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Fairfield’s Haessler named to dean’s list
Fairfield resident Phoenix Haessler was named to the dean’s list for the 2021 winter term at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. Haessler is an undecided major.
Brighton’s Rohr featured in writing anthology
Megan Rohr of Brighton was one of 22 Central College students who had their work published in the college's annual Writing Anthology, a collection of exceptional student work from across the liberal arts curriculum. This was the 41st year for the Writing Anthology, which has been continuously published at Central since 1981. It can be viewed here: central.edu/writing-anthology.
Rohr also earned the distinction of being one of four Central College students whose art will be featured in the Senior Art Exhibit April 21 to May 7 in Mills Gallery in the Lubbers Center for the Visual Arts.
The Mills Gallery allows fourth-year students the opportunity to showcase their art to the wider campus and Pella community. A reception for the artists was held Sunday, April 25.
Fairfield’s Burnett performs in A Cappella Choir concert at Central College
David Burnett of Fairfield was one of 62 Central College students who performed in the A Cappella Choir concert Sunday, May 2, in Douwstra Auditorium on Hoekstra Family stage.
Central College of Pella, Iowa, is a private, four-year liberal arts college.
Keota’s Chalupa receives award from Iowa State
Erin Chalupa of Keota, graduating with a degree in Animal Science from Iowa State University, received the Outstanding Senior award from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) Student Council. This award recognizes an individual who encompasses efforts in service, leadership, and scholarship.
Erin served for three years on CALS Student Council, including as secretary. As an Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Ambassador and a four-year delegate, she held leadership roles in the Agricultural Business Club, Iowa Corn Growers Club, Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow, Block and Bridle, National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA), Collegiate Beef Team, and participated in study abroad programs. Erin was a Fred Foreman Leadership in Agriculture Scholar, was on the Dean's List, and was invited to join academic honor society Gamma Sigma Delta.
Erin's academic adviser Dr. Stephanie Hansen, professor in animal science, said she "has maintained an impressive grade point average, given back to classes as a tutor and teaching assistant, involved herself in a variety of clubs and organizations, and participated in national and international professional events. Erin really has done it all."
"I don't know when she sleeps but Erin has worked to make herself a well-rounded leader and scholar. I am so excited to see how she continues to represent Iowa State," Dr. Hansen concluded.
Award recipients will be recognized on College of Agriculture and Life Sciences social media channels, in communication to college alumni, and in the PDF program of the college undergraduate Cyclone Celebration.