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Dahlkoetter awarded for presentation

Morningside College student Danielle Dahlkoetter, daughter of Dennis and Cynthia Dahlkoetter of Grant recently won a first-place award for her presentation at the Great Plains Students’ Psychology Convention at Northwest Missouri State in Maryville, Mo.
She is a 2009 graduate of Perkins County High School and is a junior at Morningside majoring in psychology counseling and English.
Dahlkoetter presented research she and recent Morningside graduate Kelsey Kallhoff had done in the Video Game Institute for Education and Research lab at Morningside College. Her presentation, “Looking Out for Little Sister: Characteristics Predicting Response to a Moral Dilemma in a Video Game” took first place in a poster competition.
Morningside College is a small, private college in Sioux City, Iowa, that offers students the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in a variety of disciplines, or a master’s degree in education.

Schmitt to perform with Concordia symphonic band

Concordia University, Nebraska’s Symphonic Band will give its final concert of the season on Friday, April 13, at 7 p.m. in the Seward High School auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.
Sarah  Schmitt, a senior  from Grant is a member of the symphonic band.
The band will cap off the year and its recent tour by performing tour songs as well as new pieces under the direction of Andrew Schultz, assistant professor of music. Student directors also will lead the ensemble in several numbers.
For seniors, this concert marks the end of their involvement in the Symphonic Band.
“This concert comes at the end of a string of lasts–last tour concert, last Christmas at Concordia,” said senior Danielle Masur of David City. “Because of that, the sadness of leaving the program hasn’t had to hit all at once, so I think this last concert will just add to the good memories of band.”