Area student receives first-year writing prize

Jillian Haverkate

Rockford graduate Jillian Haverkate, a Hope College freshman from Ada, received the Stephenson First-Year Writing Prize during the college’s annual Convocation on Thursday, April 29. The prize, awarded each semester to the author of the paper selected as the best submitted in the first-year writing course, is given to encourage young writers.

Cruickshank graduates from Air Force Academy

Stephen Cruickshank has graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with a bachelor of science degree in history and a bachelor of science degree in foreign area studies, with an emphasis on Russian. At the time of graduation, Cruickshank accepted his commission as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Air […]

Chamber Bi-Monthly Luncheon Series to feature Mike Guswiler

Mike Guswiler

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce another installment of its popular Bi-Monthly Luncheon Series for 2010. The luncheon is scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m. on June 7 at the Rockford Ambulance Community Room, 8450 Shaner Ave. NE (on the northeast corner of Ten Mile Road). The event will feature the culinary […]

Education Blackboard — June 3, 2010

Rockford art students participate in ‘Children Make Art For Children’ by MIKE WESTGATE Assistant Principal East Rockford Middle School “Children have a very, very uninhibited point of view,” said Linda LaFontsee, who, along with the LaFontsee Galleries staff, will provide and frame all artwork for the $286 million 14-story Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital slated to […]

Lady Rams track and field make it 12 regional championships in a row

Regional team Champs.

The Women’s Track and Field Team continued their undefeated season along with their string of Regional Championship when they outdistanced the 15 team field at Houseman Field. The #1 state ranked Lady Rams tallied 178.5 points to outdistance second place East Kentwood with 153.5 and the rest of the field. “This makes it 12 in […]