Congratulations to Fall 2019 highway construction grads

Congratulations to the recent graduates of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) at Black Hawk College. Pictured are: Front row – Richard Diaz of Moline, Sabrina Duncan of Rio, Terence Wagner of Rock Island, Logan Akright of Davenport, Omar Camacho of East Moline, and Ben Deneve of Prophetstown Back row – Julian Mayfield of […]

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East Foundation celebrates scholarship donors, recipients

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The Black Hawk College East Foundation honored both those who gave and those who received at its 2019 Scholarship Recognition Banquet. Students shared their future plans and how receiving a scholarship has assisted them in their education. Scholarship benefactor Dan Hoge talked about education being an on-going process. “It’s never really over, your roles just […]

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Highway construction students make improvements at Loud Thunder

Black Hawk College recently celebrated the completion of a retaining wall and sidewalk built by BHC students at Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. Three Highway Construction Careers Training Program classes – a total of 36 students – worked 2,500 hours on the project over three semesters. The improvements began in Fall 2018 when HCCTP students started […]

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Horse judging students bring home big wins

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Horse Judging Team for bringing home another championship from the All-American Quarter Horse Congress! Ten BHC students competed Oct. 16 at the national judging contest in Columbus, OH. BHC Team A took 1st and BHC Team B took 4th. The collegiate and youth divisions award individual and team high-point […]

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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) 2019 Region 3 Collegiate Soils Contest in Stevens Point, WI. BHC team members competed against students from two-year schools Eastern Oklahoma State College and Vincennes University. Six students also placed in the Top 10 individually. They […]

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Four inducted into BHC QC Foundation 2019 Alumni Hall of Fame

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Four outstanding Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Campus alumni were inducted into the 2019 Alumni Hall of Fame at a Sept. 25 ceremony. Rick McGrath of Moline, Dan McNeil of Moline, the late Alan Perley and Tim Stout of East Moline joined 34 members of the Black Hawk College QC Foundation Alumni Hall of Fame. “These […]

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society

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Black Hawk College welcomed nine students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Summer 2019. 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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Student-athletes bring home NJCAA honors for 2018-19

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Congratulations to the following Black Hawk College student-athletes for earning National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) division, region and conference awards based on their athletic achievements in 2018-19. WOMEN’S BASKETBALL 2019 Region IV, Division II, District L All-Region Team First Team Rebecca Hunt – Davenport West HS (IA) SOFTBALL 2019 Region IV, Division II, District […]

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Baseball players named to district Rawlings Gold Glove Team

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Black Hawk College baseball players claimed three of the nine spots on the 2019 NJCAA Division II North Central District/Region IV Rawlings Gold Glove Team. The BHC team members are: Sean Hebreard – Plainfield East HS (IL) Nick Traystman – Ledyard HS (CT) Jake Conley – Durant HS (IA) Region IV consists of 12 teams […]

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BHC student-athletes win academic awards

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Black Hawk College student-athletes earned awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for their academic achievements in 2018-19. NJCAA Academic Teams of the Year Honorable Mention – Teams must earn a 3.0 GPA or higher for the 2018-19 school year to be eligible. Softball – 3.43 GPA Volleyball – 3.14 GPA Women’s Basketball […]

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