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February 23, 2013

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A celebration of Clarence Anderson’s 95th birthday will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at Clinton Presbyterian Church in Clinton. Anyone who cannot attend may send cards to Clarence at 1192 East 612 Road, Lawrence, KS 66047.

Army Pvt. Colton B. Bender, a 2012 graduate of Free State High School, has completed 10 weeks of basic training at Fort Benning, Ga. He graduated with honors after completing mental, physical and weapons training. He then completed his advanced individual training at Gulfport, Miss., and is now stationed at Fort Knox, Ky.

More than 700 undergraduate, graduate and nursing students at Baker University received their degrees during commencement ceremonies Dec. 15-16 at the Collins Center in Baldwin City. Area students are listed below by hometown.

Baldwin City: April Coburn, Master of Liberal Arts; Jared Culbertson, Bachelor of Business Administration; Sharon Fritzsche, Associate of Arts in Business;

Basehor: Erin Farr, Master of Arts in Education.

De Soto: Ann Elwell, Master of Business Administration; Gregory Elwell, Master of Business Administration; Daniel Glover, Master of Business Administration; Christopher Haynes, Bachelor of Business Administration; Dana Hinds, Master of Science in School Leadership;

Eudora: Lori Chasteen, Bachelor of Science in Management; James Jackson, Associate of Arts in Business.

Lawrence: Shelley Black, Bachelor of Business Administration; Rachael Brennan, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Reta Brewer, Master of Business Administration; Matthew Brock, Master of Arts in Education; Ashleigh Bynum, Bachelor of Business Administration.

Kyle D. Evans, Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Diane Fishburn, Master of Business Administration; Scott Freeman, Bachelor of Science in Management.

Rachael Gabler, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Ryan Green, Bachelor of Business Administration.

Nolan Haire, Master of Business Administration.

Kelly Hart, Master of Arts in Education; John Heleniak, Bachelor of Business Administration; Rodney Hess, Master of Science in School Leadership; Stephanie Holaves, Master of Arts in Education.

Sue Iverson, Master of Science in Management.

Lari Jarrett, Master of Arts in Education; Steven Johnson, Associate of Arts in Business.

Matthew Khomsi, Master of Business Administration.

Matthew Maigaard, Associate of Arts in Business; Nathan McAleese, Bachelor of Business Administration; Cindi McCracken, Bachelor of Science in Management; Katie Mullins, Master of Science in Special Education.

Melanie Pearson, Associate of Arts in Business.

Ryan Reed, Master of Science in Teaching; John Roark, Associate of Arts in Business; Amber Rosebaugh, Master of Business Administration; Jared Rosebaugh, Master of Business Administration.

Hayley Scheetz, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Rachel Slusser, Master of Arts in Education; Rhonda Souter, Master of Business Administration; Melissa Stewart, Master of Business Administration.

Barbara Tholen, Master of Science in Teaching; Mario Torres, Master of Business Administration; Don Tran, Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Evaristus Ukpokodu, Bachelor of Business Administration.

Christopher Vague, Master of Business Administration.

Justin Washington, Bachelor of Arts in Business Leadership; Dawn Webster, Master of Business Administration; Austyn Windle, Bachelor of Business Administration; Natalie Wolfe, Master of Arts in Education.

Amanda Zwiener, Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Oskaloosa: Amanda Holloway, Associate of Arts in Business.

Overbrook: Natalie Wilkins, Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Tonganoxie: Rebecca Cromer (Barnes), Bachelor of Science in Management; Sherry Draper, Master of Arts in Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution; Brandon Parker, Master of Science in School Leadership; Carol Schmitz, Master of Science in Special Education.

Top scholars at Southwestern College in Winfield and at Southwestern College Professional Studies have been announced with the release of the Dean’s Honor Roll for the fall 2012 semester. Full-time students who earned GPA of at least 3.70 were eligible. Area students include Trey Bruton, Meriden; Dylan Moore, Ottawa; and Allyssa Zentner, Grantville.

Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa, has announced its fall 2012 honors lists. Students with a 4.0 GPA are named to the President’s List. Students with a GPA between 3.65 and 3.99 are named to the Honors list. Students with a GPA between 3.25 and 3.64 are named to the Dean’s list. Area students are Daniel Williams, of De Soto, Dean’s List; and Christopher Galbraith, of Lawrence, President’s List.

Cordley School captured the second-place trophy and Sunset Hill placed third in the K-5 division at the Rockhurst High School Chess Tournament Jan. 19 in Kansas City, Mo. Lawrence-area medal winners in K-12 were Kaustubh Nimkar, Lawrence High, 6th; Apramay Mishra, Southwest Middle School, 13th; Joseph Miller, Free State High, 17th; and Robert Newman, LHS, 20th. K-5 medal winners were Oliver Rubenstein, Raintree, 4th; Isaac Lee, Sunset Hill, 5th; Rita Joseph, Sunset Hill, 6th; Annelise Hoopes, Cordley, 13th; and Ben Shryock, Cordley, 18th.

Liam L. Smith, of Lawrence, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2012 semester at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Ind., by maintaining a 3.5 GPA or better.

Sebastian Schoneich, of Lawrence, a sophomore in biochemistry and philosophy at Kansas University, has been named to the University Scholars Program. Students are selected on the basis of academic credentials, commitment to their education, intellectual promise, and evaluations by instructors, advisers and other faculty members. Students in their second year at KU with a 3.75 cumulative GPA are invited to apply.

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