Barton Community College Executive Director of Institutional Advancement Darnell Holopirek and Hoisington USD 431 Superintendent Bill Lowry show the Sandzén reproductions that the district recently received to take the place of the original pieces sold at auction last summer. These high-quality photo reproductions take the place of the originals, sold for $170,000. Artist Birger Sandzén painted the original watercolors and donated them to the school. Money raised will be used for scholarships. Two plaques ...
The Soroptimist Club of Great Bend recently awarded two local women with $500 scholarships in recognition of their efforts to better their lives and give back to the community. "There are two different types of scholarships that Soroptimists award each year," said club President Jennie Gordy. "In addition to the many charitable activities our club takes part in each year, this is one of the ways we support local women."
Great Bend Middle School announces the January Above and Beyond Awards for January. These students are nominated by their teacher by going above and beyond the call of duty in becoming a good citizen of GBMS. Along with a certificate the students receive a pizza and pop luncheon with the Principals.
"I love being a Paleontologist!" said Cole Morton, grandson of Elton and Wendy Beougher, Hays. The Beougher family was visiting the new Fossil Dig Pit attraction opened recently at Fort Hays State University's Sternberg Museum of Natural History.
The theme of the Barton Community College Foundation's 2011 Academic Enrichment Fund Campaign is "Many Dreams, One Vision." The month-long campaign got under way March 1, with Larry and Kathy Schugart as its honorary co-chairs. "If you take 10 students and put them in a room, every one of them is going to have a different reason why they're here, what they want to happen for their future," said Darnell Holopirek, ...
Doris Spray, Great Bend, has made a substantial contribution to the College of Engineering at Kansas State University to establish the Orville "Butch" and Doris Spray Family Civil Engineering Scholarship.
"Tartuffe" a classic and well-loved French comedy is being performed by the Sterling College theatre department at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 3, 4 and 5 in Culbertson Auditorium on the Sterling College campus.
Barton Community College has announced additional recipients of scholarships awarded by the Barton Community College Foundation. The recipients, listed by scholarship and hometowns, include:
GOODLAND - Northwest Kansas Technical College announced the Fall 2010 Honor Roll Students. Dr. Ed Mills, president of the college, congratulated all of the students as outstanding, hardworking individuals of the college. To be on Honor Roll, the students must obtain a 3.5 GPA or greater. Central Kansas students on the list include Angela M. Lambert, from Victoria, Medical Assistant (Hays Campus), and Dustin L. Thacker, from Offerle, Respiratory Therapy I.
Barton Community College has released the list of students who earned certificates for career training during the fall semester of the 2010-2011 academic year at Barton. Students earning certificates are (listed by hometown): Albert Daniel Schenk, Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Technician Certificate Claflin David Yager, Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Technician Certificate Ellinwood Karen Herrenbuck, Medical Coding Certificate ...
Barton Community College has announced its summer and fall 2010 graduates. Graduates are: Summer 2010 Graduates: Baldwin City Wendy Murphy, A.A.S. Barnes Frannie Vathauer, A.A.S. Colby Desirae Redetzke, Cert.2 Ellinwood Keith Baker, A.A.S. Lisa Baker, A.S. Baily Zimmerman, A.A.S. Fort Riley Ann Marie Anway, A.A. Stephanie Banks, ...
Barton Community College has announced recipients of 2010-11 endowed scholarships based on academic achievement and merit. These scholarships are given by the Barton Community College Foundation. The following students, listed by high school, are recipients of these endowed scholarships: Bennington High School Chance Glavin, a 2010 graduate of Bennington High School, is a freshman at Barton majoring in criminal justice/business. He is a recipient of the Helen ...
Barton Community College has announced recipients of 2010-11 endowed scholarships as academic honor awards. These scholarships are awarded by the Barton Community College Foundation. The following students, listed by high school, are recipients of these endowed scholarships.
2nd Nine Weeks *Represents all A's A Honor Roll 8th Grade: Kennedi Groote, *Molly Root, Jori White 7th Grade: Noah Schneider, Haley White 6th Grade: Andrea Aguilera, Joale Groote B Honor Roll 8th Grade: Michael Brown 7th Grade: Brendon Clark, Victoria Martinez 6th Grade, Justin Oberle 1st Semester Honor Roll A Honor Roll 8th Grade: Kennedi Groote, *Molly Root, Jori White 7th Grade: Haley White 6th Grade: Andrea Aguilera, Joale Groote B Honor Roll 8th ...
2nd Nine Weeks * Represents all A's A Honor Roll Seniors: Amanda White Juniors: Lucas Ingham, *Miranda McCloud, *Zack Oberle Freshmen: *Audree Aguileram, *Ashton Brady, *Emily Roat, *Christina Sledd B Honor Roll Seniors: Presley Brady, Sean Gilmore Juniors: Meranda Frisbie, Jessica Jaske, Ashlyn Ray Sophomores: Cole Brady, Zach Kizzar 1st Semester A Honor Roll Seniors: Amanda White Juniors: Lucas Ingham,*Miranda McCloud, *Zack Oberle Freshmen: *Audree Aguilera, *Ashton Brady, *Emily root, *Christina Sledd B Honor Roll ...
Below are the Great Bend High School seniors who received local scholarships.
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.
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