Christina Ward, Eudora, received a doctorate in medicine from Washington University in St. Louis. She was initiated into Alpha Omega Alpha and received the American Medical Women's Assn. Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation and the Park J. White, M.D. Prize. She is a 1994 Lawrence High School graduate and the daughter of Donna Stucky, Eudora, and Robert Ward, Lawrence.
Darcy Tolbert, Lawrence, made the Dean's List during the 2002 spring semester at Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina, by earning at least a 3.25 grade-point average. She is the daughter of Charles and Debra Tolbert. Kevin Williams, Lawrence, made the President's List at the university by earning at least a 3.75 GPA.
John and Nancy Curran, Kansas City, Mo., announce the birth of a son, John Owen Schubert Curran, born May 9, 2002, at St. Joseph Health Center, Kansas City, Mo. He joins a brother, Will Jacob, 2.
Grandparents are Sam and Nan Segesta, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., and Pete and Virginia Curran, Lawrence. Great-grandparents are Jim Schubert, Lawrence, and Louise Curran, Eudora.
Vandi and Frank Henricks, Lawrence, announce the birth of a son, August Frank Sebastian Henricks, born June 12 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He joins a brother, Samuel David Drew, 6.
Maternal grandparents are Steve and Dena Wagner, Houston, and Carl and Bochita Crisswell, Norman, Okla. Paternal grandparents are Al and Molly Henricks, Lawrence. Great-grandparents are Mary and Albert Meadows, Severy; Theola Brown, Ponca City, Okla.; Jennie Harkins, Pomona, and Eulalah Henricks, Ottawa.
James Nolan, DeSoto; John Hill III, Lawrence; and Lee Driver, Pomona; were among 15 Baker University student-athletes who earned NAIA Region V 2001-2002 Academic All-Region Scholar Athlete Awards. All-region scholar-athletes must be juniors or seniors and have at least a 3.5 grade-point average.
Ronald DeBoer, Lawrence, has been accepted for admission to William Penn University, Oskaloosa, Iowa, where he will pursue a bachelor of arts degree.
Katherine Tharp, Lawrence, was named to the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities dean's list for spring 2002 semester by earning at least a 3.67 grade-point average.
Anthony Johnson-Powell and Joanne Heppert attended Level 1 of the Future Astronaut Training Program at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchinson. The intense week-long program incorporates actual astronaut training with briefings on subjects ranging from how the body reacts to space flight to principles of rocketry. The nationally recognized camp strives to motivate and inspire careers in space education.
Anthony is the son of Rex Powell and Valerie Johnson-Powell, Lawrence. Joanne is the daughter of Joe and Kathy Heppert, Lawrence.
Jill Ebmeier, Lawrence, graduated cum laude from Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Mo. She received a degree in vocal music education.
Emily Petr and Sarah McCullough, both of Lawrence, were named to the Dean's Honor Roll at Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Tex., for the spring 2002 semester by earning at least a 3.5 grade-point average.
Robin Hart, 16, Lawrence, will attend Interlochen Arts Camp, a summer arts program for youth in Interlochen, Mich.
Robin, the son of Kathleen Harrison, will study flute at the camp. Robin has studied flute the past two years with Keith Wright, a Ph.D. candidate at Kansas University.
Raemona Lynn Webb, Lawrence, recently graduated summa cum laude from Washburn University with a degree in social work.
Valerie Burt, Lawrence, has been named to the Dean's List for the winter quarter of the 2001-2002 academic year at Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., by earning at least a 3.75 grade-point average.
Adam Franz, Lawrence, received a bachelor's degree in global peace and justice studies May 26, 2002, from Bethel College in North Newton.
Mary Martin, Baldwin, was elected to be a College of Human Ecology ambassador for the 2002-2003 academic year at Kansas State University.
The 44th Houk reunion was held at the home of Merlin and Lotta Bevitt on June 9. Those who attended were Clifford and Phyllis Houk, Oskaloosa; Don and Evelyn Jensen and Marvin and Mary Smith, Topeka; Rick and Cindy Keefover, Carbondale; Wayne and Ethel May Wulfkuhle and Bob and Terry Roseberry, Tecumseh; and Hayden and Alberta Smith, Randy and Debbie Smith, Jill and Paul Brungardt, and Berry and Lynn Collier, Berryton.
Keli Johnson, Lawrence, was named to the President's List for the 2002 spring semester at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Tex., by earning a 4.0 grade-point average.
