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Racine woman crowned Olivet's homecoming queen

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Erin Doherty of Racine became the 63rd homecoming queen for Olivet Nazarene University during the coronation ceremony on Oct. 25. Cameron Walker of Fenton, Mich., was Doherty's escort. She and the other members of the Homecoming Court were selected by their peers. 

Doherty, the daughter of Mike and Terry Doherty of Racine, is a senior majoring in psychology with a minor in sociology. During her time at Olivet Nazarene University, she has been involved in Proclamation Gospel Choir and has held leadership positions in Youth For Christ high school tutoring, LifeSong and the Music Ambassador band.

After graduation, she will pursue a master's degree in counseling while serving full time in camp ministry.

Racine students on Homecoming Steering Committee 

WHITEWATER — The following Racine students from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater organized Homecoming, which was held Oct. 30-Nov. 4: Jazmin Wilson, who is studying general management, served as court coordinator in the Homecoming Steering Committee; Madisen Polk, who is studying human resource management, served as parade coordinator in the Homecoming Steering Committee; Anneke Thut, who is studying accounting, served as secretary/tabular coordinator in the Homecoming Steering Committee; and Danny Overstreet Jr., who is studying human resource management, served as Talent Show coordinator in the Homecoming Steering Committee.

Activities ranged from decorating campus spaces, tug of war competition, talent showcase, parade, football game and more. This event also gave students a chance to connect with those in the UW-Whitewater community through philanthropic events.

Local students win scholarship competitions at Carthage 

KENOSHA — These students were among the winners of various competitive scholarships for first-year students at Carthage College:

FRANKSVILLE: Lauryn Gullberg won a Presidential Scholarship covering 75 percent of tuition.

RACINE: Wendy Cruz won a Presidential Scholarship covering 75 percent of tuition; and Elizabeth Renguette won a Modern Languages Scholarship (Chinese) covering 75 percent of tuition.

Iowa State student from Franksville awarded scholarship

AMES, Iowa  —  Iowa State University student Clayton Esch of Franksville received the Joseph Fleming Endowment from The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

Iowa State University has awarded more than 2,250 scholarships to students for the 2017-18 academic year.

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