Virginia Military Institute (VMI) in Lexington, Virginia, recently announced that 249 cadets have graduated this spring. Among those graduates was Corielle W. Parsons of Rockford, who received a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. Her graduating honors include Navy/Marine Corps Commission and the Chesty Puller Award. Cadet Parsons’ parents are Mr. and Mrs. Robert Parsons. […]
Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Mich. honored the achievements of nearly 900 graduates May 2 at Spring Commencement. Among them were the following from the Rockford area: Robert H DeVaun, with a bachelor of science degree in business administration, and Jason T Dreyer, with a doctor of philosophy degree in mechanical engineering/engineering mechanics.
Alma College has named over 400 students to the Dean’s List for outstanding academic performance during the 2009 winter term. Students who achieve a 3.5 or better grade-point average during a term, while carrying a minimum of 13 credits, at least eight of which are evaluative grades, are named to the Dean’s List. Local students […]
Going home for summer by CHARLIE BROWN Director of Security Rockford Public Schools Going home for summer may be hard to get used to for students and parents. Your parents may want you home at a certain time. Your parents may not want you to sleep until 1:00 p.m. every day, but you feel that […]
by Tom Lindquist The Start of Summer celebration is in its 41st year this year and is undeniably one of the most popular downtown annual events. It was not always the power-packed event we will see this weekend. In the 1950s Rockford’s had a row of booths and about four rides on Squire Street and […]