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June 7, 2008

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Brooke Sutherland, Lawrence, received the Johnson Scholarship, a merit-based award, to attend Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va. in the fall. The award is worth between $46,812 and $50,240.

She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Todd Sutherland and a 2008 graduate of Bishop Seabury Academy.

¢Madison Phillips was named to the dean's list for the 2008 spring semester at Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Mo.

To be named to the dean's list, students must earn a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 to 3.99.

¢Nicole Harper, Lawrence, received an Associate in Applied Science degree from Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods, Kansas City, Mo. The commencement ceremony was May 16 at the KCI Expo Center.

¢Paul VanderVelde, Lawrence, was named to the dean's list for the 2008 spring semester at Hope College, Holland, Mich.

To be named to the dean's list, students must earn a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 to 3.99.

¢Tyler Morgan, Lawrence, received a Bachelors of Arts in history on May 25 from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y.

He is a Free State High School graduate and the son of Robert and Beverly Morgan, Lawrence.

¢ The University of Saint Mary, Leavenworth, announces its May 2008 graduates. Commencement exercises were May 10 at McGilley Field House. Area students receiving undergraduates degrees are:

Basehor: Jamie Cochran, Bachelor of Science in nursing; Jeffrey Crysler, Master of Business Administration.

Lawrence: Cole Cruse, Bachelor of Arts; Jennifer Ellifritt, Bachelor of Science in nursing; Venessa Gourd, Bachelor of Science in nursing, cum laude.

Tonganoxie: Patricia Cowan, Master of Arts; Lance Nelson, Master of Arts; Ashley Robertson, Bachelor of Science in nursing; Jennifer Sparks, Bachelor of Science in nursing; Brandon Stevens, Bachelor of Arts, Delta Epsilon Sigma, magna cum laude.

¢Washburn University announces its Summer 2008 graduates. Students who are summer candidates for graduation participated in commencement exercises on May 17. Area students receiving undergraduates degrees are:

Baldwin City: Kyle Case, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice in law enforcement; Megan Smethers, Bachelor of Health Science in medical imaging.

De Soto: Marie Caldwell, Associate of Science in radiologic technology.

Eudora: Chalene Skinner, Bachelor of Arts in psychology.

Lawrence: Brian Dennis, Master of Criminal Justice in criminal justice; Richard Eastridge, Bachelor of Science in computer information science; Frankye Hughes, Bachelor of Social Work; Sean Kalist, Bachelor of Business Administration in management; Katie McDaniel, Associate of Science in radiologic technology; Scott Schwarz, Master of Education, teaching license; Sharey Thomas, Associate of Science in health information technology.

Overbrook: Grady Woodruff, Bachelor of Arts in physical education.

Perry: Stephanie Swafford, Associate of Science in radiologic technology.

¢Jennie and Brian Nash, Montgomery, Ill., announce the birth of their son Charles David Nash, born May 9, 2008, at Provena Mercy Medical Center in Aurora, Ill.

Charles has two brothers, Nathan, 6, and Landon, 4; and two sisters, Kaelyn, 3, and Lanie, 1.

His maternal grandparents are Dick and Phyllis Sullivan, Aurora, Ill.

His paternal grandparents are Al and Barbara Nash, Lawrence.

His great-grandparent is Ala Dell Nyman, Lawrence.

¢ Rebecca Verhaeghe, Baldwin City, and Rose Rylko, Lawrence, were named to the president's list for the 2008 spring semester at Truman State University, Kirksville, Mo.

To be named to the president's list, students must earn a cumulative grade point average of 4.0.

¢Washburn University announces its spring 2008 semester honor rolls. To be named to the dean's list, students must earn a cumulative grade point average of 3.4 to 3.99.

To be named to the president's list, students must earn a cumulative grade point average of 4.0.

Students named to the dean's list are:

Baldwin City: Ashlea Abel, Megan Smethers.

De Soto: Amy Farmer.

Lawrence: Megan Barfield, Lindsay Baxter, Duncan Bett, Tyler Blankenship, Clark Boatright, Katherine Brandt, William Brubaker, Nathan Burns-Sprung, Scott Bush, Bryn Carlson, Ryan Cox, Staci Dobbins, Kathleen Ellena, Erika Guenther, Lisa Harden, Kristen Harms, Lisa Holland, Frankye Hughes, Elliot Lauxman, Kim Ledbetter, Andrew Moskow, Jenna Mumford, Sean O'Callaghan, Angela Pearson, Asha Pruitt, James Rine, Alexandria Rodenbeek, Nathan Schmeidler, Lauren Tate, Patrick Tomei, Melanie Tuffley, Jennifer Williams, Lindsay Williamson.

