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CLC magazine

Ripple Effect, the 2011 Central Lakes College magazine, has been distributed through the United States Postal Service to about 60,000 area postal patrons in our region. Some of the articles and additional features not in the printe version are available online at http://www.clcripple-effect.com/ You will find these titles: Student athletes …

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Two top grads from Thailand

Two best friends from Thailand came to Central Lakes College to follow their dreams of success in America. They excelled, graduating with honors to earn admission to the University of Minnesota. Nutthanit Towan (top) earned her first university degree at age 20 after demonstrating exceptional leadership and community service qualities …

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Former Raider makes debut

Former Central Lakes College player Braden Lee pitched two innings Tuesday in his debut for the Ozark Generals baseball club out of Springfield, Mo. Lee, a junior right-hander from Granite Falls, transferred from CLC to the University of St. Mary, an NAIA school in Leavenworth, Kans., this spring. The Ozark …

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Mexican experience

Heidi Wille, a 2010 Central Lakes College grad now a senior at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, recently studied abroad in Cuernavaca, Mexico, through the Latin American Context program. The experience was life-changing. Heidi has found that “it is much easier to feel compassion for people when you understand what they …

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Hall of Fame

Central Lakes College alumnus Roy C. Booth, playwright-author, will be inducted into the Pillager High School Hall of Fame Sept. 24. A 1983 Pillager graduate, Roy sold his first short story as a freshman. By the time he headed to CLC, Roy had the honor of seeing several of his …

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Book donation

A Central Lakes College alumna who is an associate professor at Hamline University has donated to CLC a copy of the book she co-wrote. Dr. Jennifer (Pecarich) Carlson’s research focus on reading methods led to her co-writing of “Multimedia Text Sets: Changing the Shape and Engagement of Learning” (2010, published …

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Landscape design scholarship

Josh Kiecker(left), who with wife Sarah owns and operates Sculptured Earth Design & Building Landscaping, Delano, hasn’t forgotten where his career began. It started when the Cosmos native graduated from Central Lakes College in 2001, earning a Landscape Technology diploma through the Horticulture program on the Brainerd campus. “It was …

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Sabin at Obama signing

PHOTO: From left, Geoff Dittberner, for Minnesota State College Student Association president; President-Elect Steve Sabin of Central Lakes College, and Moriah Miles of the Minnesota State University Student Ass’n. in Washington, D.C., after they witnessed President Barack Obama signing the bill that will prevent Stafford loan interest rates from doubling …

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One of oldest graduates passes away

Charles E. “Charlie” Stevens, 94, passed away July 6. He was one of 19 members of the graduating class of Brainerd Junior College in 1940– the first in Brainerd. Starting college in 1938 was a privilege, he once said, just as it is today for those capable of managing the …

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Grad is doctor of dental surgery

Sunnie Pavlacky Adsitt, a graduate of the Central Lakes College Dental Assisting program, is employed at Park Dental in Blaine following graduation this year from the University of Minnesota Dental School as a doctor of dental surgery. She is the daughter of Sonny and Vicky Pavlacky. Her grandmother, Thelma Pavlacky, …

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