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 Cattlemen’s Congress Collegiate Livestock Judging Contest in Oklahoma City. The BHC team of Ty Drach, Emma Dunn, Dillon Sheiss, Kelly Spicer and Keaton Woods took […]

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Student-athletes named to AD’s Academic List for Fall 2021

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Forty Black Hawk College student-athletes have been named to the Athletic Director’s Academic List for achieving a 3.25 GPA or higher during the Fall 2021 semester. The 40 student-athletes on the list represent 35% of BHC players. All eight Black Hawk College teams are represented, with softball having the highest percentage of players on the […]

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society – Fall 2021

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Black Hawk College welcomed 27 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Fall 2021. Phi Theta Kappa is recognized as the official honor society for community colleges by the American Association of Community Colleges. To be eligible for membership, students must have completed at least 12 credit hours and […]

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Livestock Judging Team wins Griswold Cattle Classic

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The Black Hawk College Livestock Judging Team garnered one more big win before heading home for the holidays. More than 30 BHC students competed individually and in teams at the Griswold Cattle Classic Collegiate Judging Contest in Stillwater, OK, going up against competitors from eight states and 16 schools. The BHC team consisting of sophomores […]

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BHC hunt seat riders jump back into competition

The Black Hawk College Hunt Seat Equestrian Team resumed competition this fall, going up against teams from other Midwestern schools at four Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) meets. Riders who placed in the Top 6 in their class accumulated points individually and for the team to go toward their season total. Students competed in seven […]

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Check out the 2021 holiday cookie-decorating contest winners!

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Quad-Cities Campus Student Life hosted the 2021 BHC Bake the Season Bright Cookie-Decorating Contest. Thanks to the 17 students who took the time to painstakingly decorate holiday cookies! Participants could use cookies from a cookie-decorating kit provided by Student Life or could use their own cookies. First, second and third place prizes were awarded in […]

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BHC Western riders end semester leading the region

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This fall, the Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team returned to the arena to compete and spent most of the time in the winner’s circle. Out of six shows, the BHC student-athletes took High Point Team five times. Heading into the spring season, Black Hawk College is leading Zone 7, […]

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Livestock Judging Team ends season with big win

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The Black Hawk College Livestock Judging Team ended the 2021 season with a tremendous win at the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, KY. The sophomore team took High Team Overall in the 2021 NAILE Junior College Livestock Judging Contest, winning the contest by 40 points. Other team results included: High Team Reasons – […]

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Congratulations to the Fall 2021 highway construction grads

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Congratulations to the recent graduates of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) at Black Hawk College! Pictured from left to right are HCCTP program manager Paul Fessler, Cameron Chaney of East Moline, Ethan Moran of Orion, Brady Jones of Amboy, Baruch Young of Rock Island, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos and State Rep. Mike Halpin. […]

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Men’s soccer players named to All-Conference 2nd Team

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Congratulations to Black Hawk College men’s soccer players Jose Ruiz and Max Oviedo for being named to the All-Conference Second Team! Ruiz – a freshman striker and 2021 graduate of Moline High School – was one of the team captains and led the Braves with nine goals and four assists. Oviedo – a freshman center […]

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