partnering with Cary Christian Cen- ter in Cary, MS, where stu- , dents will tutor children, lead Bible studies, help families with emergencies and assist with a dental clinic. ................................. Katherine Davis, Amanda Neitz and Joleyne Young, all of Norwalk, have been hon- ored as Presidential Schol- ars at AIB College of Busi- ness for the 2009 Winter Term. To be named a Presi- dential Scholar, students must have a grade point average of 3.80 or higher for 12 or more consecutive credit hours. Sara Arnold and Ben- jamin Short, both of Norwalk, have been named to the Dean's List at AIB College of Business, for the 2009 Winter Term. To be named to the Dean's List, students must have a grade point averag e be- tween 3.50 and 3.79 for 12 or more consecutive credit hours. Kayla Routson, Norwalk, has been named to the Honor Roll at AIB College of Business for the 2009 Winter Term. To be on the Honor Roll, a stu- dent must have a grade point average between 3.00 and 3.49 for 12 or more consecutive credit hours.. AIB College of Business in Des Moines is an inde- pendent, nonprofit, co- educational college of business. AIB offers Bach- elor of Science degrees in accounting, business ad- ministration, court report- ing and steno captioning. ................................... PV2 Matt Watrous Norwalk resident Kenny Watrous has been given an American flag from the 372nd Engineer Brigade, FOB Sharana, Af- ghanistan in appreciation of his encouragement and loyal support. Norwalk High School graduate, Matt Watrous, recently presented the flag to his grandfather while he was home on leave. A Cer- tificate of Authenticity ac- companied the flag noting that the flag flew over the headquarters of the 372nd Engineer Brigade's tour of duty in Afghanistan. ................................... Caitlin Huffman was awarded a scholarship from Northwestern Col- lege in Orange City for the 2010-2011 school year, but is undecided on where she will attend college. She is the datlghter of Deb Huffman and Wes Huffman, both of Norwalk. Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Ur- ban Campus student Melony Lane, right, of Norwalk, receives congratulations from DMACC Urban Cam- pus Provost Dr. Laura Douglas for being inducted into the Beta Delta Psi Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society. PTK has recog- nized academic excellence in two-year colleges since 1918. To be eligible, a student must be enrolled in a two-year college, have completed at least 12 hours of coursework leading to an associate degree program and have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Photo submitted. Birth Brian and Elizabeth Wilson, Story City, are the par- ents of a daughter, Zoey Bernice Vulcano Wilson, born Friday, Feb. 12, at Mary Greeley Hospital in Ames. Zoey weighed 8 lbs., and was 20 3/4 in. long. She has three brothers, Connor Patrick, 6, Zachary Eugene, 4, and Chase Joseph, 2. Grandparents are Kent and Cyndie Strawn, Norwalk, and Mary Wilson, Bradenton, FL. Great-grandparents are Wayne and Satlie Strawn and Jack and ]oyce Daniels, all of St. Charles. Quality Cut Affordable Price Serving Cenreg ):ma 0015-344 2446 / Insurea ' Think Spring ..... 50% Off Select Vendor Items Sale At Lisa's Antique Boutique Saturday, March 20th 812 North Ave. in Downtown Norwalk 515-250-1559 Store hours are Mon-Sat., 10:30-6 p.m. Ieceive an old-fashioned Grab Bag free! Inquire about rental space. Row h Megan McCleerey, Hannah Urlis, Paige Curtis, Laynee Hochstetler. Row 2: Kelsey Johnston, Janie Myers, Hiilary Cirksena, Amanda Torgerson, Kenzie Heisdorffer. Row 3: Kelsi Burnett, Emily Dickei, Breanna Hansen, Sarah Adams, Maranda Kelley, Emily Hargin. Photo submitted. The Norwalk Dance Team traveled to Orlando, FL Friday, March 5, to compete in the National Dance Alliance (NDA) Nationals Dance Competi- tion. The dance competi- tion was held at Hard Rock Live, a 3,000-capacity con- cert venue located at Uni- versal Studios City Walk. Members of the 2009- 2010 Norwalk Dance Team are seniors: Paige Curtis, Laynee Hochstetler, Megan McCleerey, Hannah Urlis; Juniors: Hillary Cirksena, Kenzie /-/eisd orf/er, Kelsey Johnston, Janie Myers, Amanda Torgerson; Sophomores: Kelsi Burnett, Emily Dickel, Maranda Kelley and Freshmen: Sarah Adams, Breanna Hansen, Emily Hargin. The preliminary com- petition was held Satur- day, March 6. The dance team competed with their State Pom routine and their State Jazz routine. Both were executed ex- tremely well and scored high enough to move into the final competition Sun- day, March 7. Top 6 Final Results in the Jazz Division: 1) Lake Central High School, St. John, IN 9.430; 2) Mater Dei High School, Santa Ana, CA 9.405; 3) Olathe Northwest Raven Dance Team, C)lathe, KS 9.155; 4) Sachem High School, East Farmingville, NY 8,985; 5) Norwalk Dance Team, Norwalk, IA 8.728 and 6) Norman North Varsity Pom, Norman, OK 8.705. Top 6 Final Results in the Pom Division: 1) Pascack Valley Regional High School, Hillsdale, NJ 9.271; 2) Swartz Creek Var- sity Poms, Swartz Creek, MI 8.646; 3) Collierville High School Varsity Pom, Collerville, TN 8.637; 4) Providence High School, Clarksville, IN 8.323; 5) East Islip High School, Islip Terrace, NY 8.260 and 6) Norwalk Dance Team, Norwalk, IA 8.123. Jay Peterson from Norwalk Superstars cho- reographed the routines. The team appreciates ev- eryone who supported the Dance Team's fundraising efforts to make the trip possible. LIBRARY HOURS Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Closed Sundays (Memorial Day-Labor Day) For all of your TAX PREPARATION needs and free consultation: BAKER & ASSOCIATES LLP Certified Public Accountants and Business Consultants Brian Baker Norwalk Office: 3628 Prairie Sage Dr. Norwalk, IA 50211 515-729-0001 Home Office: 8033 University Blvd., Ste. 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