Archive for Saturday, October 20, 2012

Around and About for Oct. 20, 2012

October 20, 2012


Air Force Airman William A. Butrum graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Butrum, a 2009 graduate of Heritage Baptist School in Lawrence, completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Kansas University recognized the academic achievements of area high school students at its Kansas Honor Scholars reception Oct. 3 at the Kansas Union. The Kansas Honors Program is made possible by KU Endowment and proceeds from the Jayhawk license plate program. The Class of 2013 scholars:

From Baldwin High School: Kaitlyn Barnes, Olivia Beins, Carrie Lynn Deitz, Mackenzie Johnson, Jessica Katzer, Glenn Kelley McCabe, Kaitlyn Rae Pattrick, Bailey Smith, Elena Watson, Samantha Weiss.

From Bishop Seabury Academy: Emilie Padgett, Padget Sutherland.

From Eudora High School: Emma Beck, Emily Durkin, Erin Klotz, Megan Lawrence, Madison Maring, Claire Mersmann, McKenzie Oller, Valerie Pringle, Jennifer Pyle, Christopher Snow, Danelle Topil, Hunter Trefz, Austin Tuggle, Landon Walrod.

From Jefferson County North High School: Montgomery Baker-Fales, Erin Wallace.

From Jefferson West High School: Erika Essman, Quentin Hahn, Bethany Heiden, Kendal Holloman, Abbie Thelen, Alexander Wickersham.

From Lawrence Free State High School: Logan Bannister, Abigail Casady, Chelsea Casady, Madeline Caywood, Dante Colombo, John Corbett, Maria Davies, Katherine Davis, Kylie Dever, Andrei Elliott, Addison Ellis, Caitlin Erickson, Adam Fales, Cody Flitcraft, Margaux Gill, Jennifer Gottstein, Katherine Guyot, Wilson Hack, Logan Hassig, Nicholas Hay, Alexander Heath, Lindsey Howard, John Lange, Lukas Lesslie, Emma Norwood, Abigail Olker, Samuel Osburn, Andrew Pester, Ashley Powers, Cecilia Quintana, Antonio Schoneich,

Jordan Swartzendruber, Chase Taylor, John Thellman, Berkleigh Wright, Alina Zheng.

From Lawrence High School: Madeline Baloga, Alyssa Bower, Jalyn Brecheisen, Alexandra Carlson, Heather Cistola, Kelsey Consolver, Julia Drahozal, Elbegduuren Erdenee, Thomas Ezell, Juliana Hacker, Hazlett Henderson, Alexandra Hilliard, Monica Howard, Katrina Jacobsen, Bray Kelley, Emma Kelly, Akram Laytimi, Yu Kyung Lee, Tessa Lieber, Ella Magerl,

Luke Matthews, Grace Morgan, Conner Murphy, Kathryn Noble, Mackenzie Owens, Laura Oyler, Atherly Pennybaker, Miranda Rohn, Kylie Seaman, Yoonji Seo, Tess Seuferling, Kelly Song, Shelby Steichen, Lucas Suchy, Scott Voigt.

From McLouth High School: Olivia Evans, Mathew Horton, Marc Walbridge.

From Oskaloosa High School: Erin Bowser, Nicole Kruse, Dylan VanHoutan, Taylor Willits.

From Ottawa High School: Kimberly Beauchamp, Austin Blaue, Jennifer Boyce, Glen Coffman, Eric Crook, Jeffrey Doolittle, Erika Doty, Alex Hasty, Samantha Heppler, Joshua Mills, Jesusemilore Ojeleye, Jillian Prather, Sara Soph, Amanda Stinebaugh, Hannah Thomas.

From Perry-Lecompton High School: Tyler Andrew, Julie Clement, Trevor Dark, Emily Mulvihill, Alexandria Parnell, Melissa Schmidt, Lillian Seib.

From Wellsville High School: Mikayla Douglas, Cassie Enright, Nickolas Lowe, Cameron Lyon, Alecxander Watson.

Friends and family of Wilma Wulfkuhle Schwemmer will celebrate her 90th birthday with a private party and a card shower. Cards may be sent to her at 226 W. 229th St., Lyndon KS 66451.

Navy Seaman Recruit Travis L. Bohannan, a 2012 graduate of Perry-Lecompton High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Bohannan completed a variety of training, including classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, physical fitness, and shipboard and aircraft safety.


ThePilgrim 5 years, 4 months ago

Congrats to Airman Butrum and Navy Seaman Recruit Bohannan. I remember filling out the routine military press release at the end of basic training, but I did not think that the press releases were published in the paper anymore.

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