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Wellington Daily News - Wellington, KS
  • Graduations and student honors

  • Editor's Note: Several Sumner County students graduated, or were named to various honor rolls and other honors while at college. Here is a list of several recent accomplishments. More will be published next week.
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  • Editor’s Note: Several Sumner County students graduated, or were named to various honor rolls and other honors while at college. Here is a list of several recent accomplishments. More will be published next week.
    Nursing graduate Macy Anderson pinned in Senior Recognition Ceremony
    EMPORIA -- Macy Anderson of Wellington was among 33 nursing graduates pinned during the Student Nurse Recognition Ceremony on May 16 at Emporia State University.
    The ESU Newman Division of Nursing recently was ranked No. 14 of the Top 100 Nursing Programs in the United States by College Atlas.
    Ottawa names deans list and honor roll
    Ottawa, Kansas (June 16, 2014) - Ottawa University is pleased to announce those students named to the Spring 2014 Dean's List.
    HOMETOWN, STATE; NAME, HONOR
    Conway Springs
     Taylor W. Bodine, Dean's Honor Roll
     Brooke D. Worley, Dean's List
    Cowley College awards scholarships to students from 31 schools
    The Student Services Department at Cowley College has awarded scholarships to the following students.
    From Belle Plaine High School: Levi Turney, son of Brian and Lynette Turney, is the recipient of a Boyer Trust Fund Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, he participated in football, baseball, SADD, Student Council, FCA, and Skills USA. He was a member of the Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.
    From Conway Springs High School: Jenna Hilger, daughter of Joe and Jill Hilger, is the recipient of an ACES Scholarship. At Conway Springs, she was involved in FCCLA, tennis and Friendship Meals. She plans to major in Early Childhood Development.
    Tristan Stuhlsatz, daughter of Dan and Lila Stuhlsatz, is the recipient of an Academic Civic Engagement through Service Scholarship. At Conway Springs, she was involved in FCCLA, Seniors for Seniors, Friendship Meals, and Creating and Achieving Relationships During School (CARDS). She was a member of the Principal?s Honor Roll and plans to major in social work.
    From Oxford High School: Tyler Eckstein, son of Chad and Shirley Eckstein, is the recipient of a Journalism Scholarship. At Oxford, he was involved in basketball, baseball, and the Kansas Association of Youth. He was named Mr. Wildcat and was the school?s Homecoming King. He is undecided on a major.
    Erica Smith, daughter of Dwayne and Mary Ann Smith, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At Oxford, she participated in softball and the Flag Team. She was a member of the Principal’s and Counselor’s Honor Rolls and plans to major in nursing.
    From South Haven High School: Clay White is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. He plans to major in pre-medicine.
    From Wellington High School: Payton Baker, son of Paul Baker and Amy Norris, is the recipient of a Boyer Trust Fund Scholarship. At Wellington, he was involved in basketball, baseball, FCA, and the National Honor Society. She was a Kansas Honor Scholar, Wichita State Presidential Scholar, and graduated in the top-10 percent of his class. He plans to major in accounting.
    Page 2 of 5 - Parker Dougherty, son of Andy and Leslie Walker, is the recipient of a Boyer Trust Fund Scholarship. At Wellington, he participated in baseball, basketball, and the National Honor Society. He was a member of the Honor Roll and graduated in the top-10 percent of his class. He plans to major in engineering.
    Gracie Defore, daughter of Jeff and Karla Defore, is the recipient of a Boyer Trust Fund Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in cross country, softball, power lifting, FCA, Student Council, Leadership, the National Honor Society, and was the football team manager. She received the Junior Lions Award, was a KU Honor Scholar, Wichita State Presidential Scholar, class valedictorian, and graduated in the top-10 percent of her class. She plans to major in hotel and restaurant management.
