Western riders lead region after weekend double win

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The Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team was the high point team Nov. 17 and Nov. 18 at the IHSA Western Horse Show at the college’s East Campus. Over the two days, 42 BHC students competed against riders from Augustana College, Iowa State University, Northern Illinois University, Truman State University, […]

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BHC East Foundation honors scholarship donors, recipients

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The Black Hawk College East Foundation honored both those who gave and those who received at its annual scholarship banquet. “This is such a neat program that not only honors our benefactors who provide the scholarships, but also the students who benefit from them,” said Doug Parrott, chair of the foundation’s board. Students shared their […]

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BHC horse judges win AQHA World Championship

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Congratulations to Black Hawk College horse judging students for finishing the year with another world championship! Nine BHC East Campus students competed Nov. 10 in the 2018 AQHA World Championship Show Collegiate Horse Judging Contest in Oklahoma City, OK. In the two-year/junior college division, BHC Team A took 1st place overall and BHC Team B […]

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Western riders win back-to-back horse shows

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The Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team was the high point team Oct. 27 and Oct. 28 at the IHSA Western Horse Show at the college’s East Campus. Over the two days, 37 BHC students competed against riders from Augustana College, Illinois State University, Iowa State University, Northern Illinois University, […]

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Soil Judging Team takes 1st place in Wisconsin

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Soil Judging Team for winning 1st place at the American Society of Agronomy (ASA) 2018 Region 3 Collegiate Soils Contest in Prairie du Chien, WI. The competition included four, two-year schools from Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. All eight BHC team members placed in the Top 10 individually as well. They […]

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BHC pumpkin auction raises $6,800 for United Way

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There are pumpkin auctions around the country this time of the year, but, on a per-pumpkin-basis, probably none can compare to the Annual Stampede Auction of Champion Pumpkins at Black Hawk College East Campus. On Oct. 17, auctioneer and East Campus alumnus Bill LeSage persuaded the audience of generous students, faculty, staff and friends to […]

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BHC riders take high point team two days in a row

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The Black Hawk College IHSA Western Equestrian Team competed at its first show of the season Sept. 22-23 at Truman State University in Kirksville, MO. Over the two days, 21 BHC students competed against riders from Augustana College, Illinois State University, Iowa State University, Truman State University, University of Wisconsin – Platteville and Western Illinois […]

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BHC wins second HorseIQ APHA World Championship Judging Contest

APHA World Championships 2018 - 9 students & coach Aaron Callahan with awards

Congratulations to Black Hawk College horse judging students for winning the American Paint Horse Association’s HorseIQ World Championship Judging Contest in Fort Worth, Texas. This was the second year in a row that a Black Hawk College team has won the contest. The Sept. 20 event was the first fall contest for the BHC Horse […]

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Hunter receives new Wyffels scholarship, deadline Nov. 2 for next round

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Congratulations to Kyle Hunter of La Moille, IL, the inaugural recipient of Wyffels Hybrids’ new Scholarship and Work Program in coordination with Black Hawk College. Hunter is a first-year agribusiness major at the East Campus. He will receive a $500 scholarship for each semester he remains in good standing and re-applies for the scholarship. “We […]

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Six incoming BHC students receiving $500 scholarships

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River Valley Cooperative recently awarded 10-$500 scholarships to students planning to attend a two-year college. Six of the recipients are incoming Black Hawk College East Campus students. The BHC scholarship recipients are: Dalton Petersen of Muscatine, IA Payton Rose of Kewanee Bailey Roselieb of Annawan Mackenzie Steward of Oneida Kristen Vendevelde of Galva Connor Williams […]

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