Michele Thomas of Zearing recently received her Diploma of Practical Nursing from Ellsworth Community College.

Charlotte Sillyman of Zearing has been named to the dean’s list at AIB College of Business for the Summer 2013 term.

To qualify, Sillyman attained a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.79 for the term. She is working toward an Associate in Applied Science degree in business administration-sales and marketing.

Jeffrey Lynn Banks of Nevada received a Diploma, utility technician, from Marshalltown Community College at the end of the fall 2012 term, spring or summer 2013 terms. Banks graduated with a 4.0 GPA.

Karen Anne Crosser of Nevada received an AAS in nursing; Brooke Marie Handsaker of Colo received an Diploma in practical nursing and Melanie Ann Stone of Colo received an AAS in nursing from Marshalltown Community College at the end of the fall 2012 term, spring or summer 2013 terms.

The National Society of High School Scholars announced that Colo-Nesco student Becca Dunahoo of Zearing has been selected to become a member of this esteemed organization. The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.