Kimberly Degner of Traer recently graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Northern Iowa with degrees in Finance and Real Estate. She was also honored with the Purple and Gold Award for her Real Estate Degree. The business College held a separate celebration in April honoring all graduates and specially recognizing the Purple and gold Award achievers. Degner has accepted a position with GreatAmercia Leasing Corporation in Cedar Rapids as a Credit Analyst. Degner is the wife of Michael Degner and the daughter of John and Diane Kostlan.