Lecompton: Shannon Wise.

Oskaloosa: Sarah Bellinger, Tracie Bishop, Alisha King, Ellen Langlois, Laura Price.

Overbrook: Kimberlynn Lockhart.

Perry: Anna Gorden, Sean Vandyke, Andrea Williams, Kasandra Williams, David Zimmerman.

Tonganoxie: Garrett Chumley, Sarah Maas, Kimberly Sturgeon.

Students named to the president's list are:

De Soto: Jessica Blankenship.

Lawrence: Rebekah Berkley, Megen Duffy, Richard Eastridge, Kelechi Ezekwe, Lori Forst, Joe Harrell, Katelin Harrell, Megan Hawman, Sara Heckman, Randy Helphrey, Cynthia Laframboise, Adam Madl, William Malcolm, Joseph Muiller, Cristiane Possar, Kevin Prather, Cicely Reusch, Kristina Sink, Lindsay Swartzendruber.

Oskaloosa: Cody Heston.

Overbrook: Joshua King.

Perry: Torrie Ellis, Allegra Fisher

Tonganoxie: Gwendolyn Burns.

¢Baker University announces its May 2008 graduates. Commencement exercises were May 18 at the Collins Center. Area students receiving undergraduates degrees are:

Baldwin City: Shawn Shively, Bachelor of Science; Brandon Venable, Bachelor of Arts.

De Soto: Dominique Adkins, Bachelor of Arts; Allison Heinen, Bachelor of Science; Allyssa King, Bachelor of Science.

Lawrence: Jenna Collins, Bachelor of Arts; Joshua Johnson, Bachelor of Arts; Clayton Kellerman, Bachelor of Science; Kyle McManness, Bachelor of Science; Aphton Riley, Bachelor of Science.

Tonganoxie: Christopher Smith, Bachelor of Arts.

Wellsville: Danielle Ayers, Bachelor of Science.

¢Alex Roberts received a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry on May 10. He was a participant in the Senior Departmental Advanced Studies in Oral Surgery honors program.

Roberts is a 1999 graduate of Free State High School and the son of Don and Claire Roberts, Lawrence. He plans on beginning dental practice at Westwood Dental, Kansas City, Kan.

¢Robyn Keiter, Denver, graduated with honors from the University of Colorado-Denver with a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a marketing emphasis on May 17.

Kieter is a 1995 Eudora High School graduate and the daughter of Diane and Kenny Massey, Eudora.

¢Robeson Graham-Bailey, Lawrence, received a Bachelor of Science on May 10 from Xavier University in New Orleans. Tavis Smiley, broadcaster, author, advocate and philanthropist, delivered the keynote address at the ceremony at Kiefer Lakefront Arena.

¢Nathanael Fowler, Lawrence, was named to the president's list for the spring 2008 semester at Cloud County Community College, Concordia.

To be named to the president's list, students must earn a cumulative grade point average of 3.6. or higher.

¢Lawrence Memorial Hospital Auxiliary's annual meeting and volunteer recognition was April 29. Gene Meyer, LMH president and CEO, was the keynote speaker for the event. The auxiliary selected officers for the coming year. They are: Joanne Hurst, president; Lew Nolan, vice president; Dianna Nelson, secretary; and Sharon Stultz, treasurer.

Several volunteers were recognized for outstanding service or awards:

Marguerite Lockwood Award: Mary Lou Holcomb, volunteer of the year for service in the surgery waiting room.

Ryan Kanost Award: Todd Crawford, outstanding student volunteer for his volunteer service in the Same Day Surgery Department and with special events at the hospital.

Years of service awards: Jackie Shmalberg, 40 years; Gaye Groene, 35 years; Bea Carlson, 30 years; and Martha Jane Kukuk, 25 years.

During 2007, more than 766 volunteers contributed their time and talents at LMH. Total hours contributed in 2007 were 51,243, the equivalent of 25 full-time employees. The auxiliary also gave the hospital $50,000 as part of a pledge of $300,000 to the new emergency department.

¢Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., announces its May 2008 graduates. Commencement exercises were May 25. Area students receiving undergraduates degrees are:

Baldwin City: Hannah Kern, Bachelor of Arts in Asian studies; Neela Sandal; Bachelor of Arts in biological sciences.

Lawrence: Srivalli Telikepalli, Bachelor of Arts in chemistry.

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