Cedar Rapids, Iowa - Paige Sears and Bradly Siebel are attending Coe College in Cedar Rapids. Sears is the daughter of Scott and Dawn Karr and Siebel is the son of Joseph and Elaine Siebel. Both are graduates of Union High School.
With a record enrollment year, Sears and Siebel join a class of 399 new students, including 361 first-year and 38 transfer students at Coe.
In total, the college has 1,378 full and part-time students registered for fall 2011 term.
While this year's incoming class is historically large, the profile of the new students builds upon the Coe tradition of academic quality. The class of 2015 has an average ACT score of 26 and grade point average of 3.7. All totaled, 58 first-year students scored 30 or greater on the ACT test. As well, more than 31 percent of first-year class members ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating class.