The American Legion Boys State of Kansas Leadership Academy is now taking applications for its 2016 session. The event, which will be in its 79th year, will be held Sunday, June 5, through Friday, June 10, at Kansas State University in Manhattan.
Fort Hays State University will award its first-ever honorary doctorate in May to Robert J. "Bob" Dole, a western Kansas native who earned national and international acclaim over a lifetime of public service. The doctorate will be presented during the university's two Commencement ceremonies on May 13 and 14, where Sen. Dole will be the keynote speaker.
Great Bend High School Regional Piano contestants all received I ratings at Regionals in Hays. They all qualified to compete at State in Wichita on Feb. 20. Pictured are, from left: Allysa Keller, Lauren Miller, Allison Regehr. Standing: Baleigh Fry, Elizabeth Gerdes, Emma Bieker and Katy Jerke.
Manufacturers plan for obsolescence, ensuring you will have to trade in your old microwave or iron for a new one, usually just a few years after the warranty goes belly up or after you have paid for the third add-on warranty you purchased to keep the first warranty fresh. Unfortunately, human beings do not have the ability for an extended warranty unless you create your own warranty by improving yourself and your situation.
February 18, 2016|
Barton Community College has named 213 students to the President's List for the fall 2015 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.
Western Kansas Manufacturers Association (WKMA), sponsor of the 3i SHOW, is proud to continue their support of western Kansas students furthering their education at area community colleges, technical colleges and universities through their annual scholarship program. The scholarships are for freshman students who are residents of western Kansas, have graduated from a western Kansas high school and are U.S. citizens. Preference is given to students enrolling in Industrial Engineering, Pre-Engineering or Business Administration.
Hoisington High School students entered an essay contest sponsored by Sons of the American Revolution. There were five winners, with Aurora Ingram taking first place. Her essay will be entered in a statewide contest, said Stan Jantz (third from right in photo) from the Sons of the Plains chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.