Laura Priest, a teacher at Lawrence’s Free State High School, has been named as a 2012 state winner of the Outstanding New Career and Technical Teacher award from the Kansas Association for Career and Technical Education. Priest has been teaching and serving as the FFA adviser in the agricultural education department at Free State since 2007.
Washburn University in Topeka has announced its spring semester President’s Honor Roll. To qualify, a student must attain a semester GPA of 4.0.
From Basehor: Eleanor Heimbaugh.
From Lawrence: Kimberly Adams, Allison Arenas, Kayla Briggs, Alice Brown, Steven Brown, Brittany Bruhns, Amanda Carlson, Amy Day, Ashley Ellis, Julie French, Tonya Hartman, Christopher Helt, Grace Hildenbrand, Megan Holtan, Ashley Huerter, Rozilind Kort, Amy Mowery, Adesuwa Okoya, Cameron Owens, Tyson Paulson, Stacey Peterson, Sarah Plowman, Audrey Pope, Mark Randtke, Keyonna Reed, Jessica Stogsdill, Stefanie Stuever, Melissa Tanner, Patricia Wiggins,
From Lecompton: Mark Stancliffe.
From Oskaloosa: Kristin Brey.
From Perry: Katherine Child, Michelle Cox, Chelsea Williams.
Washburn University in Topeka has announced its spring semester Dean’s Honor Roll. To qualify, a student must attain a semester GPA between 3.4 and 3.99.
From Baldwin City: Charlie Cooper, Angela Ko, Alexandria Zordel.
From Basehor: Sarah Jump, Katelyn Staab.
From De Soto: Andrew Rhodes.
From Eudora: Christopher Bryant, Nusret Ozakinci, Courtney Taulbert, Kaitlyn Werst.
From Lawrence: Matthew Ashburn, Gretchen Auten, Jay Baker, Kristen Bell, Haven Bouton, Tiana Byers, Ellen Cavender, Claire Cayet, Hui-yi Chen, Robert Davis, Alyssa Finnestad, Delaney Fish, Jonathan Gragg, Megan Howerton, Derek Huff, Chelsea Johnson, Kyle Jones, Michael Kay, Kara Kellison, Chelsea King, Sheena LeMay-Nelssen, Briana Lewis, Jana Mekus, Mavis Meyer, Mindy Mihalchik, Courtney Mitchell, Daphne Phillips, John Pinnick, Christopher Porto, Caitlin Rodenbeek, Ashley Russell, Stephanie Russo, Erin Ward, Lauren Weddell, Megan Williams, Mary Womack.
From McLouth: Cassidy Bristol, Derrick Crouse, Corinne Hoffhines, Richard Morris.
From Oskaloosa: Travis Adams, Emily Heston, Keri Heston, Braden McGinnis, Chanel Reiling, Erin Subelka.
From Overbrook: Jacqueline Woodruff.
From Perry: Stephanie Brigham, Shelby Erickson, Rebecca Prosser.
From Wellsville: Trenton Meyer.
Wichita State University has announced its Dean’s Honor Roll for spring 2012. To be included, a student must earn at least a 3.5 GPA.
From Basehor: Sarah Axmann, Danielle Elliott.
From Lawrence: Brian Dwyer, Tyler Kincaid, Mary Marshall, Colin Phillips, Arianne Suchy.
From Tonganoxie: Sydney Bennett.
The following area students earned degrees from Wichita State University in spring 2012.
From De Soto: Cassaundra Shultz, Bachelor of General Studies, psychology.
From Lawrence: Mary Marshall, Bachelor of Science, dental hygiene; Carolyn Pratt, Bachelor of General Studies, English.
From Overbrook: Alexis Michel, Doctor of Physical Therapy.
Virginia and Dustin Merritt, of Lawrence, announce the birth of their son, Macsen Carter Merritt, on July 24, 2012, at New Birth Co. in Overland Park.
Kimberly Lin Guppy, of Lawrence, has been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for the spring 2012 semester.