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PageFour PFC Travis DeVault PVT Laura DeVault PFC Travis DeVault and PVT Laura DeVault, son and daughter of Tracy and Chris DeVault, Norwalk, recently graduated from Basic Training. Travis, who enlisted in the Army in June of 2009, graduated September 2, from Fort Knox, KY. Laura, who enlisted in the Army in Oc- tober of 2009, graduated October 1, from Fort Sill, OK. The twins are 2010 graduates of Norwalk High School. Travis is specializing in Sherman tank repair and Laura is specializing in satellite communications. ....................................................................... University students in Fayette received degrees in May 2010. The formal commencement ceremony was held at the Fayette, Iowa campus. Summa Cum Laude is awarded to those with a 3.8 to 4.0 grade point av- erage, Magna Cure Laude (3.6-3.79 g.p.a.) and Cum Laude (3.3-3.59 g.p.a.). Included was Michelle Almquist, Norwalk, Bach- elor of Science, Marketing, Cum Laude. Iowa State University awarded 807 students de- grees at the end of the summer term. The univer- sity awarded 497 under- graduate degrees, 195 master's degrees, one vet- erinary medicine degree and 114 doctor of philoso- phy degrees. Of the students receiv- ing bachelor's degrees, 53 graduated "With Distinc- tion" (cum laude, magna cum laude or summa cum laude) and five students graduated "With Distinc- --- tion" and as members of the Honors Program. Included was Katherine Gibson, Cumming, PHD, Veterinary Pathology. .................................. Several Norwalk stu- Veterans Memorial Audi- torium August 20. Graduates include Whitney Davison and Brieanna Detrick, Associ- ate of Science in Nursing; Troy Fick, Cert Spec in EMS-Paramedic Conc.; Trisha Masten, Certificate in Nuclear Medicine, all of Norwalk and Kimberly Soukup, Martensdale, As- sociate of Science in Nurs- ing. ................................... The College of Agricul- ture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University re- cently recognized its scholarship recipients for this academic year. They are as follows: Melinda Schiller, Norwalk, Preveterinarian, Future of Agriculture Scholarship; and Kate Bedwell, New Virginia, Preveterinarian, Future of Agriculture Scholarship. ................................... 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 (M00mo00Day-taborDay) .... N/Warren Town and unty News .._ II II II l I Thursday, October 14, 2010 T|WlDITIiIID'W Student STEM Competition Sparks Creativity (NAPS)--Educating stu- dents to think innovatively about science and technology may be a step toward finding solutions to critical world prob- lems and may perhaps even help avoid future catastrophes like the Gulf oil spill. The Toshiba/NSTAExplora- Vision program--the world's largest student science com- petition--has been promoting science, technology, engineer- ing and math (or STEM) edu- cation among K-12th graders for the past 18 years. Members of Norwalk Boy Scout Troop 30 joined members of the Norwalk/ Cumming American Legion Post to present the colors at the Norwalk High School Homecoming game Friday, Sept. 10. Scouts who participated were Brandon Fick, Doug Jones, Dakota Bright, Tyler Whitehead, Jonah Hildebrandt and Sammy Hansen. Photo submitted. Seminar On Domestic Violence Children & Families of Iowa's (CFI) Domestic Vio- lence Services program is looking to raise awareness on the severe impact of domestic violence on our society during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. With statistics showing that one in four women will be affected by domes- tic violence in her lifetime, it is evident there is a need for awareness. CFI's pro- gram has a number of edu- cational meetings and ac- tivities for the .month of October. Thursday, Oct. 14, will be the main event with a domestic violence simu- lation, vendors with edu- cational and volunteer in- formation, entertainment and food and beverages. The event will take place at Department of Human Services Riverplace, 2309 Euclid Ave., from 4-7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information about the awareness events going on through- out the month, go to www.cfiowa.org. YES, YOU CAN GET TO BAMBINO'S! THURSDAY d SPECIAL: Bambino,s x Prime Rib Co. Line Rd. G14 CIoQd I Serving BUFFET 5 - 7:45 p.m. TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY Salad Bar, Pasta Bar & Meat Item just $9.95! Full menu also available. Open: Tue. & Wed., 5-9; Thur. thru Sat., 5-10 BAMBINO'S RESTAURANT 4221 South Orilla Rd. * 981-9127 SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday! Catching the Science Bug: Research shows that stu- dents motivated in science are likely to carry that inter- est into adulthood. Hoping to create a new generation of engineers and scientists, the contest has attracted over 270,000 stu- dents since 1992. Not sur- prisingly, many recent en- trants have come up with ways to potentially help the environment. Students who participate can also win money for college tuition--members of the four first-place teams each receive a $10,000 U.S. Savings Bond while second-place winners each win a $5,000 bond. For more information, visit www.exploravision.org or e- mail exploravision@nsta.org. Follow ExploraVision on Twitter.corn/exploravision or Faceboolccom/ToshibaNSTA- Exploravision. The deadline is February 2, 2011. !)%: dents have been named to the President's List for the summer 2010 semester at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines. To qualify for this academic recognition, students must attain a grade point aver- age (GPA) of 3.75 or 2'P higher, in their most recent semester, for a minimum of six credit hours. They were Ruth "Coadjg Bachelors of Science in Health Care Administra- tion; Troy Pick, EMT-P Certificate; Trisha Masten, Certificate in Nuclear Medicine. .................................. Several area students were conferred degrees by Mercy College of Health Sciences, Des Moines, dur- "I ing the summer 2010 com- mencement ceremony at .ore Keep Your Business Local... llllEaltlllll Norwalk Businesses CENTER 1010 Sunset Drive (Hwy 28) Norwa|k, lA50211 Are Here to Serve You (5151 9814522 1010 Sunset Dr., (Hwy 28), Norwalk Across From Dollar General Insure your vehicle's Fuel System is operatin! eflidenUy & prolong its funclionality with $30 OFF a complete Fuel System Service. Includes BG cleaners & conditioners + 120 days Tow Service & Jump Start Service Available. 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