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Lostant Grade School’s Students of the Quarter


The Tonica News / • Friday, April 19, 2019



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Illinois Valley Community College recently honored Thomas J. McCormack Scholars Nic Bollis (from left), Nico Martinez, Shay Scheri, Morgan Phillips and Lauren Giordano. Absent from the photo were Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, Mason Kannel, Hannah Miskell, Bryar Lindenmeyer and Shane Peek.

IVCC holds academic awards ceremony

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The Lostant Grade School Students of the Quarter are seventh-grader Spencer Samek (from left), kindergartner Aaliyah Handley and third-grader Logan Mertel. These students have been recognized for their outstanding effort, respect and responsibilities during the third quarter of the academic year. They’ll be treated to lunch from Dave’s Lost Ant restaurant.

OGLESBY — Illinois Valley Community College recently held its academic awards ceremony. Honored as Thomas J. McCormack Scholars for 2019 were Nicholas Bollis, Lauren Giordano, Nicolas Martinez and Shay Scheri of Peru; Shane Peek of Rutland; Morgan Phillips of Lostant; Bryar Lindenmeyer of Mendota; and Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, Mason Kannel and Hannah Miskel of Ottawa. Considered IVCC’s most prestigious academic award, McCormack

scholars maintain a minimum 3.75 grade point average in at least 14 credits over three consecutive semesters. Area students maintaining a grade point average of 3.25 or higher for three consecutive semesters of fulltime enrollment were Morgan Phillips, Michael Stoens and Lidia Templeton of Lostant, and Matthew Blackowski and Rachel Huska of Tonica. Rachel Maggio was recognized for maintaining a 3.25 GPA or higher for two consecutive semesters.

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