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May 6, 2006

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DePauw University junior Lauren Krivoshia, Lawrence, is an executive officer of the DePauw Union Board. Union Board is the campus activities board. They plan activities for the campus including films, comedians, picnics, concerts and off-campus trips. The Union Board also coordinates several annual events such as Old Gold Weekend, Parents' Weekend and Little Sibs Weekend.

¢ David and Jennifer Schrock, Glendale, Calif., announce the birth of their daughter, Carly Reese Schrock, born March 29, 2006. She has a brother, Ryan Avery Schrock, 1. Her grandparents are Michael and Mary Kay Foreman, Manitou Springs, Colo., and Wayne and Janet Schrock, Lawrence.

¢ Scott and Carrie Fewins, Linwood, announce the birth of a daughter, Blythe Isabella Agnes Fewins born April 14, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Her siblings are Chloe, 8, Brandt, 6, and Eliza, 1. Maternal grandparents are Ronald and Debra Hinds, Linwood. Paternal grandparents are Bill and Kathleen Argersinger, Lawrence, and Cecil and Darlene Fewins, Winfield. Great-grandparents are Bill and Mary Jo Burd, Edmond, Okla.; Irene McPherson, Oskaloosa; Lucille Fewins, Lawrence; and Marnie Argersinger, Lawrence.

¢ Elizabeth Pollock, Lawrence, made the dean's honor roll list at the University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburgh, Texas. She is a December 2005 Lawrence High School graduate and is the daughter of Jody Morte and Patrick Pollock, Lawrence.

¢ Lynne Pryor, Lawrence, recently was inducted into the University of Nebraska-Lincoln chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma. Only the top 65 graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Business Administration are inducted into the honor society.

¢ Hannah Ostermann, JoAnn Doll, Taylor Zook and Megan Barfield were winners of the Signs of Life High School Essay Contest. The contest was given by the bookstore, the Kansas University Chapter of Intercollegiate Studies Institute and ISI Books. Students participating in the contest were asked to write an 800-1,200 word essay on the theme "What is the purpose of my education?"

Hannah, a home-schooled student, received first place for her essay "The Burden of Education." She received $100 worth of books from Signs of Life and a 12-book set of "Student's Guide to the Major Disciplines."

JoAnn, a Veritas Christian School student, won second place and $50 worth of books; Taylor, also a Veritas student, won third place and $25 worth of books. Barfield, a home-schooled student, received honorable mention and a signed copy of Sen. Rick Santorum's best-seller "It Takes A Family."

¢ McPherson College recently announced that Jessica Foulke, Lawrence, and Ripp Harrison, McLouth, made the honor roll for the fall 2005 semester by earning at least a 3.55 grade-point average.

¢ James Leifer, Leawood, has received a scholarship at Pittsburg State University for the fall 2006 semester. He is the son of Anne Owen, Lawrence, and John Leifer, Leawood.

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