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NEVER TO OLD TO LEARN
May 25, 1991
Students participating in the annual Elderhostel program at Kansas University should serve as an inspiration to people of all ages. KU’s Elderhostel program, which drew 60 people to campus this week, is part of a nationwide network offering educational opportunities to people who are older than the average student. Applicants to the program must be at least 60, but spouses in their 50s are welcome to come along.
TORCH COMES TO CITY FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS
May 25, 1991
Between 30 and 40 local athletes will be hitting the road Tuesday in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Local runners will pick up the Special Olympics torch in Lansing and will carry it through Lawrence and on to Topeka, where they will hand it over to Topeka and Shawnee County runners.
LHS SENIORS HONOR LATIN TEACHER
May 25, 1991
Latin might not be the first choice of favorite high school subjects, but Lawrence High School seniors on Friday named LHS Latin instructor Anne Shaw as the top teacher of the year. The high regard that Shaw shows for her students was cited as one reason for her selection as the sixth recipient of the Allen Press Distinguished Teacher Award.
LHS SENIOR ACHIEVEMENTS CITED
May 25, 1991
More than 150 award-winning Lawrence High School students, including two named the school’s outstanding citizens, were encouraged to strive for even greater achievements during the annual Senior Recognition Ceremony. “Keep setting your goals, setting them high,” Lawrence School Board President Maggie Carttar told the students, who gathered Friday night in the high school auditorium. “Some of those you won’t make, but those are just as important.”
S RETIREMENT WILL COMPLETE 50 YEARS OF SERVICE
May 25, 1991
The Rev. Neil Heidrick’s retirement on June 2 will end 50 years of service to Methodist and United Methodist churches. Asked Friday if society was much different today than when he started in the ministry, the soft-spoken Heidrick said, “No, I don’t think a lot. Times have changed, you know. Basically, I feel that the church and its ministry and the things that I believe in haven’t changed much in my 50 years.”
WILMER G. BEOUGHER
May 25, 1991
Services for Wilmer G. Beougher, 85, Lawrence, are pending with the Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mr. Beougher, a longtime Lawrence resident, died today.
HOLIDAY PREPARATIONS
May 25, 1991
(Staff photo by Richard Gwin) Jody Pringle 26, a Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department employee gets the lawn at Oak Hill Cemetery in perfect condition for the Memorial Day holiday. A story on Memorial Day observances is on page 3A.
(STAFF PHOTO BY MIKE YODER)
May 25, 1991
Lawrence High seniors who received art or photography scholarships are, seated from left, Todd Allison, Brian Gee, John Estes, Theresa Roach, Tanya Mauler, Kathi Kufahl and Beth Popp. Standing, from left, are Tracy Liskey, Natalie Nelson, Stephanie Shipstead, Paul Schumann, Tate Owens, Ryan Garrison, Jeff Kubota and Ben Taylor. Mauler also received the Hop Poull Scholarship.
GRADS CONTINUED
May 25, 1991
Peter Godman Sertoma Honor Scholar; Kansas Honors Scholar; Kansas State Scholar; National Merit Finalist; Presidential Academic Scholar; Distinguished Scholar; National Honor Society; Honor Scholar. Melissa Goldman National Honor Society two years; Kansas State Scholar; Sertoma Honor Scholar; Kansas Honors Scholar; National Merit Finalist; Governor’s Scholar; Distinguished Scholar; Gold Medalist National Latin Exam; 1st in Level III National French Exam; Honor Scholar; Chancellor’s Club Scholarship; Watkins-Berger National Merit Scholarshipo to KU.
GRADS CONTINUED
May 25, 1991
Staci Crabtree Kansas State Scholar; Presidential Academic Scholar; Distinguished Scholar. Melody Currie Captain and four-year letter in cross country; four-year letter in track; Yearbook Photography Editor; Homecoming Queen finalist; All-State in cross country and track; Honor Roll; National Honor Society.
S SENIORS CITED FOR AWARDSHONORS
May 25, 1991
Lawrence High School’s class of 1991 will graduate Sunday. The graduating seniors have recieved many awards and honors. Here is a listing, provided by the school, of many of the graduates’ accomplishments. Graduation will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium. A complete list of graduates will appear in Monday’s Journal-World.
HOSPITAL REPORT
May 25, 1991
DISMISSALS D’Lise Lavin and baby boy, Lawrence; Agnes House, Lawrence; and Michelle Moreland and baby boy, Lawrence.
GOP SETS DATE TO SELECT NEW DA
May 25, 1991
A meeting of Republicans to select a new Douglas County district attorney has been scheduled for June 5. GOP Chairman Chris Miller said Friday that the central committee convention will start 7:30 p.m. at the Lawrence Holidome, 200 McDonald Dr., to select a successor to Dist. Atty. Jim Flory.
