Begin earns veterinary medicine degree

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Kirsten Begin has been awarded the doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She received the degree during commencement and hooding ceremonies on campus May 8, 2009. Begin is the daughter of Neil and Lynn Begin of Belmont and a 2001 graduate of Rockford High School. At the College […]

Rockford Ace Hardware donates to school landscape project

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Valley View Elementary students wrapped up the year with a beautification project made possible by donations of supplies by Rockford Ace Hardware. According to organizer Katy Nelson, fifth-graders there worked hard putting in eight bags of cedar mulch, eight bags of peat moss, six bags of topsoil, one crab apple tree, two lilac bushes, two […]

School Beat – June 18, 2009

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Have a safe, enjoyable summer vacation! by LAURA FEATHERSTON Trustee, Board of Education I can’t even believe it. As I write this, there are only five days of school left. It is such a trite thing to say, but it seems like just last week we had our welcome back assembly for the staff, the […]

Virginia Military Institute announces graduates

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 Tech honors grads

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.