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October 24, 2014

The Allen Goodrum Memorial Scholarship is now established at Iowa Lakes Community College. Allen passed away in May of 2014.   His family and friends have established this scholarship in his memory.  Allen knew with certainty, that the Emmetsburg campus was the place for him to fulfill his dream to...

October 24, 2014

A lifelong love of farming and the education of students will be honored with the creation of the Monte & Janis Thompson Scholarship at Iowa Lakes Community College.   Monte Thompson attended Iowa Lakes Community College after his graduation from Cylinder high school in 1963.  Monte served over a decade...

October 10, 2014

Students at Iowa Lakes Community College will celebrate a “Laker Zombieland” Homecoming - themed after the popular movie Zombieland - Oct. 24-Nov. 1. Organizers are encouraging graduates of Iowa Lakes and the public to show their Laker pride and participate in the planned activities. The week will kick off with...

September 29, 2014

The Pearson Jazz Scholarship was created by Perry and Theresa Pearson in 2013. The goal of the scholarship is to help a full-time student/musician at Iowa Lakes Community College with tuition, books and fees while they are participating in a Jazz instrumental music group. One recipient per year will be...

September 19, 2014

Make plans now to attend the 6th annual Korks & Kegs scholarship fundraiser hosted by the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation on Thursday, Oct. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Pearson Lakes Art Center in Spirit Lake.  Proceeds from the event will provide scholarships for Fine Art Students...

September 18, 2014

Put on your bib overalls and seed corn cap and join the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation’s 6th Annual Scholarship Tractor Ride. The Tractor Ride will take place on Thursday, Sept. 25. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at the Emmetsburg Campus of Iowa Lakes Community College. Cost is $25...

September 16, 2014

The annual Laker Scramble Scholarship Golf Outing was held on Friday, Sept. 12, at Brooks National Golf Course.  The event is held each year to benefit Iowa Lakes Athletics Scholarships.  Proceeds from the event provide scholarships for Iowa Lakes student-athletes who demonstrate outstanding leadership on and off the playing field....

September 12, 2014

The Farm Lab of Iowa Lakes Community College will host its annual Farm Field Day and Expo on Thursday, Sept. 18. Special guest Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig will be the featured speaker. All area residents, as well as past Ag program alumni of Iowa Lakes, are invited to...

September 8, 2014

The Laker Scramble Golf Outing will be held this Friday at Brooks National Golf Course in Okoboji. The event generates scholarship funds for student athletes at Iowa Lakes Community College. Iowa Lakes has over 300 student athletes competing collegiately for the Iowa Lakes Lakers in 16 different sports programs. Golfer...

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...

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