When Assistant Professor Dr. Johnson Agbo came to Sterling College, he quickly put in a new equipment request. "I had to do a lot of improvisation to teach that first year," he said.
Rachael Stueder of Claflin and Ashley Lynn Kuhn of Great Bend and Fort Hays State University have accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). Rachael will be honored during an Induction Convocation this fall on the campus of Kansas State University.
Kansas State University alumni in the Great Bend area are planning a tailgate party for local alumni and prospective K-State students Thursday, Sept. 23, at The Front Door, 1615 Tenth St. High school students interested in learning more about K-State are encouraged to attend.
Nex-Tech Wireless would like to announce the second quarter results for the Holy Family Great Bend School district with a donation of $102.85 and a donation of $50.57 for the Central Kansas Christian Academy School district, from the School Rebate Program. The School Rebate Program, offered exclusively by Nex-Tech Wireless, was created to assist local schools in raising additional funds to be used as determined by the participating school. The program, which was launched in the fall of 2006, has donated over $100,000 to local schools throughout the Nex-Tech Wireless service area.
At the Crime Stoppers State Board Conference, held earlier this year in Great Bend, The Kansas Crime Stoppers Association Inc. awarded two scholastic scholarships.
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars welcomes Peter Smith as a new member Peter Smith of Pawnee Rock has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). Peter will be honored during an Induction Convocation this fall on the campus of Kansas State University. He is a sophomore mahjoring in Consturction Science and a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity.
$100 Gift Certificate Winners from the Walmart teacher rewards program were: Lucas Stoelting(4th), Terry Schneider(5th), Misty Lanterman(3rd), Lacey Hofflinger, Nancy Kelley (Spec. Ed), Toni Rice (5th, Eric Dowson (6th) Katt Shelton (3rd). Not pictured Tom Grieb(PE) Myrna Holthaus(Music)
Barton Community College has named 248 students to the Dean's List for the spring 2010 semester. To qualify for this honor, students must have been enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours and maintained a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.99 on a 4.0 or "A" letter scale.
The Kansas State Department of Education announces the participation of the sponsoring agencies in the Child and Adult Care Food Program for the current program year. The amount of federal reimbursement paid to centers is based on the number of meals served to eligible enrolled participants who qualify for free, reduced-price or paid meals. Day care homes are reimbursed at varying rates, depending on the location of the home and household income of the provider.
Two Great Bend High School students recently successfully completed the June 2010 Harvest of Hope Leadership Academy at the University of Kansas. Those taking part were senior Jennifer Allende and junior Stephany Aguirre. Some activity highlights from the academy include:
Barton Community College has awarded cheerleading scholarships for 2010-11.
Barton Community College honored nine employees during an all-college forum on Thursday Feb. 27, recognizing them for their years of service to the college. Awards were presented for 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30 years of service.
Hutchinson Community College has announced the honor rolls for the Fall 2013 semester, including grades through the end of the interterm session. 1,288 students have been honored with selection to the two honor roll listings, with 648 achieving the Vice President's Honor Roll with at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester.
Out of the past 54 Midwest Model United Nations Conferences in St. Louis, Fort Hays State University has participated in 53. This year, 19 students, representing Cuba and the United Kingdom, addressed a variety of world issues.
Application deadline for Boys State of Kansas 2014 Academy is March 22. Anyone can sponsor a boy's stater this spring. In addition to families, delegates are sponsored by American Legion Post 180, civic organizations, businesses, clubs and interested individuals. The deadline for sponsorship is also March 22.
The Sterling College chapter of Phi Beta Lambda has been hard at work to raise money for this year's national competition in Nashville, Tenn. To raise funds, they have created and designed a custom deck of playing cards that feature photos of former Sterling College presidents, athletic teams, academic departments, buildings and campus clubs.
High school students interested in law enforcement will once again have the opportunity this summer to see what law enforcement training and careers are like through the Cadet Law Enforcement Academy. The Cadet Law Enforcement Academy program is hosted by the Patrol, and sponsored by the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary. Cadet Law this year will be held from June 8-June 13.
Much music remains to be heard during the spring semester for Fort Hays State University's Department of Music and Theatre, including a variety of concerts, recitals and theatre productions.
Sterling College named Rebecca E. Oberle of Claflin, to the Dean's Honor Roll for the fall 2013 semester. To earn this honor, students must have a gpa of 3.50 or better in at least 12 credits of residential work or 10 credits for Sterling College Online students. Oberle was one of 207 who earned this honor.
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