New Boston native honored at St. Ambrose University

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Derek Dixon, son of Dennis and Penny Dixon of New Boston, received the McDaniel Scholar award at St. Ambrose’s Annual Student Awards Night. Dixon recently completed his junior year at St. Ambrose, where he is majoring in history-teacher education.

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