Western Equestrian Team wraps up historic year

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While Black Hawk College has been a top contender for many years, 2022 was the first time the college’s Western Equestrian Team claimed victory at the IHSA National Championships. “The […]

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BHC horse judging students bring home big wins

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Horse Judging Team for a very successful 2021-22 season! Sophomores competed in Fall 2021 while freshmen competed in Spring 2022. Students compete individually and […]

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BHC Livestock Judging Team named National Champion

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The 2021-22 Livestock Judging Team will go down in history as one of the greatest teams to ever be assembled at Black Hawk College, finishing the year as the National […]

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BHC Western Equestrian Team makes history as IHSA champs

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Western Equestrian Team for making history as the first two-year school to win the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association Western Team Championship! The BHC riders […]

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Perseverance the key for BHC’s hunt seat riders

Looking back on the 2021-22 season, perseverance is the word that comes to mind for Selena Finn, coach of the Black Hawk College Hunt Seat Equestrian Team. “Many from this […]

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BHC sweeps NACTA Judging Conference for 13th time

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Congratulations to Black Hawk College East Campus students and coaches for winning the 2022 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Judging Conference Sweepstakes Award! This marks the 13th […]

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Congrats to high school weld invitational winners

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Black Hawk College recently hosted the 4th Annual T-Joint Fillet Weld Invitational at the college’s Welding and Skilled Trades Center in downtown Kewanee. The goal is to provide a competitive […]

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BHC equestrians riding wave of success

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The Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team is riding a wave of success this year. The team recently won the Regional Championship for the 18th […]

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BHC wins Dixie National Intercollegiate Beef Judging Contest

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Livestock Judging Team for winning the Dixie National Intercollegiate Beef Judging Contest in Jackson, MS! Fourteen BHC students competed Feb. 12 in the junior […]

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Livestock Judging Team starts 2022 with two wins in two days

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In a span of only two days, the Black Hawk College Livestock Judging Team won two contests in two time zones. First, the 14 students competed Jan. 11 at the […]

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