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! r.--lW PageFour N/Warren Town and County News I NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES I Indian Hills Commu- district and first team all- nity College in Ottumwa county his junior and se- has released the names of nior years, and led the the students who earned a team as a captain and place on the college's aca- played in the Shrine Bowl demic Honor Roll for the his senior season. 2015 Spring Term. To be Dougherty chose UW- included on the Honor Platteville to further his Roll an IHCC student strong passion for the must be enrolled fulltime game of football. Thomas and have a grade point is the son of Jim and Barb average for the term of 3.5 Dougherty and will be or higher on a 4.0 scale, joining the Pioneer family Among those honored this coming fall as a true are Jacey Rodemer and freshman. Stephanie Wallace of Norwalk. Cassidy Gornick of Norwalk was among those The following students receiving postseason hon- were named to the Spring ors for the Central College 2015 Central College women's track and field Dean's List in Pella. Ryan team this spring in Pella. Blumer, Cassidy Gornick The Dutch placed sec- and Mitchell Phipps all of ond at both the indoor and Norwalk. Brooke Brom- outdoor Iowa Conference reel and Holly McKinney meets and earned all- of Saint Charles. America status in three The honor is awarded events at the NCAA Divi- to full-time students who sion HI Indoor Champion- achieve a 3.5 grade point ships. Gomick is a sopho- average or higher on a 4.0 more distance runner. She scale while taking 12 or more grade credit hours for the semester. Thursday, June 11, 2015 Cassidy Gornick earned her first varsity let- ter. Paige Dickel, a Norwalk High School graduate from New Virginia, was recognized for her perfor- mance with the Central College softball team. The Dutch (34-12) won the Iowa Conference tour- nament to earn their record 27th postseason appearance. They were one of 16 teams to win a four-team regional and advance to the super re- gional round. Dickel's stats are 111 batting average, 39 games, 19 runs, one hit, three stolen bases. She earned her first varsity let- ter. It's be.eyed that the short- est scheduled aidine flight is from the Scottisl island of Westray to its neighbor Paige Nickel island, Right time is two minutes. Jordan George Jordan George, daughter of Ernest George and Marketa George Oliver, recently won several awards at the State of Iowa National American Miss Pageant held at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Wa- terloo. George was named "Most Promising Model", won the Top Model competition, and was third runner up in Talent and Photogenic and first runner up in Vol- unteer Service and Casual wear. George competed with 88 other young women in her age group placed first Runner Up in the overall Queen Competition, earning her the title of "Miss Norwalk" and a spot in the National Competition to be held at Disneyland during the week of Thanksgiving. The University of Wis- consin-Platteville Pioneer football team has an- nounced its 2015 recruit- ing class, including Tho- mas Dougherty from Norwalk High School. Dougherty plans on pursuing a career in busi- ness at UW-Platteville and will be playing offensive line as a Pioneer. While performing three years on varsity level at Norwalk, Dougherty earned aca- demic all-district his sophomore, junior and se- nior years, first team all- f Thursday, April 30, Jeremy Ward- 2006 graduate of Norwalk High School and 2010 Simpson grad successfully defended and completed his Ph.D. thesis entitled: "En- hancing the Electrical Performance of Organic Field-Effect Transistors Through Interface Engineering." Dr. Ward completed his Master's and Doctoral work at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina from 2010 to 2015. He and his wife Alexis (Purdum) Ward will be moving to Washington, DCin August. While in DC Dr. Ward will be a Congressional Science Fellow for the next year. Dr. Jeremy Ward with parents Michael & Kim Ward. Photo submitted, : 7!: The Norwalk United Methodist Church invites the community for a farewell reception for Rev. Kiboko I. Kiboko, as he leaves for his new position as Distdct superintendent for the East Central District. Refreshments will be served 1801 Sunset Dr. Norwalk, IA. 50211 NOI WALK UNITED METHOD1S'I CI-tLITLCI-t Twelve DMACC West Campus students were recently inducted into the Beta Mu Tau Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa PTK) International Honor Society. DMACC West Campus Provost Dr. Tony Paustian (left) congratulated the new inductees (left to right) Paris Wicks of Waukee, Jeramie Truitt of West Des Moines, Susan Way of Adel, Correy Wallace of Des Moines, Athena Clark of Waukee, Matthew White of Des Moines, Sarah Braun of Norwalk, Jordan Ford of Norwalk, Amanda Kewitsch of Des Moines, Grant Boesen of West Des Moines, Lydia Garrett of Van Meter and Hayes Breeser of Norwalk. PTK has recognized 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 associ- ate degree program, and have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Photo submi - ted.