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Mendota Rotary awards scholarships to MHS seniors

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
MENDOTA - Two Mendota High School seniors, Sabryna Valdez and Whitney Lewis, were presented with Four-Way Test Award Scholarships by the Mendota Rotary Club. They were each presented checks in the amount of $500 for education expenses by Rotary president Roger Anderson on May 17.
Valdez is the daughter of Jason Valdez and Lewis is the daughter of Julie Lewis.

Mendota FFA member receives Monty’s Plant Food Company scholarship

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- Jonathan McConville of Mendota was named a 2016 recipient of the Monty's Plant Food Company scholarship through the National FFA Foundation. McConville, a graduating senior at Mendota High School, is the son of Daniel and Joanna McConville. He plans to attend Western Illinois University and major in agronomy and crop science and plans to have a career in

Mendota BPW awards scholarships

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
MENDOTA - The Mendota Business and Professional Women awarded three $500 scholarships to area girls. Mendota High School seniors, Whitney Lewis and Beverly Lace Johnson and LaMoille High School senior, Rylee Cromwell received their checks from President Ginny Becker at the May 17 meeting held at El Zarape Restaurant.
Whitney Lewis, daughter of Julie Lewis, plans to attend Saint Mary's

Registration for Sweet Corn Festival Queen Pageant

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
MENDOTA - Mendota not-for-profit clubs and organizations are asked to have their registration forms for 2016 Sweet Corn Festival Queen candidates turned in to the Mendota Area Chamber of Commerce Office by Wednesday, June 1.
Candidates will begin meeting in June to prepare for the pageant.

Education Briefs

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
Ashley Newell featured as exceptional senior at Augustana
ROCK ISLAND - Ashley Newell of Mendota, an Augustana College senior majoring in psychology and sociology, has been featured in the 2016 "More Than I Imagined" web series.
Newell's "More Than I Imagined" profile may be viewed at http://www.augustana.edu/x64868.xml.

Bradley announces dean's list
PEORIA - Local students,

Carl’s Quiz

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
What is the most commonly fractured human bone?

The answer to last week's quiz is: Only five countries measure temperature in Fahrenheit: Bahamas, Belize, Cayman Islands, Palau and United States.

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