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Baker graduates from United States Naval Academy

June 10, 2010 // 0 Comments

U.S. Navy Ensign Kaitlin J. Baker, daughter of Jim and Louise Baker, graduated with honors from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. on May 28, 2010, and was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Navy. Ensign Baker successfully completed four years of intensive academic, physical and professional training, resulting in a bachelor of science degree with a [...]

Military News — May 20, 2010

May 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Smith graduates from USMC Jennifer L. Smith, a 2007 graduate of Rockford High School, has graduated from the United States Marine Corps boot camp on April 23 after 13 weeks on Parris Island, N.C. Private Smith had a 10-day leave, which she spent at home in Belmont with friends and family. She left on Monday, May 3 for Camp Lejeune, N.C. for School of Infantry (SOI) [...]

Resident experiences the unusual and magnificent

August 20, 2009 // 0 Comments

  TOP OF THE WORLD—Rockford graduate Stacey Kowalczyk performs a handstand on top of the Pearl TV Tower. Pictured in the background is the tallest building in Shanghai. by CHRISTINE BIGNEY They say that it’s good to try different things. In Stacey Kowalczyk’s case, she didn’t think that would include drunken shrimp and cow’s intestine for dinner. The 2007 [...]

Locks of Love

August 20, 2009 // 0 Comments

Travis gives four years to Navy, 12.5 inches to Locks of Love While many high school graduates prepare to leave for college in the next few weeks, one Rockford resident is taking a different direction. Jayme Travis, a 2009 graduate of Rockford High School, departed August 18 for the Navy. She will attend boot camp in Great Lakes, Ill., for eight weeks, followed by five [...]

Dean’s Lists announced for winter term 2009

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

Monica MacDonald. 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 named to [...]