NCC Sports Shooting Team Members Named to Iowa Community College Athletic Conference Academic All-Region Teams

The Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) has announced its Spring 2022 Academic All-Region Teams.

NCC Sports Shooting Student Athletes Honored:

First Team Academic All-Region: 3.5-4.0 GPA

Bryn Jones, Independence, IA – Powerline

Samuel Freitag, Hawkeye, IA – Powerline

Levi Hemmelrick, Akron, IA – Powerline

Dalton Popkes, Ellsworth, MN – Industrial Instrumentation & Control

Second Team Academic All-Region: 3.0-3.49 GPA

Sebastian Brock, Mason City, IA – Powerline

Corwin Moser, Galena, IL – Powerline Technology

Krayton Shever, Correctionville, IA – Industrial & Commercial Wiring

Cody Wintz, Milford, IA – Heavy Equipment Operation & Maintenance

If you are interested in joining the fastest growing sport in the nation, with over 3,000+ sports shooting participants just in the state of Iowa, consider NCC’s Sports Shooting Team.

For more information contact Brian Lauck, Head Sports Shooting Coach at nccsportshooting@nwicc.edu. NCC – Your Success is Our Story!

 

Mary Putze Awarded the Alethea F. Stubbe Scholarship for Leaders

Mary Putze, Moville, has been awarded the Alethea F. Stubbe Scholarship for Leaders by the Northwest Iowa Community College Foundation. This $1,000 scholarship recognizes individuals who possess the qualities which will prepare them for leadership roles in the future. Mary is an Associate of Arts student at NCC.

This scholarship is in honor of Alethea Stubbe. Stubbe began at NCC in 1991 as an instructor in the Administrative Secretarial program. Through her own leadership skills, she advanced to Vice-President of Administration and then Vice-President of Education and Learning Services. In 2011, Stubbe became the President and remained in that role through 2021.

Alliant Energy Scholarships Awarded by the NCC Foundation

Alliant Energy partners with Northwest Iowa Community College to offer scholarship opportunities to students who are enrolled in the Powerline or Powerline Technology program at NCC. Alliant Energy is interested in maintaining a skilled and educated workforce to serve its members well into the future. This is a $1,000 scholarship. This year’s recipients are:

  • Brooks Erickson, Vinton, Powerline
  • Garrett Paulson, Estherville, Powerline
  • Tucker Wall, Liscomb, Powerline

Alpha Evenson Memorial Nursing Scholarship Awarded by the NCC Foundation

The Alpha Evenson Memorial Nursing Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing an Associate Degree in Nursing at Northwest Iowa Community College.  Students must have first successfully completed the Practical Nursing program and display future potential in the nursing profession. This year’s recipients of the Alpha Evenson Memorial Nursing Scholarship are:

  • Jennifer Horstman, Paullina
  • Elsie Nyanjui, Sheldon
  • Marlene Reyes Martinez, Sanborn

This scholarship is in memory of the late Alpha Evenson. Throughout her life, Alpha strongly supported the healthcare field. In her will, Alpha set aside monies for a scholarship fund for worthy nursing students at Northwest Iowa Community College. This is a $2,500 scholarship.

Students Awarded the Ag Processing, Inc. Scholarship

Evan Jungers, Sheldon, and Matthew Kollbaum, Marcus, have been awarded the Ag Processing, Inc. Scholarship by the Northwest Iowa Community College Foundation. Jungers will be an Industrial & Commercial Wiring student and Kollbaum will be an Industrial Instrumentation & Control student this fall.

Ag Processing, Inc. (AGP) is a farmer-owned cooperative engaged in the procurement, processing, marketing, and transportation of grains and grain products with a soy processing operation in Sheldon. The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage students to pursue careers in the agri-business industry. This is a $1,000 scholarship.

Automotive & Light Duty Diesel Scholarship Awarded

The Automotive and Light Duty Diesel Scholarship was established to help future technicians achieve their career aspirations in the automotive industry. This scholarship is largely funded by the instructors of NCC’s automotive programs. This year’s recipient is Shawn DeWit, Hawarden. Shawn is a student in the Automotive & Light Duty Diesel program at NCC. This is a $500 scholarship.

Bomgaars, Inc. Scholarship Awarded

Mykah De Hoogh, Sheldon, has been awarded the Bomgaars, Inc. Scholarship by the Northwest Iowa Community College Foundation. Bomgaars is making this scholarship available annually to encourage students to pursue post-secondary education. Mykah will be an Automotive & Light Duty Diesel student at NCC this fall. This is a $500 scholarship.

Beecin Foundation Scholarship Awarded to NCC Student

The Beecin Foundation Scholarship was established to encourage individuals in the area to pursue health related careers. This $675 scholarship is awarded twice a year by the Northwest Iowa Community College Foundation and is funded by the Beecin Foundation. The recipient, chosen because of her academic achievement and potential for success in a health-related field, is Noelle Fjeld, Sheldon. Noelle is in the Nursing program at NCC.

Beecin is a non-profit foundation receiving donations to assist Sanford Sheldon Home Health and Hospice financially. In turn, the Beecin Hospice Foundation provides services to clients undergoing care with limited financial resources.

Jenness Awarded Scholarship

Annika Jenness, Primghar, has been awarded the Cleo Klein Memorial Scholarship by the Northwest Iowa Community College Foundation. Annika is an Associate of Arts student.

The Cleo Klein Memorial Scholarship was developed by George Klein in memory of his wife, Cleo. George and Cleo always had a passion to help others grow, regardless of their life circumstances. George successfully completed his high school equivalency diploma at the age of 74 and encourages others to continue their education, regardless of age or situation. This is a $500 scholarship.

Corn Belt Power Cooperative Scholarship Awarded by the NCC Foundation

Committed to the communities it serves, Corn Belt Power Cooperative partners with Northwest Iowa Community College to offer scholarship opportunities to students who reside in a county served by a cooperative in the Corn Belt Power system. Corn Belt Power is interested in maintaining a skilled and educated workforce to serve its members well into the future. This scholarship is $500. This year’s recipients are:

  • Fletcher Buss, Allison, Powerline
  • Damon Ehlers, Arcadia, Industrial & Commercial Wiring
  • Anthony Kooiker, Sheldon, Industrial & Commercial Wiring
  • Kyler Schumacher, Lake City, Powerline