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KHMS announces fall honor roll

Kenneth Henderson Middle School recently announced its honor rolls for seventh- and eighth-grade students for the fall semester.

The honor roll includes:

A Honor Roll

Seventh Grade: Eresay Alcantar-Velasquez, Danielle N. Bachman, Kathryn Chandler, Ruben A. Gutierrez, Judy D. Klassen, Reegan M. Landgraf, Tram T. Pham, Caitlyn L. Rude, Aaron F. Schafer, Ruby Solorzano, Fatima Vital and Ryleigh R. Whitehurst.

Eighth Grade: Allyson Becker, Reigan Crawford, Lawson Lam, Amanda M. Powers, Megan A. Powers, Lindsey A. Richmeier, Anna K. Roth, Adisyn Swan and Elizabeth L. Unruh.

A - B Honor Roll

Seventh Grade: Angel Grijalva, Kenia Martinez-Paez, Jaclyn K. Perkins, Jenasea J. Robins, Jenny N. Tran, Leorenz Andrei P. Altamirano, Sarah E. Arrieta, Nancy Avalos-Medina, Salvador Bustos, Erykah Foster, Alexzander C. Herrera, Ryan Jarmer, Joel Johannes, Lauren L. Koster, Hunter Longoria, Daisy Marin, Maria I. Morales, Abby L. Oller, Jazmin Orozco, Garrett C. Smith, Taylor B. Sullivan, Jager R. Vargas, Ahtziri Hernandez-Cortes, Aaron Borunda, Vianey Rivera, Crystal Romero-Diaz, Austin L. Roth, Raul E. Avila, Lucelena Diaz, Alexander L. Elchuck, Darby Schneider, Melanie D. Sigala, Elier Arreola-Lugo, Brissa Ensastegui, Michael E. Lager and Baldomero Marquez III.

Eighth Grade: Kaitlyn A. Chappel, Brenda J. Douglas, Tia J. Dunsworth, Brooke L. Navarro, Kade T. Brennaman ,Lance Allred, Javier D. Cervantes, Rochelle N. Davidson, Garret J. Doll, Mya N. Navarro, Jonathan E. Ochampaugh, Raul J. Tornero, Yoana Chairez, Gonzalo J. Alcantar, Giselle Benitez, Noely Cervantes-Cortes, Genesis J. Contreras, Brandon A. Martinez, Brenda Resendiz, Rafael Uribe Olivares, Emily M. Arrieta, Josephine A. Calzonetti, Deborah R. Crouch, Sandra Guzman, Andrew Yi, Madison Bellows, Berenice Dominguez, Carmen J. Acosta and Adela M. Benitez-Hernandez.

Greene earns degree from No. Colorado

The University of Northern Colorado has announced its December graduates.

Among the graduates was Heather Greene, of Garden City, who earned a master of arts in special education.

Vietnam Veterans offer scholarship

Vietnam Veterans of America, Hays Chapter 939, will be awarding four $500 scholarships for college or trade school.

Residents of the following counties are eligible: Cheyenne, Decatur, Ellis, Finney, Graham, Gove, Hodgeman, Lane, Ness, Norton, Osborne, Phillips, Rawlins, Rooks, Rush, Sherman, Smith, Thomas, Trego and Wallace.

The application deadline is March 3, and recipients of the scholarship will be announced April 15.

For additional information regarding the scholarships, write to: Edna Hansen, 2001 Monroe St., Ellis, KS 67637. Students also may contact their respective high schools for application packets.

Homer named to honor roll at Midwestern State

Midwestern State University of Wichita Falls, Texas, recently recognized 840 honor students for the Fall 2013 semester.

Alexandra Homer, of Holcomb, was named to the president's honor roll.

The president's honor roll included 256 students.

A student who completes a semester schedule of at least 12 hours in one semester with no grade lower than A (4.0) will be included on the president's honor roll.

Area students make honor roll at Ottawa University

Ottawa University has announced those students named to the fall 2013 dean's list and dean's honor roll.

Area students named to the dean's list and their hometowns are as follows:

Sierra M. Herndon, Dighton; and Kaitlyn M. Thornburg, Scott City.

Student's names to the dean's honor roll are as follows:

Jacyn Dawes, Garden City; and Karita G. Geist, Scott City.

To qualify for the dean's list, students must be degree-seeking, have earned a minimum of 24 hours over the preceding two semesters at Ottawa University, and earned a semester grade-point-average of 3.5 or better.

To qualify for the dean's honor roll, students must be degree-seeking, have earned a minimum of 12 semester hours during the preceding semester, and earned a semester GPA of at least 3.5.

Zuzelski named to dean's list at Baker University

Alex Zuzelski, of Syracuse, recently was named to Baker University's College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education undergraduate dean's list for maintaining a 3.5 grade-point average or higher during the fall 2013 semester.