Hayley Morgan, Lawrence, and Katrina Korb, Tonganoxie, were named to the 2002 spring semester Dean's List at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, by earning at least a 3.5 grade-point average.
Jaime Florance, Overbrook, has received a bachelor's degree in computer information systems from Missouri Western State College, St. Joseph, Mo.
MidAmerica Nazarene University, Olathe, has announced students who made honors during the spring 2002 semester.
Students named to the Dean's List earned a 3.5-3.99 grade-point average. Those who made the list are Catherine Baker, Stilwell; Amy Barnes, Tonganoxie; Wyatt Bradford, Meriden; James Hanson, Eudora; Carrie Rogers and Joseph Rogers, Wellsville; Derek Stegman and Billy Wyrick, Edgerton; and Sarah Wise, Basehor.
Students named to the Honors List received a 3.2-3.49 grade-point average. Those students are Joshua Arnold, Wellsville; and Branden Jones, Basehor.
Jacob Montgomery, Lawrence, has been named to kthe Dean's List for the 2002 spring semester at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C., by receiving at least a 3.0 grade-point average.
Josh Ehret, Eudora; Travis Engelbert, Lawrence; and McKabe O'Neal, Ozawkie; have been named to the 2002 spring semester Dean's Honor Roll at Bethany College, Lindsborg, by earning at least a 3.5 grade-point average.
Robert Park, Lawrence, has been named to the Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., honor roll for the 2002 spring term. He is the son of Choon and Jinyoung Park, Lawrence.
Miriam Hillmer, Lawrence, has been named to 2002 spring semester Dean's List at Augustana College, Sioux Falls, S.D., by earning a 4.0 grade-point average.
Christy Wheeler, Lawrence, is one of the William Jewell College Achievement Scholar finalists for the entering class of 2002. She is the daughter of Dale and Wendy Wheeler.
Nathan Beard, Joanna Beard and Ben Jensen, all of Lawrence, have been named to the Dean's List for the spring 2002 semester at Sterling College, by earning at least a 3.5 grade-point average. Nathan and Joanna are the children of Phil and Eileen Beard. Ben is the son of Timothy and Cynthia Jensen.
Ralley Smith, a junior at Lawrence High School, has earned a position on the Kansas State High School Rodeo team. Smith will compete at the 54th Annual National High School Finals Rodeo in the saddle bronc competition July 22-28 in Farmington, N.M.
Katie Killough graduated May 26 from the University of San Diego, where she earned a bachelor's degree in accounting. She will begin work this fall with KPMG LLP of San Diego as an auditor. Killough is a graduate of Lawrence High School. She is the daughter of Scott and Susan Killough, Lawrence.
Southwest Junior High School has announced students who earned special recognition during the spring 2002 semester.
The students and awards are: Lindsey Helmick and Hamilton Lewis, Kansas State High School Activities Assn. Outstanding Citizenship Award; Sunny Huang, Anthony Frei, Dahlia Grossman-Heinze, Scott Penny, Jenny Schaetzel and Chris Trepinski, Ray Kroc Youth Achievement Award; Ariel George and Hamilton Lewis, McDonald's Scholarship winners; Audrey Seybert, Adrienne Struble, Tom Deering, Christina Dunkin, Elise Rock, Ray Segebrecht, Jenni Green and Nat Wells, Principles of Distinction Award; and Lacey Elmore and Alex Rock, Bulldog Student Athlete Award.
Pittsburg State University announces area students who have achieved honor roll status for the 2002 spring semester. They are: Dustin Gilges, Jenna Schulte and Megan Noonan, Baldwin; Kimberly Rosenthal, Heather Martley, Jerin Purtee, Scott Lane and Stephanie Schlagel, Basehor; Junelle Woolery, Jennifer Studt, Jennifer Sillix, Tiffany Skaggs and Kimberly Abels, DeSoto; Becky Wenger, Lawrence; Candace Hochard, Amy Pierce, Staci Braksick, Timothy Pierce, Penny Kitterman, Jessica Steffey and Jessica Bradbury, McLouth; Allison Waggoner, Morning Chase, Jody McKoon, Lindsey Adams, Jessica Stoughton and Tara Smith, Osawatomie; Joshua Walker and Jan Perry, Ottawa; Nicole Williams, Meghann Milliken, Kimberly Burton, Monica Halder and Jennifer Affholder, Stilwell; and Chloe Downey and Ginny Adams, Tonganoxie.