Archive for June, 2011

Graduation Time

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

There were four graduating seniors from the city of Lovilia this year at Albia Community High School.  They are:

Lindsey Ann Gass, daughter of Jim and Debbie Gass.  She has a goal of attending Indian Hills Comm. College and studying physical therapy.

Justin Manser, son of Brandi and Harold Manser.  He plans to pursue the welding tech classes at Indian Hills Comm. College.

Jenna Ross, daughter of Anna and Kenny Ross.  She will start out at Indian Hills Comm. College and study to become an elementary teacher.  She received a John W. Hartzel Scholarship, a Mick scholarship, and a IHCC scholarship.  Jenna also got the Presidential Education Excellence award form having a 3.5 or higher grade point.  She was also honored with a citizenship award.

Jewel Whicker, sister of Janis and Jeremy Aldridge and granddaughter of Janis Summers.  Jewel is enrolled to study pre-med at the U of Iowa and then has the goal of following that up with a D.O. degree from Truman University in Missouri.  She received the following at the senior awards night:  Iowa full tuition scholarship, Marine Corps scholastic excellence award, Peterson music scholarship, K-2 Albia PTO scholarship, ACHS band scholarship, Albia Comm. Theater Scholarship, Elite Letter winner-Fine Arts, Susan Miller Simonson scholarship, Presidential Education Excellence award for a 3.5 or higher grade point , Mick scholarship, and a citizenship award.

Graduating from Twin Cedars High School was Jacquelyn Gilbert, daughter of Pat and Teresa Gilbert.  She will be studying massage therapy with classes at Indian Hills Comm. College.

Summer graduates from Indian Hills from Lovilia were posted by the college as the following:

Annette Comstock ,AAS

Caitlin Conner, AA

Richard Gilbert, AA

Abby Helmon (Diploma)

Randy Kimball, AAS

Matthew Marinez, AAS

Ricci Pierce (Diploma)

Congratulations to you all and we wish you well as you pursue your goals for a career!

Fifteen Years of Work Anniversary

Julia Gullion, wife of Tom Gullion of rural Lovilia, was recently recognized by Cargill Meat Solutions in Ottumwa for reaching her 15th year of service to the company.  Congratulations Julia!!

Water Tower Restoration Complete

The work crew is done.  The tower is a nice robin egg’s blue with the Lovilia lettering in black.  This should keep it in good repair for another 15 to 20 years.