    Ashleigh Huck, daughter of Andrew and Tara Huck, is the recipient of a Boyer Trust Fund Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in BPLA, FFA, FCCLA, and softball. She was a member of the Superintendent’s Honor Roll and was named to the Student Spotlight of the Month. She plans to major in accounting.
    Jaedyn Ledesma, daughter of Jay and Linda Ledesma, is the recipient of a Boyer Trust Fund Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in cross country, basketball, track and field, FCA, and BIGS in Schools. She received several awards in athletics and plans to major in elementary education.
    Avery Lewellen, daughter of Brian and Kim Lewellen, is the recipient of a Boyer Trust Fund Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in Student Council, FCA, volleyball, basketball, Rotary Club, track, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in elementary education.
    Cowley releases President's, Dean's honor rolls for spring semester
    The Registrar’s office at Cowley College has released the names of students who earned spots on the President’s and Dean’s honor rolls for the spring 2014 semester.
    Students listed on the President’s Honor Roll earned 4.0 grade-point averages, on a 4.0 scale, and completed a minimum of 12 credit hours. Students listed on the Dean’s Honor Roll earned a GPA between 3.50-3.99 and completed a minimum of 12 credit hours.
    Students are listed by community.
    DEAN'S HONOR ROLL (3.50 - 3.99)
    Argonia - Clayton Matthew Bringer
    Belle Plaine - Cody Scott Varner
    Conway Springs - Emma Kathryn Gerber, Jacob Michael Haist, Jamie Lee Becker
    Oxford - Tori Deann Bagby
    South Haven - Ashton Lynn Barlow, Bayley Jaye Anderson, Rachel Elizabeth Chambers, Trenton Kyle Breese
    Wellington - Abby Maree Hain, Brynn Jolene McIntyre, Clarissa Rois Baumgarner, Erianne Dawn Adams, Jace Anthony Rausch, Jerrod Michael Huck, Kaylee Rae Hines, Kimberly Ann Diver, Linda Leigh Brown, Lydia Rochelle Brown
    Area Students Earn Academic Honors at Southwestern College
    Page 3 of 5 - WINFIELD -- Top scholars at Southwestern College in Winfield and at Southwestern College Professional Studies have been announced with the release of the Dean's Honor Roll for the spring 2014 semester. Full-time students who earned grade point averages of at least 3.70 (4.0 equals an A) were eligible for the honor.
    The following local students are included on the list:
    Zachary Birkes, Belle Plaine
    Ryan Crowell, Conway Springs
    Candace Hays, Wellington
    Annie Jones, Conway Springs
    Angela Merchant, Mulvane
    Samantha Miller, Mulvane
    Tyler Shirley, Mulvane
    Morgan White, Oxford
    Erik Rasmussen of Conway Springs graduates from Harding University
    SEARCY, AR -- Erik Rasmussen of Conway Springs is one of more than 750 graduates who received a diploma at Harding University's commencement exercises May 10, 2014.
    Rasmussen received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree.
    Kansas State honor roll
    MANHATTAN — More than 3,400 Kansas State University students have earned semester honors for their academic performance during the spring 2014 semester.
    Students with at least 12 graded hours and whose grade point average for the semester is 3.75 or above receive semester honors. They also receive commendations from their deans and the honors recorded on their permanent academic records.
    Argonia: Kyle Bruce, Lance Conklin
    Belle Plaine: Breanna Potter
    Caldwell: Taberie Halling
    Conway Springs: Stephanie Andra, Joseph Gerber, Katelyn Hilger, Courtney Hullinger, December Lange, Mallory Phillips, Matt Seiwert  Austin Pauly
    Milan: Brooke Boatright
    Milton: Haley Rust, Shelby Rust
    Oxford: Sadie Schlosser, Ryan Sutton
    Wellington: Brooke Biles, Colton Day, William Ramsey, Alexis Zavala
    Kansas State  graduates
    MANHATTAN — Nearly 3,000 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University this spring.
    The graduates are from 98 Kansas counties, 48 states and 43 countries.
