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December 10, 2011


Lance Cavanaugh and Robert Kort, both of Lawrence, were awarded Associate of Applied Science degrees May 13 from Hutchinson Community College.

Eric Mills, Baldwin City, and Ashley Martinez, Lawrence, were named to the spring 2011 president’s honor roll at Hutchinson Community College by earning a 4.0 grade-point average.

Liam Smith, Lawrence, was named to the spring 2011 dean’s list at Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Ind., by maintaining a 3.5 grade-point average or better.

Park University, Parkville, Mo., announces area students named to the spring 2011 dean’s list, by earning a grade-point average of 3.6 or better.

Area students included Kristene Gemsky, De Soto; and Esther Kuria and Cathryn Cooper, Lawrence.

Lauren Pipkin, Lawrence, was awarded a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry May 15 at Denison University in Granville, Ohio.

A dean’s list student, Pipkin was a recipient of the Denison Founders Scholarship and Freshman Achievement Award in Chemistry/Biochemistry.

Trinity University graduate Clare Robinson, Lawrence, earned the Presidential Award of Excellence in advance of graduating from the San Antonio school. The award was given during Trinity’s 10th annual Student Leadership Awards program.

Robinson graduated May 14 cum laude with a double major in Spanish and religion. After graduating, Robinson became a teacher for Teach for America in Miami.

During Emporia State University’s Summer Theatre production of “Barefoot in the Park,” Trinity Standridge, Bonner Springs, played Corie Bratter. The show ran June July 6-9. During the theater’s production of “The Monster Under the Bed,” Standridge worked in the costume shop. The show ran July 20-23.

Matthew Roe, Lawrence, graduated from Space 201 of Kansas Adventures in Outer Space June 24 at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center. Matthew is an eighth-grader at Southwest Middle School this fall.

The weeklong astronaut camp is for students entering grades 8-10 and emphasizes teamwork, leadership and problem solving. The camp builds on knowledge gained from KAOS Space 101, also held at the Cosmosphere.

Danielle Price, De Soto, was named to the spring 2011 dean’s list at Avila University, Kansas City, Mo., by earning a grade-point average of at least a 3.5.

Amelia Hurst, Baldwin City, was named to the spring 2011 dean’s list at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, by earning a minimum 3.5 grade-point average.

Lisa Lyon, Winchester, was awarded a bachelor’s degree in communication disorders in May from Geneva College, Beaver Falls, Pa.

Patrick Nicholas, Lawrence, graduated this spring with a doctorate in clinical psychology from Pacific University, Forest Grove, Ore.

Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa., announces Lawrence students named to its spring 2011 dean’s list.

Emily Edwards was awarded high honors, by earning a grade-point average between 3.8 to 3.99.

Jennifer Loewen was awarded honors, by earning a grade-point average between 3.6 to 3.79.

More than 6,000 students received degrees during the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s spring commencement ceremonies, May 13-15.

Sampson Yimer, Lawrence, was awarded a juris doctorate.

Marianne Sansom, Eudora, was named to the 2011 spring dean’s list at Freed-Hardeman University, Henderson, Tenn., by maintaining a minimum grade-point average of 3.4.

Lydia Belcher, Lawrence, was named to the spring 2011 dean’s list at Taylor University, Upland, Ind., by earning a grade-point average of 3.6 or higher.

Emporia State University announces areas students named the spring 2011 deans list, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, by earning a semester grade-point average that puts them in the top 10 percent and have a cumulative 3.5 GPA.

Area students included Christopher Dvorak, De Soto; Katie McClain, Adam Petz and Craig Rosenstengle, Lawrence; Lezley Lawson, McLouth; Myla Heston, Oskaloosa; Chelsea Calovich, Tonganoxie; and Victoria Crocker and Ryan Hahn, Berryton.


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