Area students recognized for academic achievements

Jacob Fitzpatrick graduates from Iowa State University

AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University awarded degrees to 802 graduates this summer. Students earning degrees have the opportunity to participate in fall or spring commencement ceremonies.

Jacob Fitzpatrick from Ohio, Ill., received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

Alexis Kruse named to SNHU president’s list

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Alexis Kruse of Buda has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s summer 2021 president’s list. Eligibility for the president’s list requires that a student accumulate an academic grade point average of 3.7-4.0 and earn 12 credits for the term.

University of Iowa Class of 2025 the most academically accomplished in UI history

IOWA CITY, Iowa — This fall, the University of Iowa welcomed the most academically accomplished class in its history for the fifth year in a row. The incoming undergraduate class again topped previous records in achievement with a higher average high school grade point average (GPA), at 3.81, than any previous class.

Area students who are part of the University of Iowa Class of 2025 include:

Ladd — Hannah Parente.

Mendota — Madison Mikolasek and Madison Pappas.

Ohio — Brianna Blaine.

Princeton — Dylan Gross, Madissen McFatridge, Austin Phillips and Eli Strawn.

Spring Valley — Zoe Morris.