2019 Agriculture Recognition Reception

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The 2019 Agriculture Recognition Reception was Friday, May 17 at the East Campus. Recipients are listed in the program.

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Eight students honored at Founders’ Scholars reception

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Black Hawk College recently honored eight East Campus students for their academic excellence at the 35th Annual Founders’ Scholars Awards Reception. The event is named after the East Campus founders – Dr. Glenn Case, James Golby, Gust Lundberg, Ted Vlahos and Robert White. Students receiving the award must have a minimum 3.85 grade point average […]

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Mahoney, Vergeyle named to All-Illinois Academic Team

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Black Hawk College students Alexa Mahoney of Colona and Seth Vergeyle of Moline were selected for the 2019 All-Illinois Academic Team in recognition of their scholarly achievements. The two were chosen to be the college’s nominees to the All-USA Academic Team. Nominees must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and significant campus and community engagement. Students nominated […]

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BHC freshmen win first two horse judging contests

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Congratulations to Black Hawk College freshmen horse judging students for winning their first two contests! Awards are presented to the Top 5 teams and the Top 10 individuals overall and in each category (halter, performance and reasons). At the Spring Contest in Oklahoma City, OK, two BHC teams competed against more than 20 teams from […]

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BHC students elect Joshua Worten new student trustee

BHC student trustee Joshua Worten

Joshua Worten of Lake Butler, FL, recently was elected by his peers to be the student representative on the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees for 2019-20. He was seated at the board’s April 25, 2019, meeting and will serve until April 2020. Worten attends the college’s East Campus near Kewanee and is pursuing an […]

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BHC sweeps NACTA Judging Conference for fourth straight year

NACTA Sweepstakes Award-winning team members & coaches 2019

Congratulations to Black Hawk College East Campus students and coaches for winning the 2019 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Judging Conference Sweepstakes Award! This marks the 12th time Black Hawk College has garnered the top prize at the national judging conference. BHC students brought home the Sweepstakes Award in 1981-85, 1989, 2009, […]

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BHC artists win awards in Student Art Exhibition

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Six Black Hawk College students recently were honored for their artistic talent in the annual Student Art Exhibition. The juried competition garnered 45 entries with 24 pieces selected for the show. Paul Lacefield of East Moline (pictured) won first place with his acrylic painting, “Raspberry Beret.” The other winners are: Second place – Elizabeth Brennan […]

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New BHC equestrian team shines in first season

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Black Hawk College’s new Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Hunt Seat Team recently completed a very successful inaugural season. “This first year’s group worked hard. They have really started a launch pad for where this team can go in the future,” said Sarah Schobert, coach and horse science instructor at the college’s East Campus near […]

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English honor society at BHC welcomes 27 members

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The Black Hawk College chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, the national English honor society for two-year colleges, will induct 27 members March 28, 2019. The inductees have earned an A or B in an English course, have completed at least 12 credit hours, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students are not […]

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BHC Western riders win Regionals

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The Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team recently was named the 2018-19 High Point Western Team for its region. This is the 16th consecutive year the college has won the IHSA Regional Championship. The BHC team had a season total of 239 points, beating the next closest school (Iowa State […]

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