Student Awards & Accomplishments - Page 3 of 14 - Black Hawk College

BHC student wins statewide scholarship

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Comlan Blaise Kinto of East Moline is one of six students in Illinois to receive a $1,000 Illinois Community College Faculty Association (ICCFA) scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to full-time community college students who have completed at least 30 credit hours and have a minimum 3.5 GPA. Applicants have to provide a statement of their […]

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Students share native dishes at 4th International Food Competition

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BHC students recently participated in the English as a Second Language Mentor and Mentee Program’s 4th Annual International Food Competition at the Quad-Cities Campus. International and U.S. students prepared 17 dishes from 14 countries – Bolivia, Chin State (Myanmar/Burma), Germany, Hungary, India, Iraq, Mexico, Peru, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Thailand, Togo, the United States and […]

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BHC volunteers sort 865 pounds of trash

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Black Hawk College students and employees recently dug into dozens of bags of trash, sifting through 865 pounds by hand to find out what recyclables are ending up in the trash. Every five years, the college is required by the State of Illinois to identify the kinds of waste generated on campus and how much […]

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Congratulations to Fall 2019 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 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

Foundation scholarship recipients

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

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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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