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Sunflower's EEC earns grants for training, playground equipment

A local philanthropic organization and local business recently awarded a total of three grants to Sunflower's Early Education Center (EEC). The funds have helped finance advanced training and playground equipment.

June 20, 2014 | | Education


Kans for Kids scholarship recipients announced

Kans for Kids Fighting Cancer Foundation has announced its 2014 scholarship recipients.

June 16, 2014 | | Education


Barton MLT student receives award

Barton Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) student Jonna Anspaugh of Heizer received the Outstanding Student Award from the Kansas Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (KSCLS) in April. The award was presented to her at the MLT pinning on commencement day on May 16.

June 16, 2014 | | Education


Great Bend Middle School 4th Nine Weeks Honor Roll

Principal's Honor Roll

June 15, 2014 | | Education


GBMS Above and Beyond

Great Bend Middle School announces the February through 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.

June 15, 2014 | | Education


The Western Kansas Chapter of API scholarships

The Western Kansas Chapter of API held their annual scholarship night on June 28, at Stone Ridge Golf Club. They presented six scholarships, $1,000 per year for a term of 4 years. Keegan Blackwell from Hoisington High School will attend Kansas State University and study Engineering; Colton Lagerman from Great Bend High School will attend Kansas University and study Chemical Engineering; Kaitlynn Bradshaw from Hill City High School will attend Kansas State University and study Biochemistry; Logan Zecha from Great Bend High School will attend Kansas State University and study Engineering; Trevor Smyres from Little River High School will ...

June 08, 2014 | | Education


Three FFA members earn scholarships sponsored by Universal Technical Institute

Universal Technical Institute sponsored scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to the top three individuals placing in the Agricultural Mechanics Career Development Event.

June 08, 2014 | | Education


Local FFA members earn Ford Trucks/Built Ford Tough scholarships

Local FFA members were among the 83 Kansas students awarded $1,000 Ford Trucks/Built Ford Tough scholarships during the third session of the 86th annual Kansas FFA State Convention on Thursday, May 29.

June 08, 2014 | | Education


Kansas members receive National FFA Foundation scholarships

The National FFA Foundation awarded $133,000 in scholarships to members across the state of Kansas. One hundred sixteen members were recognized for their scholarship awards during the third session of the 86th Kansas FFA Convention on May 29.

June 08, 2014 | | Education


More than 150 graduate in McPherson College Class of 2014

As the 142 McPherson College bachelor's students and - for the first time - nine Master of Education students marked their graduation at commencement, they heard both about the value of their talents and the value of their human weakness.

June 08, 2014 | | Education


Great Bend area students accept scholarships to Fort Hays State University

Area students have accepted scholarships to Fort Hays State University for the 2014-2015 school year.

June 08, 2014 | | Education




Ryan Hugh Dunlap Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Dunlap family recently awarded the fifth scholarship from the Ryan Hugh Dunlap Memorial Scholarship Fund. Ryan's family created a scholarship fund for students wishing to enter the fields of education and/or sports medicine. As a graduate of Great Bend High School, Barton Community College, and Southwestern College, Ryan was tirelessly dedicated to his students and athletes. His lifework was as an athletic trainer and physical education teacher. He took pride in the camaraderie of team sports and watching his student's succeed. With this scholarship, future students will be able to further their education in a similar ...

June 08, 2014 | | Education


NCK Tech Commencement

NCK Tech conferred certificates and degrees to 326 students during the May, 2014 Commencement ceremonies. Graduation exercises were held on the Beloit campus on May 16 and on the Hays campus on May 17. Veteran's Honorary Associates Degree. 204 students earned certificates and 122 students were awarded Associates of Applied Science (AAS) degrees.

June 08, 2014 | | Education


Kurtz named MHS salutatorian

Chance Kurtz was named the 2014 Mulvane High School senior class salutatorian. Kurtz attended school in Great Bend from second through eighth grade.

June 06, 2014 | | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Quiz: Can you define Oxford Dictionaries' newest entries?

Language traditionalists beware: Trying to define some of Oxford Dictionaries' newest entries might make you "rage-quit."

August 31, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


Do Americans support standardized testing? It depends on how you ask the question

Americans are sharply divided on standardized testing and many other hot button educational issues, two new back-to-school public opinion polls find. But which way they ...

August 30, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Barber's haircut-story swap shows students the importance of reading

An Iowa barber made a slight tweak to his business model when offering children back-to-school haircuts.

August 27, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


What keeps teachers from staying in the field might surprise you

Public school teachers encourage students to dig deep when learning class curriculum, but it turns out, educators must also dig deep into their own wallets ...

August 27, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


Yale and other Ivy League schools under fire for hoarding hedge funds, paying managers

A University of San Diego law professor took to the New York Times last week to challenge the tax-exempt status granted to enormous Ivy League ...

August 27, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Prestigious law degrees provide career ‘insurance,’ study says

When a law firm goes bankrupt and partners are forced to seek new jobs, the graduates of elite law schools, despite having earned their degrees ...

August 25, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


GOP candidates scramble to distinctions and base appeal at education summit

Chris Christie is still swinging; Ohio Gov. John Kasich changed his mind after 20 years; and Jeb Bush wants to privatize everything. Those are some ...

August 25, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


7 reasons you should homeschool your kids

Another school year is just getting started. If you are dreading sending your kids back to school, maybe now is a good time to consider ...

August 23, 2015 | Lisa Robbins FamilyShare | Education


Why some states can and others can't desegregate schools

Despite more than a half century court rulings and federal laws mandating integrated schools, American schools remain racially segregated.

August 23, 2015 | Omar Etman Deseret News | Education


Kasselman begins student teaching

LINDSBORG - Amber Kasselman, Great Bend, is one of 19 students from the Bethany College Department of Education who are getting real-life experience in the classroom ...

August 21, 2015 | | Education


The perils of unexpected college cost

College begins shortly for millions of American students (if it hasn't already). That can mean thousands of dollars for tuition, books and other anticipated ...

August 21, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Education


Do high grade-level expectations make students brilliant? Not necessarily

Favorite foods, catch phrases and emojis aren't the only things difficult to predict from state to state.

August 20, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


Carly Fiorina wants parents to decide on vaccinations — and schools to decide on unvaccinated kids

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina may be taking a harder pro-vaccination line than other GOP candidates.

August 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Black and Hispanic college graduates trail whites and Asians in debt and income measures, study find

College graduates are not all created equal, says a new study by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Even with a college degree, the ...

August 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Simple back-to-school tips that can help your child improve in school

It’s back-to-school time, which means parents will have their hands full prepping their children for the coming school year.

August 18, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


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