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March 23, 2013

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Emporia State University has released its Honor Roll for the fall 2012 semester. To qualify, students must earn a minimum 3.80 semester GPA. Area students on the list, as provided by the school:

Kaci Ludwig, of Lawrence; Bridgette Beerbower, of Baldwin City; Craig Rosenstengle, of Lawrence; Mathew Edwards, of De Soto; Hannah Bain, of Lawrence; Caressa Fredricks, of Ottawa; Kelly Hoehn, of Wellsville; Nicole Hopkins, of Ottawa; Sarah Johnson, of Baldwin City; Katelyn Kerbaugh, of Tonganoxie; Raylynn Laster-White, of Tonganoxie; Heather Moss, of De Soto; Brandon Stitt, of Meriden; Jessica Turner, of Tonganoxie; Amber Coffman, of Ottawa; Victoria Crocker, of Berryton; Emily Garcia, of Baldwin City; Lezley Lawson, of McLouth; Chase McIver, of Overbrook; Adam Petz, of Lawrence; Anthony Foust, of Lawrence; Emily Johnson, of Lawrence; Caroline Hoag, of Lawrence; Haley Smith, of Tonganoxie; Phoenix Anshutz, of Overbrook; Katherine Meredith, of Ottawa; Deanna Durkes, of McLouth; Billy Garner, of Meriden; Charles Hoag, of Lawrence.

Jaime Birzer, of Ottawa, has been named to the University of Dallas Honor Roll for the fall 2012 semester for earning a semester GPA of 3.0-3.49.

Thirty-two Washburn University students have been awarded departmental scholarships by the English department. Area students include Chelsea King, of Lawrence; Genoveva Callahan, of Meriden; and Sam Swoyer, of Oskaloosa.

Three students from Lawrence have been named to the Dean’s List at Washington University in St. Louis. They are Carina Hilary Fowler, Samuel Elias McKinney and Betty Zhang. To qualify, students must earn a semester GPA of 3.6 or above.

Kaitlyn Christie, of Baldwin City, has been granted the Presidential Scholarship to study Social Work at Alvernia University in Reading, Pa. The Presidential Scholarship is a $14,000 merit-based prize awarded on a competitive basis. The recipient must have a minimum of 1130 SAT (or 25 ACT) and a minimum 3.5 GPA.

Area students were among 24 Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science students who recently participated in the fifth annual Science and Engineering Fair at Fort Hays State University. KAMS students are listed by hometown with their high schools, project titles and awards:

  • Abigail Ladner, Lawrence Free State High School, “Correlation Between Mortality Rate of Coronary Bypass Surgery and Atmospheric Pressure,” bronze award.
  • Elizabeth Lewis, Lawrence Free State High School, “The Effect of Plastic Coverings on the Power Output of Solar Panels,” gold award.
  • Morgan Linder, Baldwin High School, “The Effects of Forest Cover on the Spread of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Costa Rica,” gold award.

Cory Church, of Lawrence, has earned a spot on the Honor Roll at St. John’s Military School in Salina for the third quarter of his junior year. He also was named “Student of the Month” for January.

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