News briefs


Follow-up: Former student to remain in US

In Vol. 34, Issue 13 of The Campus Ledger we reported that former student Jesus Torres was ordered by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to leave the country by April 13. On April 6, the ICE granted Torres a one-year stay of removal. In June 2011, agency chief John Morton asked ICE personnel to focus on high-priority deportation, such as convicted criminals and national security risks. The agency ranked Torres as a low-enforcement priority for deportation.

Culinary students win gold at conference

Student chefs at the college recently won big at the American Culinary Federation Central Region Conference in Detroit. In the conference held from April 14 – 16, the culinary team won a gold medal while facing eight state teams. All teams prepared the same recipe and were judged on kitchen skills, adherence to the recipe, taste and presentation.


Interior Design students create space for Kansas City show house

Some of the Interior Design students at the college currently have their work featured at the 43rd Symphony Designers’ Show house in Kansas City, Mo. The show house is open to the public from April 21 – May 20 and Interior Design students are selling tickets for $13 at the Student Activities desk. The students created a design studio and creative refuge on the third floor of the house.

Cavalier Film Festival winners named

After an afternoon presentation by Jonathon Dillon, college alum and Hollywood director of movies such as “Rigged,” the festival screened several of the winning pieces on April 26. First place category winners included Nation Morin, Dominick Williams, Nathan Mennel and Joshua Browning. Morin also won the Judge’s Choice award, and Taylre Jones won the Peoples’ Choice award.


Student News Center leaders chosen

The Student Media Board met to select applicants for editor-in-chief of The Campus Ledger and station manager of ECAV for the 2012-2013 year on May 1. Those chosen were, respectively, Mackenzie Clark and Kel Dansby.


Compiled by Erica Aldridge and Jon Parton


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