Derek Nash has graduated cum laude with a BS in electrical engineering from Iowa State University.

  Olivia Kuhlers has graduated with a BS in ag studies from Iowa State University.

  Mallory Schaffer of Belmond and Will Weidemann of Rowan have been named to the fall deans list at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls.

  Briana Verhelst of Belmond has been named to the fall deans list at Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo.

  Iran Carlos of Belmond will be one of five Buena Vista College seniors spending the semester in Washington, D.C. She will intern with the Ecological Association of America.