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August 6, 2014

Three exceptional Iowa Lakes students are the recipients of the Kibbie Outstanding Service Award. The John P. “Jack” Kibbie Outstanding Service Award is presented annually to those students who exemplify the spirit of service to the college community.  Faculty and staff nominate students for this award and Iowa Lakes Trustee...

August 4, 2014

Area golfers are invited to attend the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation’s Palo Alto County Scholarship Golf Outing Friday, Aug. 8 at Five Island Golf Course in Emmetsburg. The event features a nine-hole, four-person best shot tournament format.  Registration and lunch will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a noon...

May 19, 2014

Golf enthusiasts are invited to attend Iowa Lakes Community College’s Kossuth County Scholarship Golf Outing set for Friday, June 6.  Registration and lunch will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a noon shotgun start.  A short awards program will follow play. This year there is a “$15.00 Pork Tenderloin Lunch...

April 3, 2014

An Iowa Lakes Community College Landscape and Turfgrass student has received a scholarship from the Iowa Nursery and Landscape Association (INLA).   Ashley Ove, Spirit Lake, received the scholarship at the INLA Association scholarship dinner in Ames.  The $500 award is an acknowledgment of her achievements in course work at...

March 12, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College is proud to announce the Tyson’s Sound of Learning scholarship has been established by Robert Klepper, Ph.D., and Family.  This scholarship is established to assist a hearing disabled student attend Iowa Lakes Community College.  The recipient will be awarded $1,000 to be used for tuition, books...

February 27, 2014

The honorees for the second annual Laker Athletics Hall of Fame have been announced. All inductees were selected because of their outstanding performance on and off the ‘court’ as well as the fact that they continued on to a four-year college before pursuing their career.   Honorees will be recognized...

February 26, 2014

The Iowa Lakes Community College Alumni & Friends Association is seeking nominations for the 22nd annual Jim Hall Outstanding Alumni Award.  This award is presented annually at spring commencement to graduates of Iowa Lakes who exemplify outstanding support for community, business, school, service clubs, etc. The Iowa Lakes Alumni &...

February 21, 2014

College officials are reminding students heading for college this coming fall to apply for scholarships at Iowa Lakes Community College before the April 1, 2014, deadline.  All students have a great opportunity to receive scholarship assistance at Iowa Lakes Community College.  “Through many donors Iowa Lakes has a large number...

January 29, 2014

On Wednesday, February 5, the Iowa Lakes Alumni & Friends Association will be hosting a tailgate meal prior to and during the Women’s and Men’s Basketball games against Ellsworth on the Estherville campus of Iowa Lakes Community College.   The tailgate meal will run from 5 p.m. until supplies run...

January 24, 2014

Iowa Lakes Alumni & Friends Association has announced the dates for the second annual Laker Athletics Hall of Fame. The induction of nine individuals will be held Friday, Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Max O Pelzer Student Center on the Estherville Campus. The event is open to the...

January 15, 2014

College officials are encouraging students heading for college this coming fall to apply for scholarships at Iowa Lakes Community College before the April 1, 2014, deadline. “Through many donors Iowa Lakes has a large number of scholarships available for students,” said Tony Condon, Institutional Advancement Manager. “Eligibility requirements vary from...

October 17, 2013

Two Iowa Lakes students were recently awarded a $2,000 Grainger Tools for Tomorrow® scholarship by Grainger, a local distributor of facilities maintenance supplies.  Branden Garrett, a Construction Technology student from Algona, and Bryan Jenkins, a Wind Energy and Turbine Technology student from Anchorage, Alaska, were selected as the recipients.  Garrett...

October 17, 2013

An Iowa Lakes Community College Landscape and Turfgrass student has received a scholarship from the Palo Alto Garden Club. Clay Fox of Spencer received the scholarship. Fox is a student in the Landscape and Turfgrass Technology program at Iowa Lakes Community College. “I am very grateful that I was chosen...

September 21, 2013

One of the premiere golf courses in the Midwest will be the site of the first ever Laker Scramble Golf Outing.  The event will be held on Friday, September 27, at Brooks National Golf Course in Okoboji, home course to the Laker men's and women's golf teams.  The Laker Scramble...

September 20, 2013

Put on your bib overalls and seed corn cap and join the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation’s 5th Annual Scholarship Tractor Ride on Thursday, September 26.   Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at the Emmetsburg Campus of Iowa Lakes Community College. Cost is $25 per person and includes t-shirt,...

August 28, 2013

Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation has announced the establishment of The Wind Academy Group, LLC Wind Energy Scholarship. This scholarship is established by Ethan Hunter, CEO of The Wind Academy Group, LLC, and a 2013 Iowa Lakes Wind Energy and Turbine Technology graduate.   Ethan knows first-hand how valuable scholarships...

August 14, 2013

The Iowa Lakes Community College Alumni and Friends Athletics Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for the class of 2014.   The deadline for nominations will be October 1, 2013.  Forms are available in the Athletic Department office at the Estherville campus or online at: www.iowalakes.edu/laker_athletics/hall_of_fame/nomination_form.  Nominations may be completed...

July 18, 2013

Friends and classmates of Marty Groth, Estherville High School Class of 1972, have established an endowed scholarship fund. Marty had a creative talent and a strong passion for art. He demonstrated this talent in many different forms while in high school, and also during his two years at Iowa Lakes...

July 12, 2013

The annual Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation’s Scholarship Poker Ride will be held on Saturday, July 20. This year, the ride will also include a car cruise. All types of bikes and cars are welcome to participate, with proceeds from the ride benefitting students who to attend Iowa Lakes Community...

July 12, 2013

Over 125 people put on their grass skirts and sunglasses and joined the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation’s 9th Annual Dickinson County Scholarship Luau.  The Luau took place on June 20, at the tropical Barefoot Bar on Lake Okoboji.   Guests enjoyed a Luau Barbeque Meal served by Cabernet Catering...

June 4, 2013

Area golfers are invited to attend the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation’s Clay County Scholarship Golf Outing Friday, June 14, at the Spencer Golf and Country Club. The event features an 18-hole, four-person best ball tournament format. Registration and lunch will begin at 11 a.m. followed by a noon shotgun...

March 24, 2013

The deadline for scholarship applications at Iowa Lakes Community College for the upcoming 2013-2014 academic year is rapidly approaching.   Students are advised that to be considered for scholarships at Iowa Lakes, they are required to complete an online scholarship application which includes submitting the completed form as well as...

March 14, 2013

Iowa Lakes Art program instructor, Byron Lindell, created the We Believe Art Scholarship in 2006. Requirements are:  second year studio art or art education student, a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA, and financial need as determined by FAFSA results. Award amount varies and must be used for tuition, books or fees....

March 14, 2013

Now-retired Iowa Lakes’ Ag Production program faculty, Marv Carlson, created a scholarship in 2009 to benefit student whose interest goes beyond normal expectations of class and farm lab work. Scholarship supporters include program alumni contributors as well as employees of Iowa Lakes.   The 2012-13 recipient is Tonya Johnson of...

March 14, 2013

The University of Okoboji scholarship was established in 2009 to encourage Spencer students to pursue their education goals beyond high school. This year, two students each received $500 for tuition, books or fees.   The 2012-13 recipients are Daniel Vosburg and Abigail Wallace of Spencer.   To establish a scholarship...

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