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Some seniors about to graduate from Moline High School got some practice Thursday marching in their caps and gowns. 

Lyn Brodersen Cochran will begin serving as Scott Community College president in August, after leaving her current role as Assistant Vice President of Organizational Development at Iowa State University.

Mariah Woelfel

A high school in Iowa on Tuesday rolled out a virtual reality tool that could help students nationwide explore careers in science, technology, engineering or math, or STEM. 

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Two years and nearly 24 million dollars later, the Davenport School District is celebrating the completion of a major addition to Central High School. A ribbon cutting Wednesday afternoon marked the completion of a new auditorium and new swimming pool.

Davenport School District

An extra benefit is now available for participants in the Davenport School District's Student Built Home Program. In addition to a variety of skills, the students are now considered pre-approved for apprenticeship programs. 

East Moline/Silvis Rotary Club

Some teachers in East Moline and Silvis will team up with iPads to teach their students English next year.

Graduation at Augustana

May 19, 2017
Augustana College

Two graduates of Augustana College will be the featured speakers during commencement weekend. 

Some girls at Rock Island High School say they're tired of reading male-dominated history and literature, so they've started a club that will offer more.

Drug, heart condition blamed in U of Iowa student death

May 17, 2017
http://www.cm-life.com/article/2017/02/addiction-cover-6467

Authorities say an 18-year-old student who collapsed in a University of Iowa residence hall died of drug intoxication and complications from a heart condition.

Sean Wu, of Cedar Rapids, was pronounced dead April 8 at a hospital. A witness told authorities that he saw Wu suddenly tense up at Daum Residence Hall "as if he were having a seizure and collapsed."

The Johnson County medical examiner's office says the drug Ecstasy was in Wu's body. The synthetic drug can induce euphoria and increase the heart rate.

Wu's family also says he was diagnosed with Kawasaki disease when he was 6, a condition that causes inflammation of some blood vessels.

Scott Community College

Scott Community College celebrated the end of the school year Wednesday, and the end of its anniversary celebration, with the burial of a time capsule. 

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