Area students on honor roll at Benedictine

Benedictine College has announced those students who have been named to the dean's list for the fall semester of 2013. Any full-time student carrying a minimum of 12 hours and maintaing a grade-point average of 3.5 to 3.9 is named to the Dean's List.

Area students named to Benedictine's dean's list include:

Melissa Conway of Holcomb, Aidan Shaughnessy of Cimarron, and John Shaughnessy of Cimarron.

Area students to graduate from Pittsburg State

Students from southwest Kansas who are tentatively scheduled to graduate from Pittsburg State University are as follows:

Ethan Levi Meier, Garden City, Bachelor's of Science in Technology; and Clayton G. Noriega, Ulysses, Associate of Applied Science (two-year degree).

CCC announces fall honor roll

Colby Community College has announced the fall 2013 honor roll recipients. To earn a place on a CCC honor roll, students must earn 15 or more credit hours and have no failing grades.

Area students named to the president's honor roll include:

Norma Redburn, Healy; Kassandra Baker, Leoti; Luke Sholtz, Lakin; and Amber Koons, Meade.

Staci Averett, Garden City, was named to the dean's honor roll.

The dean's honor roll includes students with grade-point averages of 3.75 to 3.99. The president's honor roll includes only students with a perfect 4.0 GPA.

Pearson earns nursing degree

Kelsey Pearson, a Garden City High School graduate, received a bachelor of science degree in nursing on Dec. 15 from Baker University.

She is the daughter of Gerry Pearson, Garden City, and Jackie England, Hutchinson.

Baker's School of Nursing, founded in 1991, is located at the Stormont-Vail HealthCare campus in Topeka.

Dahle on dean's list at Eastern New Mexico

Ashley Dahle of Moscow has been named to Eastern New Mexico University's dean's list for the fall 2013 semester.

Dahle, a graduate of Moscow High School, is pursuing a degree in family and consumer science.

To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours with a grade-point average between 3.25 and 4.0.

Dimitt on dean's list at Doane

Kyle Dimitt, of Syracuse, recently was named to the dean's list at Doan College in Crete, Neb.

Students on the dean's list must achieve a minimum 3.7 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale to qualify.

Local students on "Who's Who" list

Fort Hays State University has announced that 47 FHSU students have been accepted into the 2014 "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges." Among them are three students from southwest Kansas: Alicia Owen of Cimarron, senior, elementary education; Akela Miller of Hugoton, senior, marketing; and LaKaya Steele of Tribune, senior, psychology.

More than 2,800 schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia participate in the program. Student nominations come directly from the schools and are based on student GPA, participation and leadership in school and extracurricular activities, community involvement, and future leadership ability and potential. Recipients receive certificates, letters of congratulations and recognition in the 2014 edition of the award's anthology.

Clawson named outstanding senior

Kendal Clawson, senior in finance, was selected as the fall 2013 recipient of the CBA Outstanding Senior Award at Kansas State University.

As an undergraduate, Clawson maintained a 3.8 grade-point average as a dual major in finance and agricultural economics. He has been actively involved in Student Finance Association, highlighted by him volunteering as a tutor to 450 students. He was also a member of the CBA student team that won the Kansas City Chartered Financial Analyst Society's 2013 CFA Institute Research Challenge and the National Strategic Sales Alliance competition team.

Clawson has served on the Dean's Student Advisory Council, as president of the Finance Honor Society, and has represented the college in the Student Government Association. He also has been involved in a number of academic programs while an undergraduate, including sales, investment management, and the globalization initiative as a participant in several study abroad opportunities.

He is the son of Kenby and Lana Clawson of Satanta.

Robison scholarship apps now available

The Soroptimist International Club of Dodge City has announced that applications for the Jane Robison Memorial Scholarship are now available. The scholarship is awarded by the Dodge City club in memory of Jane Robison, former educator and longtime member of the local Soroptimist organization.

Graduating high school seniors, either male or female, living in Ford, Hodgeman, Gray, Clark, Edwards, Kiowa and Meade counties are encouraged to apply for the scholarship, which will be awarded for the purposes of continuing their education, either in college or vocational school.

Depending on the number of applicants, this year, one or two scholarships will be awarded and the amounts will be between $300 to $600. Applicants will be considered on the basis of need, educational goals and objectives, and academic, along with community, civic and extracurricular involvement.

Applications are available from area high school counselors or contact Donna Haskins, Scholarship Chairperson, at P.O. Box 176, Dodge City, KS 67801; by calling (620) 225-2888; or email Please give your email address to be forwarded an application.

The deadline for receipt of the application is March 31, and late applications are not considered.

Newman names fall dean's list

Several area students have been named to the Newman University fall dean's list.

The students who were honored are as follows:

Fabiola Gutierrez Mendoza, Moises Navarro, Juan Ramirez and Jason Stithem, all of Garden City; and Louis Freeland, Holcomb; Mikalena Martinez, Sublette; and Andrea Feezor, Ulysses.