Livestock Judging Team wins Tulsa State Fair contest

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Livestock Judging Team for winning the Collegiate Livestock Judging Contest at the Tulsa State Fair! The sophomore team took first place out of 25 teams with 4,207 points, beating the second-place team by 58 points. Team members also competed individually against students from Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. […]

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Livestock Judging Team wins State Fair of Texas contest

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Livestock Judging Team for winning the Collegiate Livestock Judging Contest at the State Fair of Texas! The sophomore team won: 1st – Overall 1st – Cattle 1st – Swine 2nd – Reasons 7th – Sheep/Goats Team members also competed individually against students from Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming. […]

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Livestock judging freshmen, sophomores win World Beef Expo

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Livestock Judging Team for winning both the freshman and sophomore divisions at the World Beef Expo Collegiate Livestock Judging Contest at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds! In the sophomore division, BHC teams took 1st, 2nd and 3rd. In the freshman division, BHC teams took 1st, 2nd and 4th. The sophomore […]

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New women’s soccer team gets first win

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The Black Hawk College women’s soccer team made history Sept. 23, 2021, with a 9-0 win over Illinois Valley Community College. It was the first win for the team since beginning competition one month earlier. “We got our first win of the year and for the program!” tweeted Abbie Metz, the Braves’ first-ever women’s soccer […]

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Men’s soccer team gets first win for inaugural program

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The Black Hawk College men’s soccer team made history Sept. 16, 2021, with a 2-1 win over McHenry County College. It was the first win for the BHC men’s and women’s soccer program, which began competing only one month earlier. “Beyond proud of these guys!” said Charlie Ochoa, the Braves’ first-ever men’s soccer head coach. […]

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Sophomore Livestock Judging Team wins National Barrow Show

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Livestock Judging Team for winning the 2021 National Barrow Show Judging Contest in Austin, MN! The sophomore team won both High Team Overall and High Team Reasons in the Junior College Division in the 75th National Barrow Show Swine Judging Contest. Pictured from left to right, the team members […]

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Student-athletes win national academic awards for 2020-21

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Two Black Hawk College teams and 18 student-athletes recently earned All-Academic Team honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The NJCAA 2020-21 All-Academic Teams salute student-athletes across the country for their dedication in the classroom. “I am extremely proud of our student-athletes as they demonstrated resilience during this past academic year,” said Arnie […]

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21 students honored as 2021 Founders’ Scholars

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Black Hawk College recently honored 21 East Campus students for their academic excellence with the 37th Annual Founders’ Scholars Awards. The award is named after the East Campus founders – Dr. Glenn Case, James Golby, Gust Lundberg, Ted Vlahos and Robert White. The award criteria are: Earned at least a 3.80 grade point average based […]

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BHC announces 2021 graduation honors

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Black Hawk College awards honors to graduates earning an associate degree who meet the following requirements: Summa Cum Laude graduates – Must complete 60 hours of graded work at Black Hawk College with a cumulative 3.95 GPA Magna Cum Laude graduates – Must complete 45 hours of graded work at Black Hawk College with a […]

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Ag Department honors nine outstanding students

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The Black Hawk College Agriculture Department recently presented awards and scholarships to nine East Campus students. “It is our tradition to recognize a few outstanding students based on their performance in the classroom and during co-curricular activities,” said Drew Cotton, co-chair of the BHC Ag Department. “We are fortunate as teachers to interact with some […]

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