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Jun 21, 2017

PELLA— Central College seniors graduated May 13, with 238 students participating in commencement. Central's class of 2017 included students from 15 states, including Florida, California, Oregon, Alabama, Arizona, Washington, Massachusetts, Colorado and Texas, as well as one foreign country - Kosovo.

Local Central graduates include: Jessica Butters of Kalona, cum laude; Beth Dillon of West Chester, cum laude; Logan Moeller of Keota; Keri Murphy of Washington, cum laude; Felicia Schulty of Wellman and Austin Witt of Washington.

Founded in 1853, Central College of Pella, Iowa, is a private, residential four-year liberal arts college known for its academic rigor and strength in global experiential learning, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), sustainability education, athletics success and tradition, and leadership and service.

Central continues to value its long-standing relationship with the Reformed Church in America.

The college participates in NCAA Division III athletics and is a member of the Iowa Conference.

Central is an active part of the Greater Des Moines region and just two minutes from Lake Red Rock, Iowa's largest lake

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