GRADS CONTINUED
May 25, 1991
Abby Walsh Varsity Red Cheerleaders captain; National Honor Society; Honor Roll three years; Presidential Academic Scholar; Distinguished Scholar; Kansas Honors Scholar; Sertoma Honors Scholar; Honor Scholar. Steve Walton Kansas State Scholar; National Merit Commended Scholar.
VETERANS TO HONOR FALLEN COMRADES
May 25, 1991
Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 852 were out in full force this morning placing U.S. flags at the gravestones of veterans in Memorial Park Cemetery. Therman Wolfe, VFW commander, said the flags are part of the annual observation of Memorial Day.
SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS RECALL CARRIER DAYS
May 25, 1991
When Fred Van Bebber received the first annual Journal-World scholarship, Harry Truman was president, Lawrence had about 23,000 people and the local high school still was called Liberty Memorial. That was in 1950, making 1991 the 42nd year that the Journal-World has awarded the scholarship to a former Journal-World carrier with plans to attend Kansas University. The scholarships go to graduating high school seniors, and the scholarship amounts are determined in part by the number of years they carried the newspaper.
GRADS CONTINUED
May 25, 1991
Jane Shaw National Honor Society secretary; co-secretary and treasurer of International Club; Senior Planning Committee; Qualified for District tow years, State one year, State Ensemble two years in viola; Co-president, secretary-treasurer of Key Club; ASA Speaker Coordinator; Biology Club president; KTKA-TV 49 Outstanding Honor Student; Kansas Honors Scholar; Kansas State Scholar; National Merit Finalist; Sertoma Honor Scholar; Distinguished Scholar; LaSertoma Local Award; Japan-US. Senate Scholar; National Merit Academic Scholarship to college of choice; Kansas State Board of Education Robert C. Byrd honors Scholarship; Honor Scholar. Jenny Shoulberg Senior Planning Committee; Three-year letter in tennis; Leadership Scholarship to KU.
GRADS CONTINUED
May 25, 1991
Mary E. O’Konski Sertoma Honors Scholar; National Honor Society; Presidential Academic Scholar; Distinguished Scholar; Honor Scholar. Todd Oberzan three-year letter in football and basketball, all-class 6A honorable mention football team; honor roll three years; National Honor Society; Sertoma Honors Scholar; Kansas Honors Scholar; Kansas State Scholar; Presidential Academic Scholar; Distinguished Scholar; National Merit Commended Scholar; Student Council treasurer; valentine king; Honor Scholar.
GRADS CONTINUED
May 25, 1991
David Low Kansas State Scholar; Spanish Club president; three-year letter and captain in cross country; two-year letter and all-state in track. Anita Lubensky Member district and state Concert Choir; Sertoma Honors Scholar; Kansas Honors Scholar; honor roll three years; Distinguished Scholar; Honor Scholar; Chancellor’s Honor Scholarship to KU.
GRADS CONTINUED
May 25, 1991
Jermaine Jackson Three-year letter, Varsity starter three years, co-captain, Honorable Mention All-Sunflower League in football; Athletic Scholarship to Dodge City Community College. Jenny Jacobs SADD vice president; Senior Planning Committee; 1st place rating two years Small Ensemble State Competition in choir.
CLOSING ENCOUNTERS
May 25, 1991
One of the toughest seats in Washington, D.C., these days is a spot on the independent commission assigned to review proposed military base closings around the country. The six-member Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission is hearing from many members of Congress and community representatives, but they’re getting only one message: “Don’t close our base!”
TOP-RANKED LHS SENIOR RECEIVES J-W SCHOLARSHIP
May 25, 1991
A Lawrence High School senior who was a Journal-World newspaper carrier for more than two years was named the 43rd recipient of the annual Journal-World scholarship at the Senior Recognition Ceremony on Friday at Lawrence High School. Nathan Goodman, who ranked first in his class with a perfect-grade point average of 4.0, plans to attend Kansas University in the fall.
BUSSE NOTCHES SECOND IN 6A JAVELIN
May 25, 1991
Witek Busse shocked his friends at Shoneys on Friday morning. “It was over breakfast,” said Busse, a Lawrence High senior. “All the throwers sat together, and I said we should score 15 points. They thought I was crazy, but deep inside I thought I could score most of those.”
FOR THE RECORD
May 25, 1991
Law enforcement report Police reports
COURT BACKS RAZING ORDER IN BALDWIN
May 25, 1991
What is the real value of the house at 319 11th St. in Baldwin? A definitive answer to that question could determine the outcome of a dispute between the city and the owners of the home. Appraised at $1,000 in 1990, its value jumped to $25,120 in 1991, and then down to $310 with the latest appraisal.