Benton County College News – Aug. 18, 2010

by jmagdefrau on August 18, 2010

Local students begin fall semester at Coe College

The following Benton Community High School graduates have been accepted for enrollment at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and will begin fall semester classes on Aug. 30.

Wesley Anderson, of Newhall, is the son of Douglas and Doreen Anderson.

Zakk Buch, of Belle Plaine, is the son of Tom Buch and Angela Bosshart.

Brenna Ford, of Belle Plaine, is the daughter of James Ford and Lou Andrea Ford.

Elizabeth Goodsell, of Watkins, is the daughter of Doug and Jolene Goodsell.

Christopher Janss, of Belle Plaine, is the son of Scott and Jane Janss.

John Long, of Belle Plaine, is the son of John and Stephanie Long.

Vincent O’Brien, of Elberon, is the son of Mark and Paula O’Brien.

Heather Schulte, of Watkins, is the daughter of Andrew and Becky Schulte.

Seivon Steward, of Belle Plaine, is Steward, the son of Bonnie Baker.

Coe College is a selective, private, nationally recognized four-year coeducational liberal arts institution that has provided a superior education for students in a residential setting since 1851. Coe is featured in college guidebooks such as The Princeton Review’s

“371 Best Colleges” and “Peterson’s Guide to Selective Colleges.” Barron’s “300 Best Buys in College Education” ranks Coe as “Very Competitive.”

The key to Coe’s tradition of excellence in academic quality relates directly to small class sizes and the interest shown by professors to make learning a personalized experience. At Coe, 91 percent of professors have the highest degrees in their fields, the average class size is 16, and the student-faculty ratio is 11:1.

The attractive Coe campus, located near the center of Cedar Rapids, has doubled in size in recent years with the addition of many new facilities. More than 90 percent of Coe students participate in co-curricular activities, including athletics, music, theatre, art, and a wide variety of clubs and organizations.

Coe is one of just a few private liberal arts colleges in the nation located in a metropolitan area of 175,000 residents. The Cedar Rapids area provides an abundance of internship, cultural and recreational opportunities for students.

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