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Tragedy to Triumph: Barton GED success story

Life for Debbie Tomlinson was not easy growing up. Her mother died of lung cancer when she was young and she moved to Kansas from California with her abusive, alcoholic father. She was beaten often and at the age of 15 she was kicked out of her house. She bounced around from home to home and eventually wound up married and pregnant at the age of 17. The lack of her home life stability coupled with her pregnancy caused her to drop out of high school, a decision she immediately regretted.

January 31, 2014 | SPECIAL TO THE TRIBUNE | Education


University awards semester honors to more than 3,500 students

MANHATTAN – More than 3,500 Kansas State University students have earned semester honors for their academic performance in the fall 2013 semester.

January 31, 2014 | | Education


Central Kansas Christian Academy 4th through 8th grade first semester honor roll

Principals Honor Roll (Straight A's or 4.0 GPA): Jaci Guthrie, Collin Hammond, Evan Hammond, Christopher Schenk

January 26, 2014 | | Education


“Words and Music from Broadway Today” at Sterling College January 21

Wilson Hall is ringing with voices as Sterling College students prepare for the first show of the semester. "Words and Music from Broadway Today" will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, and Saturday, Feb. 1, in Cornerstone in the Student Union.

January 26, 2014 | | Education


Great Bend Middle School 2nd-9 Weeks Honor Roll

Principal's Honor Roll

January 19, 2014 | | Education


Great Bend High School 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

All A Honor Roll

January 19, 2014 | | Education


BCC Honor Roll

Barton Community College has named 239 students to the President's List for the fall 2013 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 4.0 on a 4.0 or "A" letter scale.

January 19, 2014 | | Education


Golden Belt Community Foundation scholarship application now available

Each year the Golden Belt Community Foundation helps students realize their dreams with scholarships made possible through the generosity of caring donors.

January 19, 2014 | | Education


Local students on national “Who’s Who” list

Forty-seven Fort Hays State University students have been accepted into the 2014 "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges."

January 19, 2014 | | Education


Chase/Raymond Jr./Sr. High Honor Roll

Raymond Junior High Honor Roll

January 12, 2014 | | Education


Rep. Huelskamp announces Military Academy nominations

Each year, Members of Congress have the opportunity to nominate outstanding young men and women to attend the nation's military service academies. Following in-person interviews with candidates and rigorous evaluation by a board of Kansans, 1st District Congressman Tim Huelskamp announced that he would recommend the following individuals:

January 12, 2014 | | Education


Prairie View to host at-risk youth workshop

NEWTON - Prairie View Inc. will host an Adventure with Youth at Risk workshop Feb. 10-12 on its main campus, 1901 E. First St., Newton. Presenter is Jason Leal, Prairie View's recreation and adventure facilitator.

January 11, 2014 | | Education


​Barton Community College to offer CMA update class

Barton Community College will offer a Certified Medication Aide Update course to provide CMAs with continuing education and a review of medications and delivery styles from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 28 and 29, at the Great Bend campus in the Learning Resource Center in room L-136.

January 11, 2014 | | Education


FBLA receives grant

January 05, 2014 | | Education


Zeakes honored with Radford University’s 2013 Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Beverly (Skolaut) Zeakes, professor and former chair of the Health and Human Performance Department at Radford University in Virginia, has received the university's 2013 Distinguished Service Award.

January 05, 2014 | | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


​Barton County Academy announces enrollment

Barton County Academy announced its enrollment period for the 2015-2016 school year. BAC is a learning center for high school completion, located at 5220 10th ...

August 03, 2015 | | Education


North Carolina experiment shows promising early results on keeping best teachers in the classroom

Keeping teachers in the classroom by rewarding them with leadership opportunities and financial incentives can measurably improve learning outcomes, according to early results from a ...

August 02, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Make sure your college checklist includes insurance

Many of us have watched our children head off to college. Remembering to pack everything they need is always a challenge. This is especially true ...

August 02, 2015 | By Ken Selzer, CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance | Education


Steady growth and fiscal responsibility keep Barton Community College in the black; mill levy to rem

Barton Community College has seen steady growth for seven years. The institution as a whole drew more than 4,300 full-time-equivalent (FTE) students in 2014-15 ...

August 02, 2015 | | Education


What a fight over Shakespeare means for public education

In 1973, only 9 percent of Americans said they had "very little" trust in public education, according to Gallup's report on confidence in public ...

July 28, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Education


4-H Scholarships for the 2015 year

The Barton County 4-H Holding Board announces the recipients of 4-H Scholarships for the 2015 year.

July 26, 2015 | | Education


Teacher unions and civil rights groups battle over future of No Child Left Behind

When the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a new education bill to replace the increasingly unworkable and unpopular No Child Left Behind law last week ...

July 24, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


New Orleans charter challenged on kindergarten admissions testing

A New Orleans parent whose kindergartener took a test for admission to a selective public charter school wants to know more about the test and ...

July 23, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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