    Argonia: Kyle Bruce, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Kaitlyn Stucky, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
    Belle Plaine: Zachary Gonsalves, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Kaylee Hervey, Master of Public Health; Ivy Wellman, Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition
    Caldwell: Dillan Kuehny, Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness
    Conway Springs: Jacob Dugan, Bachelor of Science; Laura Gerber, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services and a secondary major; Katelyn Hilger, Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and a secondary major; December Lange, Bachelor of Science; Mallory Phillips, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Amanda Zoglmann, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
    Milton: Cody Howard, Bachelor of Science
    Mulvane: Brandon Christian, Master of Architecture; Kellie Lewis, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    South Haven: Jordan Creed, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
    Wellington: Colton Day, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; William Ramsey, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
    Page 4 of 5 - Local students selected to University of Minnesota Twin Cities Dean's List
    MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL - Joseph Carl of Conway Springs has been named to the 2014 spring semester Dean's List at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, the university announced today.
    To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must complete 12 or more letter-graded credits while attaining a 3.66 grade point average.
    Spring 2014 College of Business, Entrepreneurship Honor Scholars named at FHSU
    HAYS, Kan. -- Spring 2014 4.0 Honor Scholars have been announced for Fort Hays State University's College of Business and Entrepreneurship.
    Only full-time, undergraduate business majors who have a 4.0 grade-point average for the semester are on the list of COBE Honor Scholars.
    Caldwell: Justin Mayo, a 1994 Caparral High School, Anthony, graduate, is a junior majoring in management.
    Kansas students named to Deans Honor Roll
    at Fort Hays State University
    HAYS-- Local students are among the 1,170 named by Fort Hays State University to the Deans Honor Roll for the spring 2014 semester.
    The list includes undergraduate students only. To be eligible, students must have enrolled in 12 or more credit hours and have a minimum grade point average of 3.60 for the semester. Full-time on-campus and virtual students are eligible.
    Argonia: Devon F. Allen, sophomore, a 2013 Argonia High School graduate, is majoring in speech-language pathology.
    Belle Plaine: Megan Oria Doyle, freshman, a 2013 Belle Plaine High School graduate, is majoring in pre-education (elementary).
    Sara R. Doyle, junior, a 2011 Belle Plaine High School graduate, is majoring in music (performance).
    Kristin Diane Neises, junior, is majoring in agriculture (agronomy).
    Matthew W. Varner, senior, is majoring in elementary education.
    Caldwell: Justin Wayne Mayo, junior, is majoring in management.
    Mulvane: Kylie Marie Duncan, senior, a 2013 Mulvane High School graduate, is majoring in elementary education.
    Robin Gensler, sophomore, is majoring in business education (training/development).
    Wellington: Brigitte L. Dejarnett, junior, is majoring in general studies (general business).
    Tami Lynn Dillon, senior, is majoring in elementary education.
    Shauna Louise Guyle, junior, a 2011 South Barber High School graduate, is majoring in mathematics (teaching).
    Jeri Lee Nickle, senior, is majoring in general studies.
    Corbin Allen Roth, junior, a 2012 Conway Springs High School graduate, is majoring in art (graphic design).
    Kristi Elaine Whaley, senior, is majoring in elementary education.
    Bethel announces spring 2014 Dean’s List, Honor Roll, graduates
    NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College associate registrar Kay Schmidt has announced the names of Bethel College students whose spring 2014 semester grades have earned academic distinction.
    Students named to the Dean’s List (3.7 to 4.0 semester GPA):
    Seniors
    Seth Tarrant, Conway Springs
    Page 5 of 5 - Students named to the Honor Roll (3.5 to 3.69 GPA):
    Seniors
    Ashley Morris, Viola
    Bethel College 2014 graduates
    All degrees granted May 18, 2014, unless listed with another date.
    Cody McCall, B.A., Biology, Conway Springs
    Scott McCall, B.S., Health and Physical Education, Conway Springs

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