Updates from area schools and universities.
BV students nominated for national education award
Three Storm Lake students are among 24 Buena Vista University students nominated for the National Collegiate Education Award, which honors the performance of outstanding student leaders across the nation.
They are Kristen Anderson, daughter of Lisa Boggs, 614 Iowa Street, a senior majoring in elementary education; Katie Hausman, 505 Russell Street, a senior majoring in elementary education; and Megan O'Malley, daughter of Joseph and Judy O'Malley, 6266 - 140th Avenue, a senior majoring in elementary education.
Students are nominated by the Teacher Education faculty at Buena Vista University, and the standards for the nomination include: 3.0 minimum grade point average, dependability, citizenship, leadership, support of his/her college, enthusiasm, educator's recommendation, example to the student body, attitude/ cooperative spirit and responsibility.
Bochtler to student teach
at SLHS, Newell-Fonda
Christina Bochtler, Storm Lake, a student at Buena Vista University's Fort Dodge Center, will student teach at Storm Lake High School for eight weeks, Jan. 31 through April 5, and at Newell-Fonda High School for eight weeks, April 8 through June 3.
Bochtler, an English major, will student teach ninth-grade English under Denise Betts at Storm Lake High School, and will also instruct ninth through 12th-grade English classes under Connie Doonan and Kim Quirin at Newell-Fonda High School.