Grace Adams, of Grand Mound, was a March 2020 graduate of Upper Iowa University.

Adams graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.


Catherine Green, of DeWitt, was named to Mount Mercy University’s Spring 2020 Dean’s List. 

Students with a semester grade point average of 3.60 or better and who are graded for six or more semester hours are eligible for inclu


Leah Jane Schaefer and Brittany Kay Stoll, both of Goose Lake, were among the 2020 graduates of Clarke University in Dubuque.

Schaefer graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Stoll graduated as a Doctor of Physical Therapy.

Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Commencement is planned for Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 at 10 a.m. in the Robert and Ruth Kehl Center.


Angela Roman, of DeWitt, was one of 97 graduating seniors from Iowa Connections Academy, a tuition-free online public school serving students in grades K-12 across Iowa.

The 97 graduates represent the largest class since the school’s opening in 2012.

Among the graduating class, 57% plan to attend either a two- or four-year college or university, 13% plan to enter the workforce and 12% plan to attend vocational or technical schools. Collectively, the class earned more than $80,000 in scholarships.