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June 18, 2011

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The 49th William Allen Pine Family Reunion will begin at 11:30 a.m. June 26 at the Union Pacific Depot, 402 N. Second St. For more information, contact Sharon Pine Sabraw at 841-1092.

Grant Denton Wille, the son of James and Marianne Wille of Lawrence, currently a University of Arizona law student, was selected to be on The Arizona Law Review, a scholarly journal under the control of an editorial board comprised entirely of third-year students. Students are selected for the second-year writing staff during their second semester in law school. Candidates are selected on the basis of grades and through a “Write-On” program.

Duncan Bett, Lawrence, is one of 106 seniors attending the Washburn University School of Business who recently placed at the 80th percentile on the Major Field Test in Business. Bett is a business major with a concentration in finance.

Cleopatra Slough, a senior at Free State High School, has received a Dean’s Award scholarship to attend the Columbus College of Art & Design. Slough will begin her studies this fall and plans to major in fashion design. She is the daughter of Jim Doni Slough and Beth Young.

Emma Reaney, a senior at Lawrence High School, received the Dale Dennis Excellence in Education award sponsored by United School Administrators of Kansas. Recipients of this award are identified throughout in high schools throughout the state and individuals who have displayed the citizenship, community and school service, scholarship and common sense characteristics that make them a quality individual.

Hana Arch, Lawrence, was chosen by Dorsey Liberty Unit No. 14 of Lawrence to attend the 68th annual session of Sunflower Girls State at Kansas University from June 5-10. She is the daughter of Darron and Lisa Arch.

Andrea Fouts, Ottawa, was one of 29 Kansas State University students with outstanding scholarship, leadership and service who earned membership in Chimes, the junior honorary, for the 2011-2012 school year. New members are selected the spring semester of their sophomore year based on various criteria. Students must have at least a 3.0 grade-point average. Members participate in monthly volunteer projects that serve the Manhattan community both on and off campus.

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