There are only a handful of Kansans from Great Bend to the Colorado border who have completed Autism Specialist training. And three of them work at Sunflower's Early Education Center.
Mortar Board chapter inducts 48 new members, two honorary members Forty-eight University of Kansas students have been initiated into Mortar Board, a senior honor society.
Tabor College has announced that 200 of its students have been named to the Dean's List for their accomplishments for the Spring '11 semester.
Unified School District 428 Board of Education will be at 5 p.m. on Monday at the District Education Office, 201 S. Patton Road. Items on the agenda include a congratulatory message from Senator Ruth Teichman to Jean Cavanaugh; 2010-2011 activities report; tax exemptions and incentives for economic development; approval of changes to the District's Health Insurance; approval of school fees for 2011-2012; approval of mileage reimbursement rate for district's parents; and recommendations for 2011-2012 compensation ...
Sterling College graduated 119 students at the College's 119th annual Commencement ceremony held on Saturday, May 14. The Commencement ceremonies were held on Cooper Hall's East Lawn, and began at 9:45 a.m. with the traditional bagpipe, flag, faculty, staff and student processional. Rev. Dr. James D. Miller, pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Tulsa, Okla., delivered the Commencement address entitled, "Your Role in the Theatre of God's Glory." Graduates included: Nicole Ball, Great Bend, ...
Principal's Honor Roll - All A's 8th Grade: Gabby Batt, Natasha Bieker, Laura Black, Matthew Black, Peyton Burkhart, Krystal Coleman, Samantha Croft, Justin Denney, Paul Flores, Morgan Francis, Anna Frizell, Daniella Gabrieli-Vasquez, Javier Gonzalez, Grant Harris, Kiley Heine, Jenna Hertel, Maycie Hestand, Taylor Hofeling, Audrey Ibarra, Adam Jacobs, Kelsie Keener, Kelci Keyse, Lindsay Leuenberger, Jamie Liebl, Morgan McIntosh, Hunter Middleton, Alex Morgan, Sarah Niederee, Stevee Nily, Tyler Nuss, Allison Peak, Michelle Rooney, Abigail Rose, Kameko ...
A-B Honor Roll Seniors: Crystal D. Alkire, Christopher D. Allen, Andrew J. Baker, Colby A. Barton, Ashley C. Boeger, Sawyer Borror, Taycee R. Bunn, Carmen M. Carranza, Steven M. DeVorss, Morgan E. Fletchall, Sam W. Hafner, Abigail J. Hammeke, Jamie Hatfield, Summer R. Hoss, Mason Keeler, Jessica L. Kuhlman, Chelsea N. Leuenberger, Devon T. Link, Randi McAfee, Marcella McCluskey, David J. Monceaux, Abigail J. Morrison, Joshua D. Murphy, Sarah J. Neeland, Jeffrey M. Pike, Joshua ...
Barton Community College has announced dance line scholarships for 2011-12. The scholarship recipients are selected by Barton's head dance coach Amanda Schnoebelen. The following students have been selected for Barton dance line scholarships: Lacie Stalder, a 2011 graduate of Abilene High School, has danced in studio/competition dance. In high school, she also has been active in Future Business Leaders of America and Student Council. She is the daughter of Kelly and Desiree Stalder, Abilene, and ...
Pratt Community College announces the presidents and deans honor roll list for the spring of 2011. The dean's honor roll is for students with a 3.5 to a 3.99 GPA and the president's is for students with a 4.0.
Sterling College recently recognized 87 students for their accomplishments for the 2010-2011 academic school year. These students were presented with their honors at the annual Honor's Convocation held on April 29. Area students who received awards and scholarships are: Lyons- Jessica Brayton-Carl Dudrey Scholarship, Timothy Kerr-Best Freshman Expository Essay Award, Jenny Linville-John Knox Presbyterian Church Scholarship, Vance Stegma-Dr. John Clark Scott & Virginia Huffman Scott English Award; Sterling- Ryan Corwin-Clayton Campbell Memorial Award, First Bank ...
HILLSBORO - Tristan L. Burrow of Great Bend graduated from Tabor College on Saturday, May 21. Burrow received a bachelor of arts degree in Elementary Education. Tabor College is a four-year Christian liberal arts institution located in Hillsboro, with a second campus, the Tabor College School of Adult and Graduate Studies, located at 21st Street and Ridge Road in Wichita. Its website is www.tabor.edu.
