PELLA — Central College student Anna Overla of Dallas Center was chosen to receive a student leadership award at the college’s annual student development event. Overla won the Oustanding New Leader Award, which honors a student in their first or second year of College who shows leadership promise through their contributions to student life.
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.