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Published: Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

University of Wisconsin

WHITEWATER, Wis. – Freshman Maxx Hubbard of Sterling recently became part of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater wrestling team.

Augustana College

ROCK ISLAND – Sophomores Amy Fagan and Heather Gorsegner, both of Oregon, are among the 116 student admissions ambassadors for 2013-14 at Augustana College.

Cornell College

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa – Kendra Schave of Morrison recently received a Founders Scholarship for Cornell College in recognition of her accomplishments.

North Central College

NAPERVILLE – Students named to the fall dean’s list at North Central College include Kristopher Bridgeman, Jessica Ennenbach, and Tiara Sondgeroth, all of Dixon; Seth Gierhart, Tracy Hand, and Laura Turnroth, all of Rock Falls; and Lauren Hernandez, Maci Mitchell, and Kaylen Palmer, all of Sterling.

University of Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Bradley King of Dixon received his Master of Science degree in geology this fall from the University of Kansas.

AIB College of Business

DES MOINES, Iowa – Tyler Huffman of Dixon was named a Presidential Scholar for the fall term at AIB College of Business.

Lucas Grove of Morrison was elected the secretary of Pride Alliance, a student organization at the college.

Educators of Beauty

STERLING – Jessica Elmendorf of Franklin Grove and Brooke A. Sotelo-Bender of Rock Falls were named December Future Graduates at Educators of Beauty.

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