Barton Community College announced its 2010-11 Brant J. Ballhorst Student Ambassadors of the Year at a luncheon May 12 in the Plaza de Cavanaugh in Barton's Learning Resource Center. This award named in memory of B.J. Ballhorst recognizes outstanding Student Ambassadors, who are chosen by their peers and Barton's Admissions staff for their work as ambassadors for the college. Kaitlin Ptacek, Dorrance, and Jared Marcuson, Oberlin, were ...
Northwest Kansas Technical College announcese the Class of 2011 Commencement Ceremony. Northwest Kansas Technical College hosted the annual Commencement Ceremony on May 20 at the Max Jones Field House in Goodland, The Class of 2011 is the largest Northwest Tech graduating class in years with 158 graduating students from all over the nation.
Nineteen students, selected for their academic achievement, professional potential leadership, participation and service, are the 2011 Outstanding Seniors in the College of Human Ecology.
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) is accepting applications for nominations to the United States Service Academies. The academies include the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York; the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland; the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. Those selected will enter the academies in June 2014.
At the invitation of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Ethan Kaufman, Russell High School, Taylor Fry, Great Bend High School and Conner Birzer, Ellinwood High School, were selected to attend the 30th Annual Governor's Scholars Awards Program on May 5, in Topeka.
Great Bend Middle School announces the April and May Above and Beyond Winners. Each of these students was nominated by their teachers because they have gone above and beyond the call of duty in becoming a good citizen of GBMS. The students received a certificate and a pizza and pop luncheon with the school Administrators.
Wrapping up the 12th year of the annual ABC Program, Sunflower Bank contributed $6,910 to schools and students in the Great Bend and Ellinwood area. Since the inception of the ABC Program in 2001, Sunflower has contributed $52,038 to schools and students in the Great Bend and Ellinwood area.
Commencement ceremonies for NCK Tech were held in Beloit on May 10th. Students achieving a 3.5 – 4.0 GPA earned Dean's Honor Roll academic honors during the ceremony. Area students recognized are: Carpentry-Cabinetmaking: John Kubick, Ellsworth and Richard Tice, Great Bend; Advanced Computer Information Technology: Nicholas Syx – Russell; Electrical Technology: Toby J Hubka– Wilson.
Barton Community College has announced its 2012-13 Brant J. Ballhorst Student Ambassadors of the Year.
The Barton Community College Foundation honored Dr. Mary Davidson Cohen with the 2013 Distinguished Service Award during Barton's 43rd commencement on Friday. Cohen was unable to attend, but Barton Foundation Director Darnell Holopirek accepted the award on her behalf. The Distinguished Service Award was created in 1981 by the Barton Community College Foundation to recognize individuals who have shown genuine regard for, and have performed outstanding service to Barton Community College. The Barton Foundation ...
Kans for Kids announced its 2013 scholarship recipients. Any child who has received assistance from Kans for Kids is eligible to receive two scholarships from the organization upon graduation from high school and each year following while they pursue higher education.
Barton Community College student Terra Hull, shown with President Dr. Carl Heilman, is inducted into the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society on Thursday evening in the Dorothy Moses Morrison Chapel at Barton Community College. Alpha Sigma Lambda is primarily for non-traditional students. Its aim is to recognize the special achievements of adults who accomplish academic excellence while facing competing interests of home and work. Barton had 36 new members in 2013.
Barton Community College students Orlando Hernandez and Jesse Siefkes are ecstatic. Both have taken a huge step in their educational and professional lives by earning Barton's very first certificates in Information Systems Security along with four other students.
Panther Band members will present their Spring Concert at 7 p.m. on May 13 in the GBHS Gym. The band seniors and their parents will be recognized, as well as all of the band student's achievements during the year.
The 27 members of the 2013 class of the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science will walk across the stage at Commencement beginning at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, in the Fort Hays Ballroom on the second floor of the Memorial Union.
Mr. Stan Ewy, a teacher at Otis-Bison Elementary School in USD 403, was recently awarded a classroom grant by the Kansas Association of American Educators (KANAAE), a non-union professional educators association serving Kansas teachers. Mr. Ewy will use the funds to purchase an educational nutrition program for his physical education classes.
On Saturday, April 27, approximately 240 Sterling College students, faculty, staff and community members of all ages joined together to serve the town of Sterling, by participating in the fourth annual Love Sterling event, a town-wide day of service. Overall, Love Sterling was a community effort with an estimated 1,500 man hours being given over the course of the day.
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