Student Awards & Accomplishments - Black Hawk College

44 student-athletes win all-conference academic awards

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Congratulations to 44 Black Hawk College student-athletes for earning National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Arrowhead Academic All-Conference awards! The following BHC student-athletes were honored for achieving a 3.0 GPA or higher during the 2020-21 school year and completing at least 12 credit hours per semester. The honorees are listed by sport and hometown. Baseball […]

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BHC pitcher named to NJCAA All-American 2nd Team

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Congratulations to Black Hawk College pitcher Payton Lawrence for being named to the 2021 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Baseball All-American Second Team! The Dixon High School grad was one of only 13 Region IV players in Division I, II and III to earn 2021 NJCAA All-American honors. All-America selections are made […]

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

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Black Hawk College welcomed 42 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Spring 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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Congratulations to Spring 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. From left to right, they are Lyndsey Campbell of Davenport, Gabriel Rodriguez of Rock Island, Estephen Briones of Davenport, Belden Washington of Kewanee, Airrion Ewing of Moline, Terrence Slater of Moline, and Terrance Brooks-Madison of Moline. Pictured separately […]

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

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Forty-two 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 Spring 2021 semester. The 42 student-athletes on the list represent 53% of BHC players. All six Black Hawk College teams are represented, with volleyball having the highest percentage of players on the […]

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17 students honored as 2021 Founders’ Scholars at BHC

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Black Hawk College recently honored 17 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 3.85 grade point average based […]

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Watch the ESL Virtual Graduation Ceremony 2021

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We are so glad to invite you to celebrate with us our English as a Second Language students’ accomplishments! Watch the 2021 ESL Transition Ceremony. Thank you so much for supporting our students!   Janet Francisco Academic ESL Program Coordinator franciscoj@bhc.edu

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Business honor society at BHC welcomes 7 new members

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The Black Hawk College chapter of Alpha Beta Gamma, the national business honor society for two-year colleges, recently inducted seven new members. Alpha Beta Gamma was established by business professors in 1970 to recognize and encourage scholarship among business and professional students enrolled at two-year degree granting institutions. To be eligible for membership in the […]

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English honor society at BHC welcomes 27 new members

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The Black Hawk College chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, the national English honor society for two-year colleges, recently inducted 27 new members. 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 required to […]

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BHC students named to All-Illinois Academic Team

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Two Black Hawk College students recently were selected for the 2021 All-Illinois Academic Team in recognition of their scholarly achievements. Students are nominated by their colleges for the All-USA Academic Team. Nominees to the All-USA Academic Team are named to the Phi Theta Kappa All-State Academic Teams. Nominees must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and significant […]

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