Manhattan Area Technical College held its fall commencement Dec. 10.
MATC area graduates earning electric power and distribution degrees were: Roland Best, Lecompton, and Britton Anderson, Meriden.
Best and Anderson, were both also inducted into the National Technical Honor Society.
Jarvis Doleman, Lawrence, was named to the dean’s list for fall 2010 semester at the University of Tennessee at Martin. Doleman earned the honors distinction by earning a grade-point average between 3.2 and 3.49.
Becky and Kyle Rockhold, Lawrence, announce the birth of their daughter, Ziva Marie Rockhold, on Feb. 10, 2011, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.
Her maternal grandparents are Don and Kenna Rothwell, Lawrence; and her paternal grandparents are Greg and Kelley Rockhold, Oskaloosa.
Jamie Howard, a student at De Soto High School, has been admitted to Concordia University in St. Paul, Minn., for the fall 2011 semester. Howard was awarded the University, Lutheran Heritage and Church Vocation scholarships which provided a total of $14,000 in funds.
Baker University announces Lawrence students named to its School of Nursing dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester. Students earn the honor by achieving a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.
They are: Cheyenne Barron, Kimberly Begert, Brennan Brands, Caroline Brown, Martin Burke, Jeremy Bustamante, Zachary Colwell, Elizabeth Deng, Susan Dreger, Kendra Fritschen, Natalie Gepford, Sharrod Greene, Sara Griffith, Kate Harper, Sarah James, Sarah Luecke, Briana Mangan, Jessica McConnell, Rachel Parrett, Brooke Raasch, Morgan Rinck, Jessica Salah, Jessica Shippee, Lauren Spain, Jana Wiley and Josie Witten.
Lawrence seniors Erin Levy and Sara Pace were named to the dean’s list for fall 2010 semester at Beloit (Wis.) College, by earning a grade-point average of 3.4 or higher.
Lauren Kelly, Lawrence, was named to the dean’s list for fall 2010 semester at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., by earning a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.
Elizabeth Bellinger, Oskaloosa, was named to the dean’s list for fall 2010 semester at Southwestern College in Winfield, by earning a grade-point average of 3.7 or higher.
Rockhurst University announces area students named to the dean’s list for fall 2010 semester by earning a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.
Area students are: Victoria Fladung and Josh Linton, Basehor; Nick Johnson, DeSoto; Brian Talbert, Eudora; and Kaela Severa and Joseph Varberg, Lawrence.