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January 15, 2011


West Junior High School and Free State High School claimed first and second place team trophies in the K-12 section of Central Junior High School’s second annual scholastic chess tournament held Jan. 8 at CJH. In the K-9 section, CJH finished first, and South Junior High School was second. In K-6, Cordley finished second, and Sunset Hill was third. In K-3, Lawrence schools swept the top three spots, with Cordley, Sunset Hill and Prairie Park finishing 1-2-3, respectively. Individually, CJH’s Eddie Wilson was champion in the K-9 section.

Lawrence medal-winners in K-12 were: Alan Shi, FSHS, third; Andrei Elliott, FSHS, sixth; Joseph Miller, WJH, seventh; Caleb Ledbetter, WJH, eighth; Aaron Simon, WJH, ninth; Venkata Malladi, FSHS, 11th; Tom Brooks, WJH, 14th; Stephen Obiefule, Lawrence High School, 17th; Jacob Wilson, LHS, 18th; and Andrew Galbraith, LHS, 19th.

In K-9: Sam Beaulieu, CJH, third; Apramay Mishra, Sunflower, fourth; Kaustubh Nimkar, Southwest Junior High School, sixth; Wynn Feddema, SWJH, seventh; Kelsey Jian, Sunflower, eighth; Darren Rawlings, SJH, ninth; Robert Newman, SJH, 10th; Owen McFadden, SJH, 11th; Quanah Wilson, SJH, 12th; Noah Brinton, CJH, 13th; McCarthy Fitch, CJH, 14th; Thomas Peterson, SWJH, 15th; Daniel Wrigley, SJH, 18th; and Zachary Moore, SWJH, 20th.

In K-6: Ryan Duan, Quail Run, fifth; Shrivatsa Malladi, Langston Hughes, sixth; Jackson Maher, Cordley, 10th; Camaron Edgecomb, Sunset Hill, 12th; John Ely, Sunflower, 13th; Liam Hoey-Kummerow, Cordley, 14th; Jasmine Mihu, Prairie Park, 15th; Ethan Goldstein, Sunset Hill, 16th; Jeffrey Wilson, Sunflower, 18th; and Cole Burenheide, Quail Run, 19th.

In K-3: Guthrie Bricker, Cordley, third; Caleb Prescott, Sunset Hill, fourth; Wheeler Battaglia-Davis, Cordley, sixth; Jack Barnett, Sunset Hill, seventh; Colin Greenfield, Prairie Park, ninth; Austin Burenheide, Quail Run, 11th; Logan Camarda, Sunset Hill, 12th; Ben Hoopes, Cordley, 13th; Devin Stark, Prairie Park, 14th; Giovanni Ventello, Cordley, 16th; Mikah Beaty, Cordley, 17th; Jocelyn Hartley, Sunset Hill, 18th; and Annelise Hoopes, Cordley, 19th.

Tammy McFadden, Lawrence, was awarded a bachelor’s degree in business information systems during graduation ceremonies held Dec. 18 at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Ind.

Ingrid Horton, Lawrence, was awarded a master’s degree in library and information science in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s commencement exercises held Dec. 19.

Washburn University announces area students earning degrees during its fall commencement held Dec. 17.

Area students earning bachelor’s degrees are: Pamela Kirkpatrick (integrated studies), cum laude, Basehor; Chris Durkin (history), Eudora; Duncan Bett (business administration-finance); Mary Cottrell (elementary education), magna cum laude; John Dillon (kinesiology); Terry Downing (social work); Jason Guzman, (criminal justice-law enforcement); Kyleigh Haggard (communication); Erin Seeger (art history), cum laude, Lawrence; and Torrie Ellis (elementary education), Perry.

Area students earning bachelor’s degrees in nursing are: Margaret Barnes, Tanya Brown, Joseph Njau, Mary-Margaret Simpson and Ngoc Son, Lawrence; Ashley Foos, Lecompton; and Daniel Langlois, cum laude, School of Nursing Scholar, Oskaloosa.

Area students earning master’s degrees in nursing are: Patricia Neis, Eudora; and Tiffany McManis, Sarah Morrison, Miriam Slaugh and Allison Veeder, Lawrence.

Area students earning associate’s degrees are: Brittanie Dick (surgical technology) and Brett Hartley (industrial technology), Lawrence; and Crystal Burgoon (humanities/creative performing arts), Overbrook.

Area students earning certificates are: Megan McMurphy, Lawrence, and Ashley Clubine (practical nursing), Lecompton; John Rome (collision repair), McLouth; and Duncan Smith (automotive technology), Oskaloosa.

Lawrence students earning Juris Doctor: Eli Allen, Nicholas Moore and John Smith.

Emporia State University held its Winter Commencement exercises Dec. 18 at Emporia’s William Lindsay White Auditorium.

Bachelor’s degrees were awarded to: Greggory Johnson (business), Baldwin City; Brooke Graff (education), Eudora; Marc Albers, Hadi Itani and Brenda Ojeleye (business), Jacqueline Brazil, and Kelly Forsyth (education), cum laude, Lawrence; Tiffany Morrow (education), summa cum laude, and Kelly Smith (business), Ottawa; Molly Patton (business) and Stephen Shirk, Wellsville; Mandy Saxton (education) and Adam Ziegler, Meriden; Kimberly Smith, Bachelor of Integrated Studies, cum laude, Perry; Amanda Atchison and Crystal Sedars (education), De Soto; Brianna Bullock, Jennifer Laffoon (summa cum laude) and Heather Roberts, (education), Basehor; Amanda Lenon (education), Tonganoxie; and Kenneth Burkhead (business), Berryton.

Master of Library Science degrees were awarded to: Elizabeth Oliver, Baldwin City; Karen Allen, Polliana Kenn, William Ottens, Scott Reed and Kelly Speight, Lawrence; and Laura Carroll, Bonner Springs.

Other master’s degrees were awarded to: Lauren Adams and Alauna Thornton, Lawrence; Julia Thomas, Ottawa; Rhonda Sayles, Meriden; Lynnette Abbot, Perry; Pamela Tambornino, Linwood; Cheryl McPherson, Berryton; and Melanie Ochs and Brandy Sullivan, Bonner Springs.

Other degrees awarded were: Amy Faunce, educational specialist, Lawrence.

Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina, announces area students named to the president’s and dean’s honor rolls for the fall 2010 semester. Students earning a grade-point average of at least 3.75 are listed on the president’s honor roll. Those earning a grade-point average of 3.25 to 3.74 are listed on the dean’s honor roll.

Austin Hoover, Eudora, was named to the president’s honor roll; and Daniel Chance and Brittaney Krug, both of Lawrence, were named to the dean’s honor roll.


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